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Share TweetBy Rick Stroud, Times Staff Writer Thursday, November 22, 2012 TAMPA - Despite having the league's fourth-best scoring offense, a four-game win streak - and five victories in their past six - playing a division rival with the best record in the NFCSource: tampabay.comShare TweetReceiver Julio Jones was limited in his return to practice Thursday for the Atlanta Falcons.
Atlanta Falcons: Veteran safety Chris Hope helping out on special teamsUpdated Nov 22, 2012 Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH - Veteran safety Chris Hope, a former Pro Bowler, is the leading special-teams tackler with nine. “After being a starter for 10 years of my 11 years, it’s hard to be patient and sit back and just wait for an opportunity to contributeSource: ajc.com
Atlanta Falcons: Kroy Biermann served as emergency linebackerUpdated Nov 22, 2012 Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH - With Sean Weatherspoon out for the past three games, defensive end Kroy Biermann was the emergency linebacker. “We only had four active linebackers on our roster,” Smith said. “Two injuries would have put us in a position where KrSource: ajc.com