Wednesday, October 26
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons added insurance for injured running back Tevin Coleman by signing three running backs, including Stevan Ridley, who began his NFL career with New England and also played for the Jets. The Falcons also signed Terron Ward from their practice squad. Free agent Jhurell Pressley was signed to the practice squad.
ATLANTA (AP) — Defensive coordinator Ted Roof is looking to solve Georgia Tech's abysmal rankings in takeaways and third-down stops. Roof knows those will be keys when the Yellow Jackets play Duke on Saturday. This year has been a struggle. Georgia Tech's six takeaways are the fewest in the Atlantic Coast Conference
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Davin Bellamy isn't ready to give up on Georgia's season. The junior outside linebacker said the Bulldogs are eager to make a good impression the rest of the way. It's a season on the brink after the shocking 17-16 loss to Vanderbilt two Saturdays ago. This Saturday's game is against No. 14 Florida. A victory over the Gators (5-1, 3-1) could quickly turn things in the right direction.
UNDATED (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks host the Washington Wizards tomorrow night to open the regular season. The Hawks are coming off a 97-81 victory over Chicago.