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NFC South Whispers

Stovall figures to leave Tampa next year

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By PFW staff

Below are several whispers that we've been hearing from around the NFC South:

• Buccaneers WR Maurice Stovall went from a potential starter early in training camp to a fringe player because of the development of Tampa Bay's younger receivers, and he's made just two catches all season. He'll be a free agent in 2011, and the Bucs have to decide if he's worth bringing back as purely a special-teams contributor. One source said it wouldn't be a surprise if Tampa Bay let him go, and Stovall may welcome a change of scenery since he's not going to get a chance to start for the Bucs. He's been a big disappointment since they drafted him in the third round in '06.

• It was no surprise to hear that the Panthers were disappointed in OG Duke Robinson for being suspended four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, but word is Carolina will not cut him. The suspension didn't cost Robinson any playing time — he's serving it while on injured reserve — and the Panthers are expected to give him another chance to compete for a starting spot at right guard next season. If Robinson shows up to training camp out of shape again, as he did this year, Carolina's patience with him could run out.

• While the Saints' defense is ranked among the best in the league, CB Jabari Greer isn't having as stellar of a season as he did in 2009. One team observer said Greer, who missed two games earlier this season with a shoulder injury, has been solid this season but not elite. We hear the seventh-year veteran is not suffering from any loss of confidence, though.

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