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Steven Jackson to miss all of preseason with hamstring injury

The Atlanta Falcons signed running back Steven Jackson prior to the 2013 season, and he had the worst season in his career. Looking for a bounce back season in 2014, Jackson has suffered an early setback, that will keep him out for a lengthy amount of time. The Falcons announced on Tuesday that Jackson suffered […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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Steven Jackson Out Indefinitely With Hamstring Injury

Steven Jackson should be ready for Week 1 of the 2014 NFL season. (Kevin C. Cox) Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson is out indefinitely with a hamstring injury, head coach Mike Smith said. Mike Smith said Steven Jackson has a injury. Shouldn’t keep him out the first game— vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) July 29, 2014 The good news is Jackson should be available for Week...
Via In The Neutral Zone
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Falcons new middle linebacker already has a knee injury

In the first week of practice Sean Witherspoon was injured and placed on the I/R. Last week the Falcons signed Pat Angerer, hoping he could be the replacement, but that is if he can get past his past injuries. Well today, Angerer already injured his knee today. We are hoping he is alright, but the […] The post Falcons new middle linebacker already has a knee injury appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

No, Atlanta Falcons returner Devin Hester has not lost a step

There are some people who believe that Atlanta Falcons return specialist Devin Hester has lost a step and is no longer one of the most dangerous weapons in the NFL. That simply isn’t true. Some may point to Hester’s age (31) or his stats as a sign that his ability is on the decline. For example, Hester scored 11 return touchdowns in his first two seasons and has “only” run...
Via cover32 - Falcons
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lowery fitting in at free safety

Falcons safety Dwight Lowery is starting to fit into his new surroundings. After missing most of last season because of a concussion and playing just three games with Jacksonville, Lowery is delighted to have an opportunity to win the starting free safety position with the Falcons. He opened training camp working with the first-team defense and must hold off a challenge from rookie...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons’ WR Julio Jones Already Looking Explosive

Falcons’ WR Julio Jones Already Looking Explosive Atlanta Falcons’ wide receiver Julio Jones is easing back to practice after a season-ending foot injury he sustained in Week 5 last year. Reports are in that Jones is beginning to look like his dominant self after just a couple days on the … The post Falcons’ WR Julio Jones Already Looking Explosive appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
Via Fantasy Football Chick
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The Atlanta Falcons weekend training camp photo album

The Atlanta Falcons officially began their 2014 season by kicking off training camp this weekend in Flowery Branch. After a disappointing 4-12 campaign the Falcons have a lot of work to do to get back on top of the NFC South division, which they won in 2012. For those of you who can’t make it out to see the team in action live, we collected the best photos we could find from social...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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Atlanta Falcons: 5 Questions at Training Camp

What was supposed to be a Super Bowl season for the Atlanta Falcons in 2013 turned into an absolute disaster. The injury plague hit the team harder than a Mike Tyson left hook, and the team finished dead last in the NFC South. When healthy, the Falcons are one of the most talented teams in all of football. Matt Ryan has a plethora of weapons on the outside, including arguably the...
Via Standing O Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons: Five observations from Day 3 of training camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Here are five observations from Sunday's Day 3 session of training camp with the Atlanta Falcons: 1. DEVIN HESTER MIGHT HAVE THE CHOPS TO STEAL A FEW SNAPS ON OFFENSE THIS SEASON When the Falcons signed Hester to a three-year deal back in March, early reactions were positive. The move seemed safe, and a financially sound way to increase the team's return...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones looking explosive

According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones looked explosive during Sunday’s practice. Every part of Julio Jones' day has looked explosive. He's stopping on a dime. Showing no ill effects. — vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) July 27, 2014 This is great news after Jones suffered a season-ending foot injury in 2013. var ACE_AR = {Site...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Training Camp News and Notes

Roddy White is now seeing green after working out a contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons. The new deal – which calls for three more seasons at $30 million. According to atlantafalcons.com, White's contract extension is a reward for the star WR's remarkable feats, both on and off the field, and could mean that he'll likely end his brilliant career with the Falcons...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Atlanta Falcons camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns • Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Ten most overrated players in the...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Without Gonzalez, Falcons must alter how tight end position is used

ATLANTA -- The next Tony Gonzalez is not walking through door to play tight end for the Atlanta Falcons. When Gonzalez called it quits after the 2013 season, he left a void in Atlanta's offense. How could he not? Gonzalez never caught fewer than 70 passes in a season while in a Falcons uniform, and pulled down at least six touchdown passes each and every season for five years...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign WR Jabin Sambrano

  The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing of WR Jabin Sambrano on Saturday. The Falcons have signed former Colts WR Jabin Sambrano today #RiseUp #aftc14 — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) July 26, 2014 Sambrano, 24, signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent out of Montana back in 2012. He has also spent time with the Buccaneers and Jaguars over the course his brief...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp has begun and the Atlanta Falcons did not waste anytime on Friday, bringing full intensity and energy to the practice field at Flowery Branch. Veteran players, rookies and free agents began their quest to see who will become starter going into the regular season. To say the least, the first day of training camp for the Falcons was very interesting as this team will...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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