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Falcons season preview: Defensive shortcomings

Anyone watching "Hard Knocks" knows the Falcons made it a priority to grow nastier on both lines.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, NFC, NFC South, Kroy Biermann, Devonta Freeman, NFL Players, Tyson Jackson

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times

Final preseason game a chance for Falcons to shore up offensive line

Brad Meester was Jacksonville's man in the middle every season since 2002, and he was arguably the most consistent and dependable player in franchise history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Gabe Carimi, Jake Matthews, Brad Meester, NFL Players

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Times

Falcons look to bounce back from dismal season

The Falcons plummeted to 4-12 last season, a bitter disappointment for a team that nearly went to the Super Bowl the previous year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Tony Gonzalez, Paul Soliai, Jake Matthews, NFL Players, Tyson Jackson

ESPN

Falcons' Tice speaks on right tackle battle

While most of the attention remains on rookie Jake Matthews ' switch to left tackle, the competition continues to determine which player will be the Atlanta Falcons ' starting right tackle for the Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Lamar Holmes, Gabe Carimi, Ryan Schraeder, Jake Matthews, NFL Players

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ESPN

Atlanta Falcons' projected roster

Renfree hasn't looked too bad this preseason and has a good grasp of the offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Javier Arenas, Geraldo Boldewijn, Mickey Shuler, NFL Players, Mike Johnson

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Alabama Live

Mike Johnson to miss second straight NFL season due to injury

Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Mike Johnson works with Adam Replogle during a drill at training camp in Flowery Branch, Ga., on July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, NFL Players, Mike Johnson, Lamar Holmes, Jake Matthews, Walker May

Sat Aug 23, 2014

BlogginDirty

Despite Loss, Different Atlanta Falcons Team Shows Up Against Tennessee Titans

Aug 23, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester breaks a tackle by Tennessee Titans defensive back Tommie Campbell on his way to a touchdown during the first quarter at the Georgia Dome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Robert Alford, Lamar Holmes, Devin Hester, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

The Falcoholic

One Falcon To Watch: Lamar Holmes

After the injury to Sam Baker in last week's game against Houston, no player on this Falcons squad feels more pressure than third-year tackle Lamar Holmes .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Lamar Holmes, NFL Players, Jon Asamoah, Jake Matthews

The Falcoholic

Falcons Depth Chart for Preseason Game 3 vs Titans

For the third preseason game - the dress rehearsal if you will - the Falcons official depth chart doesn't house any big surprises, but does show the expected shake-up on the Offensive Line with the season-ending injury to Sam Baker last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Miami Herald

NFL Preseason Preview - Tennessee

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, above, says that in his mind, it's as if his offensive line has five, not four, starters returning, referring to Austin Barron's experience.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Devin Hester, Sean Renfree, Jake Matthews, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS Local

Gresh & Zo's 2014 NFL Summer School: Atlanta Falcons

It's not your typical classroom. They're not your typical teachers. It's where you go after failing all year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Paul Soliai, Devin Hester

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BlogginDirty

How Much Of An Impact Will Sam Baker's Injury Have To the Falcons?

Sam Baker of the Atlanta Falcons was one of the most important players to have heading into the hopeful 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Jake Matthews, NFL Players, Gabe Carimi, Ryan Schraeder, Terren Jones

Windy City Gridiron

Ten Thoughts on the NFL: Chicago Bears and beyond

NFL preseason week two is over and week three, as we all know, is the "dress rehearsal" game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, Martellus Bennett, NFL Players, Atlanta Falcons

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SavannahNow

Hard Knocks with the Atlanta Falcons: Episode 3 Recap

Atlanta Falcons' Sam Baker leaves on a cart after he was injured during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, NFL Players, Roddy White, Kroy Biermann, Marquis Spruill, Matt Ryan

Baltimore Beatdown

Time for John Harbaugh to take the Marv Levy preseason approach

John Harbaugh has to have some friends in high places. Those friends being Tyche, Fortuna, the Seven Lucky Gods and a Leprechaun.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, NFL Players, Jake Matthews, Baltimore Ravens

The Washington Post

Falcons' Peters relieved to be back in practice

In this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters celebrates after the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Atlanta.

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Rant Sports

NFL Preseason 2014: Tennessee Titans vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview

The third preseason game in the NFL is the dress rehearsal for the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Tennessee Titans, Julio Jones, Roddy White, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

The Falcoholic

Hard Knocks Falcons Episode 3: Channel, Schedule and Open Thread

The third episode of Hard Knocks airs tonight, and after the relatively light tenor of proceedings in recent weeks, this is likely to be a bit of a heavy hour.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, NFL Players, William Moore, Ra'Shede Hageman

Deseret News

Former Weber State offensive lineman Pat McQuistan signs with Falcons

Arizona Cardinals tackle Pat McQuistan runs drills during NFL football practice on Thursday, Sept.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ESPN

Falcons Camp Report: Day 17

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Javier Arenas, Gabe Carimi, Ryan Schraeder, Jake Matthews, NFL Players

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