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Boise State interviews Falcons OC Koetter

Boise State interviews Falcons OC Koetter

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 9, 2013
Atlanta offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter has talked to Boise State about its head coaching position, head coach Mike Smith confirmed Monday.
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  • DeCoud going through concussion protocol

    DeCoud going through concussion protocol

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2013
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said free safety Thomas DeCoud is going through concussion protocol after suffering the injury in Sunday’s 22-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers. DeCoud was injured while diving at Packers running ba…
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  • Upon Further Review: Falcons Week 14

    Upon Further Review: Falcons Week 14

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A review of four key issues from the Atlanta Falcons’ 22-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field: For starters: Rookie cornerback Robert Alford knew early last week he would start at left cornerback in place of Asa…
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  • Eddie Lacy’s ankle injury slowed him down in the second half

    Eddie Lacy’s ankle injury slowed him down in the second half

    profootballtalk.com Dec 9, 2013
    The Packers kept their playoff hopes alive with a 22-21 win over the Falcons on a snowy day in Green Bay, but their chances of navigating the last three weeks successfully took a bit of a hit when running back Eddie Lacy injured his ankle. Lacy hurt the…
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Humbling loss to 49ers could be just what Seahawks need

    Dec 9
    SAN FRANCISCO -- In a span of days the Seahawks had traveled from one end of the competitive spectrum to the other. They had romped over the highly regarded Saints on a Monday night at home, then lost a heartbreaker to the 49ers six days later in Candle…
  • Best of Times, Worst of Times

    Dec 9
    The envelopes, please. Performance of the Year by a running back: Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy, who ran through eight inches of snow in the greatest fourth-quarter performance ever by an Eagle back—11 carries, 148 yards, two touchdowns. How does he not s…