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Questions surround Falcons' offense

...Matthews missed the practice with a back strain. His status for Thursday night is uncertain...were limited: LB Brooks Reed (groin strain); LB Justin Durant (foot); WR Devin...Antone Smith (hamstring); Bartu (quad strain); TE Tony Moeaki (ankle) and S Robenson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-31/questions-surround-falcons-of
Former Jefferson County star Fernando Velasco waived by Titans

...defensive end Sam Meredith. JETS: An MRI exam Sunday revealed that rookie defensive lineman Leonard Williams has a muscle strain behind one of his knees, and the team avoided a potentially devastating injury to its first-round draft pick.Williams got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-30/former-jefferson-county-star-
Fed official says September rate hike 'less compelling'

...wiped trillions of dollars off the value of U.S. stocks.Dudley said that international developments had exacerbated the strains faced by many emerging market economies, which "could lead to a slower global growth rate and less demand for U.S. goods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/fed-official-says-septembe
He was no victim

...over this tragedy to gun control, that's not the issue.The central, unavoidable problem here is the highly contagious strain of racist hatred that infected Flanagan in much the same manner that it infected Charleston, S.C., shooter Dylann Roof...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-28/he-was-no-victim
Falcons' Devonta Freeman suffers strained hamstring

...Coleman strained his hamstring Wednesday and did not practice Thursday.Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said he hopes the strains are mild."I don't know yet but I don't think it's anything serious," Shanahan said of Freeman's injury. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-06/falcons-devonta-freeman-suffe
Social Security's disability fund to run dry in 2016

...weeks later. Together, the programs accounted for more than 40 percent of federal spending last year. Both are feeling the strains of retiring baby boomers.The trustees said the retirement fund has enough money to pay full benefits until 2035, a year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-22/social-securitys-disabilit
CDC warns of increase in C. diff and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria

...percent."Just ridding patients like Ward of C. diff is challenging enough. Rao said he is seeing it increasingly and with strains showing signs of resistance. Ward recalls that after her diagnosis in September, she was put on antibiotic after antibiotic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-04/cdc-warns-increase-c-diff-an
Atlanta homeless shelter called 'hub' for tuberculosis

...from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 57 percent of all reported cases in the U.S. of a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis have occurred in Fulton County. Anita Beaty, head of the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-13/atlanta-homeless-shelter-cal
Atlana Falcons' Devin Hester accepts new role

...at the New York Jets. ... SS William Moore suffered a calf strain in practice, left the field with a trainer and didn't return...Desmond Trufant, sidelined since last week with a shoulder strain, watched practice from the sideline. ... DT Ra'Shede Hageman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-18/atlana-falcons-devin-hester-a
Atlanta Falcons running backs might miss more time because of injuries

...at me."Defensive tackle Ra'ShedeHageman, who suffered a concussion Tuesday, and safety William Moore, who has a calf strain, are expected to miss the game.Hageman is going through the NFL's concussion protocol."Hopefully we'll get him back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-19/atlanta-falcons-running-backs