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Thomas Dimitroff at the NFL Combine. (Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images Sport)

Thomas Dimitroff and Mike Smith Press Conference On Round 1 of 2014 NFL Draft

Opening Statement (Thomas Dimitroff): “It was a long, eventful first round.  Sorry we kept you guys waiting so long, we were busy in a lot of different areas and here we are.  We’re just going […]

92.9 The Game–05/09/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 15: John Abraham #55 and Thomas DeCoud #28 of the Atlanta Falcons lead their teammates onto the field against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Georgia Dome on December 15, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Preseason Hustle Results In Extra Padding In Some Positions

This weeks practices at Flowery Branch saw players who did not practice but are expected to be starting Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, and some backup players who earned a spot through their hard work during the preseason.

09/04/2013

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 06: Chris Clemons #91 of the Seattle Seahawks receives attention after being injured on a play against the Washington Redskins during the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at FedExField on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Seattle Loses DE Chris Clemons, More Pressure On Falcons

If Atlanta didn’t already have hopes to beat Seattle yesterday, with the announcement of Chris Clemons torn ACL and meniscus, they certainly do now.

01/08/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 30: Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons runs with a catch against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome on December 30, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Silver Lining For Injured Falcons

With an extra week off before their next game, the Falcons need to remember the positives when a teammate is injured. With Dunta Robinson and John Abraham injured in Week 17, the training staff has good news for Falcons Nation about their return.

01/02/2013

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 29: Pierre Thomas #23 of the New Orleans Saints is tackled by Sean Weatherspoon #56 and Chris Owens #21 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Defense Will be Shallow Against Bucs

Specifically, the secondary of Atlanta will be the most shallow. With two starting secondary players, this may be the game where Atlanta seed how deep their defense truly is.

12/29/2012

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 16: Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons braces for a tackle by Jacquian Williams #57 and Jayron Hosley #28 of the New York Giants at Georgia Dome on December 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Not Only Blowout Giants In Victory, They Pitch A Shutout

While not exactly avenging last season’s Playoff loss to the Giants, the Falcons showed the NFL that they may actually be as good as their record is. Doubters beware: this Falcons team is dangerous.

12/17/2012

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 29: Sean Weatherspoon #56 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after a defensive stop against the New Orleans Saints at Georgia Dome on November 29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Atlanta Clinches NFC South Title, No Plans To Take Final Four Games Lightly

As a twist on the famous Shakespeare quote: To bench or not to bench? That is the question that plagues many an NFL head coach once his team’s place in the NFL Playoffs is determined. Just don’t expect Atlanta to follow the norm.

12/05/2012

TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 25: Tight end Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons straight arms safety Ronde Barber #20 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Falcons And Saints Are Both Beat-Up For Round 2

With less than four days after their win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Atlanta Falcons must suit up and face another divisional foe. The question remains if the shortened work week will mean more injuries for either team.

11/28/2012

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Saints Game Took Its Toll On Falcons

Playing your conference rival is always a much more physical and emotional game. Following their first loss of the season, the Falcons may just need a few extra days to recover from this one.

92.9 The Game–11/15/2012

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Atlanta’s Michael Turner Not Living Up To His Contract

How do you rate the worth of each professional athlete? Is it simply the statistics they produce or does the money they make from merchandizing and everything else come into play? Regardless of the measurements, Michael Turner simply isn’t worth what the Falcons are paying him.

11/14/2012

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