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Atlanta Falcons blog by the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter

Arians expects Falcons to bounce back; Abraham to keep on ticking

  • 2:00 pm Monday, June 30th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

GREENSBORO – Arizona coach Bruce Arians believes the Falcons, who dipped to 4-12 last season after going 13-3 in 2012, will bounce back in 2014.

In his first season as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, Arians led them to a 10-6 record last season, which included a 27-13 victory over the Falcons on Oct. 27, 2013.

The two teams will meet at the Georgia Dome on Nov. 30.

“I’m not looking forward it,” Arians said on Monday, before playing in his Georgia Celebrity Golf outing at Reynolds Plantation. “I thought (general manager Thomas Dimitroff) and (head coach Mike Smith) did a great [More]

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians to shine light on child neglect, abuse

  • 7:59 am Thursday, June 26th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

FLOWERY BRANCH – Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and his wife, Christine, through the Arians Family Foundation, will host the second annual Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic at Reynolds Plantation on Sunday and Monday.

The event is a fundraiser to help children who’ve suffered from child abuse. Christine Arians worked as a family law attorney for years and served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate to help ensure that children who are involved in the court system, as a result of neglect and abuse by their families, receive help.

“We are thrilled to host our second annual Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic at Reynolds [More]