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NFC South: June stock watch

Atlanta Falcons, FLATWhen you're at the top of your division, there's no where to go but down. Luckily for the Falcons, they're holding steady as the class of the NFC South. The Saints will pose a more difficult challenge than they did last season without Sean Payton, but the Falcons are the more complete team. There's no reason the Falcons won't win the NFC South again in 2013.

New Orleans Saints, RISINGWe've been over this many times here at TGS, but I still can't state plainly how important it will be for the Saints to be getting back their head coach. With no instability and multiple interim coaches, the Saints should be in contention for a wild card spot in the playoffs.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, SLIGHTLY RISINGDarrelle Revis may be the Buccaneers best player, but one defensive back isn't enough to make the Bucs a playoff worthy team. They'll likely be playing meaningful football late in the season, but unless they can pull out some games they really shouldn't be winning, the Buccaneers will be one of those "just missed" teams at the end of the year.

Carolina Panthers, FALLINGI hate to say it, but there's been no apparent improvement over the past two years for the Carolina Panthers. Since Cam Newton was drafted, the Panthers have put entirely too much pressure on him to lead the team to the promise land of the playoffs. In a tough division, that's too much for one person to do by himself. Look for another rough season by the Panthers.

Shane Clemons

About Shane Clemons

Shane Clemons came from humble beginnings creating his own Jaguars blog before moving on to SBNation as a featured writer for the Jaguars. He then moved to Bloguin where he briefly covered the AFC South before taking over Bloguin's Jaguars blog. Since the inception of This Given Sunday, Shane has served as an editor for the site, doing his best not to mess up a good thing.

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