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Falcons coach Mike Smith admits making errors late in loss to Browns

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - In a rare admission for a coach, Atlanta's Mike Smith conceded Monday that his decisions in the final minute cost the Falcons a chance to beat the Cleve land Browns.Smith faced intense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-24/falcons-coach-mike-smith-admi
Falcons fall to Browns

...again without the Browns having to use any of their three timeouts."We wanted to get our best play," Falcons coach Mike Smith said, when asked about the timeout. "We wanted to get a first down. The look they gave us said to throw the ball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-23/falcons-fall-browns
Falcons eager to play first home game since Oct. 12

...second appearance at home in a span of 66 days."I've got to make sure I know how to get there," Atlanta coach Mike Smith quipped.The schedule turns in the Falcons' favor the rest of the way, with four of their last six games at home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-22/falcons-eager-play-first-home
Atlanta place-kicker Matt Bryant has been Mr. Automatic this season

...desperation 63-yarder blocked on the final play."I can't tell you how much Matt has meant to our football team," coach Mike Smith said."He works at it extremely hard. He takes care of his body extremely well. There's a routine he goes through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-19/atlanta-place-kicker-matt-bry
Falcons climb to first place despite losing record

...Week 1.Not so long ago, Atlanta was mired in a five-game losing streak that raised doubts about the future of coach Mike Smith. Now, the Falcons have won two in a row heading into Sun day's game against Cleveland (6-4)."There's a lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-17/falcons-climb-first-place-des
Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan is taking the vocal lead

...But we're right in the mix. We've got everything right in front of us."Notes: For the first time under coach Mike Smith, the Falcons voted on captains before the end of the year. Ryan and receiver Roddy White were selected on offense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-12/atlanta-quarterback-matt-ryan
Tough approach gets Falcons back on track

...Atlanta Falcons ended their five-game losing streak by coming off their bye week with a tough approach up front.Coach Mike Smith gave more help to Atlanta's offensive line, which has had four starters suffer season-ending injuries. Tackle Gabe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-10/tough-approach-gets-falcons-b
Adrian Peterson's return won't happen quickly

...Thursday that his status on paid leave from the Vikings will not change until completion of the process. FALCONS: Coach Mike Smith said Thursday he's addressed a situation with Ra'Shede Hageman concerning marijuana-related messages apparently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-06/adrian-petersons-return-wont-
Atlanta Falcons' road woes might end in Tampa

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Mike Smith can't seem to pull the Atlanta Falcons from their two-year rut on the road.The Falcons haven't done much right since losing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-05/atlanta-falcons-road-woes-mig
Struggling Falcons get back to work

...Jacquizz Rodgers said, "we're still in it."The Falcons are coming off one of their most discouraging losses in Mike Smith's seven years as coach. Playing in London before the bye week, Atlanta raced to a 21-0 lead over the Lions, only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-03/struggling-falcons-get-back-w