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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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The Derek Carr Era Has Begun For The Oakland Raiders

With the announcement late Monday that Derek Carr would the Oakland Raiders starting quarterback for their Week 1 matchup against the New York Jets on the road, it’s clear another new era has begun for the Silver & Black.

09/03/2014

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

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Daily Madden: The FantaStick Finish

With the Falcons threatening to take the lead at the end of the last regular season game at Candlestick Park, NaVorro Bowman picked off a broken up pass and sealed a 49ers playoff berth with an 89 yard race to the end zone.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 23: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers goes down after being tackled by linebacker Stephen Nicholas #54 of the Atlanta Falcons during a game at Candlestick Park on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Offense Wakes Up Just In Time, 49ers Clinch Playoff Spot With Dramatic Win Over Falcons

The underdog Atlanta Falcons gave San Francisco all they wanted Monday Night, but could not pull off the upset. In the final game played at Candlestick Park the 49ers sent off the stadium in style with a dramatic, playoff clinching win.

12/24/2013

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Daily Madden: 49ers Have To Avoid The Nostalgia Trap

“This is a big game for the 49ers,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. San Francisco can clinch a playoff spot with a victory. “I think it’s important for them to play well, to keep up the momentum they got from last week. One of the things is I don’t think they can get over-enthusiastic about this last game at Candlestick…”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/23/2013

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 15: Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers waives to fans after a 33 - 14 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December 15, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

49ers Continue To Heal Up And Falcons Will Have Every Starter For Monday Night Showdown

The 49ers and Falcons both have a few players on this week’s injury report, but nothing major. When the two play Monday Night injuries will not be a deciding factor meaning the team that plays better will win.

12/21/2013

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Final Events Announced For Monday’s Farewell Game At Candlestick Park, 49ers Vs. Falcons

Everything at Monday’s final regular season game will celebrate the iconic 1960 structure and all the history that happened within it.

12/20/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 08: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons passes against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 8, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Falcons 22-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Atlanta Falcons Have Perfect Stage To Exact Revenge On San Francisco 49ers

While the rematch from last year’s NFC Championship Game will not quite live up to the hype that was expected when the season started, it’s still a very interesting match-up. Both teams have plenty to play for and will do everything they can to leave the field Monday with win.

12/17/2013

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