Tony Gonzalez to join Falcons

Updated: August 17, 2013, 9:05 PM ET
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith was in a good mood after practice Saturday because his starting offense rolled Thursday night in a 27-23 preseason loss at Baltimore, and it figures to get better Sunday with the return of Pro Bowl tight end Tony Gonzalez.

The 37-year-old Gonzalez participated in the first three days of training camp after team officials in the spring coaxed him out of a brief retirement. He then left with the team's permission to be with his 12-year-old ...

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