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Atlanta Falcons Embarrassed in Arizona

Atlanta Falcons Embarrassed in Arizona

ajc.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 27, 2013
Falcons Faceplant to Cardinals There was a little hope in all Falcons fans that the unexpected could somehow happen. The Falcons would find a way to resurrect a season that has crashed into the side of the mountain. They won last week and many felt that…
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  • Jackson's contribution minimal in return

    Jackson's contribution minimal in return

    ESPN.com Oct 27, 2013
    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- It was far from the type of return Steven Jackson wanted. The Atlanta Falcons running back, sidelined since Week 2 with a hamstring injury, figured he could help bring balance to a pass-happy offense. Such wasn’t the case as Jackson r…
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  • Banged up Ryan shoulders his share of blame

    Banged up Ryan shoulders his share of blame

    ESPN.com Oct 27, 2013
    GLENDALE, Ariz. – As he hobbled around the locker room with his lower right leg heavily wrapped, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan managed to remain upbeat. He even flashed a slight smile while speaking with a team staff member. Nothing ever seems t…
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  • Rapid Reaction: Atlanta Falcons

    Rapid Reaction: Atlanta Falcons

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A few thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 27-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at the University of Phoenix Stadium. What it means: The loss dropped the Falcons to 2-5, and any optimism about making the playoffs has all but evap…
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  • Cards RB Mendenhall won't play vs. Falcons

    Cards RB Mendenhall won't play vs. Falcons

    ESPN.com Oct 27, 2013
    Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall will not play Sunday against the visiting Atlanta Falcons because of a lingering toe injury and will be replaced by rookie Andre Ellington, who will now start.
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  • Live blog: Falcons at Cardinals

    Live blog: Falcons at Cardinals

    ESPN.com Oct 27, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Atlanta Falcons' visit to the Arizona Cardinals. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as well …
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Cardinals Recap 04:22

    Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Cardinals Recap

    Oct 27
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Cardinals' Week 8 win over the Falcons.
  • Video - Ellington Shines As Cardinals Overpower Falcons 00:39

    Ellington Shines As Cardinals Overpower Falcons

    Oct 27
    Andre Ellington rushed for 154 yards and a touchdown in his first NFL start to guide the Cardinals to a 27-13 win over the Falcons.
  • Video - Week 8: Falcons vs. Cardinals highlights 01:55

    Week 8: Falcons vs. Cardinals highlights

    Oct 27
    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer throws two touchdown passes, rookie running back Andre Ellington scores on an 80-yard touchdown run and the Cardinals defense picks off Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan four times to secure a 27-13 victor…
  • Video - Falcons postgame press conference 01:31

    Falcons postgame press conference

    Oct 27
    Falcons react following game with Cardinals

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Andy Dalton, Bengals show they belong among AFC elite; more Sna…

    Oct 27
    PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 8 schedule that was full of spectacular individual performances and didn't turn out to be as non-descript as feared. ...
  • Don Banks: Revolving door at quarterback has Chip Kelly's Eagles in a tail…

    Oct 27
    PHILADELPHIA -- Some day, the Philadelphia Eagles might win another home game. But maybe not this season.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano has lost his team and fractured a …

    Oct 27
    Greg Schiano might have been able to survive an 0-7 start and irate fans. But he won't overcome the loss of his locker room.
  • Clayton's Last Call: Not featuring the run

    Oct 27
    Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.