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Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell prioritizes the Atlanta high school that shaped him

The game against Carrollton started, and Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell, decked out in a military-green hoodie with a black T-shirt underneath, green pants and camo-colored Nikes, stood by the goal line near the scoreboard and watched intently. On the field, his younger brother, Avieon, was doing exactly what A.J. had done years earlier. When […]

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First-place Falcons marvel at wild OT win against Panthers

ATLANTA — Rashaan Evans shook his head, almost still in disbelief. In some ways, he still was in disbelief. The Atlanta Falcons linebacker has been playing football for a long time — five years in the NFL, four at Alabama and high school before that. What happened Sunday, he never had experienced. After a topsy-turvy […]

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Falcons CB A.J. Terrell (hamstring) out vs. Panthers

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell will not play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers as he continues to recover from a hamstring injury, head coach Arthur Smith said Friday. Terrell has missed every practice this week for Atlanta after leaving last Sunday’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on the eighth play of […]

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Depleted Falcons secondary could be down 3 starters Sunday

Safety Jaylinn Hawkins, who suffered a concussion Sunday against Cincinnati, is in the league’s protocol and Atlanta has already ruled him out against the Panthers. Starting cornerback A.J. Terrell, who left on the eighth play of Sunday’s 35-17 loss because of a hamstring injury, is now week-to-week, according to head coach Arthur Smith. Smith said […]

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NFL Week 3 takeaways: Lessons, big questions for every game

It’s Week 3 of the 2022 NFL season, and many games in the opening window came down to the fourth quarter — again. After the Colts’ defense kept the Kansas City Chiefs close all game, Matt Ryan threw a go-ahead touchdown in the final 30 seconds to give Indianapolis its first win of the season. […]

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NFL team previews 2022: Predictions, fantasy breakout players, depth charts, power rankings and over, under picks

The 2022 NFL season kicks off Thursday night, when the reigning Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams host the Buffalo Bills (8:20 p.m., NBC). Both are among the prime contenders to hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the conclusion of the season. After a wild offseason, we will finally have answers to some of this […]

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NFL training camp 2022 live – Patrick Mahomes and other QBs work on receiver connections; Baltimore Ravens’ J.K. Dobbins activated

We are officially one month away from the start of the NFL regular season — which kicks off with a Thursday night Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Rams matchup. It sure was an active NFL training camp Monday. The Baltimore Ravens activated J.K. Dobbins off of the PUP list and also signed kicker Justin Tucker […]

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Atlanta Falcons starting safety Erik Harris needs season-ending pectoral surgery, source says

Harris suffered the injury on the first drive of Sunday’s 29-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers — he appeared in six plays — and was replaced by Jaylinn Hawkins. Harris, 31, started 12 games for Atlanta this season after signing a one-year deal this past offseason. He had put up some of the best numbers […]

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Week 2 NFL Power Rankings 2021: 1-32 poll, plus which rookies made the best first impression

This week’s edition of the 2021 NFL Power Rankings is all about first impressions, as after months of buildup and hype, we got to see every NFL team take the field for the first time in a game that counts. But first impressions from Week 1 go well beyond team performance. Week 1 wasn’t just […]

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2021 NFL draft: Jeff Legwold ranks the top 100 prospects

For years, folks in the NFL would often openly wonder if they needed to be in Indianapolis for the entire combine. They would complain about the cold weather, saying they were counting the hours until they could hit the road, as they speed-walked through the convention center to another round of interviews. Then the combine […]

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