Around the NFC South: Moore pressure


Atlanta Falcons

  • Here's a look at the players the Falcons drafted and how they can fit in on the team from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's D. Orlando Ledbetter.

  • Wide receiver Kerry Meier, selected by the Falcons in the fifth round, is still grieving after his older brother died during a hiking trip five days before the draft.

  • Tight end Jason Rader announced he's retiring from football.

Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints

  • The Saints are still rounding up undrafted free agents. Coach Sean Payton said he expects more than a dozen to receive either a contract offer or an invitation to the team's rookie camp.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  • Judging by the smiles around One Buc Place, the team's brass feels like it nailed this draft.

  • Next up for defensive tackle Gerald McCoy: contract negotiations. Last year's No. 3 overall pick, Tyson Jackson, signed a five-year, $57 million contract with $31 million in guarantees.