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Panthers training camp notebook

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - It may be early in training camp, but Carolina linebacker Chris Draft only wanted to talk about the regular season opener against Atlanta on Sept. 10 - and probably provided bulletin board material...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/31/pro_90869.shtml
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Nowhere to throw

...Falcons don't have an answer. "The defensive line did a great job of flushing him out at times," said Carolina's Chris Draft. Vick completed 17 of 35 passes for 171 yards. He had two interceptions and no touchdowns. His passer rating of 39...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/06/pro_29713.shtml
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Falcons want duo to turn up team's volume

...each other." Hartwell's situation was different. He became a starter at middle linebacker and made a free agent of Chris Draft. Hartwell, though, never proclaimed himself as the focal point of a defense that already had anchors. Brooking starts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/29/pro_459965.shtml
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Panthers pick versatile defensive player in first round

...But if not, we have to prepare for that as well." Earlier this week, the Panthers signed free agent linebacker Chris Draft in what is also perceived as a precautionary measure. But with or without Fields, the Panthers believe they got a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/24/pro_451256.shtml
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Overtime

...Ian Garbutt and Stuart Little. NFL Falcons dodge Draft in changing defense The Atlanta Falcons released linebacker Chris Draft , another in a series of moves to change the face of their defense. Since signing Edgerton Hartwell to a six-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/oth_449170.shtml
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Defense will likely lose 2 vs. Oakland

...stuffing the run, it must meet those standards if sack totals aren't high. Atlanta failed on both accounts. Linebacker Chris Draft had the only takeaway as he intercepted Griese late in the third quarter and returned the ball 33 yards. The Falcons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/06/pro_436484.shtml
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Falcons hold off Bucs

ATLANTA - Chris Draft scooped up the ball, fell down, got back up and didn't stop running until he reached the end zone with teammate DeAngelo Hall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/15/pro_434513.shtml
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Gruden, Bucs seek consistency vs. Atlanta

...make them one-dimensional and make them pass the ball -- make Griese have to beat us," Falcons middle linebacker Chris Draft said. "They want to do a lot of play-action when he's passing the ball, and if you stop the run game, the play-action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/13/pro_434324.shtml
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Mora discounts 'nothing' yards

...on 102 carries before kickoff, had only 49 yards on 15 attempts. Defensive tackle Ed Jasper and middle linebacker Chris Draft made third-quarter stops that frustrated Droughns and caused him to wipe out Plummer's 20-yard pass to Darius...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/02/pro_433203.shtml
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Falcons hope Draft will help defense

...Ga. - For a player who had 178 tackles last season, Chris Draft may be most noticeable in his absence. Draft missed...the outside," Mora said. "Another part was having Chris Draft in the middle of the defense where he can direct traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/28/pro_432698.shtml
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