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  1. Falcons will thrive by living in the pass

    Vaughn McClure

    There seems to be quite a bit of optimism about the Atlanta Falcons boasting a more balanced offensive attack this season. One skill-position player even told me he expects it to be "50-50" in terms of run and pass plays. Sounds nice, but I'm not ...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  2. Day 2 of Falcons minicamp a bit fiesty

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The second day of the Atlanta Falcons' three-day minicamp got pretty interesting toward the end. Left tackle Sam Baker, who missed a large part of last season with a knee injury, was red in the face coming off the field afte...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  3. Sam Baker expects full clearance this week

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Sam Baker, who underwent season-ending knee surgery last year, told ESPN.com he expects to receive full clearance this week. ''I'm feeling good," Baker said Monday night. ''In a couple days, I should be cleared. I...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. Julio Jones of Atlanta Falcons limited in workouts

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said Julio Jones' participation in offseason workouts will be limited as the team continues to monitor the wide receiver's status coming off foot surgery.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  5. Could Sam Baker's future be at right tackle?

    Vaughn McClure

    Although the Atlanta Falcons still believe in Sam Baker, there is no guarantee he will remain at left tackle moving forward. General manager Thomas Dimitroff didn't come out and say Baker would be moved, but he did imply the Falcons have the optio...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  6. Falcons' offensive line shows progress

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons' coaching staff got an early Christmas gift Monday night: improved play on the offensive line. No, it was not a strong enough performance to wipe out every bad memory from this season. But it was an encour...

    Blog | December 25, 2013
  7. No plans to move Baker from left tackle, yet

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Being totally out of playoff contention should have the Atlanta Falcons thinking ahead to next season. Even if such is the case, head coach Mike Smith wouldn't reveal his thoughts to the media. Specifically, Smith was ask...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  8. Falcons bring in veteran tackle Locklear

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said a roster move would be made once the team placed left tackle Sam Baker on injured reserve. The move apparently is the addition of veteran tackle Sean Locklear, although the transact...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  9. Spotlight on LT Holmes with Baker out

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The spotlight will likely shine on Lamar Holmes for the remainder of the season. From the beginning, the Atlanta Falcons have expressed faith in the second-year offensive tackle. Some within the organization even believe the...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  10. Sam Baker of Atlanta Falcons to be placed on IR

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said starting left tackle Sam Baker will undergo surgery on his left knee and will be placed on season-ending injured reserve.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  11. Falcons concerned about LT Baker's knee

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith expressed concern about left tackle Sam Baker as Baker continues to deal with knee issues. Baker missed three-consecutive games before returning to the starting lineup in Week 9 at Arizona. T...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  12. Baker back in the lineup for Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    CHARLOTTE -- Atlanta Falcons left tackle Sam Baker, who missed the last three games with a knee injury, is active for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. Head coach Mike Smith said Baker would be in the starting lineup, if healthy. That m...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  13. Roddy White of Atlanta Falcons inactive against Carolina Panthers...

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, who was listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers, is inactive for the third consecutive game because of hamstring and ankle injuries.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  14. Jackson in, Baker out for Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson will make his return from a Week 2 hamstring injury as he is active against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Jackson said he's ready to give the offense balance, but the Cardinals boas...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  15. Roddy White of Atlanta Falcons out for 2nd straight game

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been ruled out for a second consecutive game due to hamstring and knee injuries, head coach Mike Smith said following Friday's practice.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  16. Practice report: A Roddy White sighting

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White finally returned to the practice field Thursday -- wearing a stocking cap rather than a helmet. White was an observer -- at least during the viewing portion of practice -- as he cont...

    Blog | October 24, 2013