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The Falcons look great! (Didn?셳 we say that last year?)

The Falcons are playing as well as a team with the league?셲 third-worst defense can play. They?셱e moving the ball and even scoring touchdowns as if ??to quote the former Pirates announcer Bob Prince ??tomorrow?셲 lunch was around the corner.
Georgia Tech can?셳 force forcing turnovers

Georgia Tech can?셳 force forcing turnovers

The last time Georgia Tech played Pittsburgh at Heinz Field, the Yellow Jackets tied a school record by recovering six fumbles in a 56-28 win in 2014.
Meet new Falcons linebacker A.J. Hawk

Meet new Falcons linebacker A.J. Hawk

Falcons linebacker A.J. Hawk, who signed a one-year contract on Wednesday, had his first practice with the team on Thursday.
Falcons say they?셶e got handle on new Broncos QB Siemian

Falcons say they?셶e got handle on new Broncos QB Siemian

The Falcons don?셳??have much video to review of Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian, a first-year starter, but coach Dan Quinn said he believes they?셶e seen enough of him to know what to expect.
Millsap increasing workload following knee procedure

Millsap increasing workload following knee procedure

Paul Millsap won?셳 play in the Hawks first two exhibition games but the All-Star power forward is increasing his workload following a non-surgical procedure on his right knee.
Millsap increasing workload following knee procedure

Millsap increasing workload following knee procedure

Paul Millsap won?셳 play in the Hawks first two exhibition games but the All-Star power forward is increasing his workload following a non-surgical procedure on his right knee.
Scott sits out practice for treatment

Scott sits out practice for treatment

Hawks forward Mike Scott did not take part in practice on Wednesday, a day before the team?셲 preseason opener at the Grizzlies.

Falcons punter Bosher (hamstring) sits out practice

Falcons punter Matt Bosher is not practicing today because of a right hamstring injury.Coach Dan Quinn did not mention Bosher?셲 injury during his media session earlier today.
Falcons: Stadium still on schedule for 2017 football season

Falcons: Stadium still on schedule for 2017 football season

While introducing some wiggle room into Mercedes-Benz Stadium?셲 planned opening date, the Falcons organization reiterated Wednesday that the new downtown facility will be ready for the start of next football season.
The Falcons look great! (Didn?셳 we say that last year?)

The Falcons look great! (Didn?셳 we say that last year?)

The Falcons are playing as well as a team with the league?셲 third-worst defense can play. They?셱e moving the ball and even scoring touchdowns as if ??to quote the former Pirates announcer Bob Prince ??tomorrow?셲 lunch was around the corner.
Deion Jones out of practice with ankle injury

Deion Jones out of practice with ankle injury

Falcons starting middle linebacker Deion Jones, who suffered an ankle injury against the Panthers, did not practice on Wednesday.
Tech?셲 Johnson sending wrong message

Tech?셲 Johnson sending wrong message

Paul Johnson celebrates Georgia Tech’s Orange Bowl victory to close the 2014 season – when talk of insufficient facilities was at a minimum.
For now, Dogs, Gamecocks preparing to play in Columbia

For now, Dogs, Gamecocks preparing to play in Columbia

ATHENS — Both Georgia coach Kirby Smart and South Carolina coach Will Muschamp are doing everything in their power to keep Hurricane Matthew from being a distraction in advance of their game on Saturday.
Julio Jones named NFC offensive player of the week

Julio Jones named NFC offensive player of the week

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who caught 12 passes for a franchise-record 300 yards in a 48-33 victory over Carolina on Sunday, was named the NFC?셲 offensive player of the week on Wednesday.
Cover 9@9: Matt Ryan for MVP?

Cover 9@9: Matt Ryan for MVP?

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov talk about the Falcons two-week trip out west, the impact of losing LB Sean Weatherspoon and how to attack Denver’s vaunted defense on Sunday.
Hawks to host Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change exhibit

Hawks to host Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change exhibit

Philips Arena will host a preview of the Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change exhibition for several weeks before it moves to the Atlanta?셲 National Center for Civil and Human Rights through November.
Updated: Georgia-S. Carolina location unchanged for now

Updated: Georgia-S. Carolina location unchanged for now

ATHENS — As of Wednesday morning, Georgia Dome officials said they have not had any discussions with either UGA or South Carolina about the possibility of moving their game there and the game is still set to be played in Columbia, S.
Hawks to host Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change exhibit

Hawks to host Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change exhibit

Philips Arena will host a preview of the Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change exhibition for several weeks before it moves to the Atlanta?셲 National Center for Civil and Human Rights through November.
Updated: Georgia-S. Carolina location unchanged for now

Updated: Georgia-S. Carolina location unchanged for now

ATHENS — As of Wednesday morning, Georgia Dome officials said they have not had any discussions with either UGA or South Carolina about the possibility of moving their game there and the game is still set to be played in Columbia, S.
Georgia Dome: No discussions about hosting UGA-S.Carolina

Georgia Dome: No discussions about hosting UGA-S.Carolina

ATHENS — As of Wednesday morning, Georgia Dome officials said they have not had any discussions with either UGA or South Carolina about the possibility of moving their game there and they have no plans at the moment to move the Georgia State game from its appointed kickoff time of 3:30 p.
5 things to know about the Falcons on Wednesday

5 things to know about the Falcons on Wednesday

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov talk about the Falcons two-week trip out west, the impact of losing LB Sean Weatherspoon and how to attack Denver’s vaunted defense on Sunday.
Towers Take: UGA-S.Carolina game could be played in Georgia Dome

Towers Take: UGA-S.Carolina game could be played in Georgia Dome

ATHENS — Take this for what it’s worth, because neither Georgia nor South Carolina is offering any official or definite statements on the subject, but the information I’m getting is that the teams aren’t going to play their game in Columbia on Saturday.
Video: D. Led ??Can Falcons handle Broncos vaunted D?

Video: D. Led ??Can Falcons handle Broncos vaunted D?

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov talk about the Falcons two-week trip out west, the impact of losing LB Sean Weatherspoon and how to attack Denver’s vaunted defense on Sunday.
Towers Take: UGA-S.Carolina game could be played in Georgia Dome

Towers Take: UGA-S.Carolina game could be played in Georgia Dome

ATHENS — Take this for what it’s worth, because neither Georgia nor South Carolina is offering any official or definite statements on the subject, but the information I’m getting is that the teams aren’t going to play their game in Columbia on Saturday.
Video: D. Led ??Can Falcons handle Broncos vaunted D?

Video: D. Led ??Can Falcons handle Broncos vaunted D?

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov talk about the Falcons two-week trip out west, the impact of losing LB Sean Weatherspoon and how to attack Denver’s vaunted defense on Sunday.
Sumpter doubtful so KSU looks for next receiver up

Sumpter doubtful so KSU looks for next receiver up

When quarterback Chandler Burks has gotten the chance to throw downfield, he said he has confidence wide receiver Justin Sumpter will come down with the ball.
7 things learned about Georgia Tech basketball

7 things learned about Georgia Tech basketball

Here are seven things of interest Georgia Tech men?셲 basketball coach Josh Pastner said on Tuesday. Some of these items may receive a longer look in stories between now the season-opening game against Tennessee Tech on Nov.
Breaking down some of the ACC?셲 quarterbacks

Breaking down some of the ACC?셲 quarterbacks

If you didn?셳 read the story on myajc.com about the stellar play of quarterbacks in the ACC this season, click on the link and have at it.
Super Bowl champs up next for Falcons

Super Bowl champs up next for Falcons

Road trip!The Falcons are set to start their fall road trip, which will last over a week and include stops in Denver and Seattle.
Super Bowl champs up next for Falcons

Super Bowl champs up next for Falcons

Road trip!The Falcons are set to start their fall road trip, which will last over a week and include stops in Denver and Seattle.
ACC QBs rolling this season

ACC QBs rolling this season

This may be a golden year for quarterbacks in the ACC, which perhaps not coincidentally has six teams in this week?셲 AP top 25 poll.
REPORT CARD: Ryan-to-Julio was magical

REPORT CARD: Ryan-to-Julio was magical

Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones set a franchise record with 300 receiving yards receiving in the Falcons’ 48-33 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
LEADOFF: Today?셲 early buzz in Atlanta sports

LEADOFF: Today?셲 early buzz in Atlanta sports

The numbers are in ??on how a wild weekend of big games fared in the Atlanta TV ratings.The top draw, by far, was the Falcons??rousing victory over the Panthers.
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