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2 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Falcons rookie LB Shembo pushing for starting job

"I think it was too much anticipation to be honest," said Shembo, the inside linebacker from Notre Dame.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sean Weatherspoon, Prince Shembo, Gabe Carimi, Paul Worrilow, NFL Players, Joplo Bartu

3 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Humphrey to savor Hall of Fame day with 'wingman'

Even so, there's a bonus for Humphrey, the former standout defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles

4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones looks explosive at training camp | NFC South links

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, right, catches a pass from quarterback Matt Ryan during NFL football minicamp, Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Flowery Branch, Ga.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, Julio Jones, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Desmond Trufant

8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Ranking Atlanta Falcons' 10 Most Critical Players

As training camps get underway in the NFL , the Atlanta Falcons are looking to have a bounce-back season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Harry Douglas, Jonathan Babineaux, NFL Players, Desmond Trufant, Julio Jones, Roddy White

9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Before struggles in 2013, Atlanta Falcons' Steven Jackson 'believed my own hype' | NFC South links

New Orleans Saints defense stop Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson during the game at the Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday September 8, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), NFL Players, St. Louis Rams, Steven Jackson (Kansas City Chiefs), New Orleans Saints

13 hrs ago | ESPN

Atlanta Falcons' projected roster

The Falcons are counting on Ryan to play like an elite quarterback with a full complement of receivers and better protection.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sean Weatherspoon, Lamar Holmes, Javier Arenas, Zeke Motta, Bernard Reedy, NFL Players

17 hrs ago | Courier News

Jets quarterback Michael Vick embraces mentor roleJets quarterback...

Jets quarterback Michael Vick embraces mentor role Jets quarterback Michael Vick embraces role as mentor to Geno Smith.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles, NFL Players, Geno Smith, Nick Foles

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Falcoholic

Mike Smith: Malliciah Goodman to be jack-of-all-trades for the Falcons

Kroy Biermann isn't a Pro Bowler, but he's consistently filled a role. In fact, he's filled multiple roles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Malliciah Goodman, NFL Players, Kroy Biermann

The State

Trufant, Alford step into Atlanta leadership roles

Coming off a 4-12 season that ended with their defense ranked last in third-down efficiency, second-worst against the run and third-fewest in sacks, the Falcons still have unfulfilled leadership roles at several positions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Robert Alford, Sean Weatherspoon, Asante Samuel, Corey Peters, NFL Players, Desmond Trufant

Houston Chronicle

Clabo comfortable with past relationship with OL coach

One of the reasons Tyson Clabo decided to join the Texans is that he has familiarity with the offensive line coach from their years spent together in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Duane Brown, Derek Newton, NFL Players

BlogginDirty

5 Atlanta Falcons Players Most Criticized By Fans

Aug 15, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; A view of the Heads Up Football logo on the helmet of Atlanta Falcons guard Harland Gunn during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Harland Gunn, NFL Players, Baltimore Ravens

The Falcoholic

Sam Baker's Deal Among Worst In NFL

About one year and some change ago, the Falcons were in the midst of hitting a major crossroads in the Thomas Dimitroff / Mike Smith era of the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sam Baker, NFL Players, Todd McClure, Michael Turner, Lamar Holmes, Jake Matthews

Chicago Bears

Hayden makes most of opportunity

Kelvin Hayden made the most of his opportunity to work with the Bears' No. 1 defense Saturday, intercepting a pass and forcing a fumble early in practice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Kelvin Hayden, Indianapolis Colts

Canal Street Chronicles

Saints Roster Countdown 2014: #43 Vinnie Sunseri and #93 Junior Galette

Who will be at today's team picnic with the fans? As the Saints training camp builds steam, we continue counting down the days until the Saints regular season by taking a brief look at the roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Vinnie Sunseri, NFL Players, Junior Galette, Cameron Jordan

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Falcoholic

Falcons Coach Mike Smith Heads Into 2014 At A Crossroads

The NFL is an unforgiving place to make a living. You can be good or even great for many years, but one bad season can erase it all if you're not fortunate enough to have built up a ton of goodwill.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

The Macon Telegraph

Falcons want big improvement from guys up front

All joking aside, the Falcons must improve up front after a miserable 2013 season, when a team with Super Bowl aspirations staggered to a 4-12 mark.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Gonzalez, Jon Asamoah, Sam Baker, Joe Hawley, Jake Matthews, NFL Players

The Falcoholic

Falcons Sign WR Jabin Sambrano

Sambrano came into the league back in 2012 as an u drafted free agent out of Montanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

The Times

Gainesville boy to help raise $1M for cancer research at Care-A-Thon

A Gainesville boy will be participating in Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's annual Care-A-Thon to raise over $1 million for cancer research.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

Bucs Nation

Scouting the Competition: NFC South Training Camp Preview

The Buccaneers aren't the only ones kicking off training camp soon. Here are some strengths and weaknesses to keep an eye on for the other NFC South teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Julio Jones, Roddy White, NFL Players

Baltimore Beatdown

Joe Flacco named to All-Bad contract team

Bill Barnwell from Grantland wrote up his annual All-Bad Contract Team for 2014, featuring Joe Flacco as his headline image and player.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, NFL Players, Torrey Smith, Jacoby Jones, Matt Ryan

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