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4-0, 1st in NFC South
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Dilfer on Lions-Seahawks, Falcons' offense

ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer offers his insights on the blown call in Lions-Seahawks, the Falcons' offense and teams with lackluster records that could still bounce back.

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3hVaughn McClure

Falcons put Hester (turf toe) on short-term IR

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver/return specialist Devin Hester, who hasn't yet played this season because of turf toe in his right foot, was placed on short-term injured reserve.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons wide receiver/return specialist Devin Hester, who hasn't played yet this season due to turf toe in his right foot, now won't be able to play in a game until Week 13 (Tampa Bay) after being placed on IR with a designation to return. Hester can't practice for six weeks and can't play for eight weeks. Eric Weems has handled returns with Hester out of the lineup.

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4hVaughn McClure

Roddy White wants wins, a ring and catches

Roddy White's not about to start a revolt, but the veteran Atlanta Falcons receiver believes he can have more of an impact catching the ball.

New coaches pepper top of NFL Power Rankings (1:43)
Leonard Hankerson rising in fantasy rankings (1:17)

Shanahan's offense shines

The Atlanta Falcons tore up a solid Houston Texans' defense in Week 4. Kyle Shanahan seems to have another offense clicking on all cylinders under his tutelage. Grantland: NFL winners and losers

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Devonta Freeman is a fantasy force

Freeman's back-to-back 30-point fantasy performances since replacing Tevin Coleman have put him in the same company as some all-time greats, including Eric Dickerson and Walter Payton. Week 4 fantasy fallout

Kyle Shanahan has Falcons running strong (1:14)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said LB Justin Durant (elbow sprain) will visit the doctor on Thursday.

Which 4-0 team is better: Falcons or Panthers? (1:26)

Le Batard & Stugotz: Joe Philbin Fired

Stugotz says the Falcons will go 16-0, says Charlie Strong should be given time at Texas plus Amin Elhassan & Adam Schefter on Joe Philbin being fired by the Dolphins.

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1dJohn Clayton

Clayton: The golden age of Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan is now 30, but he could just be entering his prime, with weapons to throw to, a running game to fall back on, and a coaching staff eager to maximize his talent.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones, who had four catches for 38 yards against the Texans, ended up playing just 55 percent of the snaps with the blowout win. He played 39 of 71 offensive snaps. Leonard Hankerson and Roddy White both played 48. Jones said he didn't care about reaching 100 yards or scoring a TD. Just wanted the win.

Dan Quinn has Falcons turned around (1:39)

Devonta Freeman is historically great

The Falcons RB is the first player since the 1970 merger to rush for 3 touchdowns in each of his first two career starts. (via Elias)

Team Stats

Passing Yards289.85th
Rushing Yards113.513th
Points For34.23rd
Points Against23.2Tied-15th

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