NFC South links: What's Vilma's role?

Atlanta Falcons

Julio Jones has been a regular at the Falcons' player-organized workouts since getting cleared by a foot specialist in Charlotte, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In a Q&A with Ledbetter, quarterback Chris Redman said the players "are all behind our union and we think that they are doing a great job so far."

Carolina Panthers

Cam Newton's teammates had nothing but praise for the 2011 No. 1 overall pick at the close of player-organized workouts.

The Panthers finished 15th in Pro Football Focus' team pass protection rankings. The Falcons had the best ranking in the division at No. 5; the Saints were 12th and the Bucs were 29th.

New Orleans Saints

Scouts Inc.'s Matt Williamson questions what Jonathan Vilma's role will be with the Saints' defense this season.

Who Dat Dish looks at the possibility of the Saints pursuing free-agent cornerback Brent Grimes.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

GM Mark Dominik said the Bucs "will get involved in free agency when it’s appropriate."

The upcoming renovation project on Raymond James Stadium serves as a reminder of the sweetheart deal the Glazers got from the county to build the stadium in 1996.