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Josh Gordon on suspension: Lowest point was disassociation from…

Josh Gordon on suspension: Lowest point was disassociation from teammates

profootballtalk.com Updated 4 hours ago
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…
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  • Braves re-evaluate plans as Tomas signs elsewhere

    Braves re-evaluate plans as Tomas signs elsewhere

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • NBA corrects stats from Hawks-Wizards game

    NBA corrects stats from Hawks-Wizards game

    nba.com ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    The NBA has changed several numbers after a rough night for the stats crew at the game between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards.
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  • Roddy White, Harry Douglas held out of practice

    Roddy White, Harry Douglas held out of practice

    ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    FLOWERY 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…
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  • Patrick Peterson: 'I've won majority of battles' with Julio Jon…

    Patrick Peterson: 'I've won majority of battles' with Julio Jones

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    Cardinals 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…
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  • Decision day looming for Cuban star Tomas

    Decision day looming for Cuban star Tomas

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    It'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.
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  • Jamal Anderson charged with DUI in Atlanta

    Jamal Anderson charged with DUI in Atlanta

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Former 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…
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  • Falcons OC Dirk Koetter on third-down call: 'Sure, we'd change …

    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…
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  • Matt Ryan on Mike Smith: We’ve got to make him right

    Matt Ryan on Mike Smith: We’ve got to make him right

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Falcons 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…
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  • Ryan: 4-7 Falcons remain in 'driver's seat'

    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.
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  • Mike Smith: I didn’t put us in best position to win game

    Mike Smith: I didn’t put us in best position to win game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Upon 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…
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  • NFC playoff picture: Is it Carolina’s time to rally?

    NFC playoff picture: Is it Carolina’s time to rally?

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    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…
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  • NFC playoff picture: Will any of the South’s underdogs step up?

    NFC playoff picture: Will any of the South’s underdogs step up?

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Control 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…
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  • Mike Smith on loss to Browns: 'I would have done things differe…

    Mike Smith on loss to Browns: 'I would have done things differently'

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)
    We 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…
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  • Smith: Didn't put Falcons in position to win

    Smith: Didn't put Falcons in position to win

    ESPN.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.
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  • Falcons Coach Admits Mistakes in Final Minute

    Falcons Coach Admits Mistakes in Final Minute

    nytimes.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.
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  • Browns fearing bad news about Tashaun Gipson’s knee injury

    Browns fearing bad news about Tashaun Gipson’s knee injury

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Source: Rangers inquire about J. Upton trade

    Source: Rangers inquire about J. Upton trade

    ESPN.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.
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  • Josh Gordon knocks the rust off in Browns win

    Josh Gordon knocks the rust off in Browns win

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Video - Hawks Stun Wizards 01:03

    Hawks Stun Wizards

    Nov 25
    The Hawks topped the Wizards 106-102 for their second straight win.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Rookie Offensive Linemen 00:57

    Inside The Huddle: Rookie Offensive Linemen

    Nov 25
    The 2014 offensive linemen draft class is solid, with 19 drafted offensive linemen starting for their teams.
  • Video - Falcons Need Matt Ryan To Solve Cards 01:17

    Falcons Need Matt Ryan To Solve Cards

    Nov 25
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says quarterback Matt Ryan, who has thrown nine interceptions over his past two games against the Cardinals, is in for another challenge when his nemeses visit Atlanta.
  • Video - Smith: I Didn't Put Falcons In Position To Win 03:23

    Smith: I Didn't Put Falcons In Position To Win

    Nov 24
    Eric 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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