Each day, I like to get the blood flowing with a workout—usually a daily jog. I can clear my head, reflect on my day and think about what’s going on around the NFC South.
When middle linebacker Akeem Dent left the game with a head injury, it continued a string of injuries for the Falcons at the position (via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution).
Atlanta Field Report has an article listing items its staff learned from Thursday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.
The (Rock Hill, S.C.) Herald reports that linebackers Jon Beason and Thomas Davis are doubtful for Saturday's game against Houston.
Undrafted rookie running back Tauren Poole knows the Panthers don't need him. But he wants to show that he can help (The Herald).
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New Orleans Saints
U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan told Jonathan Vilma's attorney that she'd like to rule in his favor but doesn't know if she has the authority (via The (New Orleans)Times-Picayune).
Linebacker Curtis Lofton said the defense is making strides but still has a long way to go (via The Times-Picayune).
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Tampa Tribune has five things to watch in the Buccaneers game against Miami Friday.
The Tampa Bay Times lists five players to watch in Friday's game against Miami.