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Atlanta Falcons hope for fresh start

Atlanta can clinch division title by beating Carolina

The winner of Sunday’s game between the Falcons (6-9) and Carolina (6-8-1) will clinch the NFC South and have a home playoff game.

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Atlanta Falcons QB: Showdown with Saints just another game

Falcons need to beat Saints and Panthers to make playoffs

The Falcons (5-9) have lost three of four heading into Sunday’s game at New Orleans (6-8).

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Big Ben leads Pittsburgh Steelers to 27-20 win over Atlanta Falcons | PHOTOS

Ben Roethlisberger throws for 360 yards in Steelers’ victory

The Falcons (5-9) slipped out of first place in the abysmal NFC South and ensured themselves a second straight losing season, but Atlanta can still make the playoffs by winning its final two games against division rivals New Orleans and Carolina.

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Atlanta Falcons encouraged heading into matchup with Pittsburgh Steelers

Falcons encouraged after last Monday’s loss at Green Bay

If the Falcons are feeling positive about a loss, just imagine what kind of high the Steelers must be on after they won an impressive 42-21 victory at Cincinnati that pulled them within a half-game of division-leading Bengals in the jumbled AFC North.

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Atlanta Braves lose J.R. Graham, gain re-habbing right-hander in Rule 5

Daniel Winkler could be an intriguing bullpen piece when he's ready to pitch again

The Braves added Triple-A catching depth by selecting Steven Rodriguez from the Diamondbacks’ Double-A roster in the minor league phase of the Rule 5 draft.

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Atlanta Falcons still control fate in crazy NFC South

Falcons still lead division with tie-breaker over Saints

The Atlanta Falcons have played just well enough to control their fate in the much-ridiculed NFC South, even though they can’t finish the regular season with a winning record.

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Atlanta Falcons hope hip injury won't sideline Julio Jones

Jones had 11 catches for team-record 259 yards in loss to Packers

If Julio Jones can’t return, it would be a big blow to Atlanta’s hopes of winning the NFC South division.

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Atlanta Braves release new renderings of mixed-use development at SunTrust Park | PHOTOS

The Atlanta Braves released four new conceptual renderings of the mixed-use development surrounding SunTrust Park.

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Atlanta Falcons find positives in loss to Green Bay Packers

Atlanta fell behind 31-7 before mounting furious comeback

On the road at Lambeau Field, the Falcons showed fight in a place where most other NFC foes had folded down the stretch.

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Eddie Lacy, Green Bay hold off Atlanta Falcons

Packers build 24-point lead, then hold on

Atlanta dropped to 5-8, but remained in a first-place tie with New Orleans in the woeful NFC South.

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Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers on impressive streak

Rodgers leads Packers against Falcons tonight at Lambeau Field

Going into tonight’s game at Lambeau Field against the Atlanta Falcons, Aaron Rodgers has thrown 360 straight passes at home without an interception, a stretch that includes 31 consecutive touchdown passes at Lambeau without a pick.

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New Falcons stadium now to cost $1.4 billion, up from original $1 billion tag

The initial cost of the retractable-roof facility, which will replace the Georgia Dome in 2017, was estimated at $1 billion. That was later raised to $1.2 billion.

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Julio Jones’ big day leads Falcons

Career day keep Falcons in playoff hunt

Julio Jones’ career-best game helped lead the Atlanta Falcons to a 29-18 win over Patrick Peterson and the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in an improbable matchup of first-place teams.

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Cards look to regroup on road against Falcons

NFL divisional leaders meet in Georgia Dome

Atlanta (4-7) is 0-7 against teams outside the South, but beating division opponents has been enough to keep the Falcons on top.

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Matt Ryan’s two highest interception totals have been against the Arizona Cardinals

Ryan said he must learn to overcome previous games with Cards

Matt Ryan threw a combined nine interceptions with only one touchdown as the Falcons somehow split the games with Arizona the last two years.

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