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Falcons' White to extend streak

...last season, had a streak of 144 games played end in 2010. Linebacker Keith Brooking (130) and offensive tackle Bob Whitfield (129) are the only other players in Atlanta history with streaks longer than White's.NOTES: The Falcons re-signed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-09-05/falcons-white-extend-streak
Overtime

...in the call, he said, "I'm planning on doing this for a couple of years." - New York Giants offensive tackle Bob Whitfield, who spent most of his career with the Atlanta Falcons, announced his retirement, ending a 15-year career with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/16/oth_116743.shtml
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Former players await induction

...years as a five-time Pro Bowl selection. ON THE LINE: There is a good chance the Falcons will re-sign left tackle Bob Whitfield this week. Whitfield, who held the No. 1 spot at his position from 1992-2003, lost his job to Kevin Shaffer during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/15/pro_428619.shtml
NFL
Johnson returns to scene

...slip-up on your part, and he's already in the backfield." Perhaps Falcons left tackle Kevin Shaffer, who replaces Bob Whitfield after he suffered a season-ending broken leg last week, awaits a worse fate. Shaffer, a second-year veteran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/09/pro_390136.shtml
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Kittner to make third straight start for Falcons

...and the Giants. Kevin Shaffer, a seventh-round draft pick in 2002, will make his first career start in place of Bob Whitfield, who sustained a season-ending injury against the Eagles. "Strahan is a beast," said receiver Brian Finneran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/06/pro_389162.shtml
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Falcons make final roster cuts

...The Falcons begin the season with only three reserve offensive linemen. Kevin Shaffer backs up starting tackles Bob Whitfield and Todd Weiner. Roberto Garza and Martin Bibla both play center and guard in backing up Travis Claridge, Todd McClure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/31/pro_387108.shtml
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Whitfield eager to see widespread attack

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- With just one day remaining in his 12th training camp with the Atlanta Falcons, Bob Whitfield is ready to leave Furman University and return home. The starting left tackle sounded downright loopy when asked if fans can expect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/08/pro_383558.shtml
NFL
ABC samples tackle's humor

...FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Leave it to Bob Whitfield to have the final word. An Atlanta...everyone except Whitfield. "Bob Whitfield, old school player from the Himalayas...cooperate. "I told them I was Bob Whitfield, son of Eartha," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/20/pro_379040.shtml
NFL
Stretch runs starts today

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Offensive left tackle Bob Whitfield has had much more experience with losing than winning in his 11 years with the Atlanta Falcons. The team's longest-tenured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/24/pro_360437.shtml
NFL
Falcons notebook

...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 the session that is offered in all 32 NFL cities. The session includes classroom...

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