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Saturday, January 24, 2009
Seems to be day of silence in the South

By Pat Yasinskas
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas

All indications are it's a very quiet day on the NFC South coaching front.

Look for the Panthers to move very methodically (in other words, slowly) to fill pretty much their entire defensive staff. They've got a list of possible coordinators, which could include Jim Haslett, Herman Edwards and others, and they want to work through it.

Tampa Bay might act a little more quickly in filling its offensive coordinator job. They've already done some interviews and indications are Chan Gailey could be a strong candidate. Wouldn't be surprised if the Bucs make their move early next week when the national media is in town. The Bucs are pretty sharp when it comes to publicity and they could make a nice splash during Super Bowl.

All remains quiet in Atlanta and New Orleans, where the staffs are in place and working to evaluate their own players and potential free agents.