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20 min ago | NOLA.com

Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson injures hamstring | NFC south links

Atlanta Falcons' Steven Jackson stretches during the team's NFL mini-camp football practice, Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Flowery Branch, Ga.

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4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

QB Ryan takes teaching role for Falcons offense

Tight end Tony Gonzalez has retired, receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White missed most of the offseason work and Ryan is adjusting to two new starters on his offensive line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White, Levine Toilolo, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), NFL Players, Matt Ryan

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Top 10: Best NFC South Football Players Of All Time

The NFC South is poised to be one of the toughest divisions in football for the upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, Carolina Panthers, NFL Players, Muhsin Muhammad, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/29/14: R.I.P., Friendship Baptist Church

Friendship Baptist Church, an iconic 152-year-old church located in Castleberry Hill, was demolished yesterday to make way for the new Atlanta Falcons stadium.

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15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Ravens CB Dominique Franks getting up to speed after rough start

Veteran cornerback Dominique Franks regards the Ravens' conditioning test as grueling enough that he doesn't want to ever have to run it again.

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19 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Falcons Run Oklahoma Drill, Continue To Push Toughness In Training Camp

The Falcons are pushing toughness, and turning their players on one another in a rough tackling drill fits the motif.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ArizonaSports.com

Report: Cardinals LB John Abraham arrested, charged with DUI in Georgia in June

Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham is shown in a mugshot after being arrested in Georgia in late June.

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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

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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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

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

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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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

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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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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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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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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