NFC South Morning Jog: PFT Predicts Saints, Falcons Miss Playoffs, Panthers In

Knox BardeenNFC South Lead WriterJuly 3, 2012

Can the Carolina Panthers win the NFC South?
Can the Carolina Panthers win the NFC South?Scott Cunningham/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.

NFC South

Over at Pro Football Talk, Michael David Smith thinks both the Saints and the Falcons will miss the playoffs, and the Panthers will win the NFC South.


Atlanta Falcons

New safety Chris Hope is excited to play close to his Rock Hill, S.C., home. [Rock Hill Herald]


Carolina Panthers

Where can Cam Newton improve? [Video] []


New Orleans Saints

Sean Payton and his wife filed for a divorce, adding to the rough offseason for the Saints head coach. [Times-Picayune]

Two draft picks were signed Monday: Corey White and Marcel Jones inked four-year deals. [WWL TV]

Cameron Jordan is the No. 24 player on the New Orleans Saints. [Times-Picayune]


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

More Buccaneers games will be broadcast on local television because of the new relaxed blackout rules. [Tampa Tribune]