1. Harry Douglas Speaks About Brother, Football, Role With Atlanta Falcons

    It's been quite a year for the Douglas family. And for mom and dad Douglas, much of it took place in their home town of Atlanta...

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  2. Atlanta Falcons' Keith Brooking Departs for Dallas

    The move that signifies the end of one era in Atlanta Falcons history and the beginning of a new one came on Saturday night. Eleven-year Atlanta Falcons linebacker Keith Brooking has moved on, signing a three-year deal that includes $2...

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  3. Domonique Foxworth Finds the Money

    You can't ever fault a man for wanting to get paid. We all scour the job market, searching for that perfect job; the job that will provide security and hopefully set our family for life...

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  4. Atlanta Falcons State Intentions to Trade Vick

    In December 2004, when Blank made quarterback Michael Vick the NFL's highest paid player, he said with a smile, "It should be officially understood and known now that I work for Michael Vick...

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  5. NFL Super Bowl Prediction: Toddler Style

    "Take a knee, everyone," I said, standing in the middle of the living room. Walden and all his "guys" surrounded me. Squinting from the mid-morning sunlight rushing through the windows, I surveyed everyone around me...

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  6. Is the NFC South Headed for a Decline in '09?

    The "NASCAR Division" was the best in the NFL in 2008. Its teams finished with 40 wins, two more than any other conference. In the past, the NFC South has epitomized the idea of parity in the NFL...

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  7. Atlanta Falcons' GM Thomas Dimitroff Named Executive of the Year

    In any business, if you can find talent, you'll find success. Atlanta Falcons' owner Arthur Blank knew this, but it took him three tries to find the talent that would bring national recognition to his franchise—and a lot of awards, too...

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  8. NFL Conference Championships: Letters To The League

    To: Larry Fitzgerald Re: Memories Fantastic game, again. Get ready to talk, a lot, about how you used to be the Vikings' ball boy...

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  9. NFL Conference Championship Predictions: Toddler Style

    He's done push-ups all week. He's gotten in the wind sprints down the hall. He had his eggs for breakfast (scrambled, not raw). He's ready. Waldenious may not have quite earned the "ious" last week, but he was 2-2, which is not half-bad...

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  10. Did Matt Ryan Hit the Rookie Wall?

    Much has been made of the mythical "rookie wall" in the NFL and whether it exists or if it's just a metaphor for poor rookie play down the stretch as team's produce better game plans for impact rookies...

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  11. NFL Divisional Playoffs: Letters to the League

    To: Home-field advantage Re: Home sweet home? My, my, you aren't what you used to be. To: Larry Fitzgerald Re: Golden hands You're now a household name. Sure, every hardcore fan knew about you and your amazing hands...

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  12. NFL Playoffs, Week Two Predictions: Toddler Style

    My son, the boy wonder (Waldenious, as he should now be known), has learned to say his first sentence: "Four and Oh." Okay, maybe it's not a complete sentence, but it's a statement...

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  13. Atlanta Braves Let John Smoltz Walk in Another Missed Opportunity

    Atlanta Braves fans thought he'd be the last man standing. One of the most beloved athletes in Atlanta sports history would surely end his career in the Braves familiar red and blue...

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  14. NFL Wild-Card Weekend: Letters to the League

    To: Darren Sproles Re: Little man in big shoes Welcome to your new life as a featured running back. I think I saw L.T. on the sidelines saying, "Say hello to my little friend...

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  15. Downer in the Desert: Atlanta Falcons Lose 30-24 to Arizona Cardinals

    Atlanta Falcons fans are torn tonight between two emotions: The satisfaction of knowing their team proved everyone wrong by having not a good season, but a great one, and making it into the playoffs...

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  16. NFL Playoffs Week One Predictions: Toddler Style

    Last week was a turning point for the boy wonder. He actually went from simply "boy" to "boy wonder." Walden finished 11-5 last week, picking some gems like the Dolphins over the Jets, the Chargers over the Broncos, and the Texans over the Bears...

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  17. Atlanta Falcons-Arizona Cardinals: Five Things Atlanta Needs to Do This Weekend

    The Atlanta Falcons ride a three-game winning streak into Arizona on Saturday for the first round of the NFC playoffs...

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  18. Winning Ugly Becomes an Art Form for 2008 Atlanta Falcons

    The NFL is full of slogans, idioms, and expressions. "What have you done for me lately?" "Run the ball, stop the run." "The game's won in the trenches." All things we've heard a thousand times...

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  19. Award-Winning Quarterback: Matt Ryan Named AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Matt Ryan was brought to Atlanta courtesy of a coin flip, a third overall pick, and a lot of hopes and expectations. With him came surprising play from a rookie quarterback...

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  20. NFL Week 17: Letters to the League

    To: Bill Parcells Re: Chicken of the Sea That's some deal you worked out with Huizenga. There have been rumors that he would sell the team for some time now, even when you signed with the Dolphins...

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  21. Not Their "A" Game: Atlanta Falcons Beat St. Louis Rams Despite Three Turnovers

    With four minutes remaining in Sunday's game between the Atlanta Falcons and the St. Louis Rams, the NFC playoff picture looked different from what many had projected coming in to Sunday...

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  22. NFL Week 17 Predictions: Toddler Style

    My son's future as a sports handicapper is looking less likely as each week passes. It's tough for him, his first taste of mediocrity. Walden finished last week at 9-7. A winning record sure, but not quite as soaring as he'd expected it to be...

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  23. NFL Week 16: Letters to the League

    To: The Dallas Cowboys Re: America's team? Is it ironic that in the last game of your historic stadium most of America couldn't see the game? And also, those that were able to see the game ...

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  24. The Season of Miracles: Atlanta Falcons Clinch Playoffs With Win Over Vikings

    After an impressive first half of play and up 17-7, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan said to his team, "One more half and we're in." With the knowledge that Tampa Bay had lost, Atlanta knew what could happen to their season...

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  25. NFL Week 16 Predictions: Toddler-Style

    "You are not average." That's the message I had to give my son all week. He was disappointed in the 8-7 finish after last week's picks (somehow we missed the Titans-Texans game). I had to preach the bright side to the boy...

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