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Falcons looking for ‘clarity’ at RT, nickel back

Atlanta Falcons quarterback T.J. Yates (13) is hit behind the line of scrimmage by Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey (99) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are looking for starters to emerge at right tackle and nickel back in their final preseason game.

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RB Steven Jackson returns to Falcons’ practice

Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers (32) runs past Tennessee Titans free safety Michael Griffin (33) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Steven Jackson practiced on Monday for the first time in almost a month, and Falcons coach Mike Smith said the running back is on schedule to be play in Atlanta’s season opener against New Orleans.

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Sankey’s late TD lifts Titans past Falcons 24-17

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) and wide receiver Julio Jones celebrate a touchdown pass against the Tennessee Titans during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal Constitution, Curtis Compton)

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Bishop Sankey’s 3-yard touchdown run and 2-point conversion with 5:45 remaining gave Tennessee its first lead as the Titans rallied for a 24-17 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday night.

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Hester looking for Falcons’ rebound against Titans

ATLANTA (AP) — From his vantage point in Chicago, Devin Hester saw the Atlanta Falcons as a consistent playoff contender.

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