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Falcons' Matt Ryan 'hell-bent' on getting out of slump this weekShare Tweet
Reliever Jim Johnson is returning to the Atlanta Braves, agreeing to a $2.5 million, one-year contract.Share Tweet
Roddy White on QB change: “Who else we going to put in there?”profootballtalk.com Nov 30 (yesterday)Falcons owner Arthur Blank and coach Dan Quinn expressed confidence in quarterback Matt Ryan after yesterday’s latest loss. Veteran wide receiver Roddy White took a whole lot more of a pragmatic approach to the situation, when asked about the possibilit…Share Tweet
Margin for error shrinking as Falcons try to stay in postseason pictureESPN.com Nov 30 (yesterday)Margin for error shrinking as Falcons try to stay in postseason pictureShare Tweet
Quinn, Blank reiterate confidence in Matt Ryanprofootballtalk.com Nov 29 (yesterday)Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan heard some loud boos on Sunday in the Georgia Dome. He didn’t hear them from his owner after the 20-10 loss to Minnesota. “He’s absolutely the competitor that I want,” coach Dan Quinn said after the game, per Vaughn McClure…Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons are in a tricky place with quarterback Matt Ryan. Ryan isn’t bad. A lot of teams would trade their quarterback for Ryan without thinking twice. Is that list 15 teams long? Twenty? Clearly, Ryan isn’t terrible. But is he good? Ryan wa…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 29 (yesterday)On Sunday morning, Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin said on NFL Network that he’d been asked by Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and offensive coordinator Norv Turner to work during the past offseason with receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. After Sunday’s 20-1…Share TweetAdrian Peterson was still miffed about his performance the previous week.Share Tweet
Vikings-Falcons Inactivesnytimes.com Nov 29 (2 days ago)Veteran kicker Shayne Graham, signed by Atlanta on Thursday, is filling in for Matt Bryant, who will miss the game with a right quadriceps injury. Rookie Tevin Coleman is starting at running back for Devonta Freeman, still recovering from a concussion.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 29 (2 days ago)Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Vikings at Falcons Vikings: S Harrison Smith, CB Trae Waynes, QB T…Share Tweet
With 18 boards vs. Hawks, Tim Duncan adds to ageless-wonder repESPN.com Nov 28 (3 days ago)With 18 boards vs. Hawks, Tim Duncan adds to ageless-wonder repShare Tweet
Vikes safety Smith (knee) won't play vs. FalconsESPN.com Nov 28 (3 days ago)Vikes safety Smith (knee) won't play vs. FalconsShare Tweet
Anthony Castonzo won’t play against Bucsprofootballtalk.com Nov 27 (4 days ago)The Colts are 3-0 without their starting quarterback this season and they’ll try to go to 1-0 without their starting left tackle against the Buccaneers on Sunday. Anthony Castonzo has been ruled out due to the sprained MCL he suffered in last week’s win…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 27 (4 days ago)The Falcons did the expected on Friday afternoon and ruled running back Devonta Freeman out for Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Freeman has been out of practice all week with a concussion, making it no surprise that Tevin Coleman will get the start a…Share TweetThe Falcons did some pre-Black Friday shopping on Thursday and came home with a veteran kicker. The team signed Shayne Graham after a workout necessitated by a right quad injury suffered by Matt Bryant. Bryant got hurt in Wednesday’s practice and didn’t…Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons' Black Friday shopping list includes 10 bags of potatoesESPN.com Nov 26 (5 days ago)Atlanta Falcons' Black Friday shopping list includes 10 bags of potatoesShare TweetMLB.com Nov 26 (5 days ago)After spending his first six seasons with the D-backs, Justin Upton could now be on his way to playing for his third team in three years, after spending the past two seasons with the Braves and Padres, respectively. Here's a look at five stats from Upto…Share TweetESPN.com Nov 26 (5 days ago)Falcons' Justin Durant on Adrian Peterson: 'Not a normal human being'Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 26 (6 days ago)NBA referees do not like to have their personal space invaded by coaches and players. That became perfectly obvious earlier this week, when the National Basketball Referee's Association criticized the NBA for punishing Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Bude…Share Tweet
Stugotz's Weekly Game NotesNov 30Jon "Stugotz" Weiner shares his weekly game notes of observations he had over the weekend, including if he believes Les Miles should leave LSU.
Stephen A.: Ryan not as big time as I thought he wasNov 30First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless share their thoughts on the Falcons and the recent drop in production from QB Matt Ryan.
No debate about this Minnesota VikingNov 29Cary Chow and Field Yates break down the Vikings' 20-10 win over the Falcons.
Quinn stands behind RyanNov 29Falcons coach Dan Quinn explains how he's still behind his quarterback, even though Matt Ryan threw an interception in the red zone. QB Matt Ryan explains how he has to play better, "in terms of decision-making."
NBA: Why Kobe Bryant was so important to the NBANov 29Kobe was the bridge from the Jordan era to the likes of LeBron, Durant and Curry, imparting the lessons of His Airness to the next generation of stars.
ESPN NowNov 29J.A. Adande said of Kobe Bryant's retirement announcement: "It's strange to see Kobe succumb to the inevitable. He's always been so resistant, so relu...
Los Angeles briefing -- Kobe Bryant giving the Lakers an easy out, preview…Nov 27Here's a quick look at what's trending today on ESPNLosAngeles.com ...
Adande: Kobe Bryant is giving the Lakers an easy outNov 27As the Los Angeles Lakers consider whether to bring Kobe Bryant back, his declining play has basically made their decision for them.