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nytimes.com Updated Mar 7, 2013
The 49ers should maintain their dominance, with the Falcons at their heels if Tony Gonzalez returns, while the Eagles are rebooting with a new coach, and the Saints with a familiar one.
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  • Atlanta Falcons will have a new $1 billion stadium by 2017, may…

    Atlanta Falcons will have a new $1 billion stadium by 2017, may have a Super Bowl soon after

    On Thursday, the Atlanta Falcons and the city of Atlanta agreed to basic terms on a deal that will finance the construction of a $1 billion stadium for the team. it's estimated that the new building, which will replace the Georgia Dome as the Falcons' h…
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  • Report: John Abraham to visit Seahawks

    Report: John Abraham to visit Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com Mar 7, 2013
    Players who become free agents on March 12 aren’t allowed to start talking to prospective employers until Saturday, but John Abraham is not bound by any such rules. Abraham was released by the Falcons, leaving him free to talk to anybody he wants about
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  • PFT Live: Anthony Becht, Patriots/Falcons to-do lists

    PFT Live: Anthony Becht, Patriots/Falcons to-do lists

    profootballtalk.com Mar 7, 2013
    It’s less than 48 hours before teams can open up negotiations with free agents which means we’ve got plenty to talk about on Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Former NFL tight end and current NBC Sports Network contributor Anthony Becht will join Mike
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  • Young Falcons pass-rusher won’t be returning next year

    Young Falcons pass-rusher won’t be returning next year

    profootballtalk.com Mar 7, 2013
    In yet another sign the Falcons are going to look outside the organization for a replacement for John Abraham, one of their young developmental players can’t wait to get out the door. Former fourth-round pick Lawrence Sidbury, who has shown flashes of p
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  • Reviewing NFC South free agents

    Reviewing NFC South free agents

    ESPN.com Mar 7, 2013
    We’ve shown you the lists of potential NFC South free agents before. But let’s do it again because there have been some minor moves and the free-agency period is getting ready to start Tuesday. Here’s the list of potential free agents for all four N
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Sports Columnists

  • The Sports Guy: GM-apalooza

    Mar 7
    It didn't get much attention, but Bill Simmons moderated the first-annual Atrocious GM Summit.