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NFL Week 17, Buccaneers vs. Falcons

John Abraham ankle injury is 'minor'

Falcons coach Mike Smith says that John Abraham's ankle injury suffered in Sunday's loss to the Buccaneers is not serious.

Mike Smith had no plans to rest starters vs. Bucs

While the Falcons already had the No. 1 seed in the NFC locked up, coach Mike Smith never intended on resting players against the Buccaneers.

Falcons No. 1 seed in NFC, earn bye next weekend

The Atlanta Falcons are the No. 1 seed entering the NFC Playoffs, earning the team a bye next weekend.

Moore, Owens out vs. Bucs

With safety William Moore and cornerback Chris Owens ruled out of Sunday's game, the Falcons may be vulnerable in the defensive backfield against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 17.

Falcons team scoring record a possibility

The Atlanta Falcons have a chance to set the team's scoring mark against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. How many points do they need?

Matt Ryan named Offensive Player of Week in NFC

Falcons' quarterback Matt Ryan was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his strong performance against the Lions.

Falcons vow to end playoff disappointments

The Atlanta Falcons are familiar with postseason disappointments, but coaches and players are confident that this year will be different.

Falcons activate Joe Hawley, send Kevin Cone to IR

The Atlanta Falcons activated center Joe Hawley from the Reserve-Commissioner Exemption list. To make room for Hawley, Atlanta has placed wide receiver Kevin Cone in injured reserve.

Falcons don't plan to hold back in season finale

The Atlanta Falcons don't need to win Week 17, but head coach Mike Smith says they'll try their best to stay on top of their game heading into the season's last game, as well as during their bye week.

Varied Falcons passing attack primed for playoffs

The Atlanta Falcons are a different team with a new swagger -- and deservedly so.

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