Blalock stays with the Falcons

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With all the focus on whether the Falcons would keep right tackle Tyson Clabo, many had overlooked the fact that both starting guards were able to walk away.

One did, one won’t be.

Right guard Harvey Dahl has headed to St. Louis.  According to Alex Marvez of, left guard Justin Blalock has agreed to a six-year deal to remain with the Falcons.

Blalock has started every game each of the last three seasons.  In his rookie season of 2007, Blalock started 14 games.