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NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 16: Matt Flynn #15 of the Oakland Raiders is sacked by Will Smith #91 of the New Orleans Saints during a preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on August 16, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Matt Flynn Hopes His NFL Travels End In Oakland

Fans of the Oakland Raiders know the phrase “quarterback competition” almost more than any other in the English language. That is no different for the 2013 season, but Matt Flynn hopes that the competition ends his well-traveled career and ends with him.

08/27/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 06: Lance Moore #16 of the New Orleans Saints pulls in this touchdown reception against E.J. Biggers #31 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 6, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Finally A Starter, Lance Moore Is Dancing It Up For The New Orleans Saints

Lance Moore is one of those players that understands what it means to pay your dues in the world of professional football. Now, after eight years in the league, he is going to be a starting wide received for the New Orleans Saints, and it is totally deserved.

08/17/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 23: Stevan Ridley #22 of the New England Patriots is tackled by Paul Posluszny #51 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the game at EverBank Field on December 23, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Stevan Ridley Has Fought Through Crowds To Be The Patriots’ Featured Back

Steven Ridley always knew that he was talented and had the drive to be a star in the NFL. He knew it wouldn’t be easy though, and his path to being a starter for the New England Patriots was a long road with a lot of others standing in his way.

08/01/2013

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 17: Thomas DeCoud #28 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates after the game against the Denver Broncos at the Georgia Dome on September 17, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

With Career-High In INT’s, DeCoud Is One Player QB’s Don’t Want To Face ‘Meow’

With INT’s coming against some of the NFL’s elite quarterbacks, including three Super Bowl MVPs, this season, DeCoud is quietly cementing his status as a safety poised to burst onto the national stage. And yes, “Meow” is part of the reason.

12/18/2012

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 09: Robert McClain #27 of the Atlanta Falcons upends Louis Murphy #83 of the Carolina Panthers during play at Bank of America Stadium on December 9, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Robert McClain: Proof That A Team Is Only As Good As Its Backups

When the big name players are taken out of the equation, how to you evaluate a team? Simple: their backups. Robert McClain has made the most of his chances in Atlanta and once again proves you don’t need to be a big name to have a big impact for a team.

12/11/2012

Jonathan Babineaux

Babineaux Remains One of Atlanta’s Best Kept Secrets on Defense

While Round One NFL Draftees get all of the press, there’s always a player drafted in later rounds that can also positively impact a team’s performance. For Atlanta, that player is Jon Babineaux

11/20/2012

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John Abraham: Invaluable Asset To Falcons’ Defense

John Abraham may not have been drafted by Atlanta, but his six-plus years as a Falcon have definitely endeared him to the fans packing the Georgia Dome on Sundays.

11/06/2012

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Smitty Stands Alone as Undisputed Best Coach of Falcons

Along with quarterback Matt Ryan, head coach Mike Smith has taken the Atlanta Falcons from an inconsistant team into a perpetual winning franchise. While the two have only been with the Falcons since 2008, this tandem has rewritten the record books for the franchise and show no sign of slowing up any time soon.

10/30/2012

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The Road Less Traveled: Falcons Kicker Matt Bryant Has Seen It All

On a map, it may just be a couple hundred miles from Texas to Atlanta, but for Falcons kicker Matt Bryant, the road from high school to the NFL has sent him everywhere in the United States as well as parts of Europe before landing in Atlanta.

10/09/2012

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Keep Feeding The Spoon: Falcons Linebacker Not To Be Trifled With

He may only be a third year player, but he’s not to be trifled with. With the Falcons currently at 4-0 for the season, they need to rely on their passing attack as well as their formidable defense led by Asante Samuel, John Abraham and the man known throughout Atlanta simple as “Spoon”.

10/02/2012

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