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1 hr ago | BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints Preview With "WhoDatDish"

Aug 28, 2014; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith at EverBank Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFC South, Pierre Thomas, NFL Players, Curtis Lofton, Brandin Cooks

1 hr ago | Washington Times

Gophers lose starting DT Scott Ekpe to knee injury

Minnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee.

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Related Topix: Ra'Shede Hageman, Sports, NCAA Sports, Minnesota Golden Gophers NCAA Football, University of Minnesota NCAA, NCAA Football, NFL Football, NFL Players

6 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

Is Michael Sam Not a Falcon Because He is Gay?

AJC columnist and blogger Jeff Schultz makes a claim that Michael Sam is not playing in the NFL, or at least suiting up for a practice squad, because he is a homosexual: The NFL, like any sports league, would like you to believe it's not exclusionary.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Michael Sam, NCAA Sports, SEC Football

9 hrs ago | Cincy Jungle

Would you rather: AJ Green or ....

As you may recall, in the 2011 NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons desperately wanted to trade up for either AJ Green or Julio Jones .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players, A.J Green, Julio Jones, Cleveland Browns

13 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Falcons Practice Squad: Team Adds WR Freddie Martino, TE Kyle Miller

Martino has been with the Falcons all offseason long, and his brilliant touchdown catch against the Jaguars in preseason Week 4 may have earned him a slot on the squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Drew Davis, Geraldo Boldewijn, Freddie Martino, NFL Players

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Falcoholic

Falcons Roster Cuts: The Biggest Surprises And Depth Chart Thoughts

The Atlanta Falcons have finally delivered their roster cuts, and with less than a week until the team hosts the New Orleans Saints for the first game of the season, we have a short time to digest the moves made.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jerome Smith, Javier Arenas, Devonta Freeman, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), NFL Players, Antone Smith

The Falcoholic

Can the Falcons Succeed Without a Strong Pass Rush?

Coming off a year in which they finished at the bottom of the NFL in pass rushing, the Falcons aren't poised to be much better in this area in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

ESPN

Falcons hope Graham just a nightmare

The tone of Atlanta Falcons strong safety William Moore 's voice lowered a notch as he recalled last year's second meeting with rival New Orleans, a game won 17-13 by the Saints.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Prince Shembo, William Moore, NFL Players, Desmond Trufant, New Orleans Saints

The Star

Falcons look to bounce back from dismal season

The Falcons plummeted to 4-12 last season, a bitter disappointment for a team that nearly went to the Super Bowl the previous year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Gonzalez, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Levine Toilolo, NFL Players, Tyson Jackson

ESPN

It's on the line for Atlanta Falcons now

Come Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons ' coaching staff will get a true measure of the offseason upgrades up front on both sides of the ball.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC South, Gabe Carimi, Ryan Schraeder, Joe Hawley, Jake Matthews, NFL Players

BlogginDirty

Falcons Lose Impressive Tight End Mickey Shuler to Jaguars

May 28, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Mickey Shuler during organized team activities at the Falcons Training Complex.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Mickey Shuler, NFL Players, Bear Pascoe

BlogginDirty

The Atlanta Falcons Release Updated 53 Man Depth Chart

Dec 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson runs against the defense of Carolina Panthers cornerback Melvin White during the second half at the Georgia Dome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), NFL Players, Kroy Biermann, Paul Soliai, Jonathan Babineaux, Tyson Jackson

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Falcoholic

Falcons Roster Cuts: Potential Waiver Claim And Targets For Atlanta

The 2014 Atlanta Falcons have a 53 man roster, but it's far from a final roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dwight Lowery, Cliff Matthews, Peter Konz, James Stone, Tyler Starr, NFL Players

WTLV

Falcons claim LB Stupar, sign 8 to practice squad

Falcons claim LB Stupar, sign 8 to practice squad Falcons claim LB Stupar, sign 8 to practice squad Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/sports/nfl/jacksonville-jaguars/2014/08/31/falcons-claim-lb-stupar-sign-8-to-practice-squad/14905349/ Dec 1, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jerome Smith, Ricardo Allen, Sean Baker, Harland Gunn, Bernard Reedy, NFL Players

The Falcoholic

Atlanta Falcons Cut ILB Tim Dobbins, Claim Another Player

While I keep expected center James Stone to get cut and put on the practice squad, the Falcons claimed an unknown player on waivers and cut inside linebacker Tim Dobbins , according to his agent.

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The Falcoholic

Falcons Practice Squad Tracker

Players who were waived by NFL teams as part of the process to establish the 53-man roster by the league's deadline had until noon today to clear waivers, and if they remained unclaimed by other teams, those players were then eligible to be added to practice squad rosters.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jerome Smith, NFL Players

The Wichita Eagle

Jerry Greene: Predictions for the NFL season

For those living in a cave without cable TV, the Urban Dictionary defines "spoilers" as: "When someone reveals a previously unknown aspect of something which you likely would have rather learned on your own."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, New Orleans Saints, Kansas High School Football, High School Football, AFC, AFC West

The Falcoholic

Atlanta Selects 53 Man Roster, Waives WR Bernard Reedy, OLB Jacques Smith, CB Ricardo Allen

We knew all along that the Falcons would have more difficult decisions to make today, particularly after a round of Friday purges that contained only one or two mild surprises in the form of Pat Angerer and perhaps Yawin Smallwood .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ricardo Allen, Jacques Smith, Bernard Reedy, NFL Players, Geraldo Boldewijn, Devin Hester

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons Cut Jacques Smith, Mickey Shuler, Several Others

Jun 18, 2014; Flowery Branch, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons linebacker Jacques Smith and defensive end Nosa Equae loosen up on the field during Minicamp at Falcons Training Complex.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jacques Smith, NFL Players, Mickey Shuler

BlogginDirty

Making Sense of the Atlanta Falcons 53 Man Roster

The cut down to 53 man rosters is always an exciting but painful experience for NFL fans and teams alike as every year deserving players are ruthlessly dispatched into the unknown world of an NFL free agent.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Devin Hester, Sean Renfree, Peter Konz, Josh Wilson, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

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