Falcons cornerback miffed about benching

Updated: October 29, 2003, 9:09 PM ET

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Unhappy about being benched for the first time in his career, Atlanta Falcons cornerback Ray Buchanan accused the coaches of putting all the blame on the secondary for the team's woes.

The Falcons, who have lost six in a row, decided to go with four new starters in the defensive backfield for Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

Buchanan was benched along with cornerback Tyrone Williams and safeties Keion Carpenter and Gerald McBurrows.

"We've been talking ...

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