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Injury report: Asante Samuel, Peria Jerry ailing

Injury report: Asante Samuel, Peria Jerry ailing

ajc.com Updated Nov 26, 2012
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) celebrates with cornerback Asante Samuel (22) after defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-23 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco) FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons c
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  • Tampa Bay Bucs don't second-guess late-game clock management

    Tampa Bay Bucs don't second-guess late-game clock management

    By Stephen F. Holder, Times Staff Writer Monday, November 26, 2012 TAMPA - In a game as close as Sunday's one-point Falcons win over the Bucs, every decision is open to second-guessing.Still, Bucs coach Greg Schiano thought his team properly managed the
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  • Falcons playing time percentage chart vs. Buccaneers

    Falcons playing time percentage chart vs. Buccaneers

    ajc.com falconsgab.com Nov 26, 2012
    Atlanta Falcons Playtime Percentage vs. Buccaneers (Percent of playtime per player on offense, defense and special teams) PLAYER                        OFFENSE               SPECIAL TEAMS T Clabo T             
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  • Hayward: Tackling "our No. 1 problem" against Falcons

    Hayward: Tackling "our No. 1 problem" against Falcons

    tampabay.com Nov 26, 2012
    Buccaneers linebacker Adam Hayward said there was a "nasty" feeling in the Bucs lockeroom, and all around One Buc Place, Monday due to the missed opportunity they felt they let slip away in a 24-23 loss to the Falcons. And Hayward believes one…
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  • Barth moves on quickly from missed field goal

    Barth moves on quickly from missed field goal

    tampabay.com Nov 26, 2012
    Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth was definitely disappointed he missed the potential go-ahead 56-yard-field goal with about three minutes left Sunday in a 24-23 loss to the Falcons. But Barth didn't lose sleep over it. It's that type of short memory and p…
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  • Saints hope to have Zach Strief back

    Saints hope to have Zach Strief back

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    The New Orleans Saints could have their fourth starting right tackle Thursday night when they play the Atlanta Falcons. Interim coach Joe Vitt just told the New Orleans media that rookie Bryce Harris, who started in Sunday’s loss to San Francisco and le
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  • Statistical superlatives on the Falcons

    Statistical superlatives on the Falcons

    ESPN.com Nov 26, 2012
    The Atlanta Falcons were the only NFC South team to win Sunday, so that means they’re going to be the only team to get a list of statistical superlatives. With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons' media relations department, let’s
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  • Don Banks: Giants serve notice to league with pressure-packed w…

    Don Banks: Giants serve notice to league with pressure-packed win over Packers

    CNNSI.com Nov 26, 2012
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sometimes I think Tom Coughlin's Giants team should come with a disclaimer label attached: "For best results, apply pressure.''
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  • Video - Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner: We're more determined this year 03:08

    Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner: We're more determined this year

    Nov 26
    Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner joins "Around the League" to discuss the big difference between last year and this year for the Falcons as well as playoff expectations.
  • Video - Are Atlanta Falcons ready to take next step? 00:56

    Are Atlanta Falcons ready to take next step?

    Nov 26
    After major disappointments the past two postseasons, are the Atlanta Falcons ready to translate regular season success into playoff dominance?
  • Video - Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 12 04:02

    Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 12

    Nov 26
    Antonio Pierce answers your facebook questions
  • Video - Are Falcons NFC's Best Team? 01:35

    Are Falcons NFC's Best Team?

    Nov 26
    Ron Jaworski and Merril Hoge discuss who is the best team in the NFC.

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  • Peter King: As we hit home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC playoff chase

    Nov 26
    Prelude to a diss: In the last 52 weeks, the Packers have met the Giants three times. Green Bay has allowed 35, 37 and 38 points, and an average of 419 yards a game, and nine Eli Manning touchdown passes. Time for defensive coordinator Dom Capers to fig…
  • Don Banks: Giants serve notice to league with pressure-packed win over Pac…

    Nov 26
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sometimes I think Tom Coughlin's Giants team should come with a disclaimer label attached: "For best results, apply pressure.''