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profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 4, 2013
The NFL released its daily list of transactions on Thursday afternoon and a couple of previously unreported moves by the Buccaneers joined the release of Falcons tackle Tyson Clabo and defensive tackle Mike Patterson’s addition to the Giants. The BuccanUpvote Share Tweet
New Falcons stadium moves closer to realityprofootballtalk.com Apr 4, 2013The Panthers and Dolphins are learning how hard it is to finagle public funding for a new stadium absent the threat of relocation. The Falcons, on the other hand, are making it look easy. Not long after it looked like Arthur Blank’s team would be buildiUpvote Share Tweet
NFC South afternoon updateESPN.com Apr 4, 2013Time for an afternoon run through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Invest Atlanta, the city’s economic-development agency, voted to approve a hotel tax that will help finance a new downtown stadium for the Falcons. This wasUpvote Share Tweet
Dimitroff says Falcons still looking at tight end positionprofootballtalk.com Apr 4, 2013Tight end Tony Gonzalez was 95-percent certain to retire after the 2012 season. And the long shot won the race. So with Gonzalez coming back, are the Falcons not looking for tight end help in the draft? “You don’t deviate from your plan when you go inUpvote Share Tweet
Falcons will open on national stageESPN.com Apr 4, 2013After coming within 10 yards of the Super Bowl and having an active offseason, the Atlanta Falcons already figured to be in the spotlight as next season opens. As it turns out, they’ll be on the national stage even before that. The Falcons will kick offUpvote Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons on Thursday released starting right tackle Tyson Clabo in a salary-cap move.Upvote Share Tweet