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FALCONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Tice: Falcons’ O-line “won’t be punked over by anybody”

The toughness of the Falcons’ offensive line has been questioned often in the last year, most notably by owner Arthur Blank, who said he was bothered when none of the Falcons’ offensive linemen reacted to a hit on quarterback Matt Ryan. This year, Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice says his unit’s toughness won’t be in question. Tice approved of the way his linemen went...
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Falcons’ Julio Jones: Doctor Says He is 100 Percent

Falcons’ Julio Jones: Doctor Says He is 100 Percent If you’re fan of Atlanta Falcons’ stud wide receiver, Julio Jones, you’ll be happy to hear that his doctor claims he is 100 percent. Jones had this to report to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.. I just had to get back on … The post Falcons’ Julio Jones: Doctor Says He is 100 Percent appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Falcons announce their practice squad

Today the Atlanta Falcons announced their practice squad. They still have a few spots open but this is an official list. CB Ricardo Allen S Sean Baker G Harland Gunn OT Terren Jones WR Bernard Reedy DT Travian Robertson LB Jacques Smith RB Jerome Smith The post Falcons announce their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Falcons cut Tim Dobbins and claim his replacement

Today the Atlanta Falcons cut inside linebacler Tim Dobbins and they found his replacement via the waiver wire. The Falcons claimed Nate Stupar from the Jaguars. Stupar, 6-2, 240 pounds, was originally selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He has played in 12 career games, […] The post Falcons cut Tim Dobbins and claim his...
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Falcons release Tim Dobbins after claiming another player

On Sunday the Atlanta Falcons released inside linebacker Tim Dobbins after claiming another player on the waiver wire. The 31-year-old Dobbins was initially on the Falcons 53-man roster but the truth is things will continue to change until the regular season gets underway. Guessing the Falcons have claimed an inside linebacker, with agent David Canter saying Tim Dobbins was released...
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NFL 53-man cutdown update: Atlanta Falcons

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: LB Pat Angerer DL Nosa Eguae RB Maurice Hagens CB Jordan Mabin WR Freddie Martino S Kimario McFadden OL Pat McQuistan TE Jacob Pedersen OL Adam Replogle DL Donte Rumph LB Yawin Smallwood RB Josh Vaughan CB Ricardo Allen...
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Falcons release a few studs; Complete roster cuts

Today the Falcons made their releases official. The team released Pat Angerer and several others. Here is the complete least: LB Pat Angerer, DL Nosa Eguae, RB Maurice Hagens, CB Jordan Mabin, WR Freddie Martino, S Kimario McFadden, OL Pat McQuistan, TE Jacob Pedersen, OL Adam Replogle, DL Donte Rumph, LB Yawin Smallwood, RB Josh […] The post Falcons release a few studs; Complete...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

What are the odds the Atlanta Falcons can upset the Saints Week 1?

Real football is just eight short days away and we couldn’t be more excited. This year the Atlanta Falcons open their campaign at home against the division rival New Orleans Saints. Last season the Falcons were bit hard by the injury bug: key offensive pieces like Roddy White, Julio Jones and Steven Jackson all missed extended time. The result was an underwhelming 4-12 season that...
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Veteran OL Pat McQuistan Among Falcons Early Roster Cuts

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that veteran OL Pat McQuistan is among the players released by the Atlanta Falcons as they work to get down to 53 players. Other players released/waived so far include: LB Pat Angerer, LB Yawin Smallwood (seventh-round pick), FB Maurice Hagens, and RB Josh Vaughan. McQuistan, 31, signed with the Falcons a few weeks, so the odds were against...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Cutting LBs Pat Angerer & Yawin Smallwood

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Falcons are cutting LBs Pat Angerer and Yawin Smallwood as they work to get down to 53 players. The Falcons signed Angerer to a contract a little over a month ago, but beat writers didn’t expect him to make the team. Angerer, 27, was selected by the Colts in the second-round draft of the 2010 NFL Draft. Last year, he totaled...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see where the Atlanta Falcons defense is ranked

With the preseason finally in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Falcons Have Discussed The Possibly Signing FB Vonta Leach

  According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Falcons have discussed the idea of signing veteran FB Vonta Leach to a contract. Ledbetter projects the Falcons to keep four running backs including Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers, Antone Smith and Devonta Freeman, so there could be room to add a fullback. Leach mentioned a month ago that has received...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Gonzalez on retirement: 'I don't even want to play anymore’

The cleats that Tony Gonzalez hung up are remaining right where they are. On Thursday, Gonzalez reiterated to the Boston Globe's Ben Volin that he's not interested in returning to the NFL. https://twitter.com/BenVolin/status/505029925209124864 https://twitter.com/BenVolin/statuses/505031071353036800 Not a whole lot has changed since Aug. 19, when Gonzalez insisted that...
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Can any of these 10 guys to watch be future stars for the Atlanta Falcons?

Tonight, every NFL team plays their final preseason game. The next time we’ll see them on the field, it will be the opening weekend of the season. That means that this weekend, there won’t be any professional football to watch. For the only time until after the Super Bowl, the NFL won’t dominate the conversation and be on nearly every television. So what’s a fan to do with...
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Atlanta Falcons: Roster cut predictions

The Atlanta Falcons will be making their final decisions on their 53 man roster and ten man practice squad, as well as the rest of the league, by August 30, 2014. The Falcons have already trimmed down their roster to 75 guys by releasing the following players: DE Theo Agnew, LB Brendan Daley, LB Darin Drakeford, S Devonta Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, WB Jeff Mathews, LB Walker...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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