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The Falcons will likely have Jason Snelling back when they host Green Bay Sunday night. The running back missed Sundays game at Seattle with a concussion but head coach Mike Smith said he expects Snelling to be cleared for practice this week. The Falcons had a pretty long list of players banged up against the Seahawks, according to Smith. He said Monday he expects several players to be held out of practice on Wednesday, when the team returns to the field. However, he said he doesnt expect any of those players to miss Sundays game. Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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110804 Flowery Branch - Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Tyson Clabo, left, suiting up for practice for the first time, and center Todd McClure, right, prop their feet up on a golf cart while waiting for offensive line practice to begin at training camp in Flowery Branch on Thursday, August 4, 2011. Curtis Compton firstname.lastname@example.org
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The game against the Seahawks, saw a coming out party for rookie WR Julio JonesEach week, after the game, I will name a few Falcons players who deserve recognition for their performance. We call it earning your wings. Here we go:-WR Julio Jones – Last Sunday was the best performance, we have seen so far from rookie Julio Jones. He managed to total 11 catches for 127 yards, a great...
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SEATTLE — Falcons coach Mike Smith was not please with all of the blown assignments in the secondary, but he was elated to head back to Atlanta with a win and a 2-2 record.
Here’s what he had to say after the game:
OPENING STATEMENT: Winning on the road in the NFL is not an easy proposition and that was definitely the case today. This game was not an exception to it. We did...
Atlanta wide receiver Roddy White is active for the Falcons' game at Seattle, while the Seahawks will be without starting strong safety Kam Chancellor. White was questionable on the final injury report with a thigh injury. Even with White going the Falcons will be down two starters Sunday previously ruled as out: defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and linebacker Stephen...
Falcons DE John Abraham talks about the upcoming matchup against the Packers on Sunday Night Football and how it will be a big rematch from last years NFC Divisional game. Abraham also comments on fellow teammates WR Julio Jones and DE Ray Edwards and how they fit in with the rest of the team.
SEATTLE (AP) — Atlanta wide receiver Roddy White is active for the Falcons' game at Seattle, while the Seahawks will be without starting strong safety Kam Chancellor.
Even with White going the Falcons will be down two starters Sunday previously ruled as out: defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and linebacker Stephen Nicholas (calf).
Matt Ryan did plenty with his arm and his legs. Atlanta's star was still stuck having to watch a 61-yard field-goal attempt fall short in the waning seconds to avoid a huge Falcons meltdown.
Matt Ryan threw for 291 yards, and rookie Julio Jones caught 11 passes for 127 yards as the Atlanta Falcons held off a second-half rally for a 30-28 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH --- It doesn't get easier for the Falcons .
With a quarter of the season over, including three of four games on the road, the Falcons are 2-2. Not bad.
Next up is undefeated Green Bay Sunday night, followed by division rival Carolina and currently unbeaten Detroit. There is cause for concern because all three of the upcoming opponents are proficient in the passing...
SEATTLE --- The Falcons could not exhale until Seattle kicker Steven Hauschka's 61-yard field goal attempt fluttered to the ground --- short and wide left--- on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.
After building a 20-point lead, the Falcons escaped with a 30-28 victory after two diametrically different halves against the Seahawks.
In the first half, the Falcons , the defending NFC...