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Saints come marching in

ATLANTA - The New Orleans Saints already rallied once this season. They'll have to do it again to get back to the playoffs.

Coming off a devastating loss to division rival Tampa Bay, the Saints find themselves in a most precarious position, probably needing to win their last four games to send their season into January for the second year in a row.

December 20, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Public tours of Vicks former property attracting the curious

SURRY, Va. - Sherry Walker descended the polished hardwood stairs and joined husband Ben in what used to be Michael Vick's den.

"The bathroom - oh my God! - has a fireplace. It's beautiful," the Goochland County woman said, describing what she had seen upstairs during her tour of the 4,600-square-foot white brick house that was headquarters for Vick's dogfighting operation.

December 20, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Bush could be sidelined for Monday night game in Atlanta

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December 19, 2007 | | Atlanta Falcons

Falcons rookie learning on the job

FLOWERY BRANCH - Covering receivers last year in the Southeastern Conference wasn't too hard for Atlanta Falcons rookie cornerback Chris Houston.

December 19, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Redman to start for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons knew it would be tough to find a replacement for Michael Vick.

December 17, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Blanda, Stenerud still inspire Anderson

FLOWERY BRANCH - For all of his accomplishments, Morten Anderson will always think fondly of a car ride he took with George Blanda and Jan Stenerud.

Andersen, the 47-year-old Atlanta kicker who last year became the NFL's career-leading scorer, had been invited to play in a golf tournament Stenerud hosted a few years ago in Bozeman, Mont.

December 11, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Petrino: No plans to fly the coop

FLOWERY BRANCH - Despite openings at several major college programs, Bobby Petrino intends to return in 2008 for his second year as coach of the Atlanta Falcons.

December 11, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Vick to face more charges

SUSSEX, Va. - Michael Vick's lead attorney left open the possibility of a plea agreement after the suspended NFL star was scheduled for an April 2 jury trial on state dogfighting charges.

The Atlanta Falcons quarterback pleaded guilty to a federal dogfighting conspiracy charge in August and voluntarily reported to jail last week, even though he will not be formally sentenced until Dec. 10.

December 11, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Bad week comes to an ugly end

ATLANTA - The week started with a 24-point loss at the Georgia Dome. Then Michael Vick turned himself in to begin serving an expected prison sentence. Finally, there was another loss at home, this one an 18-point blowout.

November 28, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Falcons can't keep pace with Indy

ATLANTA - Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts looked more like themselves Thursday night.

November 27, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Harrington returns to Falcons starting role

FLOWERY BRANCH - Once again, the Atlanta Falcons have named Joey Harrington as their starting quarterback.

November 25, 2007 | | Atlanta Falcons

Colts looking to beat up bruised Falcons

ATLANTA - The Indianapolis Colts don't sound too concerned about their lackluster performances the past two weeks. Maybe they took a look at who's coming up on the schedule.

Peyton Manning and Co. will face the beaten-down, banged-up Atlanta Falcons tonight, which looks like just the sort of opponent to get the defending Super Bowl champions back on track for the stretch run.

November 25, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Vick begins prison term

RICHMOND, Va. - Michael Vick got a head start on a possible long prison stretch Monday, surrendering three weeks before he was to be sentenced for his involvement in a bloody dogfighting ring.

November 24, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Petrino left with another QB decision

ATLANTA - Joey Harrington was sixth in the NFC in completion percentage and had led the Atlanta Falcons to two straight wins when he was benched by coach Bobby Petrino for the start of Sunday's 31-7 loss to Tampa Bay.

November 24, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

Leftwich starts, Falcons struggle in 31-7 loss to Tampa Bay

ATLANTA - Tampa Bay seized control of the weak NFC South with one of its trademark defensive showings.

As for the Atlanta Falcons, it's back to the drawing board at quarterback in the post-Michael Vick era.

November 23, 2007 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons' preseason schedule announced

Flowery Branch - The Atlanta Falcons announced Wednesday their 2014 preseason schedule, which includes home contests against Miami and Tennessee and road meetings at Houston and Jacksonville, the dates of times of these games will be announced at a later date.

April 09, 2014 | From wire reports | Atlanta Falcons


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