FLOWERY BRANCH - Dennis Quaid is eager for a new generation to hear the story of 1961 Heisman Trophy winner Ernie Davis.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons re-signed tight end Jason Rader on Wednesday, one day after the team waived former West Hall and University of Georgia standout Martrez Milner.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Lawyer Milloy said Wednesday he was glad to be with his teammates for the Atlanta Falcons' first practice since his DUI arrest early Monday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tyler Thigpen, a second-year pro who set passing records as an All-American for Coastal Carolina, will start at quarterback for the Chiefs on Sunday against Atlanta.
Martrez Milner, a graduate of West Hall High School and former standout at the University of Georgia, has been waived by the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced Tuesday.
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TAMPA, Fla. - Brian Griese played smart, if not especially well, giving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers what they needed most: a win.
FLOWERY BRANCH - In five seasons as Jacksonville's defensive coordinator, Mike Smith only had two games against Tampa Bay head coach Jon Gruden.
TAMPA, Fla. - An ankle sprain put Jeff Garcia's name on the injury report. A shaky performance in Tampa Bay's season opener cost the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback his starting job this week against Atlanta.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan reacted just the way one would expect of a rookie who just threw a 62-yard touchdown on his first NFL pass.
FLOWERY BRANCH - As Michael Turner stretched on the field before his debut with the Atlanta Falcons, offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey walked up with a message.
ATLANTA - Matt Ryan threw for a touchdown with his very first NFL pass, Michael Turner set a team rushing record in his Atlanta debut, and the Falcons were off and running Sunday.
ATLANTA - It can't really be this easy, can it?
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons are giving rookies bigger roles, especially on defense, down the stretch of a lost season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter isn't saying much about his recent interview with Boise State.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White says the Falcons' 10th loss was especially painful.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon took a knee to catch his breath after his lumbering 71-yard interception return for a touchdown.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons don't know if they'll be facing Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson says running the ball in the NFL requires patience and commitment.
LONDON - London is getting its first NFL day game, creating a new morning time slot for viewers in the United States.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith knows the value of a strong finish, even in a dismal season such as this one.
TORONTO - Falcons safety William Moore looked into the crowd in Toronto and began wondering whether he was back home in Atlanta.
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