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Hawks stay hot with ninth win in last 10 games

Hawks stay hot with ninth win in last 10 games

ESPN.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Josh Smith had 24 points, Lou Williams scored 18 of his 21 in the second half, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-83 on Saturday night.
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  • NFC South programming notes

    NFC South programming notes

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- I’m about to make the trek to Charlotte, where I’ll be covering Sunday’s game between the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers. Join us Sunday morning for the lists of inactives from the Falcons-Panthers game and the
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Conversation with fullback Mike Cox

    Atlanta Falcons: Conversation with fullback Mike Cox

    ajc.com Dec 8, 2012
    Atlanta 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) Each week…
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  • Rich McKay discusses the challenge flag rule

    Rich McKay discusses the challenge flag rule

    ajc.com Dec 8, 2012
    Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay and general manager Thomas Dimitroff in a file photo. (D. Orlando Ledbetter/AJC)By MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons coach Mike Smith and Lions coach Jim Schwartz should have known they would be penalized b
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Keith Armstrong checks in possible kickoff cha…

    Atlanta Falcons: Keith Armstrong checks in possible kickoff changes

    ajc.com Dec 8, 2012
    Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong units were ranked second in the league last season by FootballOutsiders.com Curtis Compton, FLOWERY BRANCH - An NFL rule change that would end kickoffs would be heavily scrutinized and studied by Falcons
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  • Atlanta Falcons: Jacquizz Rodgers ready for his share of the lo…

    Atlanta Falcons: Jacquizz Rodgers ready for his share of the load

    ajc.com Dec 8, 2012
    FLOWERY BRANCH - Jacquizz Rodgers probably is the quietest Falcon. “He doesn’t say anything,” offensive tackle Tyson Clabo said. On game days, he’s one of the best dressed, too. He’s, of course, at 5-foot-6, the shortest. But based on the way
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  • GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Falcons at Panthers at 1 p.m. Sunday

    GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Falcons at Panthers at 1 p.m. Sunday

    ajc.com Dec 8, 2012
    QB corner: Matt Ryan on the Panthers Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan pulled off some of his trademark late-game heroics in the previous meeting with the Panthers. Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan (2) throws a pass against the Carolina Panthers during the third …
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  • Video - Hawks Fly By Grizzlies 01:01

    Hawks Fly By Grizzlies

    Dec 8
    Hawks hand the Grizzlies just their second-home loss of the season, 93-83.