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profootballtalk.com Updated May 2, 2013
The Titans might not be ready to sign a defensive end, but they apparently want to know what they’re buying in case they do. In addition to a scheduled visit with former Falcons defensive end John Abraham, the Titans might want to check out Dwight FreenShare Tweet
Hawks nix practice after dismal Game 5nba.com May 2, 2013After a dismal playoff performance, the Atlanta Hawks decided it was best to spend some time away from each other.Share TweetATLANTA -- Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper was in the lineup Thursday night against Atlanta after X-rays on his left shoulder were negative.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 2, 2013The Bengals and Falcons will practice together at the Falcons’ Flowery Branch, Ga. facilities on Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 6. The Bengals announced the joint practices on Thursday. The practices are open to the public, the Bengals said. FloweShare TweetCNNSI.com May 2, 2013Awards Watch returns and takes a look at all three player honors.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 2, 2013Free agent defensive end John Abraham will pay a visit to Tennessee this week. Abraham, who has been a free agent since the Falcons cut him on March 1, is scheduled to visit the Titans on Thursday and Friday. Tennessee has both of last year’s starting dShare Tweet
Next in line for contract extensions?ESPN.com May 2, 2013There has been a lot of talk about Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan eventually getting a contract extension. It’s going to be an expensive proposition for the Falcons. But it shouldn’t be all that complicated. The Falcons want Ryan for the long tShare TweetESPN.com May 2, 2013Time for a run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Jay Adams reports the Falcons will have 17 prospects in for tryouts during this weekend’s rookie minicamp. The list is highlighted by Florida Atlantic quarterback GrahamShare Tweet
Evaluating the Falcons draftMay 2Did the Atlanta Falcons draft themselves a Super Bowl-caliber secondary for 2013? The "Path to the Draft" crew breaks it down.
Samuel: Falcons Will Get Over The HumpMay 2CB Asante Samuel believes this is the year the Falcons will get over the hump.
Haren, Nationals Shut Down BravesMay 2Dan Haren tossed eight solid innings to lead the Nationals to a 3-1 win over the Braves.