Each morning, I like to start the day off with a workout—usually a morning jog. I can clear my head, plan my day and think about what's going on around the NFC South.
D. Orlando Ledbetter said the Falcons have "kicked the tires" in investigating Alabama nose tackle Josh Chapman as a possible draft candidate.
New Orleans Saints
The Saints posted a Q&A session with new free-agent acquisition David Hawthorne, who is the third linebacker signed in the past few weeks.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Josh Freeman spoke to the press on Tuesday as the team congregated on One Buc Plaza to meet the new coaching staff. Freeman spoke about that and talked about beginning the process of getting comfortable in the new offense. [Video]
Tampa Bay running back LaGarrette Blount told Will Brinson that he wouldn't be too happy if the Bucs selected Alabama running back Trent Richardson in the draft. "I would not like that pick," Blount said on Tuesday.
Gerald McCoy sat down and spoke about his offseason workout schedule. Stephen Holder posted this gem from McCoy's trainer, Todd Durkin. [Video]
Pat Yasinskas revealed the latest salary-cap numbers for the NFC South. Tampa Bay is in the best shape with $15.7 million left. The rest of the division is in rough shape when it comes to having any money left to spend. Atlanta has $1.66 million left, New Orleans $1.4 million and Carolina $707,000.