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  1. Tom Brady, J.J. Nelson among Players of the Week
    Tom Brady, Chris Jones, Desmond Trufant and J.J. Nelson are among the players who earned NFL Player of the Week honors Wednesday for their standout Week 2 performances.
  2. Falcons' romp over Packers helps bury Super Bowl memories
    Judy Battista writes that Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons took a step toward exorcising their Super Bowl LI demons on Sunday night with an impressive victory over the Green Bay Packers.
  3. Falcons roll in home opener over ailing Packers
    The Atlanta Falcons (2-0) opened up their new building with a bang, getting out early on the ailing Green Bay Packers (1-1) and then holding them off late to secure a 34-23 victory in Week 2.
  4. Twenty-eight things to know about Week 2 injuries
    The Philadelphia Eagles placed rookie running back Donnel Pumphrey on injured reserve, this after he tore his hamstring in practice earlier this week. Plus, other injuries we're tracking Friday.
  5. Falcons' Julio Jones: 2,000 yards for WR 'a possibility'
    No NFL receiver has ever tallied 2,000 yards in a single season. The Falcons' Julio Jones, whose 1,871 yards in 2015 is second on the all-time list, sees the unreached milestone reachable.
  6. Takk McKinley ends brief, wonderful social media run
    Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley may be leading the way in wise decisions made by his draftmates. McKinley deleted all of his social media accounts ahead of the start of the season.
  7. Broncos trade Ty Sambrailo to Falcons for '18 draft pick
    The Denver Broncos traded former second-round pick Ty Sambrailo to Atlanta Falcons for a 2018 fifth-round pick, the team announced Friday.
  8. Devonta Freeman (concussion) cleared to return
    The Falcons will see the return of their star running back to practice on Tuesday. Devonta Freeman will be fully cleared to practice after being sidelined with a concussion for more than two weeks.
  9. Falcons' offensive struggles not 'cause for any uproar'
    The Atlanta Falcons' struggles on offensive in last week's preseason contest has left some worried about how they'll look this season. Coach Dan Quinn wants everyone to relax.
  10. Report: Julio Jones to get 'a few' reps vs. Cardinals
    Julio Jones appears set to make his preseason debut on Saturday versus the Cardinals. The Falcons wideout will play "a few" reps in the team's third preseason game, according to reports.
  11. What we learned from Sunday's preseason games
    Sunday's doubleheader began with Pittsburgh Steelers WR Justin Hunter diving into the end zone for a fourth-quarter touchdown to give the Steelers a 17-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Heinz Field.
  12. Falcons fans, Chick-fil-A two ships passing in the night
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium has an on-site Chick-fil-A -- arguably the most popular fast food restaurant of the 21st century. This is obviously good news! Right?!
  13. Dan Quinn: Dontari Poe could 'come alive' with Falcons
    The Falcons have one of the five best running backs, quarterbacks and wide receivers in football. But hey, it's time to get excited about the possibility that they'll give the ball to defensive tackle Dontari Poe.
  14. Dan Quinn's clock motivates, useless on practical level
    Football coaches are funny creatures. The latest example: Falcons coach Dan Quinn has a peculiar clock that is an excellent motivation tool but doesn't exactly tell the time.
  15. Devonta Freeman, Falcons agree on five-year contract extension
    The Atlanta Falcons and two-time Pro Bowl RB Devonta Freeman have agreed to a five-year contract extension that makes him the NFL's highest-paid running back, NFL Network's Michael Silver reports.