Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Links: Saints' Morgan a fantasy sleeper?
By ESPN.com staff
Since Matt Bryant’s arrival to the Falcons in 2009, his 88.6 field goal percentage ranks second in the league, and that's just one reason why Krissy Brierre of the team's website ranks Bryant as one of the most clutch kickers in team history.
The countdown to training camp has begun, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is ranking the Falcons' top 25 players. D. Orlando Ledbetter has a tie at No. 25 with placekicker Matt Bryant and punter Matt Bosher. Falling in at No. 24 is fullback Bradie Ewing.
NFL.com's Around The League is profiling the top 40 players they see Making a Leap in 2013, and coming in at No. 34 is the Falcons' offensive line.
Daniel Cox of the team's website continues his analysis of the battle to become the backup quarterback behind starter Matt Ryan. Second-year player Dominique Davis appears to be the front-runner heading into training camp.
Quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey isn't too far removed from his playing days, writes Bryan Strickland of the team's website.
New Orleans Saints
Brad Pinkerton of the Sporting News considers Saints receiver Joe Morgan a fantasy sleeper.
The Saints promoted from within to fill the Director of Player Personnel position, writes Mike Gegenheimer of the Times-Picayune.
The team's website is showcasing 25 reasons to get excited about training camp, and first up is first-round pick Kenny Vaccaro.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Coach Greg Schiano reminds us that he's committed to his team's franchise quarterback, telling NFL Network: "We only have one. It's Josh Freeman."