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NFC South Preview [Roundtable]

Can you believe it? We're less than two weeks away from the start of the 2014 National Football League season and the NFC South starts with a bang on September 7, with two crucial divisional games: Saints at Falcons and Panthers at Buccaneers. I am joined by an SB Nation blogger from each NFC South team to preview one of the toughest divisions in football.

Saints fan will want to see a lot more of this in 2014.
Saints fan will want to see a lot more of this in 2014.
Kevin C. Cox

We have Jeanna Thomas from The Falcoholic, Sander Philipse from Bucs Nation and Jack "Jaxon" Finney from Cat Scratch Reader along with yours truly to banter about our beloved NFC South.

The Panthers won the division last year (err. the Saints let the Panthers win the division last year) but they have some glaring holes in their offense this year with a severely depleted wide receiving corps. Can they repeat?

The Falcons had a disastrous 2013 season, brought in no small part by a slew of injuries. Can they rebound while relying mostly on their now-healthy offense?

The Saints got head coach Sean Payton back last season and regained their swag by winning 11 games and the first road-playoff game in franchise history. They also rebounded from a dismal defensive showing in 2012 to a top five unit in 2013. Can they keep it up or better yet, improve and contend for a Super Bowl championship?

The Bucs made wholesale changes this offseason, with the arrival of new head coach Lovie Smith, the departure of touted cornerback Darrelle Revis and the signing of quarterback Josh McCown from the Bears. Can they get back to respectability in the NFC South?

We discuss all of these questions and more by using once again the really cool ReplyAll platform. The conversation is ongoing, so check back for updates by refreshing your browser or coming back to see new replies.

Join us and add your own questions and opinions in the comment section. This is an exciting time!