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Abraham doesn’t close door on a return to Falcons

Abraham doesn’t close door on a return to Falcons

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 2, 2013
Cut Friday by the Falcons, defensive end John Abraham took the high road when the time came to talk about the team. Possibly because he knows he could be back. “We are going to take it day by day,” Abraham told NFL Network regarding the possibility of
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  • Martinez, Pena go deep for first time this spring

    Martinez, Pena go deep for first time this spring

    MLB.com Mar 2, 2013
    Right fielder J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer in a four-run outburst in the fourth inning that lifted the Astros to a 6-5 win over the Braves on Saturday afternoon at windswept Osceola County Stadium. Martinez and Carlos Pena hit their first spring ho…
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  • Cutting Robinson puts more focus on Grimes

    Cutting Robinson puts more focus on Grimes

    profootballtalk.com Mar 2, 2013
    Last year, the Falcons entered the season with a top-notch depth chart of cornerbacks:  Brent Grimes, Dunta Robinson, and Asante Samuel. This year, two thirds of that trio could be gone. With Robinson cut, only Samuel remains under contract.  Grimes sig
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  • With Flacco deal done, no talks yet for next wave of quarterbac…

    With Flacco deal done, no talks yet for next wave of quarterback contracts

    profootballtalk.com Mar 2, 2013
    In the past five days, new deals have been done by two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. So what about the next three who are widely presumed to be on deck? We’ve cast the net this morning and learned that there are no negotiations between Falcons qu
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  • Video - Netherlands Blanks South Korea 00:31

    Netherlands Blanks South Korea

    Mar 2
    Roger Bernadina drove in two runs to lead the Netherlands to a 5-0 victory over South Korea in the first round of the World Baseball Classic.
  • Video - Falcons' Biggest Needs 00:45

    Falcons' Biggest Needs

    Mar 2
    John Clayton thinks the Falcons could target Steven Jackson at running back and Dwight Freeney for a pass-rusher on defense.