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In 2011 the NFC South sent two teams, the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons, to the playoffs, with these two teams combining for 23 wins in that season.In 2012 the division did not do so well with the Falcons going 13-3 and with the other three teams all finishing with a 7-9 record.However, despite a poor showing from the NFC South last season, I think that the South will be the most exciting division to watch in 2013. In this article I will discuss what I think each of the four teams in the division will have to offer to make the division so exciting.
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My name is Andrew Doyle, and I am a die-hard Saints fan. I am unlike most other Saints fans that I know personally in the fact that I keep up with everything related to the Saints. I keep up with team needs, who should get drafted and or signed, and when I can, I keep up with stats and team rankings. A couple thoughts from this past season:
1. The defense. Enough said. I...
In only one day after interviewing with the New Orleans Saints, Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has withdrawn his name from the Saints' vacant defensive coordinator search.
That would seemingly leave Rob Ryan as the guy taking the job, who conveniently interviewed today for the job. Grantham must have been told he's not getting the job, and decided to prempt...
The Saints have hired Rob Ryan as their new defensive coordinator and added Stan Kwan as an assistant special teams coach.
Saints coach Sean Payton, who announced the additions to his staff on Saturday, says the Saints found Ryan's defenses challenging when they played his previous teams. In 2010, Ryan was Cleveland's defensive coordinator when the Browns beat the Saints...
Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has notified the school that he's interviewing with the New Orleans Saints.
Athletic director Greg McGarity made the announcement Thursday.
As part of his contract, Grantham must let Georgia know when he plans to interview for an NFL job. He made the request Wednesday night, just hours after taking part in a ceremony for national...
Rob Ryan has been hired by the New Orleans Saints. In New Orleans he will be tasked with turning around the last ranked defense in the NFL.
Ryan spent the last two seasons in Dallas but was let go at the end of the season. Ryan quipped that he would be out of work for five minutes and reports circulated that he was set to coach the Rams defensive unit in 2013. Hours later the Rams...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former Dallas Cowboys assistant Rob Ryan has interviewed with the New Orleans Saints for their vacant defensive coordinator job.
The team said Ryan met with coach Sean Payton on Friday.
Payton interviewed University of Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham on Thursday.
Payton fired defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo and announced he wanted to switch...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Saints coach Sean Payton has chosen Rob Ryan as his new defensive coordinator, hoping New Orleans can overhaul a unit that was historically bad last season.
Ryan, the brother of New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, spent the past two seasons as Dallas' defensive coordinator. He was fired after last season, when his defense ranked 19th.
"We have experience...
ATHENS - Todd Grantham met with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, but by Friday night he'd turned them down.
ATHENS - Todd Grantham was contacted by the New Orleans Saints, he told Greg McGarity Wednesday night.