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Kansas City Chiefs' Mike Cox (42) dives into the endzone for a first quarter touchdown against the Denver Broncos in an NFL football game on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, in Denver. (AP Photo/ Ed Andrieski ) FLOWERY BRANCH  – Fullback Mike Cox, who played at Georgia Tech in 2004-07, has received help from his brother regarding practicing with the Falcons. Lucas Cox, who also attended Tech, was in training camp earlier this year. “I was on the phone with him last night, with a few questions that I had,” Cox said. “He’s definitely been a huge help. He was looking over the stuff with me when I went home. He’s been a huge help.” Kirk Chambers was signed to help provide depth along the offensive line with Sam Baker [lower back] injured. Chambers stayed in town after being added to the roster to study film. He likes the nasty attitude of the offensive line. “I can be a little spiteful on the field,” Chambers said. “I enjoy that style of play. When I watched the film, I did get excited by …

Mid-Season Falcons Grades – The Offensive Line

As the Falcons are on a bye this week, it seems like a good time to analyse how our Falcons have played so far this year. We will be going unit by unit on the team over the next week or so. Now is the turn of the Falcons much maligned Offensive Line.LT Sam Baker (C) – If this had been done a few weeks ago, Baker would have received an F! However in the past few weeks he has got...

Video: Too early to judge Julio Jones trade?

CineSport’s Noah Coslov turns to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC to discuss rookie WR Julio Jones’ impact and how the bye gives them an advantage against the Colts. –D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog Get instant updates on Twitter at AJCFalcons and you can join the Facebook Fan page at AJC Falcons.

Julio Jones returned to practice on Monday

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who missed the last two games, returned 110812 Atlanta - Smoke and fire surround Atlanta Falcons rookie wide receiver Julio Jones as he enters the stadium to take on the Miami Dolphins at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Friday, August 12, 2011. Curtis Compton to practice on Monday. Jones suffered a hamstring injury...

Mid-Season Falcons Grades – Quarterbacks and Running Backs

As the Falcons are on a bye this week, it seems like a good time to analyse how our Falcons have played so far this year. We will be going unit by unit on the team over the next week or so. We have already graded the Defensive Line, Linebackers, Defensive Backs and Offensive Line.Now it is the turn of the Falcons Quarterbacks and Running Backs.QB Matt Ryan (B-) – Matt is certainly...

Falcons' White, Jones get healthy

All-Pro wide receiver Roddy White, who led the league with 113 catches last season, has 39 catches for 425 yards and four touchdowns. He's on pace to catch 89 passes this season. With rookie sensation Julio Jones possibly returning, White believes he can pick up the pace. "I don't think I'm doing too well right now," White said. "Not what I expect out...

ScoutTV: Reggie Kelly

Reggie Kelly is an icon in Mississippi. He was home to mentor the kids of Aberdeen and catch a football game. Listen to Reggie talk about his new book and life after football.

Bill Belichick Told Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff Not to Trade for Julio Jones

Depending on how you judge draft success in the NFL, arguments can be made that the Patriots have been masters of the draft or have struck out quite a bit since Bill Belichick took over as head coach.  As far as draft day trades are concerned, New England has done well by grabbing guys like [...]

Point spread favors Falcons in battle with Colts

Nov 6, 1:00 PM | Turf of Lucas Oil Stadium Atlanta Falcons vs Indianapolis Colts Odds 4-3TEAM RECORD0-8 Even before Peyton Manning was lost for the 2011 season, the Indianapolis Colts had struggled as an underdog. Now, the Colts have lost 10 straight as a dog and opened as 8-point home pups against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 9 NFL wagering action. And even when they were...
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