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Falcons face another starting O-line combo with Peter Konz out …

Falcons face another starting O-line combo with Peter Konz out for year

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 12 hours ago
This was supposed to be the season Matt Ryan got the type of protection he needed to be the elite quarterback he's capable of being. Instead, it's become a next-man-up scenario almost every week along the offensive line. The Atlanta Falcons shelved yet …
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  • Braves' makeover on offense begins with hitting coach

    Braves' makeover on offense begins with hitting coach

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    The Braves are continuing to consider Kevin Long, Dave Magadan and other candidates to fill the hitting-coach vacancy that was created when Greg Walker resigned on Sept. 30.
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  • Lions add Kellen Davis

    Lions add Kellen Davis

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Kellen Davis will continue his NFL career in London. Technically. As the Lions prepare to face the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, Detroit has added the veteran tight end to the roster. A pair of tight ends missed Sunday’s win over the Saints. Jos…
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  • GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horford

    GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horford

    dimemag.com Oct 19 (yesterday)
    Andre Drummond brought the ruckus yesterday against in Atlanta. He had 19 points and 17 rebounds in 38 minutes of action as the Pistons won 104-100. With Al Horford making his return to the court from a pectoral tear, Dre decided to re-introduced himsel…
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  • Ravens Get Defensive in 29-7 Win Over Falcons

    Ravens Get Defensive in 29-7 Win Over Falcons

    The Baltimore Ravens showed they can still win games with their defense.
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  • Ravens rolling the Falcons 20-0 to start the second half

    Ravens rolling the Falcons 20-0 to start the second half

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19 (yesterday)
    The Ravens haven’t been good, but the Falcons can’t get out of their own way. The Ravens just went up 20-0 to start the third quarter, thoroughly dominating the Falcons throughout the day. The Falcons gained just 61 yards and four first downs in the fir…
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  • Vikings down two offensive linemen, Bills lose Fred Jackson

    Vikings down two offensive linemen, Bills lose Fred Jackson

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19 (yesterday)
    Earlier this season, the Falcons were forced to use tight end Levine Toilolo as their right tackle after injuries ate up all of their depth on the offensive line. The Vikings are playing without two of their starting offensive linemen in the first quart…
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  • Week Seven early inactives

    Week Seven early inactives

    profootballtalk.com Oct 19 (yesterday)
    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. Falcons at Ravens Falcons: WR Harry Douglas Ravens: DE Chris…
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  • It's a Ryan-Flacco Reunion for Falcons vs Ravens

    It's a Ryan-Flacco Reunion for Falcons vs Ravens

    nytimes.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)
    Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan, the two best quarterbacks to come out of the 2008 draft, see more of each other on the dinner circuit than on the football field.
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  • Harry Douglas (foot) ruled out again

    Harry Douglas (foot) ruled out again

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons receiver Harry Douglas was ruled out of Sunday's game at Baltimore as he continues to recover from a deep bruise in his left foot. Douglas suffered the injury in a Week 3 win over Tampa Bay and now will miss his fo…
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  • Jimmy Butler hit a preseason game-winner, so a Bulls announcer …

    Jimmy Butler hit a preseason game-winner, so a Bulls announcer compared him to Michael Jordan (Video)

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    With 1.5 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls trailing by two, Jimmy Butler lost his defender, and Stacey King lost his mind. It's entirely acceptable to be amped up after watching Butler shed Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins (thanks, in part, to a J…
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  • Steven Jackson mindful of milestones as he nears 11,000 rushing…

    Steven Jackson mindful of milestones as he nears 11,000 rushing yards

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson would take a win over any individual accomplishment, but he is mindful of new milestones. With Jackson just 56 yards away from 11,000 rushing yards, he reflected on some of the other mar…
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  • Ravens will challenge Devin Hester, not kick away from him

    Ravens will challenge Devin Hester, not kick away from him

    profootballtalk.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    Ravens special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg says that as he prepares to face the Falcons and Devin Hester on Sunday, he’s not planning to wave the white flag of surrender and kick high and short or out of bounds to avoid giving Hester a chance to run…
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  • Falcons WR Roddy White knows he's not being Roddy White

    Falcons WR Roddy White knows he's not being Roddy White

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Roddy White didn't make any excuses. Instead, the veteran Atlanta Falcons wide receiver pointed the finger at himself. White knows he hasn't been the same player so far this season. He hasn't gotten into a rhythm. He's had some un…
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  • Webber's group making play to buy Hawks

    Webber's group making play to buy Hawks

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    A group led by Chris Webber has expressed interest in buying the Atlanta Hawks.
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  • Arthur Blank wants Antone Smith to be a Falcon for years to com…

    Arthur Blank wants Antone Smith to be a Falcon for years to come

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    Antone Smith's outstanding performance has caught the eye of the most important person in the Atlanta Falcons organization. Team owner Arthur Blank couldn't stop raving about Smith, who has a team-leading five touchdowns while averaging 51 yards per sco…
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  • Falcons vs. Ravens preview

    Falcons vs. Ravens preview

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    When the Atlanta Falcons play at the Baltimore Ravens, it will mark only the second time that the two most accomplished Class of 2008 quarterbacks go head-to-head. The Ravens' Joe Flacco has a Super Bowl ring and the most victories of any quarterback (7…
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  • Video - Falcons Lose Another Lineman 02:53

    Falcons Lose Another Lineman

    Oct 20
    Eric Allen discusses the injury to Falcons backup center Peter Konz and how difficult it is to make a replacement at that position.
  • Video - Game Balls: Atlanta at Baltimore 01:55

    Game Balls: Atlanta at Baltimore

    Oct 19
    Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley's game ball goes to pass-rusher Pernell McPhee, who forced a fumble on a sack of Matt Ryan in the red zone. Jonathan Massaquoi gets the honor from Vaughn McClure after his six tackles.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Ravens Recap 02:41

    Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Ravens Recap

    Oct 19
    Jim Basquil and Merril Hodge break down the Ravens' 29-7 win over the Falcons.
  • Video - Ravens Rout Falcons 01:30

    Ravens Rout Falcons

    Oct 19
    Joe Flacco threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns in the Ravens' 29-7 win over the Falcons.

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