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Why are they called the Atlanta Falcons?

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One of Smith's first orders of business was to announce a contest to provide a nickname for the new team. The name " Falcons " was suggested by many, but a school teacher from Griffin, Ga. was declared the winner. "The Falcon is proud and dignified," she wrote, "with great courage and fight. It never drops its prey.
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