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You Dirty Birds

As if they didn't have enough problems, the Falcons were scrambling to defend a halftime show featuring three rap groups. Bonecrusher, Youngbloodz and Jermaine Dupri performed Sunday during a 23-16 loss to the Eagles. Bonecrusher of Atlanta opened with the hip-hop hit Never Scared, in which he muses about shooting someone in the head. The song contains profanity-laced lyrics, but it wasn't clear if he used a cleaned-up version at the Georgia Dome. Roddy White, the team's director of event marketing and entertainment, said Monday there were "some things that happened that shouldn't have happened."

QUESTION OF THE DAY

Who was the first NFL player to make the Pro Bowl with three teams. (Hint: You could argue it was four teams).

Answer below.

QUOTABLE

"What do you know about blocking? You were a wide receiver. You were closer to the Gatorade than the action."

_ STEVE YOUNG

Former 49ers quarterback after listening to ex-Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin discuss blocking on ESPN

ANSWER

Ted Hendricks, who played in the Pro Bowl in 1971-73 as a Baltimore Colt, 1974 as a Green Bay Packer, 1980-81 as an Oakland Raider and 1982-83 as an L.A. Raider.

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