Atlanta Falcons
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 3:45 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons added to their linebacker depth by signing free agent James Anderson on Thursday."I'm really appreciative for the opportunity to join this great organization and look forward to contributing everything I can to help us win games,'' Anderson...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 2:51 PM - Permalink
While the rest of us will be loading up on turkey for the next week, Browns linebacker Karlos Dansby has a different meal in mind. Dansby, who doesn’t seem likely to make it this week because of a sprained MCL, has a unique way of eating while he’s rehabbing. According to Tom Reed of...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 2:18 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Although top receiver Julio Jones missed his second consecutive practice on Thursday with an illness, Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith indicated Jones should be fine for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.Jones was one of three players out ill along with running...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 2:06 PM - Permalink
Michael Aprile of RiseUp Reader joins the show to review the Atlanta Falcons' Week 11 win over the Carolina Panthers as well as preview their upcoming Week 12 matchup against the Cleveland Browns...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 1:13 PM - Permalink
If there’s a hot team in the NFC South right now, it might be the Falcons, winners of two in a row (which means two of their last seven). But with their first-place spot on the line against the Browns this weekend, there’s reason to worry about their offense. According to D...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 11:18 AM - Permalink
Falcons wide receiver Roddy White joins the fight to save football at UAB, his alma mater...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:55 AM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones was not on the practice field for second consecutive day Thursday, apparently sidelined by an illness.Coach Mike Smith said Jones was sent home ill before Wednesday's practice. Smith had hoped it was just a 24-hour bug, but it appears...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:50 AM - Permalink
If you’ve been following the NFL this year, you’re probably aware that the NFC South is terrible. But you might not realize how terrible. Consider this: It’s entirely possible that a five-win team will win the NFC South, and therefore win a playoff game. Using the ESPN Playoff...
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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00 AM - Permalink
When: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta TV: CBSThe Atlanta Falcons play at home for the first time since Oct. 12 and bring with them a two-game winning streak. But they've dropped their only two games against AFC North teams: road losses at Cincinnati and Baltimore. Now they'll...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 6:45 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan admitted the offense has missed on opportunities to throw the ball down the field, an aspect Ryan hopes changes when his team faces the Cleveland Browns on Sunday."I think it's a couple things: We've got to hit them when...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:37 PM - Permalink
At age 39, Falcons K Bryant might be having best season of career, but keeps striving for more       ...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 3:36 PM - Permalink
Browns receiver Josh Gordon, reinstated after a 10-game suspension, wants to tear up the league.  The Falcons don’t want to be the first team torn up by Gordon. “I would expect Josh to play a significant role in the game,” Atlanta coach Mike Smith told Cleveland reporters on...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 3:22 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said star receiver Julio Jones was sent home Wednesday with an illness.Jones was one of four Falcons to miss practice, along with receiver Harry Douglas (foot), cornerback Robert Alford (wrist), and offensive tackle Jonathan Scott.Smith was...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 2:30 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons strong safety William Moore isn't all the way back just yet, but his return to practice Wednesday off a separated right shoulder marked the next step in his much-anticipated return to full action.Moore, who remains on injured reserve with a designation to...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 12:20 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons receivers Roddy White and Devin Hester said they were fined $8,268 each for their roles in separate third-quarter scuffles with the Carolina Panthers during last Sunday’s 19-17 win.Hester received a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty for diving head...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Permalink
ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says top cornerback Desmond Trufant becomes even more important after an injury to Robert Alford -- and with Cleveland's Josh Gordon coming to town...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:25 AM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons starting strong safety William Moore, who was placed on injured reserve with a designation to return following a Week 4 shoulder injury, is set to return to practice.The team made the announcement via the NFL Transactions wire with the designation, Returned to Practice: remains on...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:05 AM - Permalink
The Falcons are currently in first place in the NFC South and their bid to go from 2-6 to a playoff team could get a boost from the return of safety William Moore in the near future. Moore is currently on injured reserve with the designation to return as a result of a shoulder injury…...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00 AM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- A nagging foot injury continues to be the only reason why Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker/defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi hasn't seen the field much in recent weeks.Massaquoi played just seven snaps in a 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers after playing six the week...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:21 PM - Permalink
With starting center Max Unger set to miss close to a month due to a high-ankle sprain, the Seattle Seahawks re-signed center Lemuel Jeanpierre on Tuesday. In addition, Seattle signed defensive tackle Travian Robertson off the Atlanta Falcons practice squad. Seattle placed Jeanpierre on injured...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:40 PM - Permalink
Reviewing the All-22 of the Atlanta Falcons' Week 11 win over the Carolina Panthers...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:05 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- While Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter steered clear of why wide receiver screens haven't been successful, he did offer an explanation for not throwing more fade routes to Julio Jones in the red zone."Well, most teams that play us, when they are playing...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Permalink
A weekly look at what the Atlanta Falcons must fix:If you look back at the Falcons' third-and-4 play at Carolina's 8-yard line early in the third quarter Sunday, you'll see something interesting.No, it's not the missed block by tight end Bear Pascoe that kept Julio Jones from...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:33 AM - Permalink
On Monday, the Browns welcomed wide receiver Josh Gordon back to the team after a 10-game suspension. Coach Mike Pettine resisted making any predictions about how much Gordon would play in his first week back with the team, saying that the team will be “very smart” regarding...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:26 AM - Permalink
The Browns seem to want everyone to think of Josh Gordon as a role player in this new offense. Falcons coach Mike Smith believes that likely won't happen considering he's one of the most talented receivers in the NFL...
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