NFC South Morning Jog: Saints Now Have All Drafted Rookies Under Contract

Knox Bardeen@knoxbardeenNFC South Lead WriterJuly 17, 2012

Nick Toon became the final Saints rookie to sign a contract with the team.
Nick Toon became the final Saints rookie to sign a contract with the team.Jeff Gross/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

Jermon Bushrod is the No. 9 player on the Times-Picayune top 25 Saints countdown.

Sports Illustrated did an offseason breakdown on the Saints.

Jonathan Vilma filed a motion to expedite his requested restraining order so he could attend training camp. [Times-Picayune]

The Saints signed Nick Toon and now have all their 2012 draft picks under contract. [Times-Picayune]

 

Atlanta Falcons

Sports Illustrated did an offseason breakdown on the Falcons.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution looked at the linebackers as training camp approaches.

 

Carolina Panthers

Sports Illustrated did an offseason breakdown on the Panthers.

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Here's everything you need to know about why Tampa Bay chose to adopt the new NFL blackout rules. [Tampa Bay Times]

Pro Football Weekly believe Josh Freeman is set for a comeback in 2012.

The Buccaneers dodged two legal bullets in the last month, with Aqib Talib and Eric Wright both coming out on the right side of the judicial process. [Pewter Report] 

 

NFC South

Forbes put out its list of the top 50 sports franchises in the world. All four teams in the NFC South were on the list, with Carolina the division's best and Atlanta the worst.

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