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Falcons release unproductive lineman Edwards

Falcons release unproductive lineman Edwards

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Ray Edwards was supposed to give the Atlanta Falcons a fearsome pass rush.
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  • Falcons line doesn’t want all the blame for run game

    Falcons line doesn’t want all the blame for run game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    When faced with situations you think they’re built to convert, the Falcons haven’t. But those involved don’t want to draw a line connecting the short-yardage run game failures against the Giants in last year’s playoffs to yesterday’s inability t
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Todd McClure on struggling run game: ‘More to …

    Atlanta Falcons: Todd McClure on struggling run game: ‘More to it than five guys up front’

    ajc.com Nov 12, 2012
    By Michael Cunningham FLOWERY BRANCH—Falcons center Todd McClure doesn’t want to hear about how Atlanta’s failure to convert short runs for first downs against the Saints yesterday paralleled their inability to do the same in the 2012 playoffs again
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  • Roddy White plays the “we beat ourselves” card

    Roddy White plays the “we beat ourselves” card

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    Saints linebacker Scott Shanle felt that the Falcons were “classless” before the start of Sunday’s game. We imagine he holds an equally dim view of what Falcons wide receiver Roddy White had to say after the game came to an end. White, who spent the
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  • White says Falcons 'gave' victory to Saints

    White says Falcons 'gave' victory to Saints

    Roddy White and the Atlanta Falcons came up just short in their bid to stay unbeaten, but the receiver wasn't about to give the rival Saints too much credit after New Orleans pulled out a dramatic 31-27 upset of his team.
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  • Falcons playtime percentage chart vs. Saints

    Falcons playtime percentage chart vs. Saints

    ajc.com Nov 12, 2012
    Atlanta Falcons Playtime Percentage vs. New Orleans (Percent of playtime per player on offense, defense and special teams) Player     Offense   Special Teams T Clabo T 73 100% 5 17% J Blalock G 73 100% 5 17% S Baker T 73 100% 5 17% P Konz G 73 100% 5
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  • Shanle says Falcons were “classless” before game

    Shanle says Falcons were “classless” before game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    The Falcons-Saints rivalry hasn’t been much of a rivalry lately, because the Falcons haven’t been doing much winning when they play the Saints.  As it turns out, Atlanta’s latest loss to their NFC South rivals was fueled by Falcons’ antics coming
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  • Video - 'The Coaches Show': Did Atlanta Falcons mismanage final goal line series? 01:35

    'The Coaches Show': Did Atlanta Falcons mismanage final goal line series?

    Nov 12
    Brian Billick and Dennis Green break down the final two minutes of Sunday's game between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints.
  • Video - GameDay: Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints highlights 04:32

    GameDay: Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints highlights

    Nov 12
    The New Orleans Saints withstand a career-high 411 passing yards from Matt Ryan to hand the Atlanta Falcons their first loss of the season, 31-27.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons running game lets them down 01:51

    Atlanta Falcons running game lets them down

    Nov 12
    Why did the Atlanta Falcons lose their first game of the season? Our analysts explain why RB Michael Turner is not producing and it might be time for Turner to lose his job.

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    Nov 12
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  • Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    Nov 12
    CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…