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CHRISTOPHER OWENS RUMORS

Owens back at Falcons practice, Abraham limited

Cornerback Christopher Owens practiced with the Atlanta Falcons for the first time in nearly a month Thursday, and star defensive end John Abraham remains hobbled by an injured left ankle. Owens had been out since injuring a hamstring in a Dec. 22 victory at Detroit. He was back on the field on a limited basis, raising hopes that he'll be able to play in Sunday's NFC championship...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons defense mostly intact against Seahawks

Backup cornerback Christopher Owens is inactive for the Falcons in Sunday's divisional playoff game against Seattle with a hamstring ailment. Atlanta's starting lineup includes defensive end John Abraham (ankle), safety William Moore (hamstring) and cornerback Dunta Robinson (concussion). Falcons backup safety Charles Mitchell (calf) also is active. Seattle running back...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

John Abraham practices on a limited basis, could see action vs. Seattle

In an encouraging sign for the Atlanta Falcons as they perpare for their playoff matchup with the Seattle Seahawks, Defensive end John Abraham practiced on a limited basis yesterday, and could be available to play Sunday. Abraham sprained his ankle during their week 17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a meaningless game that could come back to haunt them. His injury look very...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons' Owens makes most of his chance

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. To look at the arc of the career of Falcons cornerback Christopher Owens from a certain direction, one can see a downward trend. As a rookie in 2009, Owens started six games. Then it was three the next season, two last and just one this one in 12 games. Yet on Thursday, when Falcons starting left cornerback Asante Samuel went out of the game on the third play...
Via Fox Sports South
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

CB Owens misses Falcons practice with concussion

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Christopher Owens did not practice Wednesday because of a concussion. Owens was injured in the first quarter of Atlanta's 27-21 victory over Denver on Monday night, further depleting a secondary that already lost cornerback Brent Grimes with a season-ending injury in Week 1. Dominique Franks has moved up to take the nickel back spot. Antone Smith...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Atlanta CBs Franks, Owens ready for big challenge

Atlanta needs Dominique Franks and Christopher Owens to step up at cornerback. Starter Brent Grimes, an alternate Pro Bowl pick in 2010, had minor surgery Thursday on his right knee that will sideline him for two to four weeks. Franks and Owens say not to worry, they're ready to handle a bigger role in his absence. The Falcons (7-4) have yet to decide if they will start Franks...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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