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Michael Vick stars in flag football league’s debut in San Jose
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SAN JOSE — Former Pro Bowl quarterback Michael Vick stole the show at the American Flag Football League’s Launch Game at Avaya Stadium. The onetime Atlanta Falcons star threw for 547 yards and eight touchdowns Tuesday night as Team Vick picked up a 64-41 victory over former 49ers star Terrell Owens’ team. “Tonight’s game was […]

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Players' big paydays not primary concern of Falcons owner Arthur Blank
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Players’ big paydays not primary concern of Falcons owner Arthur Blank

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Falcons owner expects Freeman extension soon
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Falcons owner expects Freeman extension soon

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Falcons corner Robert Alford: It’s about to be a big year
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The Falcons were so close to capturing the Super Bowl in February. Over four months later, cornerback Robert Alford said the sting of that defeat is motivating him and his teammates to finish the job this season.

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Falcons' Duke Riley: Odell Beckham Jr. shows emotion because he loves game
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Falcons’ Duke Riley: Odell Beckham Jr. shows emotion because he loves game

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Devonta Freeman thinks he should've been Super Bowl MVP. Does he not realize he was the goat?
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In a feat impressive for both its hubris and complete lack of self-awareness, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman says he should have been MVP of the Super Bowl his team lost after holding a 28-3 lead. It’s a tacit shot at Kyle Shanahan’s play-calling, a slap in the face of quarterback Matt Ryan and a borderline […]

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DEVONTA FREEMAN SUPER BOWL: Atlanta Falcons star still upset with Super Bowl LI loss, says he would have been MVP
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ATLANTA – With bitter defeat still on his mind, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman says he would have been Super Bowl MVP if he would have stayed in the game. “I hate to go there, but I was supposed to be the MVP this year of the Super Bowl, but it’s all good, we […]

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Did Devonta Freeman forget about his huge Super Bowl mistake?
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Read the quotes, then we’ll remind you how Freeman made perhaps the biggest single error for the Falcons as they blew the game to the New England Patriots. “I hate to go there but I was supposed to be the MVP this year of the Super Bowl, but it’s all good, we got another shot,” […]

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The NFL MVP favorite is … come on, you already know
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The favorite of some offshore gambling sites was never in doubt. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady nearly won MVP in only 12 games last season. Only Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan’s brilliance kept Brady from making history (nobody who has missed more than three games has ever won MVP).

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Vic Beasley expecting extra attention from opponents
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Vic Beasley led the NFL with 15.5 sacks in 2016. The Atlanta Falcons’ speedy pass rusher knows with the distinction will come extra attention on the field. Is the budding star ready for it?

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NBA Trades: Atlanta Hawks reportedly send Dwight Howard to Charlotte Hornets
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Dwight Howard is reportedly leaving his hometown of Atlanta

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Seahawks’ DeShawn Shead “making great progress,” still not expected for start of season
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Seahawks cornerback Deshawn Shead tore an ACL in his knee during Seattle’s Divisional Round playoff loss to the Atlanta Falcons in January. Shead was unable to participate in any of the team’s offseason program as he continues to recover from surgery. Head coach Pete Carroll said following the conclusion of mini-camp last week that Shead […]

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