Posts Tagged ‘NFC South’

New Orleans Saints use balanced approach in NFC South win

Of Brees’ 37 pass attempts, 11 were playaction, accounting for 30% of their passing plays. Brees completed 10 of those 11 for 171 yards and 2 TDs.

Data Points: History shows NFC South is wide open

The reality is that anyone can win the NFC South, in any year. In fact, the NFC South has never had a repeat division champ in nine seasons.

Worst to first a trend in NFC South

Football’s longest and most bizarre streak is on five years running, and it could be six after Sunday. If Carolina loses at New Orleans, and Atlanta beats St. Louis, then the Falcons will become the sixth straight NFC South team in the past six seasons to go from worst to first.

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