Falcons lose key player for the year

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Falcons lose key player for the year

From Comcast SportsNetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons have placed offensive guard Garrett Reynolds on injured reserve with a lower back injury.The team signed guard PhillipKeith Manley to the active roster.Reynolds started six games this season before missing the last two games. Rookie Peter Konz moved up as the starter as the Falcons (8-0) remained the NFL's only unbeaten team.Reynolds has played in 28 games with 14 starts in four seasons with the Falcons.Manley was signed by Atlanta as an undrafted rookie out of Toledo in April. He later was signed to the Falcons' practice squad.Atlanta plays at New Orleans on Sunday.

Gronk: 'Can't wait to compete again and play ball'

Gronk: 'Can't wait to compete again and play ball'

Rob Gronkowski's been having more than his share of fun this offseason, based off what we've seen on social media, but he sent out a Tweet Sunday night that makes it sound as if he can't wait for training camp to begin.

Gronkowski played in only eight games in 2016 because of back issues that eventually required surgery, and missed all of the Patriots' run to the Super Bowl championship.

Of course, if you check Gronk's timeline beneath his 'I-can't-wait-to-start-playing-again' Tweet, you'll find a) a couple of hypes for his new show MVP, b) a re-Tweet in which he's helping Mojo Rawley get ready for Wrestlemania, and c) quasi-ads for the various products he endorses.

Merloni: Pablo Sandoval is the key to the bottom of Red Sox order

Merloni: Pablo Sandoval is the key to the bottom of Red Sox order

The guys on The Baseball Show discuss Pablo Sandoval lighting it up in spring training and if he could continue that in the regular season.