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Falcons' Antone Smith starting to work his way back

...is not likely to be cleared when the Falcons open their organized team activities...a standout on special teams for the Falcons since 2012.Last season he emerged...score going for at least 38 yards.The Falcons are revamping the running back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-23/falcons-antone-smith-starting
NFL to change guidelines on handling footballs before games for 2015 season

...and it's a dream to come back home," Carroll said. "It wasn't in reference to leaving us and coming back (to the Falcons). He was really adamant about it, and I asked him to leave it and not go at it anymore."Irvin is an Atlanta native...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-16/nfl-change-guidelines-handlin
Falcons owner Arthur Blank says Patriots got off the tracks

...punishments than the penalties the Falcons received on March 30 for pumping...Brady is appealing the suspension.The Falcons were fined $350,000, stripped...owner," Blank said.The NFL said the Falcons cooperated fully in the investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-14/falcons-owner-arthur-blank-sa
Falcons rookie Justin Hardy adjusting to pace of NFL

...up Saturday in the second day of the Falcons' rookie mini-camp.It was warm and humid at the Falcons' headquarters outside of Atlanta...learning all the positions."The Falcons' second-round draft choice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-09/falcons-rookie-justin-hardy-a
S.C. Supreme Court to hear Project Jackson case on Tuesday

...Freedom of Information Act during proceedings to approve the project.Selby, who represents the city of Atlanta in the Falcons stadium financing deal, said attorneys in suits similar to Project Jackson typically focus their legal argument on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-03/sc-supreme-court-hear-project
Falcons keep same approach on final day of NFL Draft

...and more versatile.Quinn joined the Falcons after two highly successful seasons...quickness coming out his stance.The Falcons beefed up their front seven in...cornerback Akeem King.Offensively, the Falcons added running back Tevin Coleman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-02/falcons-keep-same-approach-fi
Falcons coach Dan Quinn impressed with Vic Beasley's quickness

...That's the kind of success Beasley hopes to enjoy with the Falcons. He's excited to be reunited with former Clemson teammate...Quinn doesn't expect him to be sidelined long.When the Falcons begin off-season training activities in a couple of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-08/falcons-coach-dan-quinn-impre
Dabo Swinney among Clemson coaches at Aiken County Prowl and Growl

...Vic Beasley eighth overall and Grady Jarrett in the fifth round. They'll join Clemson product Malliciah Goodman on the Falcons defensive unit."It definitely has a Clemson flavor to it," Swinney said. "It's good to have those guys close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-05-07/dabo-swinney-among-clemso
'Deflategate' report hits Patriots, Tom Brady hard

...is as important as the discipline. It clearly says a violation occurred."This off-season, the league has fined the Falcons $350,000 and stripped a fifth-round draft pick for pumping artificial crowd noise into the stadium during home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-06/deflategate-report-hits-patri
Hall of Famers steal show at NFL Draft

...Collins, chosen by Atlanta, was suspended for two games at LSU and confirmed he failed three drug tests."What I told the Falcons, what I've been telling everybody, that stuff is behind me," Collins said. "I've been making smarter decisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-01/hall-famers-steal-show-nfl-dr