In the nine days that have passed since the Falcons lost to the New York Jets on a Monday night, suffering relative humiliation on national television for an expected Super Bowl contender, the team has made one roster move: They signed a free-agent wide receiver, Brian Robiskie, who has caught seven passes and played for three teams in the past two years, but is the son of the team’s receivers coach, Terry Robiskie.
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Roy Simmons visited such quiet, dark, lonely depths that you had to wonder if he ever saw blue sky. Only pages into the book he wrote in 2006 — “Out of Bounds: Coming out of Sexual Abuse, Addiction and My Life of Lies in the NFL Closet” — he took the reader to the edge of the Golden Gate Bridge.