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Titans expected to check out Freeney as well

Titans expected to check out Freeney as well

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 Freen
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  • Hawks nix practice after dismal Game 5

    Hawks nix practice after dismal Game 5

    nba.com 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

    Harper back in Nats' lineup

    CNNSI.com MLB.com 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

    Bengals, Falcons to practice together in August

    profootballtalk.com 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

    Buchholz a contender for MVP, Cy Young

    CNNSI.com May 2, 2013
    Awards Watch returns and takes a look at all three player honors.
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  • John Abraham visits the Titans

    John Abraham visits the Titans

    profootballtalk.com 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?

    Next in line for contract extensions?

    ESPN.com 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

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com 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.

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    May 2
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