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On Thursday, PFT reported that the outlook for tight end Rob Gronkowski playing in Week Four against the Falcons was not optimistic. A report out of New England on Friday is more optimistic about both the tight end’s chances of playing for the first tim…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons running back Steven Jackson wants to get back as quickly as possible, but he isn’t going to rush himself. In a personal blog titled “Pain, but no Panic,” Jackson said he has to be patient as he comes back from the hamstring strain that is expect…Upvote Share Tweet
Roddy White still isn’t where he wants to be, but will play Sundayprofootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013When Falcons wide receiver Roddy White initially hurt his ankle in August, the Falcons said that he had not suffered the dreaded high ankle sprain that has kept many a player from being in the lineup. White later admitted that it was that type of injury…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 27, 2013ATLANTA -- There are $100 million reasons why Matt Ryan should be talked about among the NFL’s elite quarterbacks. One thing the Atlanta Falcons quarterback doesn’t have that his Sunday-night counterpart possesses is a Super Bowl ring. Ryan's showdown w…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 27, 2013METAIRIE, La. -- Cornerback Brent Grimes is new to the Miami Dolphins -- a key offseason addition who has helped the Dolphins to their 3-0 start. But he’s a familiar foe to the New Orleans Saints. Grimes was an annual nemesis for them when he played for…Upvote Share Tweet
Friday morning one-linersprofootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013The Bills will continue to exercise caution with OL Doug Legursky. Nathan Sturgis, the brother of Dolphins K Caleb Sturgis, is having a strong season in MLS. The Patriots have several connections to the Falcons. The Jets believe they are a better team t…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 27, 2013Arizona has a veteran quarterback, Carson Palmer, to get the ball to wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. Tampa Bay has a revamped secondary that should hamper the Cardinals’ passing attack.Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': New England Patriots vs. Atlanta FalconsSep 27NFL Media's Shaun O'Hara breaks down how the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line will be a key factor in their Week 4 matchup against the New England Patriots.
Music City Makeover, or Music City Mirage?Sep 27A year after posting a 74.0 QB rating, Jake Locker is passing at a 89.8 clip so far this season. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Feeling pretty good about Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker’s development? You should. Among the quarterbacks drafted to pilot fr…
Chadiha: Have 49ers found themselves?Sep 27Against the Rams, the 49ers remembered what made them a contender in the first place, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Bill Simmons offers praise for Rush and makes Week 4 picksSep 27The Sports Guy reflects on the lost power of sports movies with Ron Howard's latest, then makes Week 4 picks.