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Falcons' defense prepares for Vikings rookie quarterback

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Falcons' defense was handed a new challenge Monday as players...but his college resume earned him respect from the Falcons."Teddy is a good player," Falcons rookie linebacker Prince Shembo said. "We were in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-22/falcons-defense-prepares-viki
Falcons blow out Bucs

...threw three scoring passes and the Atlanta Falcons beat Tampa Bay 56-14 in their NFC South...Atlanta some rare quarterback pressure. The Falcons began the night as the only NFL team without...Hester's second TD was set up after Falcons running back Antone Smith lost a fumble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-18/falcons-blow-out-bucs
Falcons, Bucs happy to be on short week

...week came at a good time for the Atlanta Falcons.Ditto for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...way they played the last time out.The Falcons (1-1) were mauled at Cincinnati...If anything, I like it better," Falcons offensive tackle Gabe Carimi said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-17/falcons-bucs-happy-be-short-w
Atlanta Falcons haven't pressured quarterbacks

...drops back to pass against the Atlanta Falcons, there's no need to worry about getting sacked.Or even taking a hit.The Falcons are the only team in the NFL without a...Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday.The Falcons (1-1) went through an evening walkthrough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-16/atlanta-falcons-havent-pressu
Perine leads Oklahoma to victory

...worried about his 38-yard outing the previous game.The Badgers forced two turnovers on back-to-back possessions by the Falcons in the first half to break open a close game.Gordon capitalized each time with scores before closing the half with a 21-yard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-20/perine-leads-west-virgini
Devin Hester breaks friend's record

...62 yards to the end zone in the Atlanta Falcons' 56-14 blowout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...Sanders played a couple of years for the Falcons and famously proclaimed upon his return...second quarter Thursday night, with the Falcons already ahead 28-0. The last 10 yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-19/devin-hester-breaks-friends-r
A.J. Green back at Bengals' practice

...Thursday, working out for the first time since a toe injury forced him to exit Sunday's 24-10 win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons.The former Georgia star said Wednesday that he has not ruled out the possibility of playing this Sunday when the Bengals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-18/aj-green-back-bengals-practic
Despite injuries, Bengals top Falcons 24-10

...the Cincinnati Bengals to a 24-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons."He yelled out, 'Gio!' and I just opened my eyes...Cincinnati still put up some impressive numbers against the Falcons (1-1), who gave up nearly 500 yards for the second game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-14/despite-injuries-bengals-top-
Devin Hester proves ability to thrive on Falcons offense

...FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Before the Atlanta Falcons decided to sign Devin Hester, they wanted...out and proved it in his debut with the Falcons.Hester made five catches for 99 yards...goal against the New Orleans Saints.The Falcons won 37-34 in overtime."It was not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-08/devin-hester-proves-his-abili
One-sided rivalry has Falcons wanting a good start to new season

...winning on a regular basis.The Atlanta Falcons really need to step it up against the...their longtime divisional feud with the Falcons.New Orleans has won 13 of the past 16...their first losing season since 2007, the Falcons will be looking to turn things around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-06/one-sided-rivalry-has-falcons