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The Atlanta Falcons placed backup tight end Tommy Gallarda on injured reserve Tuesday with a shoulder injury suffered in last Sunday’s 31-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Gallarda appeared in all nine games for the Falcons and recorded just one catchShare Tweet
After Sunday’s 31-27 loss to the Saints, Falcons center Todd McClure took issue with the idea that poor blocking was the sole place to point blame for the team’s lackluster showing in short yardage near the New Orleans end zone. “It is in every aspeShare Tweet
Falcons take no solace in the “pressure’s off” argumentprofootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2012When the season’s two months old before you lose for the first time, it’s tempting to look for silver linings. But the suggestion that the pressure of talking about being undefeated is off the Falcons now is no solace after Sunday’s loss to the SainShare TweetCNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker that guarantees $5.5 million next season.Share TweetThe abrupt decision of the Atlanta Falcons to release defensive end Ray Edwards has sparked speculation that something happened to prompt the decision. Per a league source, it was simply a numbers game. Edwards no longer was a starter. The source says …Share Tweet
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailCNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012In the wake of the Week 10 news:Share TweetESPN.com Nov 13, 2012Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith will not address accusations that his players Sean Weatherspoon and Jonathan Babineaux deliberately interfered with the New Orleans Saints' pregame warm-up routine Sunday, a source told ESPN.Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons: ‘Not worried’ about issues after first lossajc.com Nov 13, 2012Surely, there are a few positives for the Falcons after their first defeat of the season. For starters, they finally are freed from having to talk about being undefeated, the possibility of finishing undefeated and the increasing public scrutiny that go…Share Tweet
Stock Watch: NFC SouthESPN.com Nov 13, 2012FALLING Atlanta’s offensive line. This team is a yard away from being 9-0. But the Falcons are 8-1 because they couldn’t score when they were at the goal line late in the game. Running back Michael Turner has taken tons of criticism and it’s obviousShare Tweet
White Says Falcons 'Gave' Victory To SaintsNov 13Damien Woody discusses the Saints' win over the Falcons and Roddy White's comments about the loss.
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Don Banks: As proven in Week 10, concussion recognition still an inexact s…Nov 13Week 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailNov 13In the wake of the Week 10 news:
Ben Roethlisberger shoulder injury -- How does it affect Pittsburgh Steele…Nov 13How does Ben Roethlisberger's shoulder injury impact the AFC playoff race? John Clayton assesses the possibilities.