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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football

When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.

09/16/2014

Rookie offensive tackle Jake Matthews #70 of the Atlanta Falcons runs drills during rookie minicamp at the Atlanta Falcons Training Facility on May 16, 2014 in Flowery Branch, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Matthews Legacy Continues With Jake Playing For The Falcons

As a third-generation NFL player, as well as relatives playing both for college and professional teams in Atlanta, Jake Matthews seems like a perfect fit for the Falcons.

08/08/2014

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5 Players In The NFL Who Will Have A Bounce Back Season Offensively

Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.

07/29/2014

30 Dec 2001 : Rodney Thomas #20 of the Atlanta Falcons hugs the ball as he battles the defense of the Miami Dolphins during the game at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida. The Dolphins won 21-14. Eliot Schechter/Getty Images

Ex-Titans Running Back Rodney Thomas Dies At 41

Rodney Thomas, who played running back for the Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans and Atlanta Falcons during a seven-year NFL career, has died. He was 41.

97.1 The Ticket–06/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: (L-R) Kathaleen O'Connor and Eric Mabe from Middletown, New York show support for the New York Giants during the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City.

Top 5 Goofiest NFL Draft Moments

Will anything weird happen at the NFL Draft? Probably. But until then, here are our five favorite goofy NFL Draft moments.

97.1 The Ticket–05/07/2014

Caption:ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 10: General Manager Thomas Dimitroff of the Atlanta Falcons watches play late in the game against the Seattle Seahawks at the Georgia Dome on November 10, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Falcons’ Dimitroff Tests Trade Market Before Draft

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has been testing the market for a possible NFL draft-day trade and said Wednesday he won’t be reluctant to make a deal.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Steven Jackson #39 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes out away from the Cincinnati Bengals at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Steven Jackson Provides The Falcons With A Much Needed Boost

Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.

08/28/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 16: Chris Hope #24 of the Atlanta Falcons scoops up a fumble by the New York Giants at Georgia Dome on December 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lions Sign S Chris Hope And Cut WR Brian Robiskie

The Detroit Lions have signed safety Chris Hope.

97.1 The Ticket–06/25/2013

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The Falcons New Stadium Looks Awesome

I think the new hotness in stadium building is thinking about life outside of this planet.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

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Fithian’s Fab Five: Dogs Bark But Pats/49ers For Super Bowl

You get this far you pick the game and the total.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

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