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Josh Gordon on suspension: Lowest point was disassociation from teammates
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Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon looked like he hadn’t missed a beat during his 10-game suspension during last Sunday’s game against the Falcons. Gordon caught eight passes for 120 yards to help the Browns improve to 7-4 with a 26-24 victory, but the ti…Upvote Share Tweet
Braves re-evaluate plans as Tomas signs elsewhereMLB.com 2 hours agoThe Braves were intrigued enough by Yasmany Tomas' power potential to send manager Fredi Gonzalez and hitting coach Kevin Seitzer to Tuesday's workout in the Dominican Republic. But their interest in the Cuban prospect evaporated on Wednesday evening, w…Upvote Share TweetThe NBA has changed several numbers after a rough night for the stats crew at the game between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards.Upvote Share Tweet
Roddy White, Harry Douglas held out of practiceESPN.com 5 hours agoFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. --- Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White missed Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury, coach Mike Smith said. White appeared to tweak his ankle in last Sunday's 26-24 loss to Cleveland, but he remained in the game. He also has ba…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 6 hours agoCardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson faced Falcons receiver Julio Jones in college when Peterson was at LSU and Jones at Alabama, so they have had their share of showdowns in the past. "Me and Julio, he won a couple of battles; I won a couple of b…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 7 hours agoIt's close to decision time for Yasmany Tomas, who is currently mulling offers from at least the Braves, D-backs, Padres and Giants, according to industry sources.Upvote Share Tweet
Jamal Anderson charged with DUI in Atlantaprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoFormer Falcons running back Jamal Anderson has landed in some legal hot water in Atlanta. Anderson was arrested and charged with DUI last Friday evening after an off-duty police officer found him passed out behind the wheel of his car in the travel lane…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons OC Dirk Koetter on third-down call: 'Sure, we'd change it'ESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter followed head coach Mike Smith's lead in second-guessing a critical decision in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Cleveland Browns. On third-and-2 from the Browns' 35-yard line with 55 s…Upvote Share TweetFalcons coach Mike Smith said Monday that he felt he didn’t give his team the best chance to win based on the way he handled the clock during the team’s final offensive drive in a 26-24 loss to the Browns, echoing criticism from many corners that didn’t…Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan: 4-7 Falcons remain in 'driver's seat'ESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)Matt Ryan says the Atlanta Falcons are "still in the driver's seat" despite a 4-7 record in the dreadful NFC South.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Smith: I didn’t put us in best position to win gameUpon further review, Falcons coach Mike Smith would have done things differently against the Browns on Sunday. Smith came under fire for his clock management decisions late in the 26-24 loss to Cleveland, which saw Smith call a late timeout and deep pas…Upvote Share Tweet
NFC playoff picture: Is it Carolina’s time to rally?Are we due for another lead change in the NFL’s worst division? Control of the NFC South reverted to the 4-7 Falcons after the Saints’ loss to Baltimore on Monday night. However, oddsmakers have made Atlanta a slight home underdog to 9-2 Arizona on Sund…Upvote Share TweetControl of the NFC South reverted to the 4-7 Falcons after the Saints’ loss to Baltimore on Monday night. It’s here we note the Falcons will keep the lead if all four South teams lose on Sunday. And judging from the early lines in Nevada, that’s not imp…Upvote Share TweetWe beat up Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith for his clock-management issues at the end of the London loss to the Detroit Lions a few weeks back, and some old problems re-emerged in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Browns that dropped the Falcons to 4…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)Falcons coach Mike Smith indirectly admitted he made a mistake with a late timeout in Sunday's 26-24 loss to Cleveland -- a timeout that helped set up Billy Cundiff's game-winning 37-yard field goal for the Browns.Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons Coach Admits Mistakes in Final Minutenytimes.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)In a rare admission for a coach, Atlanta's Mike Smith conceded Monday that he "didn't do the things that needed to be done to put our guys in the best position to win the game" in a bitter loss to the Cleveland Browns.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)The Browns played without defensive end Phil Taylor and linebacker Karlos Dansby on Sunday and their defense took another hit during the 26-24 victory over the Falcons when safety Tashaun Gipson was carted off with a knee injury. Gipson and cornerback J…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)The Texas Rangers have inquired about the possibility of trading for Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton, according to a source.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)Wide receiver Josh Gordon got thrown back into the fire in his first game back from a 10-game suspension on Sunday afternoon and there were ups and downs for him and quarterback Brian Hoyer on the way to a 26-24 victory over the Falcons. On the down sid…Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks Stun WizardsNov 25The Hawks topped the Wizards 106-102 for their second straight win.
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Smith: I Didn't Put Falcons In Position To WinNov 24Eric Allen discusses Falcons coach Mike Smith's admission that he made a coaching mistake in the final minute of Atlanta's loss to the Cleveland Browns.
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