NFC South Morning Jog: Jimmy Graham Said There's 'Room for Improvement'

Knox BardeenNFC South Lead WriterJune 7, 2012

TE Jimmy Graham caught 11 TD passes but said he can get better in 2012.
TE Jimmy Graham caught 11 TD passes but said he can get better in 2012.Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

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.

New Orleans Saints

Jahri Evans landed at No. 32 on the NFL Network's The Top 100: Players of 2012 list.

Tight end Jimmy Graham told The Times-Picayune that he thinks "there's a lot of room for improvement." That's scary considering he caught 99 passes for 1,310 yards and scored 11 touchdowns last season.


Atlanta Falcons

Michael Turner told the gathered media Wednesday that he had no idea how the Falcons would monitor his carries. "They say that every year," said Turner. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Julio Jones and Matt Ryan are working hard this offseason getting in sync, and Jones told the media he was "stronger and faster" this year as opposed to last. (Atlanta Field Report)


Carolina Panthers

Special teams coordinator Brian Murphy is increasing the emphasis on Carolina's special teams units, according to the Panthers Web site.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Offensive tackle Paul Gruber was announced as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' fourth member of its Ring of Honor Wednesday, according to The Tampa Tribune.

All-Pro offensive guard Carl Nicks told Fox Sports Florida that he's happy with the way his new team is coming together during offseason workouts.