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1 hr ago | The Falcoholic

Falcons FS Dwight Lowery Suffers "Head Injury"

The Atlanta Falcons went to their annual Friday Night Lights game, a pseudo scrimmage that occurs every year before preseason games.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dwight Lowery, NFL Players, Kemal Ishmael, Jacquizz Rodgers, Dezmen Southward

5 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Soliai, Jackson bring 'girth' to defensive line

After Atlanta finished next to last in the NFL in run defense last season, some substantial bulk was added to the defensive line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Paul Soliai, NFL Players, Tyson Jackson, Ra'Shede Hageman, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams)

6 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Abraham 'taking necessary steps' after DUI

"I understand the significance of my actions," he said in a statement released by the Cardinals on Friday, "and right now I am taking the necessary steps to handle my personal business."

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Related Topix: Sports, John Abraham, NFL Football, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals

10 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Falcons Sign Former Georgia State DT Theo Agnew

Agnew, who also played ball at the University of Massachusetts, went undrafted earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, University of Massachusetts NCAA, NCAA Sports, Massachusetts Minutemen NCAA Football, NCAA Football, NFL Football

14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Jamie Walker: Atlanta Falcons Camp Notes-Week 1

The Atlanta Falcons Football Team is going into this season with a huge microscope hovering over them by the fans, pundits, owner, and with HBO's Hard Knocks.the rest of the National Football League.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Gonzalez, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), Devin Hester, Bernard Reedy, NFL Players

19 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Online

Touchdowns made Brooks a game-changer

Derrick Brooks scored eight touchdowns during his career - seven in the regular season and one in the Super Bowl.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Donovan McNabb, NFL Players, Chris Redman, Philadelphia Eagles, Warren Sapp

23 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Injury Update on FS Dezmen Southward and LB Pat Angerer

Two new faces to the Atlanta Falcons will be sitting out part of camp. Coach Mike Smith updated the media, which in case you missed it includes the Falcoholic's very own Jeanna Thomas, about the team's injuries.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dezmen Southward, NFL Players, Dwight Lowery, Paul Worrilow, Joplo Bartu

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Falcoholic

With Pat Angerer banged up, the Falcons may soon add free agent veteran Nick Barnett

You may not have realized it, but the Falcons have been keeping their eye on Nick Barnett for a while now.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Julio Jones says right foot completely healed

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones makes a catch during an NFL football training camp practice in Flowery Branch, Ga., Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Desmond Trufant

The Macon Telegraph

Falcons defensive tackle Peria Jerry retires

The Falcons re-signed Jerry to a new contract in March, not long after defensive tackles Jonathan Babineaux and Corey Peters agreed on new deals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Peria Jerry, NFL Players, Corey Peters, Ra'Shede Hageman, Jonathan Babineaux, Tyson Jackson

The Falcoholic

Peria Jerry Retires From NFL After Five Seasons With Atlanta Falcons

It's a surprising retirement, given that Jerry was coming off arguably his best season in the NFL and was still just 29 years old.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Corey Peters, Ra'Shede Hageman, Travian Robertson, Peria Jerry, NFL Players, Tyson Jackson

BleacherReport

Claude Humphrey: Inside the Legacy of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee

Over 30 years after retiring from football, and following four denied entries as a finalist or senior candidate, former Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Claude Humphrey will be officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles

USA Today

NFL goes deep with player tracking, advanced stats

The path of a ball-carrier is shown during a game between the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Roddy White, NFL Players, Robert Alford, Carolina Panthers, Quintin Mikell

The Falcoholic

Paul Worrilow to be the Falcons' signal caller, don the infamous "green dot"

Fact: Paul Worrilow knits in his spare time for milk money. He knits a lot. And drinks a lot of milk.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Paul Worrilow, NFL Players, Sean Weatherspoon

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Falcoholic

No matter what their critics say, the Falcons are prime for a comeback in 2014

The Falcons have a lot to prove this season. It's about as high stakes as it gets in the NFL, with fans expecting the best while absolutely dreading the worst.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Dwight Lowery, Justin Blalock, Sam Baker, Osi Umenyiora

BlogginDirty

An Early 53 Man Roster Prediction For The Falcons

Now that training camp has reached its first natural break I thought I would put together a quick 53 man roster projection for the Falcons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jerome Smith, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), Bernard Reedy, NFL Players, Mike Johnson, Jason Snelling

The Falcoholic

Five Days Into Falcons Training Camp, An Updated Depth Chart Projection

I was going to wait until after at least the first preseason game to update my projected depth chart, but you know, you can learn a few things from the first five days of training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jacques Smith, Ryan Schraeder, NFL Players

Examiner.com

Kim Zolciak shows off 50-pound weight loss and fit bikini body: Her diet secrets

Reality TV star Kim Zolciak Biermann flaunted her fit bikini body after losing 50 pounds less than eight months after giving birth to twins in two Instagram selfies she posted July 29. Kim, 36, wrote in the photo caption that she has been the same size her entire life despite giving birth to six children: Twins Kaia and Kane, 8 months, Kroy Jr., ... (more)

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The Falcoholic

Steven Jackson Injury: RB Hurts Hamstring, Expected Back For Season Opener

We now know why Steven Jackson missed practice today, as he apparently suffered a left hamstring injury in Monday's first padded practice.

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USA Today

Ryan expects new O-line to keep him off the ground

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Quarterback Matt Ryan, sacked a career-high 44 times last season, says his revamped Atlanta Falcons offensive line will keep him upright this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Tony Gonzalez, Julio Jones, Levine Toilolo, Jon Asamoah

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