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Falcons’ Mt. Rushmore honors past, present, future

Falcons’ Mt. Rushmore honors past, present, future Updated Jun 7, 2013
Through the first seven Mt. Rushmores unveiled on NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk, the official show selections (i.e., mine) meshed with at least three of the PFT Planet choices. For the first team unveiled on Thursday, the Bucs, we agreed on all four. For th
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  • NFC South afternoon update

    NFC South afternoon update Jun 7, 2013
    Time for a quick afternoon trip through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The Falcons are close to reaching a contract agreement with second-round pick Robert Alford, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter. Alford has a chance to compe…
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  • Eight in the Box: Rookie eye-catchers

    Eight in the Box: Rookie eye-catchers Jun 7, 2013
    A first-year player who has turned heads in OTAs/minicamps: Atlanta Falcons: Second-round pick Robert Alford has made a very positive impression in the OTAs and could be putting himself in position to challenge for a starting cornerback spot. First-roun…
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  • Roddy White: Sherman talks too much

    Roddy White: Sherman talks too much Jun 7, 2013
    Go ahead and circle your calendar for the Week 10 game between the Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks. The hype for the rematch of last season’s playoff game already has started, thanks to Atlanta receiver Roddy White and Seattle cornerback Richard Sh
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  • NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. Jun 7, 2013
    A quick reminder that our weekly NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. If you can join us, bring your questions on the Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers and Saints. Here’s your free ticket into the chat.
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  • Falcons swap out tight ends

    Falcons swap out tight ends Jun 7, 2013
    The Atlanta Falcons announced a pair of roster moves at the tight end position on Thursday. The Falcons signed former University of California tight end Anthony Miller and waived/injured tight end Adam Nissley. Miller was signed by the Denver Broncos la…
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  • Don Banks: Smith and Co. ready to step up for departed Boldin in Baltimore

    Jun 7
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Of all the roster defections and body blows the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens suffered after the giddiness of their celebration died down, none has the potential to leave a bigger void than the surprising loss of veteran rece…