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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football

When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.

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Rookie offensive tackle Jake Matthews #70 of the Atlanta Falcons runs drills during rookie minicamp at the Atlanta Falcons Training Facility on May 16, 2014 in Flowery Branch, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Matthews Legacy Continues With Jake Playing For The Falcons

As a third-generation NFL player, as well as relatives playing both for college and professional teams in Atlanta, Jake Matthews seems like a perfect fit for the Falcons.

08/08/2014

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5 Players In The NFL Who Will Have A Bounce Back Season Offensively

Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.

07/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: (L-R) Kathaleen O'Connor and Eric Mabe from Middletown, New York show support for the New York Giants during the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City.

Top 5 Goofiest NFL Draft Moments

Will anything weird happen at the NFL Draft? Probably. But until then, here are our five favorite goofy NFL Draft moments.

05/07/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 07: Freddie the Falcon, mascot for the Atlanta Falcons, stands with the cheerleaders prior to the game against the New York Jets at Georgia Dome on October 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Who To Root For In Place Of The Seahawks This Week

There are three teams you’ll want to root for this weekend in order to help out the Seahawks. Just put aside your differences with these teams for one weekend. It’s okay. They’ll understand.

11/20/2013

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 10: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks stiff arms William Moore #25 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 10, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Marshawn Lynch Goes ‘Beast Mode’ Against Falcons, Seahawks Improve To 9-1

While the Seahawks can’t erase the memory of last year’s 30-28 NFC Divisional Playoff loss to the Falcons, they get a decent consolation prize this season with a 33-10 beat down this Sunday.

11/11/2013

Marshawn Lynch (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seattle Marks Best Start In Franchise History After 33-10 Win Over Atlanta

With Sunday’s win in Atlanta putting Seattle at 9-1, the Seahawks secured another winning season and also made franchise history.

1090 The Fan–11/10/2013

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 03: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at CenturyLink Field on November 3, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Lynch, Bryant And Chancellor Headline Seattle’s Injury Report

The old adage of “No rest for the weary” certainly applies to the Seattle Seahawks this season. With four Seahawks officially listed as out, it’s time to see how deep Seattle truly is.

11/08/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18: Center Max Unger #60 of the Seattle Seahawks prepare to snap the ball against the San Francisco 49ers on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 13-6. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

The Swartz Report From VMAC – November 7, 2013

For the second day in a row the Seahawks did not have pro bowl center Max Unger or defensive captain Red Bryant at practice.  They must pass a series of required concussion tests to have […]

1090 The Fan–11/07/2013

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks leaves the field following their 30 to 28 loss to the Atlanta Falcons during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Georgia Dome on January 13, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seattle Still Feels Sting Of Loss In Atlanta

Seattle returns to Atlanta this week with the lingering disappointment of what happened against the Falcons still fresh even 10 months later. The Seahawks trailed 20-0 in the first half and 27-7 heading to the fourth quarter before staging a memorable comeback led by quarterback Russell Wilson.

1090 The Fan–11/07/2013

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