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Reports: Falcons RB Freeman headed to IR

Reports: Falcons RB Freeman headed to IR

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October 16 Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman will be placed on injured reserve Tuesday, multiple media outlets reported. FULL STORY

Falcons hang on to defeat Buccaneers

Falcons hang on to defeat Buccaneers

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October 14 In a game that featured two of the worst defenses in the NFL, the Atlanta Falcons were able to make one more play than Tampa Bay and held on for a 34-29 win on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. FULL STORY

NFL Friday Injury Report -- Week 6

NFL Friday Injury Report -- Week 6

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October 12 Wide receivers Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp, who both entered the concussion protocol during last Sunday's victory over Seattle, both fully participated in practice Friday and have been cleared to play. FULL STORY

Rash of sacks becoming concern for Falcons

Rash of sacks becoming concern for Falcons

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October 08 There is no way that Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn can put a positive spin on the six sacks allowed in Sunday's loss to Pittsburgh. It was problematic, with quarterback Matt Ryan often fighting for his well-being as Steelers poured in around him. FULL STORY

Steelers shut down high-scoring Falcons

Steelers shut down high-scoring Falcons

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October 07 The Pittsburgh Steelers exploited the Atlanta defense, which was missing five starters, and found a way to slow down the Falcons' high-scoring offense and win for the first time at Heinz Field. The result was a 41-17 Pittsburgh victory FULL STORY

NFL Injury Report: Week 5 Sunday games

NFL Injury Report: Week 5 Sunday games

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October 05 Several teams will be missing offensive playmakers because of injuries during Sunday's games in Week 6 of the NFL season. FULL STORY

Steelers, Falcons aim to start respective turnarounds

Steelers, Falcons aim to start respective turnarounds

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October 03 The Pittsburgh Steelers are 1-2-1 and tied for last place in the AFC North at the quarter-pole of the season. The Atlanta Falcons are 1-3 and in last in the NFC South. FULL STORY

Late Green TD gives Bengals win, leaves Falcons blue

Late Green TD gives Bengals win, leaves Falcons blue

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September 30 Dan Quinn elected to go for it on fourth-and-five from the Cincinnati 44 in the first quarter. This wasn't an act of aggression or trying to make a statement early in the game. FULL STORY

Ryan directs Falcons to rebound win over Panthers

Ryan directs Falcons to rebound win over Panthers

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September 16 Quarterback Matt Ryan took personal responsibility for solving the Atlanta Falcons' red-zone problems. The veteran threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more -- all within the red zone -- in helping Atlanta beat the Carolina Panthers 31-24 FULL STORY

Atlanta holds off Carolina 31-24 in thriller

Atlanta holds off Carolina 31-24 in thriller

Dick Cox

September 16 The I-85 rivalry was renewed when the Carolina Panthers traveled south to take on the Atlanta Falcons in an early key NFC South contest. The game was not decided until the final play and the Falcons FULL STORY