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Smith leading NFC South in challenge success

Posted by ESPN.com’s Pat Yasinskas

When it comes to throwing the red flag, Atlanta’s Mike Smith appears to have the NFC South’s best arm.

According to our friends at ESPN Stats & Information, Smith has the best success rate in challenges through the first two games, including booth reviews. Smith has had four plays challenged and had three of them overturned.

Tampa Bay’s Raheem Morris is at 50 percent on challenges. He’s had two out of four overturned. Carolina’s John Fox has had two of six challenges overturned for a 33.33 rate and New Orleans’ Sean Payton is two out of seven (28.57 percent) on challenges.