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Rumor roundup: Rangers asking about J. Upton

Rumor roundup: Rangers asking about J. Upton

MLB.com Updated 6 hours ago
Because the Braves dealt Jason Heyward to the Cardinals this offseason, there has been talk that Atlanta also might consider parting ways with fellow outfielder Justin Upton. As the Hot Stove season continues to heat up, multiple reports Sunday said the…
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  • Desmond Trufant competes with Josh Gordon, but defense doesn't …

    Desmond Trufant competes with Josh Gordon, but defense doesn't finish

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    ATLANTA -- The passion was evident in Desmond Trufant's tone as his lip quivered with every response. One could tell how much the Atlanta Falcons cornerback wanted this one; how badly he wanted to make a difference on defense. Trufant had the undesirabl…
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  • Falcons foiled as offense falters late in fourth quarter

    Falcons foiled as offense falters late in fourth quarter

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    ATLANTA -- Roddy White thought victory was in hand. He truly did. With 4 minutes, 59 seconds left in regulation on Sunday and his Atlanta Falcons trailing the Cleveland Browns 23-21, White figured the momentum had just turned in the Falcons' favor. He w…
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  • Cundiff Field Goal Leads Browns Past Falcons 26-24

    Cundiff Field Goal Leads Browns Past Falcons 26-24

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    After being suspended for Cleveland's first 10 games, Josh Gordon had no trouble remembering how to play the game.
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  • Hoyer shakes off INTs, rallies Browns to win

    Hoyer shakes off INTs, rallies Browns to win

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    Brian Hoyer shook off three interceptions, leading the Cleveland Browns down the field in the final minute to set up Billy Cundiff's 37-yard field goal as time expired for a 26-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
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  • Tashaun Gipson carted off after collision with Joe Haden

    Tashaun Gipson carted off after collision with Joe Haden

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    The Browns are clinging to a lead in the fourth quarter against the Falcons and they’ll need to protect it for the final 9:31 without safety Tashaun Gipson. Gipson and cornerback Joe Haden collided with each other while trying to make a play on a pass t…
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  • Rapid Reaction: Atlanta Falcons

    Rapid Reaction: Atlanta Falcons

    ATLANTA -- A few thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 26-24 loss to the Cleveland Browns at the Georgia Dome. What it means: The Falcons dropped to 4-7 and lost their hold on the top spot in the NFC South, although they could get it right back with a loss b…
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  • Week 12 early inactives

    Week 12 early inactives

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    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. Browns at Falcons Browns: TE Jordan Cameron, WR Marlon Moore…
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  • Source: Browns' Gordon to get 20-30 plays

    Source: Browns' Gordon to get 20-30 plays

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon -- returning from a 10-game suspension for failing a league drug test -- will line up for 20 to 30 plays against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
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  • Falcons to honor member of Tuskegee Airmen on Sunday

    Falcons to honor member of Tuskegee Airmen on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 22 (yesterday)
    The Falcons will honor a living member of the Tuskegee Airmen during Sunday’s game vs. Cleveland. According to the club’s website, the Falcons will recognize 98-year-old Edward Johnson, a sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.…
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  • Rumor roundup: Padres, Braves eyeing Tomas

    Rumor roundup: Padres, Braves eyeing Tomas

    MLB.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    The Padres were not the only club to emerge on Friday as a frontrunner to sign Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas, as the Braves have joined the mix. Here's a recap of the major Hot Stove stories of the day.
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  • Roman Harper fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness

    Roman Harper fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    Panthers safety Roman Harper has drawn a $8,268 fine from the NFL for an unnecessary roughness penalty in Sunday’s loss to Atlanta, the league confirmed to PFT on Friday. Harper was flagged for unnecessary roughness after tackling Falcons wide receiver …
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  • Column: NFL Should Realign After NFC South Debacle

    Column: NFL Should Realign After NFC South Debacle

    nytimes.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.
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  • Eight Falcons probable for matchup with Browns

    Eight Falcons probable for matchup with Browns

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    Wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Steven Jackson are among the eight Atlanta Falcons probable for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Jones missed two days of practice with what was called an illness. He declared himself fully healthy a…
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  • Falcons activate WR Drew Davis from PUP list

    Falcons activate WR Drew Davis from PUP list

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    The Atlanta Falcons made an expected roster move Friday by activating wide receiver Drew Davis from the physically unable to perform list following offseason foot surgery. To make room for Davis, the Falcons waived wide receiver Freddie Martino. Davis w…
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  • Steven Jackson, Julio Jones practicing Friday

    Steven Jackson, Julio Jones practicing Friday

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    Two of the Falcons’ key skill-position players returned to the practice field Friday. Wide receiver Julio Jones and tailback Steven Jackson were both spotted at the club’s Friday workout, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reported. The Falcons’ leading receive…
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  • Falcons rookie Devonta Freeman poised for more touches

    Falcons rookie Devonta Freeman poised for more touches

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    Maybe it was a preview of things to come for Devonta Freeman. In the third quarter of last Sunday’s 19-17 win at Carolina, the Atlanta Falcons rookie running back took a handoff, exploded a few steps up the middle, then made a quick cut left while follo…
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  • Falcons sign James Anderson

    Falcons sign James Anderson

    profootballtalk.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Falcons placed running back Antone Smith on injured reserve earlier this week, but they didn’t fill his roster spot with another running back. They announced Thursday that they have signed linebacker James Anderson, who was a member of the Titans un…
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  • Falcons' White: UAB program worth saving

    Falcons' White: UAB program worth saving

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (4 days ago)
    Falcons wide receiver Roddy White joins the fight to save football at UAB, his alma mater.
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  • Falcons vs. Browns preview

    Falcons vs. Browns preview

    ESPN.com Nov 20 (4 days ago)
    When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta TV: CBS The Atlanta Falcons play at home for the first time since Oct. 12 and bring with them a two-game winning streak. But they've dropped their only two games against AFC North teams: road losses a…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Browns-Falcons Recap 02:13

    Sunday Blitz: Browns-Falcons Recap

    Nov 23
    Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Browns' 26-24 win over the Falcons.
  • Video - Gordon: Never Quit 01:00

    Gordon: Never Quit

    Nov 23
    Browns WR Josh Gordon discusses his return to the feild after serving a 10-game suspension for violating the NFL substance abuse policy.
  • Video - Game Balls: Cleveland at Atlanta 01:20

    Game Balls: Cleveland at Atlanta

    Nov 23
    Browns reporter Pat McManamon's game ball goes to Billy Cundiff, who stood calm converting his 37-yard game-winning field goal. Falcons corner Desmond Trufant gets the honor from Vaughn McClure after making an incredible interception in the end zone.
  • Video - Browns Win On Last-Second Field Goal 01:00

    Browns Win On Last-Second Field Goal

    Nov 23
    Cleveland overcame three Brian Hoyer interceptions to have Billy Cundiff kick a 37-yard game-winning field goal at the buzzer as the Browns beat the Falcons 26-24.

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