Dec 28, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton talks with quarterback Drew Brees (9) against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. New Orleans Saints defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
With all the excitement surrounding the NFL Draft and the release of the schedule, it’s been an unusually busy week for Atlanta Falcons fans. However, while we’re focusing on mocks, predictions and improvements, it’s easy to forget that there are 31 other teams all jostling for the same limited talent pool.
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Falcons fans seemed on the neutral to disappointed side with our free agency, and after a poor 2014 want to see significant on field improvement. That said, the 2014 NFC South was a wasteland, with the Carolina Panthers winning the division with a 7-8-1 record. Improvement is needed for all teams in the division. To get Falcons fans up to speed, I caught up with writers from the NFC South FanSided network to discuss the offseason of their respective teams and what to expect from them out of the draft.
The biggest rival of the Falcons, fans would have had a hard time ignoring the New Orleans Saints this offseason, as they splashed cash, made huge trades and were present in seemingly every free agent discussion. I caught up with Andrew Schuster, co-editor of Who Dat Dish, to discuss the offseason in the Big Easy.