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The Atlanta Falcons placed backup tight end Tommy Gallarda on injured reserve Tuesday with a shoulder injury suffered in last Sunday’s 31-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Gallarda appeared in all nine games for the Falcons and recorded just one catch
Share TweetAfter Sunday’s 31-27 loss to the Saints, Falcons center Todd McClure took issue with the idea that poor blocking was the sole place to point blame for the team’s lackluster showing in short yardage near the New Orleans end zone. “It is in every aspe
Falcons take no solace in the “pressure’s off” argumentUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetWhen the season’s two months old before you lose for the first time, it’s tempting to look for silver linings. But the suggestion that the pressure of talking about being undefeated is off the Falcons now is no solace after Sunday’s loss to the SainSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe abrupt decision of the Atlanta Falcons to release defensive end Ray Edwards has sparked speculation that something happened to prompt the decision. Per a league source, it was simply a numbers game. Edwards no longer was a starter. The source says …
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetIn the wake of the Week 10 news:Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetAtlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith will not address accusations that his players Sean Weatherspoon and Jonathan Babineaux deliberately interfered with the New Orleans Saints' pregame warm-up routine Sunday, a source told ESPN.Source: ESPN.com
Atlanta Falcons: ‘Not worried’ about issues after first lossUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetSurely, there are a few positives for the Falcons after their first defeat of the season. For starters, they finally are freed from having to talk about being undefeated, the possibility of finishing undefeated and the increasing public scrutiny that go…Source: ajc.com
Stock Watch: NFC SouthUpdated Nov 13, 2012 Share TweetFALLING Atlanta’s offensive line. This team is a yard away from being 9-0. But the Falcons are 8-1 because they couldn’t score when they were at the goal line late in the game. Running back Michael Turner has taken tons of criticism and it’s obviousSource: ESPN.com
White Says Falcons 'Gave' Victory To SaintsNov 13Damien Woody discusses the Saints' win over the Falcons and Roddy White's comments about the loss.
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11Nov 13The Philadelphia Eagles managed the near-impossible Sunday: They out-dumbed America's Dumbest Team, the Dallas Cowboys.
Don Banks: As proven in Week 10, concussion recognition still an inexact s…Nov 13Week 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailNov 13In the wake of the Week 10 news:
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 10Nov 13The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.