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  1. Devonta Freeman: If I stayed in SB LI, I'd be MVP
    Devonta Freeman is seeking a new deal but the RB offered up a take on the team's Super Bowl LI loss to the Patriots. Freeman believes if he remained in the tilt, the outcome would have been much different.
  2. Julio Jones, Antonio Brown head WRs with most value to teams
    Is anyone more important to the Steelers than Antonio Brown? Will Terrelle Pryor truly take off in Washington? Nate Burleson lists the five receivers who are most valuable to their teams.
  3. Vic Beasley expecting extra attention from opponents
    Vic Beasley led the NFL with 15.5 sacks in 2016. The Atlanta Falcons' speedy pass rusher knows with the distinction will come extra attention on the field. Is the budding star ready for it?
  4. Matt Ryan: Dwelling on SB LI loss is 'wasted time'
    Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff and coach Dan Quinn have made a strong push this spring to emotionally distance the team from their heartbreaking Super Bowl collapse. Falcons QB Matt Ryan added the team isn't dwelling on the loss.
  5. Devonta Freeman 'about to be blessed' with new deal
    The Devonta Freeman contract saga -- if one can call it that -- heads into the summer break without a resolution. Still, the Falcons tailback is confident his deal will get done.
  6. Falcons OC wants more red-zone targets for Julio Jones
    New Falcons OC Steve Sarkisian wants to do more than copy Kyle Shanahan's offense. Sarkisian told reporters Wednesday he wants to utilize All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones in the red zone in 2017.
  7. Steve Sarkisian: CC Sabathia spurred rehab decision
    Steve Sarkisian has waged a public battle with alcoholism since he lost his USC job, but it was Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia's own struggle with drinking that spurred Sark to enter rehab.
  8. Injuries: Desmond Trufant (pectoral) returns to action
    Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant was back on the field at organized team activities. It was the veteran corner's first action since undergoing surgery to mend a torn pectoral.
  9. Freeney, Falcons have mutual interest in reunion
    Will Dwight Freeney return for a 16th NFL season? The veteran pass rusher says the Falcons are "still very interested" in re-signing him after drafting Takkarist McKinley in the first round.
  10. Ex-Falcons QB Mike Vick 'would love to coach' in NFL
    Mike Vick retired from the NFL, but is hoping for a return to the sidelines at some point. The former Falcons quarterback told ESPN's Adam Schefter he'd like to get into coaching down the road.
  11. Falcons' Takk McKinley celebrates being rich
    After spending most of his life without significant amounts of money, Takkarist McKinley couldn't help but do a happy dance when his first Falcons paycheck hit his bank account this week.
  12. Dimitroff: 2017 Falcons my strongest roster in a decade
    For all of the "28-3" memes and obligatory Super Bowl hangover narratives, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff expects to boast his strongest roster in a decade.
  13. Dirk Koetter apologizes for Bucs' '28-3' shot at Falcons
    Earlier this week the Bucs' Twitter account took a jab at the Falcons' Super Bowl LI collapse. Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter apologized for the team's tweet, citing it was "unprofessional."
  14. International players added to four practice squads
    The NFL announced Thursday, the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- will each carry an additional overseas player on their practice squads.
  15. Falcons confident Devonta Freeman deal will get done
    With momentum building toward an impasse, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff took to the airwaves to set the record straight regarding Devonta Freeman's contract situation.