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Friday, June 26, 2015

Winston ready to embrace the spotlight

BEREA, Ohio - Jameis Winston knows there are always eyes on him - watching, dissecting and waiting for him to make a mistake. The spotlight doesn't leave, and Winston wants to shine in it.
By Tom Withers

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Clemson lineman to enter NFL Supplemental Draft

Clemson offensive tackle Isaiah Battle will enter the NFL Supplemental Draft, head coach Dabo Swinney said Thursday in a news release.

Clemson tackle to enter the NFL Supplemental Draft

Clemson offensive tackle Isaiah Battle will enter the NFL Supplemental Draft, head coach Dabo Swinney said Thursday in a news release.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Brady's fate is in Goodell's hands

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - It's back to the waiting game for Tom Brady.
By Howard Ulman

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Brady awaits result of hearing

NEW YORK - After a 10-hour hearing, Tom Brady now must wait to find out if his appeal of a four-game suspension carried any weight with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
By Rachel Cohen

Confederate flag case cited in Redskins battle

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week on license plates and the Confederate flag could be bad news for the Washington Redskins.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Brady's suspension to be heard Tuesday

When Tom Brady's appeal hearing kicks off today, key arguments will be about who ordered his four-game suspension and whether science supports the league's findings about deflated footballs.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Newcomers make early impression for Falcons

Linebackers Brooks Reed and Justin Durant were added in free agency to help put some teeth back in the Atlanta Falcons' defense.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

In some eyes, Brady's legacy isn't tarnished

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady grew from a sixth-round draft choice into one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. Off the field, he's a celebrity with a supermodel wife and lucrative marketing ...
By Howard Ulman

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Beasley eager to prove Falcons made right call in draft

ATLANTA- Now that Vic Beasley has signed a four-year rookie contract and finished his first mini-camp, the rookie defensive end is eager for the next phase of his development with the Atlanta Falcons.
By George Henry

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Falcons' Jones says it would be 'selfish' to hold out

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Julio Jones is learning there are more ways to go about his job in the Atlanta Falcons' new offense. He believes the way to do that is to show up for work every day, even ...
By Matt Winkeljohn

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Ryan likes feel of new offense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Now in his third month working with new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, quarterback Matt Ryan believes the Atlanta Falcons have a chance to be special this year.
By George Henry

Monday, June 15, 2015

Practicing too hard costing Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. - The Seahawks have become notorious for the way they practice. Turns out, though, the Seahawks went a little too hard last off-season. And they're about to pay for it.
By Tim Booth Associated Press

Falcons release tackle Baker

The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran offensive tackle Sam Baker, who started 61 of his 70 career games.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Beasley, Falcons come to terms

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have reached terms on a four-year contract with defensive end and former Clemson star Vic Beasley, the NFL's No. 8 overall draft pick.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Peterson participates in Vikings' practice

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson put on his Minnesota Vikings jersey for the first time in nine months on Tuesday.

Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

Peterson returns to Vikings, tells The Associated Press he hasn't lost his love for the team.
By Jon Krawczynski

Monday, June 1, 2015

Newton, Panthers near deal on extension

Contract talks between the Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton on a multi-year contract extension are continuing and the sides are close to getting a deal done.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Falcon's Shembo waived after being charged with killing dog

The Atlanta Falcons have waived linebacker Prince Shembo after the player was arrested Friday and charged with killing his former girlfriend's dog.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Freeman makes opening bid to be starting running back for Falcons

Devonta Freeman ready to battle rookie Tevin Coleman to be Falcons' starting running back.
By Charles Odum

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