Atlanta Falcons

Guerry Clegg

Oh, Falcons, some things are just not meant to be

It has been a week now. That’s scarcely enough time to ease the sting of the most epic flop and quintessential Atlanta sports moment of all time. As the Atlanta Falcons were exorcising half a century of futility, most of the 110 million Super Bowl viewers surely assumed that the vaunted New England Patriots were about to be humbled right there for Roger Goodell to secretly enjoy.

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Atlanta Falcons

Curry, Wheeler lead youth football clinic

The Atlanta Falcons held a free football clinic for area youth at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium on Wednesday evening. The clinic was held by Kids and Pros, a non-profit organization created by former Atlanta Falcons linebacker Buddy Curry, who was the 1980 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and an All-Pro selection in 1980 and 1982.

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