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By CARROLL ROGERS FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter withdrew from consideration for NFL head coaching vacancies and signed on for another season with the Falcons. Falcons coach Mike Smith said Koetter informed him of his decisiUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 2, 2013The two Falcons assistants planning to interview for the Eagles’ head-coaching vacancy will not have to travel to Philadelphia. Instead, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, President Don Smolenski and General Manager Howie Roseman are currently aboard a flightUpvote Share Tweet
Hawks' Drew, Clippers' Del Negro named Coaches of the Monthnba.com Jan 2, 2013NEW YORK -- The Atlanta Hawks' Larry Drew and the Los Angeles Clippers' Vinny Del Negro today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.Upvote Share Tweet
Injury report: Robinson plans to be ready for playoff gameajc.com Jan 2, 2013By CARROLL ROGERS FLOWERY BRANCH - Cornerback Dunta Robinson is in the league’s concussion protocol after taking a blow to the head Sunday against Tampa, but he was encouraged Wednesday by his progress and thinks he’ll be back by the Jan. 13 playoffUpvote Share Tweetajc.com Jan 2, 2013Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White ran for a 39-yard touchdown during the second quarter against Detroit on a screen pass. (Duane Burleson/Associated Press) By MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM FLOWERY BRANCH - After 16 regular-season games it’s clear the FalUpvote Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Dirk Koetter ContractJan 2NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas thinks the Falcons avoided a major distraction by signing offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter to a contract extension
DeCoud singing Falcons way to the playoffsJan 2Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud talks about his singing skills, missing a tackle on Doug Martin on his touchdown in Week 17, along with what pressures comes with winning in the playoffs.
Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…Jan 2Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.