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Nick Williams steps up in Hankerson’s absense

8:24 pm Oct. 28, 2015

By JuliaKate E. Culpepper

Although he has played in each of the Falcons’ seven games this season, Nick Williams likely will play a greater role Sunday when he replaces the injured Leonard Hankerson at wide receiver.


Is something wrong with Matt Ryan’s elbow?

4:45 pm Oct. 28, 2015

By D. Orlando Ledbetter
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan continued to contend that he’s 100 percent healthy on Wednesday.

“I feel great,” Ryan said. “I’m fine.”

But it’s pretty clear from the photo that he

Devonta Freeman

Falcons’ Freeman wants NFL rushing title

2:53 pm Oct. 28, 2015

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman has emerged from rookie backup to a star in his second year.

He leads the league in rushing after Week 7 and said he wants to end the season with the

Tarkenton makes large donation for UGA practice facility

11:38 pm Sep. 9, 2015

Former Georgia and NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton has pledged a six-figure donation to the Georgia Athletic Association’s campaign to raise funds to build an indoor athletic facility.

Tarkenton, who led the Bulldogs to the 1959 SEC

Jerry Richardson gives money to fund for shooting victims

3:02 pm Jun. 20, 2015

According to a South Carolina lawmaker, Carolina Panthers owner/founder Jerry Richardson donated $100,000 to the families of the nine victims killed in Wednesday night’s church shooting in Charleston S.C., and to the church.

On Saturday morning,