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Smith Feels Abraham Will Start Sunday Vs Niners

Smith Feels Abraham Will Start Sunday Vs Niners Updated Jan 16, 2013
The Falcons are making contingency plans in case defensive end John Abraham is unable to play at full capacity in Sunday’s NFC title game against San Francisco. Abraham, the NFL’s active sacks leader, missed practice Wednesday with a sprained left ank
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    NFL32OT: How To Stop A Running Quarterback

    Jan 16
    Episode 250: Mark Schlereth breaks down how the Falcons should stop Colin Kaepernick. The NFL32 crew discuss if new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly's offense will work in the NFL.
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    'Sound FX': Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons

    Jan 16
    The Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks battled down to the wire in their NFC Divisional matchup. Take a listen and hear how players and coaches reacted to playing in this instant classic.
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    'Do Your Job': NFC Championship Game

    Jan 16
    Heath Evans explains what Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan needs to do and what he cannot do if his team is going to have a chance at beating the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Video - Best of Championship Wednesday 01:52

    Best of Championship Wednesday

    Jan 16
    Players from the Falcons, Patriots, Ravens and 49ers took to the podium to address the media. Check out our collection of the best quotes from Championship Wednesday.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''
  • Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San Fran…

    Jan 16
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For obvious reasons, we spent much of the season marveling at the freakish recuperative powers of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who made a serious run at the single-season rushing record despite being less than a year remo…