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Notebook: Offensive line struggled until the very end

Notebook: Offensive line struggled until the very end

ajc.com Updated Sep 30, 2012
Atlanta Falcons defenders Ray Edwards (clockwise from upper left), William Moore, Akeem Dent and Stephen Nicholas gang tackle Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert during second half action at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday , Sept. 30, 2012. CU…
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Turner flashes his pass-catching ability

    Atlanta Falcons: Turner flashes his pass-catching ability

    ajc.com Sep 30, 2012
    Falcons running back Michael Turner breaks free for a first down past Carolina Panthers James Anderson, right, and Captain Munnerlyn during the first half at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday , Sept. 30, 2012 With the offense needing a jumpstart and…
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  • Tom Brady Says "Fuck You, Bitches" And The Bengals Wi…

    Tom Brady Says "Fuck You, Bitches" And The Bengals Win Gangnam Style: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Sep 30, 2012
    This is where we'll be stashing the best GIFs from Week 4-from Percy Harvin returning a kickoff for the first touchdown of the day to, in all likelihood, Michael Vick breaking a rib. The day is done, except for the Eagles and Giants, so let's take a loo
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  • With Matt Ryan, Falcons always have a shot

    With Matt Ryan, Falcons always have a shot

    ATLANTA — Maybe it’s the wrong NFC South quarterback that’s been doing the Superman pose. Maybe it should be Atlanta’s Matt Ryan, and not Carolina’s Cam Newton, pretending to open his jersey to expose a Superman uniform every time he does someth
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  • Roddy White and Julio Jones better duo than Victor Cruz and Hak…

    Roddy White and Julio Jones better duo than Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks?

    ajc.com Sep 30, 2012
    The Falcons segment on NFL Network’s Gameday featured an outspoken wide receiver with a proven track record of leading his team to greatness. Roddy White was part of it, too. Michael Irvin, Hall of Fame playmaker, visited Flowery Branch last week and in
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  • Chargers move to 3-1, accept generous gift from Chiefs

    Chargers move to 3-1, accept generous gift from Chiefs

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2012
    Home field is no advantage for the Chiefs. They’ve now been outscored 77-44 at Arrowhead Stadium in a pair of games, after Sunday’s 37-20 loss to the Chargers. The Chiefs lost 40-24 to the Falcons in the opener, and their only win was on the road aga
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  • Thomas DeCoud pulls off Meow Game during Sportscenter interview…

    Thomas DeCoud pulls off Meow Game during Sportscenter interview (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Sep 30, 2012
    Fans of the movie "Super Troopers" will recognize what Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud did in this interview with ESPN's "Sportscenter." He played the meow game, and tried to insert the word "meow" as often as he could…
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  • Falcons, Panthers in old school shootout

    Falcons, Panthers in old school shootout

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2012
    The Panthers still can’t stop the run, but the Falcons aren’t stopping theirs either. The same Michael Turner that looked like an old man the first three weeks looks young again, with 123 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown (coming on a 60-yard pass)
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  • Halftime thoughts on Panthers-Falcons

    Halftime thoughts on Panthers-Falcons

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    ATLANTA -- Some quick observations as the Atlanta Falcons lead the Carolina Panthers, 17-14, at halftime at the Georgia Dome: The Falcons had their streak of scoring on their first possession in each game this season snapped. Carolina’s defense forced a
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  • Week Four early inactives

    Week Four early inactives

    Every week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Panthers at Falcons Panthers: QB Jimmy Clausen, WR Joe Adam
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Panthers-Falcons Recap 01:12

    Sunday Blitz: Panthers-Falcons Recap

    Sep 30
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Falcons rallying late to pull off the 30-28 win over the Panthers.
  • Video - Falcons Rally To Remain Unbeaten 00:34

    Falcons Rally To Remain Unbeaten

    Sep 30
    Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes in the Falcons 30-28 win over the Panthers.
  • Video - Panthers vs. Falcons highlights 04:04

    Panthers vs. Falcons highlights

    Sep 30
    Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant's late field goal gives Atlanta a 30-28 victory over the Carolina Panthers.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's game-winning drive vs. Carolina Panthers 00:54

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's game-winning drive vs. Carolina Panthers

    Sep 30
    Matt Ryan works the Atlanta Falcons into field-goal range from his own 1-yard line with under a minute remaining in Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.

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