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  1. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS D. Orlando Ledbetter writes that the Falcons, who already have clinched the NFC South, aren't planning on letting up. That's exactly the attitude I'd expect from th...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  2. Sean Weatherspoon returning for Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon will make his return Sunday against the Buccaneers after missing three games with an ankle injury. That should help a run defense that has struggled in his absence. Receiver Julio Jones (...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  3. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    First off, a reminder that there will be no NFC South chat this week. Now, let's move onto a quick run through the headlines from around the division. ATLANTA FALCONS The injury news was mixed out of Thursday's practice. Receiver Julio Jones (a...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  4. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a Friday morning run through the top headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS Jay Adams writes that Kevin Cone might have pushed himself ahead of the pack for the final receiver spot with a 49-yard touchdown catch Thursda...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  5. Mike Smith stands by Michael Turner

    Pat Yasinskas

    Running back Michael Turner has become a very sensitive subject for the Atlanta Falcons. That's understandable. For the previous four seasons, Turner was the backbone of Atlanta's offense. This season, however, age appears to be catching up to Tur...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  6. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top Tuesday afternoon headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS Former NFL coach Tony Dungy said Atlanta coach Mike Smith should get running back Michael Turner more involved in the offense. I respect Dungy a...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  7. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a Monday evening look at the biggest headlines from around the NFC South. ATLANTA FALCONS Coach Mike Smith said backup tight end Michael Palmer will miss Sunday's game with Carolina due to a shoulder injury. The Falcons have starter To...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  8. Falcons can't abandon running game

    Pat Yasinskas

    When the Atlanta Falcons got their lone win of the season, I wrote that running back Michael Turner still is the backbone of the offense. Apparently coach Mike Smith and offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey didn't read the column or they disagree. ...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  9. Falcons will be short on running backs

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Atlanta Falcons will be without injured running backs Jason Snelling and Antone Smith today. The two backups highlight Atlanta's list of inactives. That likely means more work for starter Michael Turner. It also is likely to pro...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  10. Falcons: Jenkins doesn't need surgery

    Pat Yasinskas

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith talked after Monday morning's joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the main topic was the shoulder injury to wide receiver Michael Jenkins. Smith said the injury happened when Jen...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  11. New faces help cover old Falcons' scars

    Pat Yasinskas

    With new head coach Mike Smith and rookie QB Matt Ryan, the Falcons are trying to cover the scars left by Bobby Petrino and Michael Vick, writes Pat Yasinskas.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2008