Around the NFC South: Lessons for rookies

Posted by ESPN.com staff

Atlanta Falcons

  • Falcons safety William Moore took this away from the rookie symposium: "You're here to play football. The game hasn't changed. At the end of the day, it's going to be football but there's going to be a lot of distractions. A lot of life lessons."

Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints

  • The Saints are optimistic wide receiver Lance Moore will return to form after shoulder surgery.

  • Former Saints long-snapper Kevin Houser said Thursday he was surprised when he got the call earlier this week saying he was being released.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers