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13 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Joe Hawley The "Likely Favorite" To Start At Center, Peter Konz Favorite To Warm The Bench

The official Atlanta Falcons website took a look at the offensive line prior to the the start of training camp, helping to shed some light on the expected lineup for the 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Joe Hawley, NFL Players, Peter Konz, Jon Asamoah, Sam Baker, Matt Ryan

19 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Coaches facing a lot of pressure

Football coaches are used to pressure. It comes with the territory. They are paid to win and win a lot, and if they don’t, well, you know what usually happens.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, NCAA Sports, SEC Football, ACC Football

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Little Rock's Starr

Being drafted second to last in this year's NFL Draft, former Coyote Linebacker Tyler Starr, knows the odds of making the Atlanta Falcons roster are against him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Starr, NFL Players, NFL Football

Rant Sports

5 Atlanta Falcons Dark Horse Candidates to Make 53-Man Roster

The Atlanta Falcons are just under two weeks away from kicking off training camp in Flowery Branch, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Yawin Smallwood, Paul Worrilow, NFL Players, Joplo Bartu

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Falcons: Two position battles not to miss at training camp

With Falcon's training camp less than two weeks away; the Flowery Branch training facility is poised to become a battlefield to all the newcomers that wish to continue to wear the Atlanta colors at the beginning of September.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Paul Worrilow, NFL Players, Joplo Bartu, Jacques Smith, Yawin Smallwood, Walker May

BleacherReport

Atlanta Falcons: Defensive Position-by-Position Breakdown and Depth Chart

The Atlanta Falcons had one of the weakest defenses in the NFL in 2013. In breaking down Atlanta's new defensive depth chart, big acquisitions and the multitude of draft picks need to be accounted for.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Prince Shembo, Cliff Matthews, Tyler Starr, NFL Players, Jonathan Massaquoi, Osi Umenyiora

The Falcoholic

Can Falcons WR Harry Douglas Survive His 2014 Cap Number?

With Julio Jones and Roddy White expected to sign contract extensions, can Harry Douglas make it another year on the roster with his cap hit? With injuries to both Julio Jones and Roddy White in 2013, Harry Douglas had a career year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Harry Douglas, NFL Players, Julio Jones, Roddy White

Sporting News

The Decider: Newton vs. Ryan

When it comes to ranking quarterbacks going into the 2014 fantasy football season, it doesn't take an "expert consensus" to know which Holy Trinity stands out above the rest.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Kelvin Benjamin, Greg Olsen

Blogging The Boys

Are The Dallas Cowboys Rethinking Their Talent Acquisition Strategy?

Teams like the Falcons and Cowboys have pursued a "star-studded" talent acquisition strategy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, Sean Lee, Morris Claiborne, Demarcus Lawrence, NFL Players, Dez Bryant

Fri Jul 11, 2014

CatCrave

Poll: The Panthers A Potential Home For Andre Johnson?

Dec 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera stands on the sidelines in the second half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andre Johnson, NFL Football, Houston Texans, NFL Players

NFLSpinZone

2014 Top Ten Guard Rankings

Although the offensive tackle position is generally regarded as the most important position on the line, strong guard play is a running game's best friends.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Jon Asamoah, NFL Players, New Orleans Saints, Ben Grubbs, Pittsburgh Steelers

The Falcoholic

The 2014 Falcons Philosophy

As Falcons fans, we're so involved with the minutiae of the team that it always manages to be a little startling when we see outside sources considering the roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), Paul Soliai, Jake Matthews, NFL Players

Isportsweb.com

Atlanta Falcons: Three most intriguing positional battles

With training camp starting in two weeks for the Atlanta Falcons , head coach Mike Smith will get the opportunity to put his players through a series of drills, tough training and quality workouts to see who fits best on the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC South, NFL Players, Akeem Dent, Tony Gonzalez, Javier Arenas, Robert McClain

Rant Sports

5 Storylines to Follow During Atlanta Falcons Training Camp

The Atlanta Falcons open training camp looking to finally get the bad taste out of their mouth from last season's disappointment and turn the page to 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Kroy Biermann, Yawin Smallwood, Sam Baker, Jonathan Massaquoi

ESPN

Falcons' top play winner: The Kick

Score: Falcons 30, Vikings 27 Date: Jan. 17, 1999. Site: Metrodome The fans got it right in selecting Morten Andersen's game-winning, 38-yard field goal in overtime of the 1998 NFC Championship Game as the top play in Atlanta Falcons history.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Bryant, Morten Andersen, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings

BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons Flashback Friday: Catching up with Tim Dwight

Jan 13, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons fans wave flags during the NFC divisional playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Devin Hester, NFL Players, Tim Dwight, Michael Vick, New York Jets

BlogginDirty

Players Who Will Provide Leadership In Atlanta's Defense

Oct 27, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd scores a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons defense in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Arizona Cardinals, NFL Players, Michael Floyd, Sean Weatherspoon

Arrowhead Pride

Andre Johnson's situation with Texans feels similar to Tony Gonzalez and the Chiefs

To answer your first question -- whether the Chiefs will sign him -- my first reaction is probably not.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andre Johnson, NFL Football, Houston Texans, NFL Players, Tony Gonzalez, Kansas City Chiefs

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Falcoholic

Don't even think about the Falcons trading for Andre Johnson

Don't even think about it. I'm talking to you. The guy rocking whitey tighties in his mother's basement with the lights turned low.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andre Johnson, NFL Football, Houston Texans, NFL Players

The Falcoholic

The Top 5 Falcons Poised for a Breakout Season

We've all heard the hype before. "Player A looks faster than ever this year. Player X has been lighting up training camp."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

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