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Although every Atlanta Falcons fan knows that their team has a dynamic, top-5 offense in the league, they also know the defense' status is floating with uncertainty.
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Jonathan Babineaux has quietly been the heart of the Falcons defense for the better part of the last decade.
The fun and games largely came to an end on the fourth episode of "Hard Knocks" on Tuesday when the Atlanta Falcons cut their roster from 90 to 75. While the previous episodes saw the rookies swimming with whale sharks at the aquarium or the veterans bowling like weirdos , Tuesday's extracurricular of choice was letting people down easy.
The show starts with Smitty, Cox and Armstrong talking about special teams, and how #93 has failed to impress there.
Jan 20, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith greets owner Arthur Blank prior to the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers at the Georgia Dome.
The Falcons plummeted to 4-12 last season, a bitter disappointment for a team that nearly went to the Super Bowl the previous year.
If the opportunity to see special teams coach Keith Armstrong livid doesn't fire you up for tonight's episode, then perhaps the prospect of more Bryan Cox will.
The Atlanta Falcons are looking for starters to emerge at right tackle and nickel back in their final preseason game.
The Tennessee Titans have signed quarterback Dominique Davis to the roster, giving them depth for their preseason finale Thursday night at a position where Jake Locker is expected to play little and backup Charlie Whitehurst still is nursing a sore right pinkie.
The Atlanta Falcons and the Jacksonville Jaguars will each look to head into the 2014 regular season on a high note with a win in Thursday's preseason finale.
Dec 1, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada; Buffalo Bills defensive end Alan Branch chases Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan out of the pocket during the second half at the Rogers Center.
Renfree hasn't looked too bad this preseason and has a good grasp of the offense.
Steven Jackson practiced for the Falcons on Monday for the first time since injuring his hamstring at the beginning of training camp.
Dec 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson is tackled by Carolina Panthers safety Quintin Mikell in the first half at the Georgia Dome.
The Falcons just made a series of roster moves that brought them down to the 75 man limit, and there's nearly two dozen moves left to make in the next week.
The Falcons cut down to 75 players on Sunday, and nothing particularly surprising happened.
A learning curve is always expected with young corner backs. But based on his play last season, you might've thought Desmond Trufant was above such foolish things.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 08:28 am
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