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By Stephen F. Holder, Times staff writer Monday, December 24, 2012 TAMPA - Bucs CB Eric Wright has returned to the team after his four-game suspension and is eligible to be in the lineup for the season finale against the Falcons on Sunday.But coach Greg
With top seed clinched, Falcons say they'll 'play to win' vs. BucsUpdated Dec 24, 2012 Share TweetWhen the Bucs visit the Falcons on Sunday, Atlanta will already have sewn up the No. 1 playoff seed in the NFC. That begs a common question at this time of year: Will they play their starters and key players or rest them for the playoffs? They offered n…Source: tampabay.comShare TweetThe Falcons today added reserve offensive lineman Joe Hawley to the active roster and placed wide receiver Kevin Cone on injured reserve. Hawley returned to practice last week after serving a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuShare TweetThe Falcons say this season won’t end like the one in 2008 . . . or 2010 . . . or 2011. That’s three playoff busts in three tries for the Falcons with general manager Thomas Dimitroff, coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan. That’s a lot of baggSource: ajc.com
Snap Decisions: Falcons aren’t NFC favoritesUpdated Dec 24, 2012 Share TweetIn 6 in :60, Rodney Harrison says that he believes the Redskins will win the NFC East. He says the Cowboys don’t have the confidence to get the job done in Washington. He says that there isn’t just one person to blame for the Steelers’ disappointingSource: yahoo.com
NY Giants hardly look like defending Super Bowl champions after recent routs at hands of Falcons and RavensUpdated Dec 24, 2012 Share TweetThis was no way for the Giants to defend their Super Bowl championship, going down without a fight the last two weeks. Where was the pride? Where was the sense of urgency? Where was the ability to rise above adversity and impose their will? Where were t…Source: nydailynews.com