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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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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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

FSU 2014 position preview: Running back

The Seminoles return 14 fulltime starters from last year's team, which set the NCAA mark for points en route to an undefeated record and a national title.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Florida State Seminoles NCAA Football, Florida State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Chad Abram, NFL Football, Devonta Freeman, NFL Players

The Tribune

Falcons open training camp with 'sense of urgency'

Coming off a dismal 4-12 record - their first losing mark since 2007 - the Falcons opened training camp Friday eager to show it won't happen again.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Roddy White, NFL Players, Tony Gonzalez, Julio Jones, Harry Douglas, Darius Johnson

The Republic

Falcons open training camp with 'sense of urgency'

Coming off a dismal 4-12 record - their first losing mark since 2007 - the Falcons opened training camp Friday eager to show it won't happen again.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, Roddy White, NFL Players, Harry Douglas, Levine Toilolo, Devin Hester

The Falcoholic

With day one down, the Falcons have an exciting training camp ahead

Falcons training camp officially kicked off today. After months of gross extrapolation, we can finally bring you some quality content.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, Jon Asamoah, Bernard Reedy, Josh Wilson, NFL Players, Tyson Jackson

News Observer

Ex-players join Rams as part of Walsh program

The participants include former Titans running back John Simon, who coaches at Southern Miss; former Titans defensive tackle Tony Brown, who is an assistant at Tennessee-Chattanooga; former Colts, Falcons and Jaguars linebacker Mike Peterson, an assistant at his alma mater, Florida; and former Bills, Redskins and Saints safety Pierson Prioleau, who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Tony Brown, NFL Players, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Football, Mike Peterson, New Orleans Saints, Pierson Prioleau

New York Daily News

Raissman: Falcons fly into 'Hard Knocks'

Falcons head coach Mike Smith embraces the spotlight HBO will place on his squad, led by quarterback Matt Ryan .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC South, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Roddy White

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