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  • Pro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons …

    Pro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons in long run

    ESPN.com Updated 14 hours ago
    Pro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons in long run
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  • Falcons expect Vic Beasley to play this week

    Falcons expect Vic Beasley to play this week

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    The Falcons pulled linebacker Vic Beasley from the lineup for last week’s game against the Browns because of a shoulder injury, which brought back some bad memories from his rookie season. Beasley was bothered by a torn labrum while picking up four sack…
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  • Goldschmidt's Game-Ending HR Lifts D'backs Over Braves 9-8

    Goldschmidt's Game-Ending HR Lifts D'backs Over Braves 9-8

    nytimes.com 20 hours ago
    Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo homer in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 9-8 on Monday night.
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  • Chipper Jones calls out Atlanta Braves for bobblehead miscue

    Chipper Jones calls out Atlanta Braves for bobblehead miscue

    ESPN.com Aug 22 (yesterday)
    Chipper Jones calls out Atlanta Braves for bobblehead miscue
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  • Peterson's Homer in 10th Sends Braves Past Nationals

    Peterson's Homer in 10th Sends Braves Past Nationals

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)
    Jace Peterson didn't know if he'd be able stay in the game after catching a ball and slamming into the center-field wall in the third inning.
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  • Peterson's walk-off HR lifts Braves over Nats

    Peterson's walk-off HR lifts Braves over Nats

    MLB.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)
    The Braves rallied for a 7-6 win over the Nationals on Jace Peterson's walk-off home run in the 10th inning on Sunday at Turner Field.
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  • Braves activate Gant to bolster bullpen

    Braves activate Gant to bolster bullpen

    MLB.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)
    The Braves activated right-hander John Gant from the disabled list before Sunday's series finale against the Nationals.
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  • Scherzer collects 2 hits, settles down in win over Braves

    Scherzer collects 2 hits, settles down in win over Braves

    MLB.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)
    It looked like the Nationals were in for a long night on Saturday at Turner Field. Right-hander Max Scherzer was having early problems, while Braves rookie Tyrell Jenkins had his way with Washington.
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  • Zimmerman homers in 1st AB back from DL

    Zimmerman homers in 1st AB back from DL

    MLB.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)
    Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and catcher Jose Lobaton were activated from the 15-day disabled list before Saturday's game against the Braves, while catcher Pedro Severino and right-hander A.J. Cole were optioned to Triple A Syracuse.
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  • Braves give Swanson day off vs. Scherzer

    Braves give Swanson day off vs. Scherzer

    MLB.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)
    From his first Major League game and hit on Wednesday to his first error on Friday, this week has been full of new experiences for Dansby Swanson.
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  • Journeyman kicker Shayne Graham signs up for second stint with …

    Journeyman kicker Shayne Graham signs up for second stint with Falcons

    profootballtalk.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)
    At some point, journeyman kicker Shayne Graham should really play at least one game for the Buccaneers. Becuase he’s been through the rest of the NFC South, and is about to complete a second lap through the division. The Falcons announced they signed Gr…
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  • Zimmerman's Return Sparks Nationals to 11-9 Win Over Braves

    Zimmerman's Return Sparks Nationals to 11-9 Win Over Braves

    nytimes.com Aug 20 (4 days ago)
    Ryan Zimmerman homered among his three hits in his return from the disabled list, and the Washington Nationals used an eight-run fourth inning to take control before holding on for an 11-9 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
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  • Revere robs homer with phenomenal grab

    Revere robs homer with phenomenal grab

    MLB.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    Center fielder Ben Revere has made his share of great catches for the Nationals this season, but the one he made in Friday's 7-6 win over Braves may have topped them all.
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  • Falcons want to know if hit that injured Matt Bosher should hav…

    Falcons want to know if hit that injured Matt Bosher should have been penalized

    profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    Falcons punter Matt Bosher had to leave Thursday night’s game against the Browns in the first quarter with a chest injury suffered when he was blocked by Browns linebacker Tank Carder during a punt. Carder was not penalized on the play, but Falcons coac…
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  • Will field be suitable for Falcons-Dolphins game in Orlando?

    Will field be suitable for Falcons-Dolphins game in Orlando?

    profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    Less than three weeks removed from the cancellation of an NFL game at a venue where an NFL game is played every year, an NFL game will be played in a place where NFL games are never played: Orlando. The Falcons-Dolphins game, relocated ostensibly to com…
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  • Falcons say Vic Beasley’s shoulder injury unrelated to rookie p…

    Falcons say Vic Beasley’s shoulder injury unrelated to rookie problem

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    The Falcons didn’t get what they were hoping for from pass-rusher Vic Beasley last year, but he did play through a shoulder injury. But even though he missed last night’s game with a shoulder injury, the team said it’s not related. According to D. Orlan…
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  • Griffin Throws 2 TD Passes in Browns' 24-13 Loss to Falcons

    Griffin Throws 2 TD Passes in Browns' 24-13 Loss to Falcons

    nytimes.com Aug 19 (5 days ago)
    Robert Griffin III gave the Cleveland Browns some hope with a strong home debut.
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  • Lopez, Werth Help Nationals Beat Braves

    Lopez, Werth Help Nationals Beat Braves

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 19 (5 days ago)
    Rookie Reynaldo Lopez beat the Atlanta Braves five days ago, so he knew they would likely struggle against his fastball again.
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  • Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in midseason form with TD run vs. Br…

    Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in midseason form with TD run vs. Browns

    ESPN.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)
    Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in midseason form with TD run vs. Browns
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  • RG3 connects on another deep ball to Terrelle Pryor

    RG3 connects on another deep ball to Terrelle Pryor

    profootballtalk.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)
    There are many things Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III might struggle with. But he can still throw a nice deep ball. Griffin hit Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor for a 50-yard touchdown against the Falcons, finding the converted quarterback stre…
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  • Nationals recall right-hander Cole

    Nationals recall right-hander Cole

    MLB.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)
    Right-hander A.J. Cole was scheduled to pitch for Triple-A Syracuse on Friday night against Lehigh Valley. Instead, on Wednesday night, Cole was told to head to Atlanta and meet the Nationals for the four-game series against the Braves.
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  • Browns keeping Joe Thomas out of preseason game

    Browns keeping Joe Thomas out of preseason game

    profootballtalk.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)
    Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas missed practice this week due to a back issue, and the Browns have officially decided to hold Thomas out of their Thursday night preseason game vs. the Falcons. Not surprisingly, the Browns will sit rookie wide rec…
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  • Video - Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream' 03:05

    Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream'

    Jul 24
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure speaks with former two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Roy "Jet Stream" Green about the advice he's given to Julio Jones to improve his game and what he's learned about Jones as a person.
  • Video - Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery 01:06

    Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery

    Jul 15
    As the Atlanta Falcons begin training camp, how Matt Ryan bounces back from last year's poor showing will be one of the storylines to monitor.
  • Video - OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs 02:03

    OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs

    Jul 13
    Louis Riddick counts down his top MVPs in the league who don't play at the quarterback position.
  • Video - Is Beckham better than Julio? 02:12

    Is Beckham better than Julio?

    Jul 8
    Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley debate whether Odell Beckham should have gripes only being ranked No. 10 and behind Julio Jones on the NFL Top 100 players list.