Found December 28, 2012 on
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Falcons safety William Moore will miss his fourth straight game with a hamstring injury on Sunday, perhaps putting into question whether he will be ready for the teams playoff game in two weeks.
Moore has a history with hamstring injuries, as he suffered two during his rookie season of 2009 that, along with a knee injury, limited him to two games that year. On Oct. 28 of that year, when the Falcons placed Moore on season-ending injured reserve it was with a hamstring injury. Moore has played all 16 games in a season only once in his four years, missing 22 of 64 games.
Head coach Mike Smith said on Wednesday that Moores return to the playing field was a matter for doctors to decide. Moore has not practiced or played in a month. He injured himself in a 23-13 win over New Orleans on Nov. 29.
Moore has flourished in new defensive coordinator Mike Nolans system and become known as a ball-hawk, as he has four interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Turnovers have been ...
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Tony Gonzalez hasn't changed his stance on retirement since the first day of training camp.
The 13-time Pro Bowl tight end remains 95 percent certain he will walk away from football after the season, though everything still hinges on whether the Atlanta Falcons advance deep into postseason as a No. 1 playoff seed.
At 36, Gonzalez continues to make enough big plays that he was...
Tony Gonzalez is still 95 percent sure he will retire at the end of the season.
Just don't try to pigeonhole the 13-time Pro Bowl tight end into giving more information about his future, no matter how many light years away.
''I see what you're trying to do,'' Gonzalez said with a smile Thursday. ''Jedi mind trick.''
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DVOA: 11.6% (7th)
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The Bucs were hoping to bounce back against St. Louis last week following a blowout loss to the Saints the previous week. Unfortunately that did not happen and Josh Freeman had another bad game. Facing lots of scrutiny in his young career, he and the team are hoping to end the season on a high note at Atlanta. However, the Bucs may not see Atlanta’s best team on the field as they...
William Moore is missing his fourth straight game with a hamstring injury, and the Falcons' secondary also is without cornerback Christopher Owens against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Chris Hope is starting for Moore. Owens also has a hamstring injury.
Wide receiver Roddy White, held out of practice this week with a knee injury, is starting. White continues his streak of not missing...
The Atlanta Falcons have already ruled out safety William
Moore for today’s regular season finale against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, while
they have wide receiver Roddy White and defensive lineman Jonathan Babineaux
listed among those questionable to play.
Moore missed practice all week due to his hamstring injury
and will not play today. Cornerback Chris Owens is also out due...