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Bucs' Eric Wright returns from drug suspension

Bucs' Eric Wright returns from drug suspension

tampabay.com Updated Dec 24, 2012
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
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  • With top seed clinched, Falcons say they'll 'play to win' vs. B…

    With top seed clinched, Falcons say they'll 'play to win' vs. Bucs

    tampabay.com Dec 24, 2012
    When 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…
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Joe Hawley added to active roster

    Atlanta Falcons: Joe Hawley added to active roster

    ajc.com ESPN.com Dec 24, 2012
    The 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 abu
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  • Atlanta Falcons: ‘Different team’ vows to end playoff flops

    Atlanta Falcons: ‘Different team’ vows to end playoff flops

    ajc.com Dec 24, 2012
    The 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 bagg
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  • Snap Decisions: Falcons aren’t NFC favorites

    Snap Decisions: Falcons aren’t NFC favorites

    yahoo.com Dec 24, 2012
    In 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’ disappointing
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  • NY Giants hardly look like defending Super Bowl champions after…

    NY Giants hardly look like defending Super Bowl champions after recent routs at hands of Falcons and Ravens

    nydailynews.com Dec 24, 2012
    This 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…
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  • Clayton mailbag: Coaching changes are coming

    Dec 24
    While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.