NFC South Articles

Luke Kuechly
Their climb was rapid. Their fall was even steeper.   Now, the Carolina Panthers find themselves at the base of the NFL mountain once again, trying to secure a foothold with a “Greatest Hits” mix of old and new players....
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Sean Payton
The 2017 season will be Sean Payton's 12th as the head coach of the New Orleans Saints. Should his tenure extend beyond this season? The Court of Public Opinion, where everyone has his or her own views along with his or her own facts, will...
John La Fleur
1 week ago
Julio Jones
What if you had told quarterback Matt Ryan, head coach Dan Quinn and owner Arthur Blank that the second year of Atlanta’s Seattle-inspired “Brotherhood” rebuild would net an MVP award for Ryan, record-setting stats for Kyle...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Mark Ingram
This feels like a watershed season for the Saints — and perhaps the storied Sean Payton-Drew Brees tenure. After three consecutive 7-9 campaigns, players and coaches are motivated to return to the playoffs. The Saints privately believe they...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Mike Evans
The Bucs will face a murderers’ row of quarterbacks this season: Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning in addition to NFC South gunslingers Drew Brees, Cam Newton and Matt Ryan.   Some may believe that that’s what gave the...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Despite the NFL’s undisputed status as the most dominant professional sports league, it needs some improvement. A few lingering issues still require some resolution. In particular, scheduling, both during the regular season and postseason...
John La Fleur
1 month ago
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Tampa Bay...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Carolina Panthers Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Carolina Panthers fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Carolina Panthers...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
New Orleans Saints Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for New Orleans Saints fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the New Orleans...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Atlanta Falcons fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Atlanta Falcons...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Matt Ryan
The Atlanta Falcons could not have provided a more fitting end to the NFL franchise’s storied 25-year history inside the Georgia Dome. The final chapter being a dominant 44-21 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game...
Rob McVey
6 months ago
DraftKings Lineup Picks for the NFL Conference Championship Games
Trying to pick the optimal DraftKings lineup for the NFL's (NFC and AFC) conference championship games on Sunday? Our football experts are here to help.   Here’s what our optimal DFS lineup looks like.   QB Matt Ryan ($...
Rob McVey
6 months ago
Matt Ryan
Despite the Saints’ two-game winning streak, their slim hopes for a wild card spot died before last week’s kickoff of their eventual home victory over Tampa Bay. Instead, New Orleans will spend the first day of 2017 trying to deny its...
John La Fleur
6 months ago
Mike Evans
Despite New Orleans’ victory in Arizona last Sunday, Atlanta’s victory over San Francisco ended the Saints hopes of winning the NFC South. They still have a mathematical shot a wild card, but need to win their final two games and hope...
John La Fleur
7 months ago
Doug Martin
New Orleans enters Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay with its playoff aspirations on life support. The Saints’ offense sputtered, managing just 13 points in last week’s loss at home to Detroit. The Lions also put an end to Drew...
John La Fleur
7 months ago
New Orleans enters Thursday night's game following a crushing defeat at home. Victory seemed nearly secured following Drew Brees’ 32-yard touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks to tie the score with less than a minute and a half remaining....
John La Fleur
8 months ago
Jameis Winston
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) entered Week 8 riding a two-game winning streak, trailing Atlanta by just a half game in the NFC South. The Buccaneers were unable to capitalize, losing 30-24 in overtime to the Raiders at home.   Conversely...
Rob McVey
8 months ago
Defending NFC champion Carolina limps into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome seeking its first victory in a month. The Panthers, who have won the NFC South each of the past three seasons, look nothing like the steamroller they were in 2015 en route to a...
John La Fleur
9 months ago
Derek Anderson
After winning 15 consecutive games and making it all the way to the Super Bowl last season, the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers find themselves in unfamiliar territory as they limp into Week 5 with a 1-3 record and a two-game losing...
Rob McVey
9 months ago
College football fans frequently argue about the superiority or inferiority of conferences. As much as those in the NFL like to maintain that parity exists across its divisions, fans believe differently. How can fans settle the debate? By applying...
John La Fleur
9 months ago
This decade-old rivalry will be renewed just as it was 10 years ago: in the third game of the season, in the Superdome and on “Monday Night Football.” It also marked the formal return of the Saints to New Orleans after the devastation...
John La Fleur
10 months ago
Some surprises, both the good and bad kind, in Week 1 in terms of fantasy performances by wide receivers and tight ends. Before we look ahead to Week 2, let’s see how my Week 1 advice fared.   Good Calls...   Start Donte...
Michael Horvath
10 months ago
Carolina came up short in its quest to win a Super Bowl, but the three-time defending NFC South champion is very much a threat to play on Super Sunday again. New Orleans still has the offense to be a contender, but the Saints’ success could...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Jameis Winston
It’s hard to find fault with Jameis Winston’s body of work as a rookie. He passed for more than 4,000 yards and 22 touchdowns and rushed for six scores, earning Pepsi Rookie of the Year honors as voted by the fans. But Winston’s...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Julio Jones
At first Dan Quinn made it look too easy. The former Seattle defensive coordinator stepped straight from a Super Bowl defense to a 5–0 start as a rookie head coach. Every move made to fix the floundering Falcons worked — until nothing...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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