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Roger Goodell: We need to move past anthem controversy

During a conference call on Tuesday, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said that discussions about the national anthem would be “front and center on the agenda” for next week’s league meetings. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to top team executives and presidents on Tuesday expressing the same and also outlining some of what will [more]

Roger Goodell’s memo to teams regarding national anthem

[On October 10, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a memo to NFL teams regarding plans to discuss the national anthem and player protests at next week’s league meetings. That memo appears in full below.] MEMORANDUM To: Chief Executives Club Presidents From: Commissioner Goodell Date: October 10, 2017 Re: Fall Meeting/National Anthem We live in a [more]

Falcons healthier in return from bye week

The Falcons went into their bye week with several injury issues and it seems the time off has done most of those players good. Atlanta held a practice to knock some of the rust off on Monday and wide receiver Mohamed Sanu was the only one of their injured players not to do at least [more]

Roddy White shows NFL’s sexism problem not limited to Cam Newton

Anyone hoping that Cam Newton‘s sexist answer to a female reporter’s question today was an aberration will be disappointed to see what former Falcons receiver Roddy White thinks about the matter. White took to Twitter after Newton faced criticism and defended Newton for saying it’s “funny” to hear a female ask him about football. “Why [more]

Falcons put defensive tackle Jack Crawford on IR

The Falcons were already thin on the defensive line, and now they’re down another one. The team announced that defensive tackle Jack Crawford was placed on injured reserve after suffering a torn biceps during Sunday’s loss to the Bills. They didn’t announce a corresponding roster move, but they’ll need to backfill their line at some [more]

Mohamed Sanu expected to miss 2-3 weeks

The Falcons don’t think Julio Jones is going to miss any game time after yesterday’s hip flexor injury. They might not be as fortunate with Mohamed Sanu. According to Vaughn McClure of, the Falcons other starting wide receiver is expected to miss two or three weeks with the hamstring injury that knocked him out [more]

With bye upcoming, Julio Jones not expected to miss any games

The Falcons have a bye next week, and it comes at a fortuitous time. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, star wide receiver Julio Jones isn’t expected to miss any additional time after he was unable to finish yesterday’s loss to the Bills with a hip flexor injury. Jones tried to come back yesterday, but [more]

LeSean McCoy to reporters: “Come talk to the winners!”

No one expected the Bills to beat the Falcons on Sunday, and the Bills used that perceived lack of respect to their advantage. After topping the previously-undefeated Falcons in their new building on Sunday, the Bills celebrated with some crowing. “Y’all picked us to lose, right?” Bills running back LeSean McCoy yelled to reporters after [more]

Bills pick off impressive road win over Falcons

The Falcons are no longer unbeaten, and the Bills are no longer apologizing for the way they play. Buffalo forced three Matt Ryan turnovers and left Atlanta with a 23-17 win, improving to 3-1 in the process. That’s the same record as the Falcons, though few might have predicted the way this one would go [more]

Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu out for Falcons

The Falcons were able to sneak in a touchdown just before halftime to take a 10-7 lead over the Bills. But now they’re going to have to finish without a pair of wide receivers, and find themselves in a hole. The Falcons have ruled both Julio Jones (hip flexor) and Mohamed Sanu (hamstring) out for [more]

Julio Jones questionable to return with hip injury

The Falcons are having a frustrating day against the Bills defense. And their ability to come back has just been compromised. Wide receiver Julio Jones has gone to the locker room, and the Falcons have announced he’s questionable to return with a hip injury. Jones has been one of the most dangerous receivers in the [more]

Tyrod Taylor making plays, Bills lead Falcons in second

The Bills have shown so far this season they’ve got enough on defense to play with anyone. And if Tyrod Taylor keeps making plays, they might be able to do more than that. The Bills have largely held the Falcons in check, and Taylor’s touchdown pass to Jordan Matthews has given Buffalo a 7-3 lead [more]

Week Four early inactives

Sunday’s action got off to an early start with the Saints and Dolphins squaring off in London and the next wave of games will kick off at 1 p.m. ET. We’ll have all of the inactives from those games right here, so check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes [more]

Week Four injury report roundup

Week Four kicked off on Thursday with a Packers win and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Bills rule out Cordy Glenn for second straight game

The good news for the Bills is they won’t have to worry about Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley coming off the edge in Sunday’s game because Beasley has been ruled out with a hamstring injury again this week. The bad news is that they still won’t have left tackle Cordy Glenn on hand to deal with [more]

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