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MLB.com Nov 15, 2012After reaching a two-year agreement with veteran backup catcher Gerald Laird on Thursday morning, Braves general manager Frank Wren spent Thursday afternoon and some of the early evening courting free-agent outfielder B.J. Upton.Share Tweetajc.com Nov 15, 2012FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons running back Michael Turner has had some time to reflect on the team’s anemic rushing output against the Saints. “You’ve got to expect things to get tougher as the year goes on and especially if you’re a good team, peoplShare TweetWe told you Wednesday that Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez and Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Ronde Barber were the only NFC South players leading at their positions in the early fan voting for the Pro Bowl. Now, it’s time to go a little deeper onShare Tweet
Checking out the experts' picksI went to check on the ESPN NFL Expert Picks expecting the panel to be unanimous in this week’s games involving NFC South teams. But it turns out that’s the case in only one game. The panel was unanimous in its choice of the Atlanta Falcons over the AShare TweetAlthough he already has been released, defensive end Ray Edwards still will cost the Atlanta Falcons $4.65 million against the 2013 salary cap. The Falcons are off the hook for the $5.5 million in base salary that Edwards was scheduled to earn next year…Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 15, 2012The Saints have life again, as does their surprise featured back, Dennis Dillon writes. Chris Ivory has provided a spark that has fans asking the team's coaches, What took so long?Share Tweet
Can the Falcons make the Super Bowl?After a loss to New Orleans on Sunday, a lot of people started to write off Atlanta as “the same old Falcons." You know, the team that can’t win the big one. The team that hasn’t won a single playoff game since the arrivals of coach Mike Smith and qShare TweetMLB.com Nov 15, 2012Less than a week after losing David Ross, the Braves have filled their need for a backup catcher by reaching an agreement on a two-year deal with Gerald Laird.Share Tweet
Around the NFC SouthLet's take a quick look at the headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Jeff Schultz writes that the Falcons have flaws, but points out every NFL team does. That’s very true. It may seem like the world is picking the Falcons apart right now.Share Tweet
Atlanta Falcons: Ghosts of past short-yardage failures still hauntajc.com Nov 15, 2012By Michael Cunningham FLOWERY BRANCH—Three times the Falcons went for it on third-and-short, three times they failed, and the repercussions rang in their ears throughout last offseason. Those were the lasting images from their blowout playoffs defeat atShare Tweet
Weather update: Cardinals @ FalconsNov 15AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Cardinals @ Falcons.
Preview: Arizona Cardinals vs. Atlanta FalconsNov 15NFL Films previews the Week 11 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Atlanta Falcons.