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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are surging, with four wins in a row and a 6-4 record. They host the high-flying Falcons on Sunday, with a chance to narrow Atlanta’s once-insurmountable lead in the NFC South to two games. And 11,000 non-premium tickets are aUpvote Share Tweet
Falcons backup offensive lineman Joe Hawley has been suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. The Falcons announced the suspension on the team’s official website. Hawley, who has played in six games wUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Cardinals safety Adrian Wilson has been demoted. Wilson, who was chosen to the Pro Bowl at the end of five of the last six seasons, was not in the starting lineup on Sunday against the Falcons, and his playing time was cut sharply - he played only 41 ofUpvote Share Tweet
Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kindsnytimes.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Yipes! Stripes! The Steelers' throwback uniforms were just one reason Sunday's game against the Ravens was tough to watch.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Nov 19, 2012It wasn’t pretty on the surface, but the Atlanta Falcons got to 9-1 with their 23-19 victory against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and Atlanta’s media relations department, let’s take a look at some ofUpvote Share Tweet
Falcons’ playtime percentage chart vs. Cardinalsajc.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Atlanta Falcons Playtime Percentage vs. Cardinals (Percent of playtime per player on offense, defense and special teams) PLAYER OFFENSE SPECIAL TEAMS T Clabo T 73 100% 5 15% J Blalock GUpvote Share Tweet
Report card: Falcons’ grades for ugly win over Cardinalsajc.com Updated Nov 19, 2012Here are the Falcons’ grades for the 23-19 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. F — Quarterbacks: Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a woeful day with five interceptions. He had thrown three interceptions just twice beforeUpvote Share Tweet
'The Coaches Show': Mike Smith's challenge mistakeNov 19How did Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith forget that he cannot challenge a turnover? Brian Billick and Dennis Green explain why the new challenge rule needs to be changed.
GameDay: Cardinals vs. Falcons highlightsNov 19In a neck-and-neck game, the Atlanta Falcons get the 23-19 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, even with quarterback Matt Ryan throwing a career high of five interceptions.
Chicago Bears get reality check from San Francisco 49ersNov 19The Bears leave San Francisco -- as usual -- in crisis mode.
Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and badNov 19Eleven main characters from an eventful Week 11 that had its share of drama.