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Panthers at Falcons Friday Injury Report

Carolina Out: LB Omar Gaither (knee) Questionable: S Jermale Hines (illness), T Jeff Otah (back) Probable: DE Charles Johnson (hip) Atlanta Out: WR Julio Jones (hamstring), CB Chris Owens (concussion) Questionable: DE John Abraham (groin), C Todd McClure (knee), G Garrett Reynolds (ankle), S James Sanders (hamstring) Probable: DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), TE Tony Gonzalez […]

Gonzales Says Ryan Can Lead Falcons to a Title

Tight end Tony Gonzalez said there is no doubt in his mind that quarterback Matt Ryan is capable of leading the Falcons to a championship. “He’s ready,” Gonzalez told Dan Parr of Pro Football Weekly. “He’s at that point in his career where, like most players, you really don’t come into your own as a […]

Tony Gonzalez Thinks There Should be a Rookie Salary Scale

Falcons veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez is a believer in a rookie salary scale according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I think that would cut down on a lot of problems if you let these rookies come in and earn that money,” Gonzalez said Tuesday on Sports Talk Radio 610 in Houston. […]

Gonzalez Talking Retirement Due to Lockout

Tight end Tony Gonzalez said he would likely retire if next season was entirely lost to the NFL labor dispute according to Clifton Brown of Gonzalez remains confident there will be a season this fall. But if not, one of the game’s all-time great tight ends would likely walk away. “Would I sit out […]

Falcons Wrap Up #1 Seed in the NFC with 31-10 Rout of the Panthers

Taking care of business with quite a bit on the line, the Falcons wrapped up the #1 seed in the NFC with a convincing 31-10 rout of the Carolina Panthers at the Georgia Dome. Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, going 22-of-32 passes for 236 yards for the Falcons (13-3), who bounced back […]

Gonzalez Shares His Thoughts on the Saints, Playoffs

Future Hall of Fame TE Tony Gonzalez spoke to senior NFL writer Jay Glazer earlier this week on “After Party.” The “After Party” is part of’s ‘Lunch with Benefits’ programming. Here are some highlights of the interview. Gonzalez on his Atlanta Falcons preparing for the playoffs and not getting ahead of themselves: “I […]

White shines as Falcons fly to 5-2 in 39-32 win over Bengals

No one wants to believe it, but after seven weeks of play in the NFL season, the Falcons have the best record in the NFC. The team had their good and bad Sunday, but after blowing a big lead they were able to comeback and top the Cincinnati Bengals 39-32 to get to 5-2 on […]

Gonzalez speaks up in defense of Robinson’s hit

It’s the hottest topic in the league today, and it seems that everyone has an opinion. The Falcons are directly involved in the issue involving hits and fines, as one of their own, CB Dunta Robinson, was fined $50,000 for his hit Sunday on Eagles WR DeSean Jackson. The hit in the Falcons loss to […]

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