D. Orlando Leadbetter, AJC, "There's A Backup At Every Position."
Nearly Every Falcon Healthy And Ready For Week 1 in New OrleansHead coach Mike Smith and the rest of the Atlanta Falcons organization did a good job during the preseason limiting the number of injuries sustained by their players. With Week 4 of the preseason being played primarily by the backups, the starters of Atlanta all appear ready to hit the ground running hard and running healthy.
Falcons Preseason Hustle Results In Extra Padding In Some PositionsThis 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.
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Final Thoughts On The 2012 Atlanta FalconsIt's tough to consider a team that finished the regular season 13-3 as not having lived up to expectations. Some would say that since Atlanta finally won a post season game for the first time in nearly a decade, the season was a success. Others would argue that because of the way Atlanta finished the season, it should be considered a disappointment.
Seattle Loses DE Chris Clemons, More Pressure On FalconsIf Atlanta didn't already have hopes to beat Seattle yesterday, with the announcement of Chris Clemons torn ACL and meniscus, they certainly do now.