Monday, July 12, 2010
NFC South links: Ryan studies top QBs
By ESPN.com staff
Matt Ryan took charge of Peter King's Monday Morning Quarterback column this week, writing he's spent a lot of time this offseason studying how to become a better quarterback. He writes, "I learned several things about the game and about my own game during my film work, but I was mostly impressed with the patience under fire exhibited by [Peyton] Manning and [Tom] Brady.
In its countdown of the top Florida State players of all time, the Orlando Sentinel ranks former Falcons center Jamie Dukes No. 19.
Panthers quarterback Hunter Cantwell has moved to No. 2 on the depth chart.
Continuing its series looking at Ravens' 2010 opponents, The Baltimore Sun scouts the Carolina Panthers.
FoxSports.com's Hunter Ansley thinks the Panthers are the NFC South's sleepers.
New Orleans Saints
The New York Times previews the Saints' 2010 season.
NOLA.com has a Q&A with Saints second-year tight end Tyler Lorenzen... and another with running back Chris Ivory.
Former Saints running back Deuce McAllister was honored at a retirement dinner Friday night.
NewOrleans.com's Rene Nadeau has a "Where are they now?" with former Saints wide receiver Brett Bech.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers have gotten away from the youth movement with recent signings.
However, according to NFC West blogger Mike Sando, the Bucs have the second-youngest roster in the NFL with players that average 25.10 years old. The Panthers own the league's youngest roster (excluding kicking specialists) at 25.0.