Falcons safeties Moore, DeCoud headed to Pro Bowl

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) – Atlanta Falcons safeties Thomas DeCoud and William Moore have been added to the NFC roster for Sunday's Pro Bowl. The NFL announced the moves Monday, one day after the Falcons' season ended with a 28-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC championship game. DeCoud led Atlanta with six interceptions and ranked second in the league among safeties in that category. Moore had 105 tackles, broke up eight passes and had four interceptions. Both are headed to the Pro Bowl for the first time. The Atlanta duo replaces San Francisco safeties Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner, who will be preparing for the Super Bowl in two weeks.
The Falcons also announced that quarterback Matt Ryan had dropped out of the Pro Bowl because of a sprained left shoulder. © 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


More Sports

GISA Track & Field

Trinity Christian teams place third, fifth at Championships

ALBANY — Trinity Christian track teams took another big step in its pursuit for a GISA state championship last week, each placing amon ... Read More


High School Baseball Playoffs

Seeding indifferent when deciding first round for county lineups

Seeding indifferent when deciding first-round playoff series for county lineups By DOUG GORMAN and CHRIS GOLTERMANN sports@newnan.com It was ... Read More


College Golf

UWG's Carson Vaughn named Gulf South Freshman of the Year

Newnan High graduate and former Cougars standout Carson Vaughn wrapped up his first collegiate season of golf by recently being named Gulf S ... Read More


Hawks, Lions still battling for playoff position in 1-AAA

After starting the season with 10-straight GISA Region 1-AAA victories, the Heritage Hawks have hit a bump in the road, dropping their last ... Read More


High School Baseball

Indians leave 14 on base in 10-inning loss

 It took three innings of extra baseball, but the East Coweta Indians hopes of advancing to the Class AAAAA Sweet 16 ended Friday night ... Read More

High School Baseball

Vikings sweep Region 3-AAAAA champion Richmond Hill

Determined to give their head coach a proper sendoff, Northgate's baseball team cruised through a pair of first-round playoff victories to r ... Read More