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Samuel L. Jackson

Falcons, like Braves, plan celebration of 50th season

Given the Falcons' records through the years, here's an incongruous statistic: The team is 20-5 when longtime season-ticket holder Bill Schreiner sings the national anthem before games. "Well, I've got a better record than the Falcons do," he said in a massive understatement. The Falcons' plans for commemorating their 50th season, which opens on Sept. 14, include recognizing some of the 488 season-ticket account holders who, like Schreiner, have had tickets continuously since the team's inception in 1966. Other plans include a video of franchise highlights narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson and an online vote for fans to select their favorite Falcons...