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Off-season moves bolster Falcons

...Humility is a lesson taught often in the National Football League. Humility comes fast and hits hard, like a blitzing linebacker or a head-hunting safety. An injury here, an unfortuitous bounce there, and even the most talented teams get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/10/pro_96099.shtml
NFL
Music by Turner: New music welcome with start of season

The first signs of autumn are upon us as the last two weeks of summer begin to run us down faster than a blitzing linebacker going after a scrambling quarterback.The GreenJackets are in the playoffs, high school and college football...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/ed-turner/2011-09-07/music-turner-new-mus
Jackets can't afford loss

...more a psychological exercise than a physical one. Takeaways are products of pressure - not the kind applied by a blitzing linebacker or a bull-rushing defensive end, but the strain an offense feels over making plays and winning. "If a team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/05/gat_433479.shtml
Georgia Tech
Romo hurt in Cowboys loss

...club, however, had Super Bowl hopes.Any chance of turning this season around ended when Romo was drilled by blitzing linebacker Michael Boley in the second quarter. Dallas still pushed ahead 20-7, then gave up 31 unanswered points.Recovery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2010-10-26/romo-hurt-cowboys-loss
NFL | Sports
Burke County blows out Greenbrier

...at 14 and Burke on its own 9-yard line, Brown was seemingly trapped at his own goal line. But he eluded one blitzing linebacker, scrambled past a few others and bolted down the left sideline for a 91-yard score that gave the Bears a 20-14...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/16/hig_273400.shtml
High school
Just stick by the quarterback you have

...could call and execute better plays, so he isn't always going to lay his body on the line by picking up that blitzing linebacker.It's third-and-eight late in the fourth quarter with the game on the line.The quarterback drops back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-10-03/just-stick-quarterback-y
Bryant's kick helps Falcons escape Raiders, stay unbeaten

...interception at the Oakland 2. Late in the second quarter, with Atlanta clinging to a 7-6 lead, Ryan got popped by blitzing linebacker Philip Wheeler just as he released the ball. The fluttering pass settled right in the arms of safety Tyvon Branch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-10-14/bryants-kick-helps-falcons-e
Top 25 roundup

...appeared to be driving for a tying field goal and possible go-ahead TD when Farris was sacked from behind by blitzing linebacker Mossoni. Craig Ochs directed Colorado (5-1, 3-0) to 18 straight points as the Buffaloes rallied from a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/14/col_326284.shtml
College
Arkansas beats LSU

...Georgia. For their fourth TD, the Razorbacks covered 62 yards in eight plays. Tailback Madre Hill slipped by a blitzing linebacker and caught Stoerner's pass for 21. A bullet to Anthony Lucas was good for 12 and Hill followed Marvin Caston's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/28/col_245917.shtml
College
Big plays give Patriots win over Chiefs

...series of the game. It featured a 27-yard third-down pass to Daniel Graham on a short flip by Brady over a blitzing linebacker. A 44-yard field goal by Lawrence Tynes cut the lead to 7-3, then Green found Kennison behind career Earthwind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/23/pro_435343.shtml
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