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Josh Vaughan - #30 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 12/03/1986
Birthplace Richmond, VA
College Richmond
Years played 2

NFL flexes Colts-Patriots out of SNF game

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The NFL announced that the Week 13 Sunday Night Football game between the Patriots and Colts will be moved to 1:00 p.m. ET.

Breakout game for Jones in Falcons win

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Julio Jones caught touchdown passes of 50 and 80 yards, leading the Atlanta Falcons to a 31-7 victory over the winless Colts.

Injury to Falcons' Baker gives Svitek opportunity

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
With the much-maligned Sam Baker out with a back injury, career backup Will Svitek will be protecting Matt Ryan's blind side for at least the next 3-4 weeks.

Falcons OT Baker to miss 3-4 weeks with back injury

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith announced that starting OLT Sam Baker will be out for another 3-4 weeks with a back injury.

They Said It: week of Oct. 23

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall, adressing the media before Sunday's game against the Giants, on his Twitter page: "To: Media When we win Sunday please don't say the Giants didn't take us serious."

Falcons DT Peters making progress

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 12:29 a.m. ET
The Falcons were very pleased with the impact DT Corey Peters made as a rookie last season, and he's becoming a better all-around player in Year Two.

Falcons could be in for another strong second half

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Seven straight wins coming off the bye for a second straight season is highly unlikely, but the Falcons need a similarly superb stretch run this year.

Suh: Ryan's brief injury was 'karma' for Falcons

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Ndamukong Suh said Monday that Atlanta QB Matt Ryan's brief injury against the Lions was "karma" and hinted that the Falcons have been guilty of dirty play.

Falcons hand Lions second straight loss

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan helped the Falcons jump out to a big lead, then did enough to hold on to beat the Lions 23-16

Falcons LB Weatherspoon making strides

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 2:28 a.m. ET
The Falcons are far from satisfied with their overall defensive performance, but one encouraging sign has been the play of Sean Weatherspoon.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Michael Turner, Kurt Coleman and Shane Lechler as its Players of the Week.

Readers: Eagles most disappointing team of 2011

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Andy Reid's Eagles were the overwhelming choice in a PFW poll question asking, "Which team has been the most disappointing so far?"

Falcons spoil Newton's homecoming

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Michael Turner ran for 139 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Falcons seal a 31-17 victory over the Panthers on Sunday.

Falcons CB Robinson not making anticipated impact

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith described Dunta Robinson's play as "solid" when asked Thursday about the performance of Atlanta's starting right cornerback.

Falcons WR Jones ruled out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Falcons WR Julio Jones will not play against Sunday against the Panthers because of a hamstring injury, head coach Mike Smith said Wednesday.


Posted Dec. 01, 2010
Vaughan was waived Wednesday to make room for Rob Petitti.||||||| Petitti was signed to add depth to the Panthers' banged-up offensive line. He was cut by the Panthers in September.