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Left tackle Sam Baker has agreed to terms on a contract that will keep him with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a team official.Share TweetIt’s a crazy, upside-down, topsy-turvy day in the NFL. And so some things are going to fall through the cracks. Which is what happened earlier today, when a report emerged from D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Grimes has aShare TweetMLB.com Mar 12, 2013Less than a year removed from his career at the University of Georgia, Alex Wood has spent the past couple of weeks impressing some of the Braves pitchers that he and many of his college friends grew up idolizing.Share Tweet
Teheran dazzles with five no-hit frames vs. CardsMLB.com Mar 12, 2013Julio Teheran pitched five no-hit innings, bolstering his bid for the fifth spot in the Braves' starting rotation, as Atlanta beat the Cardinals, 12-3, at Champion Stadium on Tuesday.Share TweetTony Gonzalez, who said multiple times he was 95 percent sure he would retire after last season, showed that numbers don’t always tell the whole story Tuesday when he said he was returning to the Atlanta Falcons next season. But I still trust numbers, eShare Tweet
Breaking down William Moore's dealI just got a look at the official numbers of the contract safety William Moore recently signed with the Atlanta Falcons. The five-year deal averages $5.913 million per season and $14 million of the deal is guaranteed. Moore received an $8.25 million sig…Share Tweet
He's not 'Gonzo' after allIn perhaps the biggest non-surprise of the offseason, tight end Tony Gonzalez reportedly has informed the Atlanta Falcons he wants to return for (at least) one more season. You could see that one coming from a mile away. Actually, I saw it coming since …Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 12, 2013Some have forgiven Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick for his involvement in a dogfighting ring from 2002 through 2007. Others have clearly not. The former Atlanta Falcons star served almost two years in prison for the subsequent charges, and …Share Tweet
Free agency needs by the numbersTo celebrate the start of free agency, the good people at ESPN Stats & Information sent out some numbers that might show what each NFC South team needs to work on this offseason. Let’s take a team-by-team look: ATLANTA FALCONS If Tony Gonzalez decides tShare Tweet
Heat Win 19th StraightMar 12The Heat able to roll past the Hawks despite LeBron James hitting on just 3 of 11 shots.
NFL32OT: Free Agency Starts Off With A BangMar 12Episode 287: Running back Ahmad Bradshaw discusses his injury and getting back on the field and reflects on his career the Giants. The NFL32 crew break down some the big moves that stood out as free agency began.
Importance of Gonzalez's returnMar 12Brian Billick joins NFL Total Access to discuss tight end Tony Gonzalez's return and what it means for the Atlanta Falcons in 2013.
What will return of Gonzalez mean to Falcons?Mar 12Brian Billick joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss tight end Tony Gonzalez's return and what it means for the Atlanta Falcons in 2013.