Owens out against Seahawks, Abe questionable

The Falcons announced their injury report today. On it, cornerback Chris Owens was the only play to be ruled out for this Sunday’s divisonal playoff matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. Owens missed the entire week of practice with a hamstring injury. Defensive end John Abraham, who went down with an ankle injury in the season finale was listed as questionable, after going through limited participation in practice this week....

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Abraham returns to practice
Jan09

Abraham returns to practice

Falcons defensive end John Abraham, after suffering an ankle injury in the team’s season finale returned to practice on Wednesday on a limited basis. Abraham went down in the fourth quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Safety William Moore (hamstring) also practiced on a limited basis, although Moore returned to practice on Saturday. Moore had missed the final three games of the season due to his hamstring injury. Missing...

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Robinson cleared to return to practice

John Manasso of FOX Sports South first tweeted this morning that Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson was cleared to return to practice today. Later, Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com confirmed that Robinson did indeed participate in Friday’s practice. Robinson suffered a head injury early in the Falcons loss last Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, missing the rest of the game. But he was cleared to return to practice as part...

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Smitty expects Abe and Robinson to be back in time

Falcons head coach Mike Smith indicated in his Monday press conference yesterday that he expects defensive end John Abraham and cornerback Dunta Robinson to play in the Falcons second round playoff game on January 13. Robinson left Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after six plays with a head injury. Smith updated his status indicating that he is part of the concussion protocol. Robinson suffered a concussion in...

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Falcons soar over Lions on Saturday Night
Dec23

Falcons soar over Lions on Saturday Night

The Falcons secured the No. 1 seed in the NFC with a 31-18 victory on the road against the Detroit Lions. The Falcons record now stands at 13-2 and they will have home-field throughout the playoffs. The Falcons built an early lead against the Lions, and while the Lions made things interesting in the third quarter, the Falcons were able to pull away for the win. Matt Ryan got off to a strong start, completing his first 12 passes of the...

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