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Atlanta Falcons: Conversation with fullback Mike Cox
ajc.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Atlanta Falcons running back Mike Cox comes off the field after cutting his nose during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton) Each week…Upvote Share Tweet
NFC South programming notesESPN.com Dec 8, 2012TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I’m about to make the trek to Charlotte, where I’ll be covering Sunday’s game between the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers. Join us Sunday morning for the lists of inactives from the Falcons-Panthers game and theUpvote Share Tweet
Rich McKay discusses the challenge flag ruleFalcons president and CEO Rich McKay and general manager Thomas Dimitroff in a file photo. (D. Orlando Ledbetter/AJC)By MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons coach Mike Smith and Lions coach Jim Schwartz should have known they would be penalized bUpvote Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons: Keith Armstrong checks in possible kickoff changesFalcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong units were ranked second in the league last season by FootballOutsiders.com Curtis Compton, FLOWERY BRANCH - An NFL rule change that would end kickoffs would be heavily scrutinized and studied by FalconsUpvote Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons: Jacquizz Rodgers ready for his share of the loadFLOWERY BRANCH - Jacquizz Rodgers probably is the quietest Falcon. “He doesn’t say anything,” offensive tackle Tyson Clabo said. On game days, he’s one of the best dressed, too. He’s, of course, at 5-foot-6, the shortest. But based on the wayUpvote Share TweetQB corner: Matt Ryan on the Panthers Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan pulled off some of his trademark late-game heroics in the previous meeting with the Panthers. Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan (2) throws a pass against the Carolina Panthers during the third …Upvote Share Tweet