1. NFL Atlanta Falcons: Roddy White and 3 Players Who Could Regress in 2012

    The NFL Atlanta Falcons have given themselves quite the makeover this offseason. After suffering a third consecutive playoff loss in January, the team brought fresh ideas to ...

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  2. Missing Pieces the Atlanta Falcons Could Still Get for 2012 Season

    From Matt Ryan , to Roddy White, to Julio Jones, to Tony Gonzalez and more, there’s no denying the Atlanta Falcons are stacked with playmakers...

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  3. Atlanta Falcons: Corey Peters Injury a Blessing in Disguise for Peria Jerry?

    According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ’s D. Orlando Ledbetter , Atlanta Falcons starting defensive tackle Corey Peters suffered a foot injury this offseason that will keep him out until the start of training camp in July...

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  4. Atlanta Falcons: 5 Players Whose Stock Is on the Rise Heading into OTAs

    The Atlanta Falcons ' full-team organized team activities officially get underway on Tuesday, May 29, and that means it's time to take a look at whose stock is on the rise following the team's three-day rookie minicamp in early May...

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  5. Ray Edwards and 3 Players Who Can Make or Break Atlanta Falcons' 2012-13 Season

    All the pieces are in place for the Atlanta Falcons to make a deep playoff run this year: What looks to be a relatively easy schedule, the addition of Mike Nolan to the coaching staff and star power all over the roster are just a few of these...

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  6. Atlanta Falcons: 6 Things We've Learned This Offseason

    After losing a third playoff game in four years to the New York Giants this past January, it was clear changes had to be made if the Atlanta Falcons hope to compete for the Super Bowl this season...

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  7. Atlanta Falcons 2012 Playoff Approach: What Needs to Change?

    Mike Smith has directed quite the turnaround in Atlanta since becoming the Falcons head coach in 2008: four consecutive winning seasons, an NFC South title and a collective 43-21 regular season record are just a few of his long list of achievements...

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  8. Predicting 4 Problem Spots for the Atlanta Falcons in 2012

    Coming off the heels of their third consecutive playoff loss in the past four years, the Atlanta Falcons have quietly addressed many of the team’s biggest weaknesses from last season...

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  9. Atlanta Falcons: Best Undrafted Free Agents in Team History

    The NFL draft is far from an exact science. As much as front offices spend months scouting prospects, evaluating talent and judging the best fits for their respective team, some ...

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  10. Atlanta Falcons: 5 Players They Will Regret Passing on in the 2012 NFL Draft

    The NFL draft has reached its end, and while some fans are excited with their team’s selections, others are left in frustration...

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  11. Atlanta Falcons 2012 Draft Results: Grading the Day 3 Selections

    We already took a look at the Falcons ’ opening pick as well as their day-two selection , and now it’s time to see who Atlanta took on the last day of the 2012 NFL draft ...

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  12. Atlanta Falcons 2012 Draft: Grading the Selection of Lamar Holmes

    While the Atlanta Falcons found great value with Wisconsin center Peter Konz falling to their lap in the second round, they seem to have reached mightily with their following selection...

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  13. NFL Draft 2012: Grading the Atlanta Falcons' Selection of Peter Konz

    The Atlanta Falcons went on the offensive with their first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft , selecting Wisconsin center Peter Konz at no. 55 overall...

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  14. Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Full Analysis of Each Potential Pick

    Much to the disappointment of many fans, the Atlanta Falcons decided against making their usual big splash this offseason, choosing instead to bring back their core group of players...

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  15. 2012 NFL Schedule: Atlanta Falcons Can't Afford Slow Start

    Last year,the Atlanta Falcons ’ hopes of making the playoffs looked dim after going 2-3 to start the season...

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  16. Atlanta Falcons NFL Draft Updates: Latest News, Trade Rumors, Storylines

    The 2012 NFL Draft is fast approaching, and it is becoming increasingly obvious the Atlanta Falcons will have to make some big decisions regarding which holes to fill...

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  17. 5 Late-Round Prospects That Would Look Great on the Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons enter the 2012 NFL Draft with just six total selections, four of which will come in the fifth round or later. That makes it all the more important for the Falcons to find some hidden gems in the later rounds this year...

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  18. Offense Is Biggest Question for Atlanta Falcons in 2012

    While the Atlanta Falcons can expect a much-improved defense with the addition of Mike Nolan as new defensive coordinator, fans are a little more wary when it comes to the offensive side of the ball...

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  19. Atlanta Falcons: Top Six Biggest Draft Busts Since 2001

    Build through the draft, fill holes in free agency. That's the time-old model for success in the NFL , and that's the mentality Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff brought over from the Patriots to Atlanta in 2008...

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  20. 5 Players Matt Ryan Would Most Love for the Atlanta Falcons to Draft

    April is officially upon us, and that means the 2012 NFL draft is just a few weeks away. Teams will be looking to find sure-fire picks throughout the draft, and possibly none more so than the Atlanta Falcons ...

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  21. Atlanta Falcons 2012 NFL Draft: Need or Best Player Available?

    It’s a never-ending debate that always rears its head around draft time: should teams draft players based on need or select the best player available? Obviously, a combination of both would be best, but that’s rarely the case...

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  22. 5 Reasons the Atlanta Falcons Will Improve in 2012

    Coming off a 2010 season that saw the first-seeded Atlanta Falcons embarrassed 48-21 by the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs, Atlanta thought it was one explosive player away from contending for the Super Bowl in 2011...

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  23. Sean Payton Suspended for 2012 Season: Why the Falcons Stand to Benefit the Most

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell laid the hammer on the New Orleans Saints ’ bounty scandal on Wednesday in a move that has sent shockwaves throughout the NFC South division...

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  24. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Sideline Scouting's Recent Picks for the Atlanta Falcons

    Sidelinescouting.com is probably one of the lesser known draft websites on the internet, but that doesn't mean it's any less effective in determining each team's possible selections in the upcoming NFL draft...

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  25. 2012 Free Agency: Atlanta's Lack of Activity No Cause for Concern--Yet

    After Atlanta’s humiliating playoff loss to the New York Giants in January, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff promised the front office would be aggressive in this year’s offseason...

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