With the new hire of Mark Collins as the outside linebackers coach many have speculated Atlanta to shift towards a multiple defensive scheme to improve their defensive woes. However, the major problem with this speculation is the lack of personnel, namely linebackers who can effectively play the run and rush the passer. Enter Demarcus Ware.
The announcement of Ware’s release came...
After his abysmal 2013 campaign, Thomas DeCoud’s release was imminent. (Mike Ehrmann)
As expected, the Atlanta Falcons have released free safety Thomas DeCoud.
The Falcons have released safety Thomas DeCoud.— (@Atlanta_Falcons) March 11, 2014
After putting together a Pro Bowl (alternate) season in 2012, DeCoud’s play in 2013 fell significantly. In 2012, he led the Falcons...
Today the Atlanta Falcons added quite a bit of meat on both sides of the football. According to Adam Schefter, the Falcons landed both Jon Asamoah and Paul Solai. Asamoah was drafted in the third round of the 2010 draft by then-Chiefs General Manager Scott Pioli. Pioli now works in the Atlanta front office, which […]The post Falcons add a lot of meat on both sides of the line...
The Atlanta Falcons have arguably been the most active team in the first hour of free agency.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons have agreed to terms with former Dolphins NT Paul Soliai and former Chiefs G Jon Asamoah.
Ian Rapoport reports that DE Tyson Jackson has also agreed to a deal with the Falcons.
Soliai, 30, was widely considered to be the best available...
The Atlanta Falcons have parted ways with 2012 Pro Bowl safety Thomas Decoud:
Falcons Pro Bowl safety Thomas Decoud to be released by 4 pm EST, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014
The move saves the Falcons $3 million against the cap. The safety free agent pool just got a little better.
The Atlanta Falcons addressed one of their NFL free agency needs in retaining some depth on defense today, by re-signing defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux to a three-year deal. Last season, Babineaux played in all 16 games for Atlanta, totaling 42 tackles and a sack. The 2005 second-round pick out of Iowa has… (Continue Reading)
Atlanta Falcons: Falcons re-sign Peters; Jerry and Babineaux may walkThe Atlanta Falcons have not waited for the start of free agency to address personnel changes with players and coaches. Atlanta re-signed defensive tackle Corey Peters to a one-year contract extension this past week.
Peters has been with the Falcons for four years when they drafted him in 2010. The third-round...
Today the Atlanta Falcons locked down Babs to an additional three years. The defense seems to be a main priority to the Falcons, and it is turning into a very solid free agency so far for the Birds. They already re-signed Corey Peters to a one year deal, and this rotation could be very dangerous. […]The post Jonathan Babineaux is locked down for another 3 years appeared first...
The Falcons and veteran defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux are extremely close to hammering out a three-year contract for him to remain in Atlanta, according to league sources.
Sources say it's looking promising that Babineaux will remain with the NFC South franchise.
Babineaux, 32, has been consistently productive and difficult to block. He started every game last seaosn...
With the Monday announcement that Mark Collins has been promoted to outside linebackers coach, it looks like the Atlanta Falcons will transition to a primary 3-4 defensive alignment this fall.
This is particularly significant as the NFL's so-called "legal tampering period" ends at 4 p.m. Tuesday, and teams can start signing free agents following the end of the three...
The Atlanta Falcons announced on Monday that they have re-signed G Mike Johnson to a one-year contract.
The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Johnson, 26, suffered a dislocated left ankle and and fracturing his fibula during training camp last year. He’s a former third-round pick of the Falcons out of Alabama. He has just one start over the course of his four-year career.
It was not that long ago that the Atlanta front office decided to shock the NFL world by trading up for Julio Jones. The decision is one that still haunts many fans, as a total of five draft selections were given up for the gifted Alabama receiver. Whether or not it was the right move was a hot topic on most Atlanta talk radio stations throughout the season and their beloved Falcons...
The Atlanta Falcons are trying to give Matt Ryan more time to deliver the ball, and one way to do that is sign a stud offenive lineman. Well Adam Caplan is reporting the Falcons are likely to land the former Chief guard Jon Asamoah. @caplannfl: On G Jon Asamoah and the #Falcons, 1 NFL source […]The post Falcons are favorites to land Jon Asamoah appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
The Atlanta Falcons were the most disappointing team in the NFL last season, and they are looking to make moves this offseason to fix the issues that they had. One of their pressing concerns heading into this offseason is adding some more help in the secondary. According to reports coming out of Atlanta, the Falcons could very well look into signing former Denver Broncos cornerback...
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