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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

Restoring balance a priority for Falcons' offense

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Nearly 70 percent of the Falcons' offensive plays to date have been pass plays and the team is focused on running more to balance things out going forward.

Solution to O-line woes not on Falcons' bench

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Opening up starting spots on the O-line to competition three weeks into the season wasn't part of the Falcons' blueprint for getting over the hump.

Tampa defense carries Bucs over Falcons

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay's defense forced three turnovers and sacked Matt Ryan four times in its best performance of the season, helping the Buccaneers beat the Falcons 16-13 on Sunday.

Falcons looking to tighten up protection for Ryan

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
Some observers are wondering if the Falcons have an O-line that will allow them to become more of a threat to throw downfield.

NFL fines Falcons CB Robinson $40,000 for hit

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Falcons CB Dunta Robinson $40,000 for his vicious hit on Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin in Sunday night's Week Two game.

League investigating Robinson hit on Maclin

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
The NFL is looking into the hit Falcons CB Dunta Robinson laid on Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin during their game on Sunday night.

'Sunday Night Football' bests Emmy Awards in TV ratings

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Eagles-Falcons "Sunday Night Football" game on NBC easily won the head-to-head TV ratings battle against the Emmy Awards.

Vick goes down, Ryan rallies Falcons past Eagles

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:38 a.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw a career-high four touchdown passes and rallied Atlanta from a 10-point deficit for a 35-31 victory over the Eagles on Sunday night.

Vick leaves game with neck injury

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:37 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick headed to the locker room in the third quarter of Sunday night's game against the Falcons with a neck injury.

Potential for big changes in Falcons' secondary

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The heat has been turned up by the Falcons and it's being felt in the team's secondary, we hear.

The greatest motivator: Fear of humiliation

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
With an 0-1 record and an upcoming game against Michael Vick, Matt Ryan can't afford to be outplayed, writes Pat Fitzmaurice in "21 Things."

Falcons DT Babineaux has partially torn MCL

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux will miss 3-5 weeks with a partially torn medial collateral ligament in his knee.

First Fifteen: Early look at Week Two games

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
In scripting the 15 most compelling story lines this week, we look at Matt Ryan and the Falcons' attempt to bounce back from a Week One drubbing.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:43 a.m. ET
We look at Cam Newton's impressive debut, a controversial call from the Packers-Saints opener, some disappointing front-runners and plenty more.

Cutler, Bears pound Falcons 30-12

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Brian Urlacher had an interception and returned a fumble for a touchdown, Jay Cutler threw for 312 yards and two scores and the Bears pounded Matt Ryan and the Falcons 30-12 on Sunday.


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.