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Louisville’s Preston Brown to work out for Falcons

3:26 pm Mar. 18, 2014

Former Louisville middle linebacker Preston Brown, who led the Cardinals in tackles last season, is set to workout for the Falcons on Wednesday in Louisville.

Also, Marcus Smith, Louisville defensive end/linebacker, told reporters that he’s set to work out of the Falcons, too.

Brown, 6-foot-2, 260 pounds, led the Cardinals with 98 tackles (71 solos, 27 assists). He had 12.5 tackles for losses, 4.5 sacks, seven quarterback hits, two fumble recoveries

Louisville’s Marcus Smith to work out for Falcons

3:10 pm Mar. 17, 2014

Falcons didn’t directly address their lack of a pass rush in free agency.

However, they have taken four defensive ends in recent drafts — Cliff Matthews, Jonathan Massaquoi, Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga — and hope to get Kroy Biermann

NFL combine: Norcross’ Hubbard has solid day

10:43 am Feb. 25, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Alabama linebacker Adrian Hubbard, of Norcross High, had a solid day on Monday at the NFL scouting combine.

He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.69 seconds, had a vertical jump of 38.5 inches