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After a summer of moves, Atlanta is off to a surprising start, writes Brian Windhorst.
Atlanta Falcons: Ex-Chief Mike Cox was friend of Belcher, coping with eventsUpdated Dec 4, 2012 Share TweetAtlanta Falcons running back Mike Cox comes off the field after cutting his nose during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton) FLOWERY B…Source: ajc.com
Braves on the lookout for outfielder, bat off benchUpdated Dec 4, 2012 Share TweetWhile the baseball world continues to wonder where free-agent outfielders Josh Hamilton and Michael Bourn might land, the Braves feel even better about the fact that they signed their new center fielder, B.J. Upton, before arriving for this year's Winte…Source: MLB.com
Depth Chart: Falcons could be at full strength for CarolinaUpdated Dec 4, 2012 Share Tweet081612 ATLANTA: Falcons defensive tackle Peria Jerry puts pressure on Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Thursday, August 16, 2012. CURTIS COMPTON / FLOWERY BRANCH - Defensive tackle Peria Jerry, who missed the last two gaSource: ajc.comShare TweetTom Brady is in the midst of one of the great seasons any quarterback has ever produced -- yet again.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetLet's take a look at some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS After playing a Thursday night game, the Falcons altered their schedule. Coach Mike Smith gave the players the weekend and Monday off before returning to practice Tuesday.…Share TweetLong before the Falcons scrambled Drew Brees and the Saints last Thursday night, someone at the Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport threw a little hot sauce on the Atlanta-New Orleans rivalry by egging the Saints' bus. Most of the Saints looked on the …
Bucs, Falcons make most of injuriesUpdated Dec 4, 2012 Share TweetWhen a team’s season goes bad, one common response is to point to injuries. Sometimes that holds merit and sometimes it doesn’t. We don’t have to look any further than the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers to see that. At least at the momenShare TweetLANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…Source: CNNSI.com
TrueHoop TV: SpecialistsDec 4Amin Elhassan on some of the best specialists in the NBA today, including Tony Allen and Omer Asik.
TrueHoop TV: With Jeff TeagueDec 4Kevin Arnovitz chats with Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague about the Hawks' surprising start, Teague's increased production and Teague's sneaker obsession.
Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…Dec 4Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012Dec 4Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…