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Buccaneers release Dan Orlovsky and Danny Ware

Buccaneers release Dan Orlovsky and Danny Ware

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 Buccan
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  • New Falcons stadium moves closer to reality

    New Falcons stadium moves closer to reality

    profootballtalk.com Apr 4, 2013
    The 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 buildi
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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update

    ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    Time 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 was
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  • Dimitroff says Falcons still looking at tight end position

    Dimitroff says Falcons still looking at tight end position

    profootballtalk.com Apr 4, 2013
    Tight 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 in
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  • Falcons will open on national stage

    Falcons will open on national stage

    ESPN.com Apr 4, 2013
    After 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 off
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  • Falcons release starting right tackle Clabo

    Falcons release starting right tackle Clabo

    The Atlanta Falcons on Thursday released starting right tackle Tyson Clabo in a salary-cap move.
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  • Video - Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff on Brian Banks signing: 'This isn't a charity case' 07:13

    Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff on Brian Banks signing: 'This isn't a charity case'

    Apr 4
    Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff discusses the team's signing of exonerated free-agent running back Brian Banks, as well as some of Atlanta's other offseason moves.