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In one corner of the Falcons’ locker room, tight end Tony Gonzalez was holding court with reporters, telling them how he’s cherishing the last few weeks of his NFL career before heading into retirement.
Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora has quietly gone about his business this season. As things have imploded around him during a disastrous 3-10 season, Umenyiora has remained professional, a steady force on the field and in the locker room for his younger teammates to lean on.