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nba.com Apr 1, 2013Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving did not play Monday night against Atlanta, part of a recovery plan that will have the All-Star sitting every other game for now.Upvote Share TweetTime for a run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS In this Insider post, Matt Williamson has his grades for how teams have fared in free agency so far. He gives the Falcons the highest grade in the NFC South. No argument…Upvote Share TweetIt may be April, but the NFC South’s best rivalry is in midseason form. The New Orleans Saints just announced quarterback Luke McCown has signed with them after spending last season with the Atlanta Falcons. Presumably, the Falcons wanted to keep McCownUpvote Share TweetThe deal defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed with the Atlanta Falcons last week is salary-cap friendly. I just got a look at the official numbers on the two-year deal that’s worth $8.5 million. Umenyiora will cost the Falcons $3.75 million against this yUpvote Share Tweet
Atlanta's needs are very narrowWhile it seems like just about every NFL team will be using what’s left of free agency and the NFL draft to address multiple needs, the Atlanta Falcons are in a very unique position. At least on paper, they only have one hole on their roster. That’s aUpvote Share Tweet
Tyson Chandler's ReturnApr 1NBA Tonight's Chris Mullin on the expected return of Knicks C Tyson Chandler against the Heat Tuesday.
Freeman Powers Braves Over PhilliesApr 1Freddie Freeman had three hits and drove in three in the Braves' 7-5 win over the Phillies.