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Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Around the NFC South: Falcons reportedly trade for CB Foxworth

By Pat Yasinskas

Posted by's Pat Yasinskas


Atlanta reportedly has traded for Denver cornerback Domonique Foxworth. Makes sense because there was a real need for experience. Foxworth likely will start off as the nickel back behind Brent Grimes and Chris Houston, but he could challenge for a starting job.


After Carolina's defense looked great throughout the preseason, we'll find out right away if it's for real. There might not be a bigger test for a defense than San Diego running back LaDainian Tomlinson.


The team is keeping a very low profile in Indianapolis. There was no media access to players Monday and the same policy will be followed today. The players won't be available to the media until Wednesday. General manager Mickey Loomis spoke briefly Monday and the Saints are trying hard to stay out of the spotlight. But that's not going to last. They'll be one of the biggest stories of opening weekend.


After a rocky preseason by Matt Bryant, the Bucs are at least exploring other possibilities at kicker. They had Jay Feely in a few days ago and worked out three kickers yesterday. As of now, though, Bryant remains Tampa Bay's kicker.