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Are the 2020 Atlanta Falcons poised to have four players with a top-10 fantasy finish?

Our fantasy football experts take a deep dive into the Atlanta Falcons team for the 2020 season.
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COVID-19 has NFL considering helmet face guards that work like surgical masks

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA — With an eye toward getting back on the field during a pandemic, the NFL is working on a helmet face guard that might provide the same sort of protection as a surgical mask. Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, who heads up the league’s competition committee, said the issue was raised during a conference call about a month ago. “A lot of players have played with a clear shield to protect their eyes,” McKay said Tuesday during a video conference call with Atlanta media....
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Dolphins Preseason Schedule Days/Times Announced

The Miami Dolphins announced the days and times of their four preseason games today. Here they are below... Dolphins preseason schedule Aug. 14 at Atlanta Falcons 7 p.m.Aug. 20 Philadelphia Eagles 7:30 p.m.Aug. 27 Detroit Lions 7 p.m.Se
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Dolphins reportedly eyeing potential joint practices with Atlanta Falcons

In 2019, the Miami Dolphins held joint practices with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ahead of their preseason contest to help provide as much competition and evaluation as possible for the coaching staff in their efforts to get the right 53 men o
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Dolphins, Falcons discuss holding joint practices during preseason

The Miami Dolphins have had some discussions to participate in joint preseason practices with the Atlanta Falcons, but the likeliness of both teams practicing together with looming novel coronavirus concerns make the scenario quite optimist
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Opinion: Easing fans' fear will be a monumental task for NFL stadiums whenever football returns

The Atlanta Falcons provide a glimpse of how NFL venues could respond to fans' coronavirus safety concerns whenever football games return.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chargers’ 2020 schedule would offer chance to rebound from 5-11 season

If all goes according to plan, and there are certainly no guarantees of that these days, the Chargers will begin the post-Philip Rivers era on Sept. 13 against the Bengals at Cincinnati, then play their first game in shiny, new SoFi Stadium on Sept. 20 against the Kansas City Chiefs, the defending Super Bowl champions. The NFL released the 2020 schedules on Thursday, working on the assumption that the show will go on this fall, unencumbered by coronavirus restrictions that have wreaked havoc on ...
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Senators in Need of a Rebrand

In the tumultuous times that the Ottawa Senators currently live, their image is connected with the ineptitude of their ownership and much of their management. It’s no secret that fans of the team are tired of the way the team is run. The Senators have been in the bottom of the league in average attendance in each of the last three seasons, as well as sitting in last place in 2019-20 with an average of only 12,000 fans when the season was paused. The current face of the Senators is, unfortunately...
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NFL moving London, Mexico City games back to US stadiums

The NFL is moving its five games scheduled for London and Mexico City this season back to U.S. stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic. All five regular-season games will be played at the stadiums of the host teams. Scheduled were two home games for the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London and two at Tottenham's new facility, with the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins as hosts.
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NFL to move 2020 London, Mexico City games back to U.S.

The NFL is moving its five games scheduled for London and Mexico City this season back to U.S. stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic. All five regular-season games will be played at the stadiums of the host teams. Scheduled were two home games for the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London and two at Tottenham’s new facility, with the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins as hosts. The Arizona Cardinals were to be the home team for the game at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. Oppone...
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2017 NFL Draft rewind turned out to be average at best

The 2017 NFL Draft wasn't as great as it was on paper heading into that draft but now the 5th-year options are coming due. Charles Harris is moving on to the Atlanta Falcons after the Miami Dolphins traded their former first-round pick fo
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Miami Dolphins trade former first-round pick Charles Harris to Atlanta Falcons

The Miami Dolphins are trading defensive end Charles Harris for a seventh-round pick, a source has confirmed to the Miami Herald, moving on from a former first-round pick who has fallen fall short of expectations in his three pro seasons.
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Dolphins trade former first round pick Charles Harris to Falcons

The Miami Dolphins have traded pass rusher Charles Harris to the Atlanta Falcons for a seventh-round pick.
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Miami Dolphins Trade Charles Harris to Atlanta Falcons

The Miami Dolphins are replacing former first-round picks with late-round prospects. According to Jason Butt, the Falcons beat writer for The Athletic, the team has traded former 1st-round pick (22nd-overall in 2017) Charles Harris to the A
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Dolphins news: Miami trades Charles Harris to Falcons

The latest Miami Dolphins news has the team trading former first-round draft pick Charles Harris to the Atlanta Falcons per reports. There usually isn't much Dolphins news this time of year but the Miami Dolphins have made some waves the la
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Ex-1st-round pick Charles Harris traded by Miami to Falcons

Former first-round draft pick Charles Harris was traded Friday after three unproductive seasons by the Miami Dolphins to the Atlanta Falcons for a seventh-round choice in 2021. A defensive end from Missouri, Harris was the 22nd overall pick in 2017, but he totaled only 3 1/2 sacks with Miami. Harris has one year left on his rookie contract.
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BREAKING: Dolphins Trade Charles Harris to Atlanta

  The Miami Dolphins have traded defensive end/linebacker Charles Harris to the Atlanta Falcons for an undisclosed draft pick on Friday morning. One would assume Atlanta will send back a 6th or 7th round pick to Miami only if Harris ma
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Dolphins trade Charles Harris to Falcons

Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images The Miami Dolphins are trading defensive end Charles Harris to the Atlanta Falcons, according to a report from The Athletic's Jason Butt. The move would return an undisclosed draft pick to
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Falcons won't commit to DE Takk McKinley past 2020 season

The Atlanta Falcons say they are taking a “wait-and-see approach” with defensive end Takk McKinley's future with the team. The Falcons say they are declining their fifth-year option with McKinley for 2021 “at this time.” If the team had exercised the fifth-year option, McKinley could have been an unrestricted free agent in 2022.
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Falcons boost offense in class of 20 college free agents

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- After focusing on defense in the NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons added more help on offense when they agreed to contracts with 20 college free agents on Monday.
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NFL draft: Rams take TE Brycen Hopkins, S Jordan Fuller after trading picks

The Rams used their first two picks of the NFL draft’s final day to choose Purdue tight end Brycen Hopkins in the fourth round and Ohio State safety Jordan Fuller in the sixth after making a trade to add two selections later Saturday. Both were All-Big-Ten as seniors. The 6-foot-5, 245-pound Hopkins, who caught 61 passes for 830 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior, joins a Rams tight-end roster led by Tyler Higbee, Gerald Everett and Johnny Mundt. Higbee is the most entrenched of those, havin...
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Falcons draft picks 2020: Atlanta’s Round 2 and 3 selections, full draft order

Check out how to watch the draft live here. The Atlanta Falcons needed to primarily focus on helping pad their defense, and they did just that by using their No. 16 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft on Clemson's A.J. Terrell. The cornerback is a great addition to an Atlanta pass defense that allowed close
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NFL mock draft 2.0: Chargers, Dolphins trade up for QBs

Here’s the second of two Southern California News Group mock drafts as we approach Thursday’s stay-at-home 2020 NFL Draft. In this mock draft, teams waited to draft a wide receiver. You might have heard this draft class is deep with wideouts (sarcasm). Ok, let’s get to it: 1. CINCINNATI BENGALS: Joe Burrow, QB, LSU Although this is the worst-kept secret in the world, the Bengals took their sweet time before announcing Burrow as the first overall selection. By now, you know Burrow’s accolades fro...
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Jared Goff says he’s open to restructuring contract to save Rams salary-cap space

Jared Goff showed up on a video-stream chat with Rams beat reporters Wednesday sporting freshly trimmed hair, courtesy of a friend of his girlfriend, and what he called a “quarantine mustache,” grown during his first month of home confinement. “I’ve been super-bored like everyone else,” Goff explained. The quarterback’s next haircut could be the financial kind. Asked about speculation that his nine-figure contract will be restructured to give the Rams more flexibility under the NFL salary cap, G...
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Manzano: Chargers trade up to snag QB in NFL mock draft 1.0

Here’s the first of two Southern California News Group mock drafts as we approach next week’s stay-at-home 2020 NFL Draft. Expect to be shocked with five trades in this first round, and don’t hesitate to send an email at [email protected] to tell me at I’m wrong in all caps. Enjoy: 1. CINCINNATI BENGALS: Joe Burrow, QB, LSU A team like the Miami Dolphins could entice the Bengals to trade the top pick for multiple first-round selections, but in the end the Bengals went with the sure thing. Burrow...
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Browns, Falcons, Buccaneers reveal new NFL uniforms in 2020

The Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons are among the NFL teams that will have a redesigned look starting in the 2020 season.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Atlanta Falcons Are Hoarding First-Round Talent

No NFL team believes in the power of first-round draft picks more than the Atlanta Falcons. Before they even make their choice with the 16th overall selection in this year’s draft, set for April 23 to 25, the Falcons are lousy with the best of the draft’s best. They’re set to open the 2020 season […]
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Falcons RB Todd Gurley said Deion Sanders 'hatin' on me' over choosing No. 21

Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley will wear No. 21 despite Deion Sanders' best efforts to get him to rethink the decision.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Todd Gurley says he holds 'no hard feelings' about Rams not paying him

Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley says he isn't surprised his tenure with the Rams is over, but he'd still like to get paid "by Monday."
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Ex-Ram star Todd Gurley: ‘I know I’m still that guy’

ATLANTA — Todd Gurley can’t think of a better way to prove he is still one of the NFL’s elite running backs than a homecoming to the state of Georgia. For Gurley, the former standout for the Georgia Bulldogs, the move to the Atlanta Falcons after five seasons with the Los Angeles Rams is “like a little homecoming.” “I feel like I should have been there,” Gurley said Friday in a media conference call. “It’s perfect timing, for sure.” Gurley has agreed to a $6 million, one-year deal with the Falco...
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