1. Atlanta Falcons: Biggest Concerns Heading into the Regular Season

    With just one exhibition game left on their schedule, it's safe to say the Atlanta Falcons are looking good—real good...

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  2. Atlanta Falcons: 5 Questions for Preseason Game 3 vs. Dolphins

    The Atlanta Falcons backups gave up leads in each of the team's first two preseason games, but it would be surprising to see the same happen in this week's tilt with the Miami Dolphins ...

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  3. Atlanta Falcons: Stock Up, Stock Down for Every Positional Unit This Preseason

    Midway through the 2012 NFL preseason, the Atlanta Falcons aren't looking too good on paper with an 0-2 record...

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  4. Bengals vs Falcons: Atlanta's Biggest Winners & Losers from Preseason Week 2

    The Atlanta Falcons took on the Cincinnati Bengals in the Georgia Dome Thursday night, losing by a score of 24-19 to drop to 0-2 on the preseason...

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  5. Atlanta Falcons Undrafted Free Agents Who Can Make the 53-Man Roster

    The Atlanta Falcons signed nearly two dozen undrafted free agents following this year's NFL draft. Unfortunately, not all of them will be able to suit up for the team come September...

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  6. What We've Learned About Every Positional Unit so Far in Falcons' Preseason

    The Atlanta Falcons ' first preseason game has come and gone: a 31-17 loss at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens ...

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  7. Atlanta Falcons: Winners and Losers from First Preseason Game

    While the Atlanta Falcons left Thursday night's game on the losing end of a 31-17 drubbing by the Baltimore Ravens , they can rest easy knowing they won when it counted most...

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  8. One Burning Question for Every Member of the Atlanta Falcons' Roster

    A few things are clear for the Atlanta Falcons at this point in the year: New coordinators will lead the offense and defense. Their core players, with the exception of Curtis Lofton, return for another year...

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  9. 3 Under-the-Radar Atlanta Falcons Ready to Break out in 2012

    When it comes to predicting breakout players for the Atlanta Falcons in 2012, a number of names come up first: Julio Jones, Ray Edwards and Jacquizz Rodgers. But these are the high-profile candidates...

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  10. 2013 Atlanta Falcons: Potential Options If Tony Gonzalez Retires

    ` Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has contemplated hanging up his cleats for good before only to return to the NFL the very next year, but last week Gonzalez gave a convincing statement that this season will be his last...

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  11. Atlanta Falcons: 5 Potential Sleepers to Watch for in Training Camp

    When the Atlanta Falcons kick off Training Camp on July 26, it'll be business as usual for such stars as Matt Ryan , Brent Grimes, Tony Gonzalez and Sean Weatherspoon...

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  12. Atlanta Falcons Bring Back LB Mike Peterson: What It Means

    Linebacker Mike Peterson will remain a member of Atlanta Falcons, the team just announced Monday afternoon. A 13-year veteran, Peterson appeared in 15 games for the Falcons in 2011, starting four of them...

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  13. Atlanta Falcons: 4 Players Who Cannot Get Hurt in 2012

    The mark of a great team is solid depth. That saying has certainly been true for the Atlanta Falcons , whose stable of reserves at key areas has played a big part in the team's success in recent years...

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  14. The 3 Most Positive Developments of the Atlanta Falcons Offseason

    After a 2011 offseason headlined by the bold move to select Julio Jones in the NFL draft, this year has appeared much quieter for the Atlanta Falcons . But those closely following the team know it has been anything but thus far...

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  15. Stock Up, Stock Down for Key Atlanta Falcons Heading into Camp

    With new offensive and defensive coordinators calling the team's plays for the first time in five years, there will be some big changes abound when the Atlanta Falcons open their ...

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  16. 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Should the Atlanta Falcons Go After Josh Gordon?

    The Atlanta Falcons are set to enter the 2012 season with one of the better groups of wide receivers in Roddy White, Julio Jones and Harry Douglas...

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  17. Atlanta Falcons: 3 Veterans the Birds Should Bring in for Training Camp

    After staying relatively quiet the past few weeks, the Atlanta Falcons added 10-year veteran safety Chris Hope to the team in late June to provide depth and leadership for Atlanta's younger starting tandem...

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  18. Will Roddy White Have a Shot at the NFL Hall of Fame?

    As a four-time Pro Bowler, one-time All-Pro and holder of the Atlanta Falcons' franchise record for most receiving yards in a single season and most career receiving yards, there's ...

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  19. Atlanta Falcons: The Biggest Media Misconceptions about the Falcons

    When general manager Thomas Dimitroff, head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan landed in Atlanta in 2008, the Falcons slowly began their rise back to relevancy and, in the process, popularity...

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  20. Atlanta Falcons: No Respect for QB Matt Ryan on NFL "Top 100" List

    What became more and more apparent with each passing day was finally made official June 27: Matt Ryan has not made this year's version of the NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2012...

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  21. Which 2013 Draft Prospects Should the Falcons Already Be Scouting?

    Following a disappointing wild-card loss last January, Atlanta Falcons fans have much to look forward to this year thanks in part to a promising 2012 draft class...

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  22. 2012 Atlanta Falcons: Predicting Roles for '10 Draft Class

    Under general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith, the Atlanta Falcons have been known to be reluctant when it comes to releasing their draft picks: Of their 26 ...

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  23. Nine Games the Atlanta Falcons Wish They Could Re-Play

    With a 43-21 regular-season record and three playoff appearances in four consecutive winning seasons, the Atlanta Falcons have been a synonym for success since the arrival of Thomas Dimitroff and Mike Smith to Atlanta in 2008...

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  24. Jacquizz Rodgers: Can He Become the Atlanta Falcons' Running Back of the Future?

    NFL running back Maurice Jones-Drew has three straight 1,300-yard seasons to his name, the most recent of which came just last season, when he finished the year as the league leader ...

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  25. Atlanta Falcons: What Are the Realistic Predictions for Matt Ryan in 2012?

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has enjoyed an impressive career so far in the NFL . From being named the Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2008, to leading ...

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