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Report: Matt Schaub staying with Falcons 

5:41 pm Mar. 8, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons backup quarterback Matt Schaub has agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal to return on Wednesday, according to an ESPN report. 

The deal has not been turned into the league and is

Follow Alabama’s Pro Day here . . . .

12:02 pm Mar. 8, 2017

Alabama, which has five possible first-round picks, will hold its Pro Day starting at 12 noon today.

Middle linebacker Reuben Foster, who was sent home from the combine, has a shoulder injury and won’t participate.

Defensive tackle

COVER 9@9: Peppers a nice fit for Falcons’ defense

9:00 am Mar. 8, 2017

1. PEPPERS WORTH THE RISK:  INDIANAPOLIS – The most intriguing athlete at the combine was Michigan’s all-purpose player Jabrill Peppers.

“He’s a true wildcard,” said ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper, who projects Peppers as a late