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profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 5, 2013
The Falcons apparently plan to give quarterback Matt Ryan a long-term contract sooner rather than later. Given that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was able to chase his new contract all the way to the Super Bowl win in 2012, maybe it would make more sens…Share Tweet
Falcons’ Dimitroff: Brian Banks is not a charity case, he can competeprofootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2013Did the Falcons sign Brian Banks because they legitimately believe he has a chance to make the team? Or did they sign him because they want to do something nice for a guy whose football career was stolen from him when he was falsely accused of rape? Fal…Share TweetA look at the top under-the-radar move made by each NFC South team thus far this offseason: Atlanta Falcons: Most of the attention has gone to the additions of running back Steven Jackson and defensive end Osi Umenyiora. But the re-signing of safety Wil…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2013It didn’t take long for tackle Tyson Clabo to start hearing from teams after he was released by the Falcons. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports that the Cowboys and Jaguars have already reached out to Clabo about the possibility of adding him to their offeShare TweetTime for a quick run through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The offseason program doesn’t start for a few more weeks. But running back Steven Jackson already is working out on his own and this is the first time we’ve seen himShare TweetIt’s Friday, so that means it’s time to chat. The NFC South chat will be held at 1 p.m. ET. We’ll be taking draft and free-agency questions on the New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers. Here’s the link toShare Tweet