Around the NFC South: Backing up Brees

Atlanta Falcons

Receiver Roddy White said he and Michael Vick both had long left a birthday party for Vick before a shooting occurred.

Fourth-round draft pick Joe Hawley talks about what he's looking to do with his $480,000 in bonus money.

Carolina Panthers

Jeff Howe thinks the Panthers are heading into a rebuilding year.

Ed Thompson thinks Steve Smith's fiery nature will push him to be ready to play when the season begins.

New Orleans Saints

Jason Harbison looks at the battle to backup Drew Brees between Chase Daniel, Sean Canfield and Patrick Ramsey.

Mark Lorando says Sean Payton's new Super Bowl memoir, "Home Team," eschews X's and O's in favor of broader autobiographical storylines.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Stephen Holder gives his take on why Donald Penn is going to win his salary standoff with the Bucs.

Raheem Morris thinks strongside linebacker Quincy Black will have a breakout season in 2010.