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FALCONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Does Harry Douglas have any fantasy football potential in 2014?

The article below was written by: numberFire. With their two big-time receivers - Julio Jones and Roddy White - back in action, the Atlanta Falcons should be able to reverse their 2013 misfortunes into some stellar play in 2014. The hopefully healed-up squad in Atlanta ranks 12th in our power rankings and have a nERD of 1.64, which means they would be expected to beat an average...
Via Pro Football Zone
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons release LB Pat Angerer; More cuts to come

The Atlanta Falcons were hoping that Pat Angerer would be the guy that comes in and replaces Sean Witherspoon, but that did not happen. Today, en route to 53 the Falcons released Pat Angerer.  Pat Angerer ‏@PAngererUSA  16m Enjoyed my time in ATL, unfortunately it’s come to an end here. First class org and first class people. […] The post Falcons release LB Pat Angerer...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
7 hours 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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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Update: Steven Jackson returns to practice

Atlanta Falcons starting running back Steven Jackson returned to practice this week after missing the majority of the pre-season due to a hamstring injury. The news was first reported on twitter via Jay Adams, digital content manager for the Falcons. RB Steven Jackson has returned to practice today. #ATLvsJAX— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) August 25, 2014 ESPN.com writer Vaughn...
Via NFL Injury Report
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Helmet2Helmet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: The best toilet paper an Atlanta Falcons fan could ever hope for

Just in case you’ve been hiding under a rock on a distant planet for the last couple decades, the rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints is about as real as it gets. While the players on the field may not like eachother and get into scuffles after a play is blown dead, what really keeps rivalries alive are the fans. What better way is there to celebrate...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL roster cutdown update: Atlanta Falcons

As of Sunday 8/24 8PM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 75 by Tue. 4PM ET: DE Theo Agnew, LB Darin Drakeford, S Tay Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, QB Jeff Mathews, LB Walker May, RB Jerome Smith, WR Tramaine Thompson, TE Brian Wozniak, S Tyrell Johnson
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons get their roster to 75

To get their roster to 75 players the Atlanta Falcons waived/released QB Jeff Mathews, S Tyrell Johnson, DL Theo Agnew, LB Darin Drakeford, S Devonta Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, RB Jerome Smith, LB Brendan Daley, WR Tramaine Thompson, TE Brian Wozniak, and LB Walker May. The Falcons also placed OL Mike Johnson on (foot) and […] The post Atlanta Falcons get their roster to 75...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Start for the Falcons on Offense?

#159784040 / gettyimages.com The Atlanta Falcons are looking for redemption in 2014, after a terrible 2013 campaign.  The team is looking to take a major step in the right direction, with an offense that will look a lot different than last season.  Mainly because of retirees, healed injuries, and draft picks.  Here I project the Falcons starters for the 2014 season.  Quarterback...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Season Predictions: Atlanta Falcons

Last year the Falcons went from a team fans expected to reach the Superbowl to a team that by the end of the season was near unwatchable. Speaking of unwatchable, if I have to watch Kroy Biermann’s wife Kim on HBO’s Hard Knocks one more time I’m going to hurl a brick through my flatscreen. […] The post 2014 NFL Season Predictions: Atlanta Falcons appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White speaks out against preseason games

Preseason has not been kind to the Atlanta Falcons. The current stars of Hard Knocks have been less than impressive in exhibition action, eking past the Dolphins and losing in a blowout to the Texans. More concerning than the box score is the season-ending injury to starting left tackle Sam Baker, who suffered a torn patellar tendon in Saturday night’s 32-7 defeat. Asked to find...
Via Helmet2Helmet
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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