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8-8, 2nd in NFC South
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Atlanta among most tortured cities

The Braves delivered Atlanta's only major professional sports title in 1995, nearly 30 years after pro sports arrived in the city. By Bill Barnwell's measurement, only four cities suffered more miserable streaks that ended with a championship. Sports Misery Index

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Dan Quinn excelled at hammer in college

Falcons head coach Dan Quinn was a productive player for the Salisbury football team, but not as decorated as he was in track. As a two-sport athlete, Quinn set a school record in the hammer throw (168 feet, 0.8 inches) that stood until 2012. Ranking all 32 NFL coaches as players

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Officials confident in Atlanta's stadium progress (2:40)
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Falcons CEO: $200M in stadium changes ordered

The Falcons' new Mercedes-Benz Stadium should still be on track to open on June 1, 2017, despite $200 million in changes being ordered, team president and CEO Rich McKay says.

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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Inside look at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, expected to be completed next summer.

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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

AMB CEO Steve Cannon talks about what the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium will mean to Atlanta.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Tour of the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium today as the Falcons' next home continues to be under construction.

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Desmond Trufant needs more help

A relatively anonymous Atlanta defense fails to show the brilliance of Trufant, who is far and away the unit's best player. Without stars around him, the Falcons land near the bottom of Bill Barnwell's list. Ranking defensive triplets

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Ryan set up for big year

Is Matt Ryan an elite QB and if not, will he ever reach such status? His number of red zone interceptions and fumbles say no, but the Falcons feel differently. Dan Graziano breaks it down.

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When will the Saints' window close?

The Sean Payton-Drew Brees combo has only won three NFC South titles in 10 tries, but with both, the Saints are always in the mix. But how long will this era last? Dan Graziano discusses.

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Falcons' Vic Beasley Jr. remembers his late father on Father's Day (1:04)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

The kids attending Vic Beasley Jr.'s camp at Adairsville (Ga.) High want him to use this sack dance.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Last day of minicamp for the Falcons.

Team Stats

Passing Yards273.76th
Rushing Yards100.718th
Points For21.2Tied-21st
Points Against21.614th

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