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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update

    ESPN.com Updated Apr 1, 2013
    Time for a run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS In this Insider post, Matt Williamson has his grades for how teams have fared in free agency so far. He gives the Falcons the highest grade in the NFC South. No argument…
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  • Saints grab Falcons' backup QB

    Saints grab Falcons' backup QB

    ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    It may be April, but the NFC South’s best rivalry is in midseason form. The New Orleans Saints just announced quarterback Luke McCown has signed with them after spending last season with the Atlanta Falcons. Presumably, the Falcons wanted to keep McCown
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  • Breaking down Osi Umenyiora's contract

    Breaking down Osi Umenyiora's contract

    ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    The deal defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed with the Atlanta Falcons last week is salary-cap friendly. I just got a look at the official numbers on the two-year deal that’s worth $8.5 million. Umenyiora will cost the Falcons $3.75 million against this y
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  • Atlanta's needs are very narrow

    Atlanta's needs are very narrow

    ESPN.com Apr 1, 2013
    While it seems like just about every NFL team will be using what’s left of free agency and the NFL draft to address multiple needs, the Atlanta Falcons are in a very unique position. At least on paper, they only have one hole on their roster. That’s a
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