This week on Macon & Eggs, we want to start a Middle Georgia conversation about partner abuse.
Outrage continues over former NFL player Ray Rice’s violent assault on his then girlfriend, now wife, Janay, which was caught on tape.
During Thursday night football on CBS sports commentator James Brown challenged the NFL and men to lead a discussion on domestic violence. Brown said that perhaps there should be ongoing comprehensive education of men of what healthy, respectful manhood is all about.
The Atlanta Falcons start their regular season Sunday with Super Bowl-sized expectations. The team faces some hurdles to making the NFL’s championship game in February, including a very young offensive line. But they have a number of key players returning from a team last year that just missed the big game.
NFL owners have approved a $200 million loan for construction of a new stadium in Atlanta. The Falcons received the money Tuesday at the NFL's spring meetings. The multipurpose stadium could cost as much as $1 billion.
NFL officials are back on the job in part because of a now-famous controversy two weeks ago. The replacement officials made a game-deciding call in favor of the Seattle Seahawks and were out the door three days later. Brandon Smith takes that situation into the workplace and explains how to recover when you screw up very publicly.
Matt Ryan threw a career-high four touchdown passes and the Atlanta Falcons rallied to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 35-31 after Michael Vick was knocked out with an injury late in the third quarter Sunday night. The Falcons (1-1) fell behind by 10 points, but completed their comeback with Michael Turner breaking off a 61-yard run, then powering over from the 3 with 3:24 remaining.