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Atlanta Falcons Embarrassed in Arizona 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 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 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

    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 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 Oct 27, 2013
    Join our 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