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Falcons' Roddy White blames himself after key drop

...expected to appear. Among the other players back for the 10-year anniversary were cornerback Ray Buchanan, fullback Bob Christian, linebacker Cornelius Bennett, receiver Terance Mathis, linebacker Jessie Tuggle and defensive end Chuck Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/17/pro_483806.shtml
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Griffith lone remaining fullback

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Bob Christian was the Atlanta Falcons' only starting fullback from 1997 through 2002. Entering their season opener Sunday at Dallas, the Falcons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/05/pro_385092.shtml
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It's only preseason, but Atlanta wary of Ravens LB

...kind of cast supports Lewis. Layne just wants to improve his blocking skills as he attempts to replace the retired Bob Christian. Though Atlanta scored touchdowns on three of its first four possessions, Layne still saw room for improvement in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/15/pro_384596.shtml
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Wilson hopes frontrunner will emerge at fullback

...Giants. Layne re-signed with the Falcons Nov. 12 and took over as the starting fullback when a concussion ended Bob Christian's season in Week 16. The former Texas Christian standout played well in to postseason games, but he lost a critical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/04/pro_383136.shtml
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Key issues for the Atlanta Falcons

...Free safety Keion Carpenter sustained a jammed neck in the playoff loss to Philadelphia. -Who's the fullback? Bob Christian retired after repeated concussions, and the Falcons came to camp with only two true fullbacks: George Layne and rookie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/27/pro_382333.shtml
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Falcons notebook

...done before I go on to the next one.' It all started to run together a little bit." Layne is the heir apparent to Bob Christian, who retired in March after a concussion ended his 2002 season in the 15th game. Head coach Dan Reeves calls Christian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/18/pro_378828.shtml
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Falcons already have 'first pick'

...backup in Travis Hall, who is coming off an injury-plagued season. Layne, who became the No. 1 fullback when Bob Christian retired, has never played a full season. He appeared in only two games in 2001 and missed the first 10 weeks of 2002...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/23/pro_370556.shtml
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Second concussion could sideline Christian permanently

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Falcons fullback Bob Christian will not play this weekend with a concussion and acknowledged Monday his career could be over. Early in the fourth quarter of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/24/pro_365711.shtml
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Vick draws comparison to former NFL greats

...to score as he settled under center. With fullback Bob Christian and running back T.J. Duckett in an I-formation...put that in," Reeves said. "It's a neat play. Bob (Christian) made the key block, and Mike just followed it right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/03/pro_362011.shtml
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Falcons notebook

...for women interested in learning more about football today from 2-6 p.m. at the Georgia Dome. Ray Buchanan, Bob Christian, T.J. Duckett, Jay Feely, Brian Finneran, Patrick Kerney and Bob Whitfield are among players who will attend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/16/pro_358913.shtml
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