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Falcons rally behind their quarterback

Falcons rally behind their quarterback

ESPN.com CNNSI.com ajc.com yahoo.com Updated Sep 30, 2013
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Although Matt Ryan put the blame on himself, his teammates had his back. There was no need to doubt Ryan when he led the Atlanta Falcons to a 13-3 record and playoff win last season. And the 1-3 Falcons see no reason to doubt their…
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  • Budenholzer steers away from DUI questions

    Budenholzer steers away from DUI questions

    nba.com Sep 30, 2013
    Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer wants to focus on basketball rather than an offseason DUI arrest as his new team gets ready to open training camp.
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  • The 15 Best Frontcourts In The NBA

    The 15 Best Frontcourts In The NBA

    dimemag.com Sep 30, 2013
    Frontcourts are the backbone of every successful NBA team. No team has won a championship without a dominant frontcourt since Jordan’s Bulls, and Dennis Rodman and Scottie Pippen could certainly play a little bit. The point guard craze has taken over th…
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  • Report: Vince Wilfork likely out for season with torn Achilles …

    Report: Vince Wilfork likely out for season with torn Achilles tendon

    yahoo.com Sep 30, 2013
    New England coach Bill Belichick has done a masterful job of blending a lot of new faces to start the season 4-0. His job will only get tougher from here. Vince Wilfork limped off the field in the first half of New England's 30-23 victory against the At…
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  • Falcons offense misfires, mostly in red zone

    Falcons offense misfires, mostly in red zone

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30, 2013
    In the old days, the Falcons used to look good in the regular season, then promptly fall apart in the postseason. Now, they’ve got a playoff win under their belt, but they’ve shifted their mental block to the 20-yard line. According to Vaughn McClure of…
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  • Video - Falcons postgame press conference 00:00

    Falcons postgame press conference

    Sep 30
    Falcons react following game with Patriots
  • Video - GameDay: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons highlights 06:50

    GameDay: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons highlights

    Sep 30
    The Atlanta Falcons come close to making a phenomenal comeback late in the game, but the New England Patriots stop their attempt as they pull out a thrilling 30-23 victory in Week 4 of NFL action.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez 11-yard TD 00:52

    Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez 11-yard TD

    Sep 30
    Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez brings his team within 10 on an 11-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons recover onside kick 00:54

    Atlanta Falcons recover onside kick

    Sep 30
    Atlanta Falcons linebacker Stephen Nicholas recovers an onside kick in the fourth quarter.

Sports Columnists

  • Peyton at 37—The Best From the Best

    Sep 30
    Peyton Manning might have just played the best four-game stretch of his illustrious career. (Michael Ciaglo/Colorado Springs Gazette/MCT) On a beautiful day in Denver, it was hard to imagine Peyton Manning being better. Ever. We’ve been saying that for …
  • Don Banks: Jake Locker injury casts pall over Titans' surprise 3-1 start

    Sep 30
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The mood here changed rather dramatically in an instant late Sunday afternoon. With Jake Locker under center, the Tennessee Titans were on their way this season. Without him, for however long they might have to endure, they could sti…