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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
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
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 are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/ed-turner/2011-09-07/music-turner-new-mus
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
Fitzgerald leads NFC over AFC 30-21

...score. The usual high-scoring affair surprisingly also featured plenty of defense. Despite rules such as no blitzing linebackers and safeties, the quarterbacks were feeling the heat, at times buried by the defensive line. None of the passes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/09/pro_510741.shtml
NFL
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
Steelers, Seahawks in Super Bowl that appears to be even

...There might be one factor favoring the Steelers. They play one of the most effective 3-4 defenses in the NFL, blitzing linebackers from different angles, usually starting with Joey Porter from the outside. Seattle played only one 3-4 all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/23/pro_48455.shtml
NFL
Tebow will 'just be me' at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. - The questions came at Tim Tebow like a blitzing linebacker - about his mechanics, ball placement, footwork, release. All that technical stuff that the Florida quarterback will continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2010-01-25/tebow-will-just-be-me-sen
College | College Sports
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
Chandler to start against Rams

...afternoon, he will face an avalanche of blitzes. Teams have exploited Atlanta's out-of-sync offensive line with blitzing linebackers, safeties and cornerbacks. "Until we hit some big plays, teams are going to keep bringing it," Kanell said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/15/pro_300233.shtml
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