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Sebastian Vollmer misses second straight day of practice

Sebastian Vollmer misses second straight day of practice

profootballtalk.com Updated Sep 26, 2013
The injury watch in New England has been centered on tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receiver Danny Amendola, but another member of the starting offense may be at risk of missing Week Four’s game with the Falcons as well. The Patriots announced that r…
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  • Gonzalez won't lobby for more touches

    Gonzalez won't lobby for more touches

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2013
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- At one point during his tenure with the Kansas City Chiefs, Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez griped about his lack of touches. He didn’t pull a teammate aside. He didn’t ask to meet one-on-one with a coach. Instead, Gonzalez used a…
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  • White, Baker return to Falcons practice

    White, Baker return to Falcons practice

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2013
    FLOWERY BRANCH, GA. -- Wide receiver Roddy White, still recovering from a high-ankle sprain, and tackle Sam Baker, who missed the last game with a knee/foot injury, both returned to practice Thursday but were limited. White and Baker were held out of We…
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  • Falcons preparing for Rob Gronkowski

    Falcons preparing for Rob Gronkowski

    ESPN.com Sep 26, 2013
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons had a few hiccups covering tight ends last week in Miami. Just imagine what type of issues one of the league’s elite tight ends could cause against a defense trying to find its rhythm. Fortunately for the Falco…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: NE-ATL 00:44

    Countdown Daily Prediction: NE-ATL

    Sep 26
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for New England at Atlanta.
  • Video - Preview: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons 02:51

    Preview: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons

    Sep 26
    NFL Films previews the Week 4 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Patriots at Falcons 00:57

    Inside Edge: Patriots at Falcons

    Sep 26
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make your pick for New England at Atlanta.

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