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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 31st-September 4th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30: Vic Beasley of the Clemson Tigers holds up a jersey after he was picked #8 overall by the Atlanta Falcons during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rookie Spotlight: Vic Beasley Will Be An Every-Down Player For Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons weren’t horrible last season, but help on defense was certainly needed. That’s why they went out and drafted linebacker Vic Beasley who should be a big contributor in his rookie season and even wants to play every down.

08/29/2015

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5 Early Value Bets For The 2015 NFL Season

Though the NFL regular season doesn’t kick off until Sept. 7, it’s never too early to project how the 2015 season will play out.

08/07/2015

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.

12/30/2014

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Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching Position

New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.

12/29/2014

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The Good, Bad And Ugly That Was The 2014 Falcons Season

It’s time for a regime change in Atlanta. Despite this, not everything went wrong for the Dirty Birds this season.

12/29/2014

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NFL NFC Playoff Scenarios

The Dallas Cowboys have won the NFC East and clinched a home game in this year’s playoffs.

12/22/2014

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CBS Sports’ Tony Gonzalez Talks Falcons vs. Browns

What does Tony Gonzalez think about Atlanta’s chances of making the NFL Playoffs? Who should Cleveland name as their starting quarterback? Gonzalez answers these questions and more.

11/18/2014

Wide receiver Devin Hester #17 of the Atlanta Falcons returns a punt for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a game at the Georgia Dome on September 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons Thursday Night Roundup

56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.

09/19/2014

Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons and George Iloka #43 of the Cincinnati Bengals both attempt to catch a pass during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The play resulted in an incomplete pass. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Vincent Jackson, Matt Ryan And Julio Jones

Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on both sides, and our recommendation on whether you should start them or sit them in your fantasy lineup.

09/18/2014

Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.

09/17/2014

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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.

09/16/2014

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