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Bucs hang on to beat Falcons in overtime after blowing big lead

...desperation pass that was off target.Tampa Bay finally got to celebrate, though one player did so with a heavy heart. Rookie linebacker Kwon Alexander, who had an interception and a fumble recovery, played two days after his younger brother was killed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-11-01/bucs-hang-beat-falcons-overti
Kirk Cousins still getting comfortable as Redskins starter at QB

...all the things that affect a quarterback's play on third down," Cousins said.NOTES: The Redskins placed rookie linebacker Martrell Spaight on the season-ending injured reserve list and reinstated cornerback Chris Culliver to the active...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-22/kirk-cousins-still-getting-co
Saints break through but still face an uphill battle

...finally got the monkey off our back, but like we've been saying all morning, it's just the first one," said rookie linebacker Stephone Anthony, who had seven tackles and a sack for a youth-infused defense."We have to go get some more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-10-05/saints-break-through-still-fa
Year is over for Redskins' Orakpo

...victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.He had a half sack for the Redskins (2-5) this season.Gruden says rookie linebacker Trent Murphy, a second-round pick out of Stanford, will start in Orakpo's spot and is "going to have to grow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-20/year-over-redskins-orakpo
Bills cornerback able to walk after collision

...bruise on his cheek. He was released from jail on a $100 bond and entered a plea of not guilty. SAINTS: Released rookie linebacker Khairi Fortt, a fourth-round draft choice who had been placed on short-term injured reserve and designated for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-06/bills-cornerback-able-walk-af
Falcons' defense prepares for Vikings rookie quarterback

...starter in the NFL, but his college resume earned him respect from the Falcons."Teddy is a good player," Falcons rookie linebacker Prince Shembo said. "We were in the same draft class and I have a lot of good friends that know him and played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-22/falcons-defense-prepares-viki
Rookie linebacker makes impression for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Prince Shembo has good reason to be excited about his first NFL training camp, as the Falcons rookie linebacker competes with second-year player Joplo Bartu for a starting job.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-28/rookie-linebacker-makes-impre
Falcons' rookie linebacker Marquis Spruill lost for season with knee injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons rookie linebacker Marquis Spruill will miss the season with a left knee injury.Coach Mike Smith said Thursday Spruill tore his anterior cruciate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-07/falcons-rookie-linebacker-mar
Lesser-known running backs prove capable of getting job done in NFL

...Keith Smith from its practice squad, and he is likely to play in his second game this season today. GIANTS: Waived rookie linebacker Dan Fox and signed cornerback Chandler Fenner from their practice squad. JAGUARS: Activated former South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-04/lesser-known-running-backs-pr
Smith: Falcons need to get tougher in 2014

...onto the role he wanted as an every-down end.But Smith and Dimitroff were proud of the performances of rookie cornerback Desmond Trufant, a first-round draft pick, and rookie linebacker Paul Worrilow, an undrafted free agent.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-12-30/smith-falcons-need-get-toughe