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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:49 PM - Permalink
Atlanta's Mike Smith counting on linebackers Worrilow, Bartu to lead Falcons' rebuilt defense       ...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6:50 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Although Steven Jackson's workload continued to be limited to drills on a side field, the Atlanta Falcons running back keeps progressing in his recovery from a left hamstring injury.Coach Mike Smith didn't rule out having Jackson back in the mix for some preseason...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:24 PM - Permalink
The Falcons haven’t had running back Steven Jackson on the practice field in almost a month because of a hamstring injury suffered early in camp, but one of the remaining Hard Knocks episodes may feature the veteran’s return to practice. Coach Mike Smith said Wednesday that Jackson has...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:19 PM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who admitted having a mental hurdle to overcome following a second right foot surgery last year, said Wednesday the doctors reassured him his foot is fully healed and will include his practice schedule...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:13 PM - Permalink
NFL 2014: Panthers look to become 1st team to repeat in NFC South; Saints, Falcons in way       ...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Permalink
It looked like the Atlanta Falcons had finally decided to address their lack of experience at the quarterback position behind starter Matt Ryan this past June when they acquired T.J. Yates via trade from the Houston Texans. However that decision has yet to pay dividends. Yates is coming off a very...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Permalink
ESPN.com Atlanta Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says Lamar Holmes will face scrutiny and competition as he steps in as the starting right tackle...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons lost their second preseason game to the Houston Texans this past weekend in somewhat sloppy and embarrassing fashion, getting outplayed in all three phases of the game. But despite the disheartening loss, there were a few players that raised their stock in bids to earn key roles...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Another week and another episode of Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons aired last night. It was another good one featuring several montages in the lead-up to the Falcons’ road trip to Houston to face the Texans in preseason. I’m sure the show was able to clear a...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:00 AM - Permalink
The third episode of HBO's Hard Knocks with the Atlanta Falcons aired Tuesday evening, and one of the interesting aspects was the X-rated language used by quarterback Matt Ryan.Obviously, Ryan was extremely bothered by the team's performance in last Saturday's 32-7 exhibition loss to...
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:15 AM - Permalink
The knocks got harder for the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday's third installment of HBO's popular training camp series. The travails of backup quarterback T.J. Yates were a case in point...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:15 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore, who is from Missouri, is very familiar with outrage and violence currently making headlines in the city of Ferguson."My family is there. That's where I grew up, in Ferguson," Moore said following Tuesday's practice. "I've got...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 6:25 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- As the Atlanta Falcons returned to practice Tuesday, top receiver Julio Jones was a spectator in a fishing hat.It was his scheduled day off after a day on, but coach Mike Smith said both Jones and outside linebacker Kroy Biermann are set to return to a normal practice routine...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:05 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Lamar Holmes admitted his mind wasn't totally there at times this offseason. Based on the circumstances, it's easy to understand why.Holmes was excused from a June 4 session of organized team activities after his grandmother, Olivia...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:57 AM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- There hasn't been much game-planning on either side of the ball for the Atlanta Falcons, so mistiming on offense and miscommunication on defense shouldn't be overblown just yet.And with special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong forced to play so many young players to...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Allen and I are joined by The Falcoholic, Dave Choate, to discuss the current state of the Atlanta Falcons following their disappointing preseason performance against the Houston Texans. We discuss the Falcons offensive tackle situation and possible solutions in light of Sam Baker’s...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7:15 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- It shouldn't have been much surprise to see Atlanta Falcons rookie inside linebacker Prince Shembo running alongside Paul Worrilow early in Monday's practice.Before training camp started, coach Mike Smith promised Shembo would get serious consideration for a...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 6:33 PM - Permalink
After season-ending injury to Sam Baker, Falcons shift rookie Jake Matthews to left tackle       ...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons finally broke training camp with a morning practice today. Let's take a look at the various tweets, articles, reports, news and rumors that surfaced from the last day of camp this morning: ESPN’s Vaughn McClure hits several things in his recap of the day...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 5:25 PM - Permalink
The Falcons had to make some moves to account for the loss of left tackle Sam Baker, and they needed to make some roster moves as well. Per the league’s transaction wire, the Falcons have signed veteran tackle Pat McQuistan to fill the spot created by putting Baker on injured reserve...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 4:54 PM - Permalink
ESPN’s Vaughn McClure reported earlier today that Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters returned to practice Monday, prompting his removal from the team’s active/Physically-Unable-to-Perform (or training camp PUP) list. Peters is currently recovering from a torn Achilles tendon...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 4:40 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Atlanta Falcons training camp:The big story Monday before the Falcons officially broke camp was rookie Jake Matthews' move from right tackle to left tackle following a season-ending knee injury to Sam Baker. Left guard Justin...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 4:39 PM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons signed offensive tackle Pat McQuistan to replace offensive tackle Sam Baker, who was also placed on injured reserve today. Baker suffered a torn patellar tendon in Saturday’s preseason loss to the Houston Texans and will miss the entire 2014 season. News of the...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 1:37 PM - Permalink
Move was expected after Sam Baker injury...
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Monday, August 18, 2014 at 1:11 PM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons rookie Jake Matthews officially made the switch from right to left tackle during Monday's practice...
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