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Photos: Jaguars vs Falcons

AUGUST 28: Sean Renfree #12 of the Atlanta Falcons is sacked by Andre Branch #90 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of the game at EverBank Field on August 28, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Football, Andre Branch, Sean Renfree, NFL Players, Telvin Smith, Antone Smith

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BleacherReport

Why Devonta Freeman Is the Future of the Falcons' Rushing Attack

In the final tune-up game before the Falcons regular season kicks into gear, Freeman was impressive once again.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Devonta Freeman, NFL Players, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams)

SavannahNow

Yates states case to be Falcons' backup QB in win over Jaguars

Yates threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in both teams' preseason finale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Football, Clay Harbor, Chad Henne, Marcedes Lewis, Ricky Stanzi, NFL Players

The Times

Yates strong at QB for Falcons in 24-14 exhibition victory

Yates threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in both teams' preseason finale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Football, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Sean Renfree, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

The Washington Post

South Dakota-Oregon Capsule

The Ducks should have no trouble with the lower-division Coyotes of the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, University of South Dakota Coyotes NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, University of South Dakota NCAA, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Tyler Starr, NFL Players

The Indianapolis Star

NFL teams still trying to lure Tony Gonzalez out of retirement

NFL teams still trying to lure Tony Gonzalez out of retirement But retired tight end says: "I'm not gonna keep chasing a ring.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Gonzalez, NFL Players, Kansas City Chiefs, Paul Worrilow, Devin Hester

BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons: How Bad Is Ra'shede Hageman's Mental Game?

The Atlanta Falcons second round draft pick Ra'shede Hageman has struggled to find a strong mental game thus far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ra'Shede Hageman, NFL Players, NFL Football

BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons: Players On the Bubble For 53 Man Roster

While the 75 man roster cut was done and over with on Tuesday, the Falcons must go through yet another and much harder cutting phrase.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jon Asamoah, NFL Players, Roddy White, Geraldo Boldewijn, Mickey Shuler, Bernard Reedy

BlogginDirty

Will the Falcons Offense Be Unstoppable In 2014?

Oct 7, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie breaks up a pass intended for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones in the second half at the Georgia Dome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, NFL Players, Roddy White, Jacquizz Rodgers, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), Devin Hester

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Falcoholic

Falcons To Start And Bench Versus The New Orleans Saints

The Jaguars preseason game is the more pressing concern at the moment, but c'mon: You're thinking ahead to the Saints game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Marques Colston, NFL Players, Jimmy Graham, Drew Brees, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams)

USA Today

Casey, Titans reach 4-year extension

Jurrell Casey, Titans reach 4-year contract extension Deal makes defensive lineman highest paid player on TItans roster, agent says.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tennessee Titans, Jurrell Casey, NFL Players

NewsOK.com

FBS season kicks off quietly with Georgia State

The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in DIvision I. The road to the College Football Playoff starts here and Georgia State is getting a head start on the rest of the ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Falcons, Jaguars trying to settle O-line in finale

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, Luke Bowanko, Luke Joeckel, Jacques McClendon, Brad Meester, NFL Players

Business Journal

Northside Hospital partners with Atlanta Falcons

The hospital is replacing Piedmont Healthcare as the team's preferred sponsor. Piedmont announced a multi-year partnership with the Falcons in 2009.

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BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons 53 Man Roster Prediction 3.0

Following the Falcons third preseason game we now have a much clearer picture of how the 53 man roster is shaping up and hopefully this 53 man roster won't look too different to the Falcons own.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Geraldo Boldewijn, Bernard Reedy, NFL Players, Julio Jones, Mickey Shuler, Maurice Hagens

BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons: Best And Worst Case Scenario

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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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), Devin Hester, Jonathan Babineaux

The Falcoholic

Jonathan Babineaux Earning Early Accolades

Jonathan Babineaux has quietly been the heart of the Falcons defense for the better part of the last decade.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jonathan Babineaux, NFL Players, Gerald McCoy

The Falcoholic

Falcons 2014 ticket prices

The Falcons aren't exactly the most popular team on the road. They also have one of the lower average ticket costs for home games this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

a Hard Knocksa gets real as the Atlanta Falcons chop roster by 15

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jerome Smith, Roddy White, Devonta Freeman, Osi Umenyiora, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

The Falcoholic

Hard Knocks: Atlanta Falcons Episode 4 Recap

The show starts with Smitty, Cox and Armstrong talking about special teams, and how #93 has failed to impress there.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Jacques Smith, Malliciah Goodman, Jeff Matthews, Matt Bryant

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