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Gonzalez on leave, won’t play in Falcons’ first preseason game Updated Jul 28, 2013
When the Falcons converted tight end Tony Gonzalez’s 95-percent vow to retire into a 100-percent decision to play, the team was fine with not having 100 percent of his time during training camp. As explained by D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journa…
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  • Atlanta Falcons salary cap outlook: Top defensive tackles will be free agents in 2014 Jul 28, 2013
    The "Shutdown Countdown" is chugging along. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the series with t…
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  • Falcons experimenting with Umenyiora as stand-up linebacker Jul 28, 2013
    Over the course of Osi Umenyiora’s nine years with the Giants, we grew accustomed to seeing him with his hand in the dirt before taking off after an opposing quarterback. He’ll be wearing a different uniform after signing with the Falcons and that might…
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  • Shutdown Countdown: The Atlanta Falcons face a tougher schedule in 2013 Jul 28, 2013
    Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan got the proverbial monkey off their backs by finally winning a playoff game in 2012. Of course, the Falcons blew a 20-point halftime lead to the Seattle Seahawks, who scored a go-ahead touc…
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  • Video - Matt Ryan Sunday Conversation 02:52

    Matt Ryan Sunday Conversation

    Jul 28
    Matt Ryan sits down with Bob Holtzman to discuss his new contract and being compared to Joe Flacco.
  • Video - Expectations for Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan 05:37

    Expectations for Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan

    Jul 28
    Can Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan lead his team to a Super Bowl, or will the Falcons once again face playoff elimination? The "Inside Training Camp" crew breaks down the star quarterback's expectations for 2013.