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Matt Ryan to miss Pro Bowl

Matt Ryan to miss Pro Bowl

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 21, 2013
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan missed out on a trip to the Super Bowl when the Falcons lost the NFC Championship Game to San Francisco on Sunday. Now, it turns out Ryan won’t even get a consolation prize. Ryan, who initially was selected to the P
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  • DeCoud, Moore going to Pro Bowl

    DeCoud, Moore going to Pro Bowl

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons safeties Thomas DeCoud and William Moore are going to the Pro Bowl. The team announced Monday the two alternates have been added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster to replace San Francisco’s Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner, who are headed t
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  • Ryan has shoulder sprain, to miss Pro Bowl

    Ryan has shoulder sprain, to miss Pro Bowl

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan sprained his left shoulder in the closing minutes of the NFC Championship Game and won't be able to play in Sunday's Pro Bowl.
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  • The NFC Is Running Low On Pro Bowl Quarterbacks

    The NFC Is Running Low On Pro Bowl Quarterbacks

    deadspin.com Jan 21, 2013
    Matt Ryan hurt his shoulder when he was pancaked to the turf by Ahmad Brooks with 1:55 remaining. It looked ugly, and Ryan got up slowly. It was his left, non-throwing shoulder, but his next two passes were incomplete. When Atlanta recovered the ball wi…
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  • Falcons' Gonzalez: Career 'probably' done

    Falcons' Gonzalez: Career 'probably' done

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez said Sunday's loss to the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game was "probably" his last NFL game, echoing his thoughts throughout the season that he was 95 percent sure he would retire after this season.
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  • Vernon Davis finally a part of the offense again

    Vernon Davis finally a part of the offense again

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21, 2013
    After watching Seahawks tight end Zach Miller tee off on the Falcons last week, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis couldn’t put the remote down. Miller caught eight passes for 142 yards and a touchdown against the Falcons the week before, the kind of performa
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  • How the 49ers beat the Falcons

    How the 49ers beat the Falcons

    ESPN.com nydailynews.com Jan 21, 2013
    ATLANTA — With some help from ESPN Stats & Information, let’s take a look back at how the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 28-24, in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game: Although the big fear coming into the game was that San Francisco q
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  • Stabbed Falcons fan in stable condition, stabber on loose

    Stabbed Falcons fan in stable condition, stabber on loose

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21, 2013
    The Falcons fan who was stabbed in a fight after last night’s NFC Championship Game has been hospitalized and is in stable condition, while police continue to look for his attacker. According to Atlanta’s WSB-TV, the unnamed Falcons fan was stabbed in
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  • Is Defense (and Running) Still the Key to Winning in the N.F.L.…

    Is Defense (and Running) Still the Key to Winning in the N.F.L.?

    nytimes.com Jan 21, 2013
    New England and Atlanta, high-scoring offenses in the regular season, were each shut out in the second half.
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  • Video - Has Tony Gonzalez played his final game? 02:47

    Has Tony Gonzalez played his final game?

    Jan 21
    LaDainian Tomlinson joins "NFL Total Access" to weigh in on how Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez should approach retirement.
  • Video - Has Tony Gonzalez played his final game? 02:47

    Has Tony Gonzalez played his final game?

    Jan 21
    LaDainian Tomlinson joins "NFL Total Access" to weigh in on how Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez should approach retirement.
  • Video - The last of Tony Gonzalez? 01:43

    The last of Tony Gonzalez?

    Jan 21
    Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez claims he might have played the last game of his NFL career after the loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Will this be the last we see of the future Hall of Famer?
  • Video - The last of Gonzalez? 01:43

    The last of Gonzalez?

    Jan 21
    Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez claims he might have played the last game of his NFL career after the loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Will this be the last we see of the future Hall of Famer?

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