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Titans expected to check out Freeney as well 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 Freen
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  • Hawks nix practice after dismal Game 5 May 2, 2013
    After a dismal playoff performance, the Atlanta Hawks decided it was best to spend some time away from each other.
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  • Harper back in Nats' lineup May 2, 2013
    ATLANTA -- Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper was in the lineup Thursday night against Atlanta after X-rays on his left shoulder were negative.
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  • Bengals, Falcons to practice together in August May 2, 2013
    The 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. Flowe
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  • Buchholz a contender for MVP, Cy Young May 2, 2013
    Awards Watch returns and takes a look at all three player honors.
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  • John Abraham visits the Titans May 2, 2013
    Free 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 d
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  • Next in line for contract extensions? May 2, 2013
    There 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 t
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  • Around the NFC South May 2, 2013
    Time 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 Graham
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  • Video - Evaluating the Falcons draft 02:26

    Evaluating the Falcons draft

    May 2
    Did the Atlanta Falcons draft themselves a Super Bowl-caliber secondary for 2013? The "Path to the Draft" crew breaks it down.
  • Video - Samuel: Falcons Will Get Over The Hump 02:52

    Samuel: Falcons Will Get Over The Hump

    May 2
    CB Asante Samuel believes this is the year the Falcons will get over the hump.
  • Video - Haren, Nationals Shut Down Braves 00:41

    Haren, Nationals Shut Down Braves

    May 2
    Dan Haren tossed eight solid innings to lead the Nationals to a 3-1 win over the Braves.