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PLAYOFF WATCH 2017: Seahawks sign Devin Hester

7:30 am Jan. 5, 2017

Good morning and Happy New Year! This is Playoff Watch 2017, the early buzz in NFL playoffs.

Seattle signed former Falcons returner Devin Hester to help re-start their return game on Wednesday.

Hester, 34, played for the

5 things to know about Falcons’ minicamp

6:00 am Jun. 14, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH –  The Falcons are anticipating near 100 percent participation in their mandatory minicamp, which starts today and runs through Thursday.

Here are five things to know about the minicamp:

1. Minicamp is open to the

5 things every Falcons fans needs to know Friday

6:00 am Dec. 4, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are five things you need to know Friday about the Falcons (6-5), who play at Tampa Bay (5-6) at 1 p.m. Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.

1. PRACTICE TODAY:  The Falcons have

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Top 50 Falcons: No. 31, Devin Hester

11:40 am Nov. 20, 2015

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is counting down the Top 50 players in Atlanta Falcons history during the franchise’s 50th anniversary season. No. 31 is wide receiver/returner Devin Hester.

Years played for Falcons: After eight seasons in Chicago,