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NFC South Morning Jog: Buccaneers Looking for RG Replacement in Wednesday's Game

Knox BardeenNFC South Lead WriterOctober 8, 2016

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.

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Pewter Report listed five defensive players that could be on the roster bubble in Tampa.

The Tampa Tribune reports that the Buccaneers will use Wednesday's game against the Washington Redskins as a way to find Davin Joseph's replacement at right guard.

 

Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta released veteran backup quarterback Chris Redman on Tuesday and signed veteran backup quarterback Luke McCown (Atlanta Field Report).

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 29 of the team's 32 draft picks from 2008 to 2011 made the active roster or practice squad. Due to the solid moves in free agency and an improved talent pool, this year's draft picks will have to work harder to stick around. 

 

Carolina Panthers

Preseason games might not mean much to the fans, but the Panthers are using this year's preseason action to build a winning mentality (Charlotte Observer).

Rookie linebacker Luke Kuechly handled the hype from his 10-tackle Sunday night performance in stride, according to the Charlotte Observer.

 

New Orleans Saints

The Saints bolted town early to stay away from Hurricane Isaac and practice in Cincinnati prior to Thursday's game against the Tennessee Titans. According to the Times-Picayune, they considered a joint session with the Cincinnati Bengals, but found it wasn't feasible.

Even with an impending hurricane headed their way, interim head coach Joe Vitt said his Saints were focused on football (NewOrleansSaints.com).

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