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Falcons sign second-round pick Robert Alford

Falcons sign second-round pick Robert Alford

profootballtalk.com Updated Jun 14, 2013
The number of unsigned 2013 draft picks continues to drop. The Falcons announced Friday that they have reached agreement on a contract with cornerback Robert Alford. Alford was the 60th overall pick in April and one of eight picks overall by the Falcons…
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  • Tony Gonzalez excused from next week’s minicamp

    Tony Gonzalez excused from next week’s minicamp

    profootballtalk.com Jun 14, 2013
    The Falcons were willing to slow-play the recruitment of veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez, careful to give him time to make a decision to come back for another year. Likewise, they’re going to give him even more time off. According to the team’s offici
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  • Eight in the Box: Biggest questions

    Eight in the Box: Biggest questions

    ESPN.com Jun 14, 2013
    The major question facing each team in the division as summer break looms. Atlanta Falcons. Is the pass rush good enough? The Falcons replaced John Abraham with Osi Umenyiora. That might end up being something close to an even trade. But, just like when…
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  • NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    ESPN.com Jun 14, 2013
    Just a reminder that our weekly NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. This will be our last chat for a few weeks because I’ll be taking a little time off before gearing up for training camps. Bring your questions on the Buccaneers, Falcons, P
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  • Video - 32 in 32:  Atlanta Falcons 03:01

    32 in 32: Atlanta Falcons

    Jun 14
    Will the addition of running back Steven Jackson help take the Atlanta Falcons' offense to the next level? Heath Evans breaks it down on "NFL Total Access."