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White still not healthy, but he looks it

White still not healthy, but he looks it

ESPN.com Updated Dec 1, 2013
TORONTO – The final numbers showed Roddy White catching a season-high 10 passes for a season-high 143 yards. In talking to him Sunday after the Atlanta Falcons' 34-31 overtime win over the Buffalo Bills, one would think the wide receiver was held withou…
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  • Smith not happy with lateral by Alford

    Smith not happy with lateral by Alford

    ESPN.com Dec 1, 2013
    TORONTO -- Television cameras caught a shot of Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith having an extended conversation with rookie cornerback Robert Alford after Alford lateraled a fumble recovery to Desmond Trufant. Maybe under difference circumstances, …
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  • Atlanta Falcons Show Guts in Win Over Bills

    Atlanta Falcons Show Guts in Win Over Bills

    Not Pretty, but a Win’s a Win Gonzo with a Good Game (AP) Even though the season’s long been lost, the Atlanta Falcons showed some grit and found a way to win against a very talented Buffalo Bills team. It took some big strokes of luck at the end of the…
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  • Defense finally comes up big for Falcons

    Defense finally comes up big for Falcons

    ESPN.com Dec 1, 2013
    TORONTO -- A collective sigh of relief whistled through the Atlanta Falcons locker room Sunday, and William Moore likely exhaled a little deeper than anyone else. The free safety was obviously disappointed about dropping a potential interception and pic…
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  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford shows up to Bills-Falcons game with Fred…

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford shows up to Bills-Falcons game with Fred Jackson jersey

    yahoo.com Dec 1, 2013
    The Bills must be thrilled that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is throwing his support behind the pseudo home team.Ford, who has gotten a lot of notoriety recently for his odd antics and admission that he smoked crack, showed up to the Bills' game against the F…
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  • No real surprises among Falcons' inactives

    No real surprises among Falcons' inactives

    ESPN.com Dec 1, 2013
    TORONTO -- Both tight end Tony Gonzalez and linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who were questionable for Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills coming off injuries, are active and set to start. Gonzalez has been dealing with a nagging toe injury while Weath…
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  • Live blog: Falcons at Bills

    Live blog: Falcons at Bills

    ESPN.com Dec 1, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Atlanta Falcons' visit to the Buffalo Bills. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as well as f…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Bills Recap 03:19

    Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Bills Recap

    Dec 1
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Falcons' Week 13 win over the Bills.
  • Video - Falcons postgame press conference 02:24

    Falcons postgame press conference

    Dec 1
    Falcons react following game with Bills
  • Video - Week 13: Atlanta Falcons vs. Buffalo Bills highlights 01:07

    Week 13: Atlanta Falcons vs. Buffalo Bills highlights

    Dec 1
    The Atlanta Falcons end their five-game losing streak as they defeat the Buffalo Bills 34-31 in an overtime thriller in Week 13 of NFL action.
  • Video - Falcons Snap Slide 00:44

    Falcons Snap Slide

    Dec 1
    Falcons take advantage of two late turnovers from the Bills to snap a five-game slide with a 34-31 OT win over the BIlls.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Portland's gaudy win-loss record puts them in elite -- right?

    Dec 2
    No need to X-ray the Trail Blazers' 14-3 record to see the inner workings, because the Trail Blazers are perfectly willing to explain it all for you.
  • Don Banks: Broncos looking positively Super after crucial win; more Snaps

    Dec 1
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a clarifying Week 13 in the NFL ...
  • Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman must show more trust in offense

    Dec 1
    Marc Trestman must trust his offense more for the playoffs to be in the cards.
  • Clayton: AFC playoff picture taking shape

    Dec 1
    The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.