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2 hrs ago | MainStreetNews.com

McFerrin heading to GACA Hall of Fame next month

LESS THAN two years after retiring, former Jefferson football coach T. McFerrin is headed to the hall of fame.

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Related Topix: Georgia High School Football, High School Football, High School Sports, Georgia High School Sports, Sports, NFL Football

7 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Johnny Manziel goes to the Cleveland Browns

It's almost here. After months of conversation, rumors and tearing down prospects, the NFL Draft is only two weeks away.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, J.J Watt, Matt Schaub, NFL Players, Gabe Carimi

11 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Mocking the Draft Live Draft

Hello! It's that time of year again! Dan Kadar, the head man at your favorite draft site, Mocking the Draft has given the authorization for Music City Miracles to host this year's 7 Round Live Draft.

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15 hrs ago | Philadelphia Eagles

Fan Mock Draft: Falcons On The Clock

It was a precipitous fall from grace in 2013 for the Atlanta Falcons, who had been among the top teams in the NFC for years and harbored Super Bowl ambitions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Gonzalez, NFL Players, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Harry Douglas, Matt Ryan

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Rant Sports

Atlanta Falcons 7-Round NFL Mock Draft, Late-April Edition

With the 2014 NFL Draft rapidly approaching, it's time to compose a seven-round mock draft for the Atlanta Falcons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Gonzalez, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Thomas DeCoud, NFL Players, Jason Snelling

The Falcoholic

Falcons 2012 Draft Do-Over

Perhaps you remember where you were and what you were doing during the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, NFL Players, Bradie Ewing, Lamar Holmes, Todd McClure, Akeem Dent

Rant Sports

5 Trades The Atlanta Falcons Should Consider Before 2014 NFL Draft

The Falcons have been busy revamping their roster this offseason, but there are still opportunities for moves to be made.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Thomas DeCoud, Paul Soliai, Peria Jerry, Jonathan Babineaux, NFL Players, Antone Smith

The Orlando Sentinel

Sebastian Janikowski, Eric Weems selected for Seabreeze Hall of Fame

Former Daytona Beach Seabreeze and Bethune-Cookman standout Eric Weems, right, has played 5 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons and 1 with the Chicago Bears, mainly as a kick returner.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Eric Weems, Oakland Raiders, Sebastian Janikowski

ESPN

Falcons WR Jones (foot) limited in workouts

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said Julio Jones ' participation in offseason workouts will be limited as the team continues to monitor the wide receiver's status coming off foot surgery.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, NFL Players, Sam Baker, Matt Ryan

BleacherReport

10 College Football Teams Who Must Get Better at in-State Recruiting

The first rule of thumb in recruiting for a program is to lock down its state. Its coaching staff must establish a fence around the borders of its state to let recruits know they're not getting out and to let other programs know they're not getting in.

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NJ.com

Federovitch: New Orleans Saints most intriguing NFC South team

Our fifth installment of our division-by-division examination of team needs, leading up to the NFL Draft which is set for May 8, turns to the NFC South.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Drew Brees, Tony Gonzalez

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BleacherReport

2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: S Calvin Pryor

Atlanta needs a starting safety in the worst possible way after striking out in free agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Robert Alford, William Moore, NFL Players, Desmond Trufant

The Falcoholic

The Falcons Should Trade For 49ers RB LaMichael James

Typically every fan, to one level or another, wants just about every player. If a player has been good, has potential, has a funny name, or maybe was briefly good in college, someone will be clamoring for that guy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, NFL Players, LaMichael James, Gabe Carimi, Kroy Biermann, Frank Gore

BleacherReport

Look Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Paves Way for Atlanta to Host National Title

It's a new era for the Chick-fil-A Bowl, as the Atlanta-based postseason matchup that has traditionally featured the and SEC will transition into the group of six bowls in the College Football Playoff rotation following the 2014 season and host its first national semifinal following the 2016 season.

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NFL

More visits for LB

Buffalo outside linebacker Khalil Mack , considered a top-10 lock, will visit with three teams that pick in the top 10 this week.

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ESPN

Falcons set to begin offseason workouts

Most of the attention this week involving the Atlanta Falcons is sure to revolve around the list of pre-draft visitors, which includes defensive end Jadeveon Clowney , outside linebacker Khalil Mack , and offensive tackle Jake Matthews .

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

BleacherReport

2014 Draft Sleepers Who'd Fit Perfectly with the Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons will be guaranteed a stud with their early first-round pick. But there are some draft sleepers that they need to have at the top of their list because they fit perfectly with what Atlanta likes to do both on and off the field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sean Weatherspoon, Kroy Biermann, Sam Baker, Jonathan Massaquoi, Osi Umenyiora, NFL Players

The Falcoholic

Film Study: Examining Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix's fit in the Falcons defense

The Falcoholic's Murf Baldwin explains why Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix's value should be at an all-time high-as it pertains to Atlanta's defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Thomas DeCoud, NFL Players, Mark Barron, New Orleans Saints, Rafael Bush

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Falcoholic

Job on the line, Sam Baker has to produce in 2014

Sam Baker can't like hearing about all the offensive linemen the Falcons have eyed recently.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sam Baker, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

Field Gulls

NFL Draft 2014: Why I don't think the Houston Texans will draft Jadeveon Clowney

A lot of mock drafts have the Texans taking Clowney, but the evidence suggests to me that they're more likely to trade it or take a quarterback.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Case Keenum, T.J Yates, Alex Brink, NFL Players

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