Originally written January 03, 2012 on ajc.com:
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Falcons running back Michael Turner bulls his way into the end zone following a block by Justin Blalock for a 1-yard touchdown run and a 28-0 lead over Tampa Bay during 1st half action at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. The touchdown gave Turner a franchise best with 49 career touchdowns. Curtis Compton ccompton@ajc.com FLOWERY BRANCH — The reputation of the Falcons’ offensive line for blocking through the whistle has made its way to the Big Apple. The Falcons call it being nasty, but earlier this season the Green Bay Packers called them dirty. The Giants seem to agree. “Most people would call them dirt bags,” Giants defensive end Justin Tuck told ESPNnewyork.com on Monday. “But it is what it is. We got to make sure we do our job, and, if we are doing our job well, then they will be upset and they will be trying to do things to get us off our game. We’ve got to take that a as a compliment.” Green Bay nose tackle B.J. Raji previously accused the …
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