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Ravens, Falcons get four compensatory picks

Ravens, Falcons get four compensatory picks

profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
Not to be lost in the discussion of the Ravens’ recent free-agent losses: they went through the same thing last offseason. In 2012, the Ravens lost offensive guard Ben Grubbs, outside linebacker Jarret Johnson and four other contributors in free agency.
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  • Atlanta council approves Falcons stadium plan

    Atlanta council approves Falcons stadium plan

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    The Atlanta City Council has voted to approve a financing plan to build a new pro football stadium in downtown Atlanta.
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  • Breaking down Steven Jackson's contract

    Breaking down Steven Jackson's contract

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    The contract free-agent running back Steve Jackson recently signed is salary-cap friendly for the Atlanta Falcons it its first year. According to contract details obtained by ESPN.com, Jackson’s first-year cap figure will be only $2.916 million. His thr
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Patriots owner Robert Kraft upset with Wes Welker's agent

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Thanks to the culture established by their tight-lipped head coach, the New England Patriots in the Bill Belichick era have been well known for their refusal to re-live the past, always choosing to focus on the future and moving ahead rather …
  • Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetings

    Mar 18
    The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: NFC West an emerging powerhouse after first week of free agenc…

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Lord, the NFC West is going to be a bear of a division in 2013.