Posted August 13, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Mike Peterson
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
Mike Peterson’s coaching career didn’t begin this fall. It’s his first year as an undergraduate student assistant at Florida, but his time spent as a coach actually started in 2012. For the first year in a long time, Peterson wasn’t a contributor. He found himself on the sidelines with the Atlanta Falcons, working more as a mentor. That’s the exact role he’ll serve for the Gators this fall.

Atlanta Falcons helmet, uniform, logo concept design

A number of designers have taken their shot at redesigning the Atlanta Falcons’ helmets and uniforms to their liking. Could you imagine Matt Ryan, Roddy White, or Julio Jones wearing something like this? Featured are a number of Atlanta Falcons concepts. Some are interesting options that fans may like and others may strike  a nerve with some fans. Images are by multiple...

Atlanta Falcons’ receivers coach underwhelmed by youth

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver coach Terry Robiskie wants another ring, but is worried about the impact of some younger players. Robiskie believes this is a team with championship potential. So he has been making sure that they know what’s expected of them. Please click here to read this story. The post Atlanta Falcons’ receivers coach underwhelmed by youth appeared first on Players View.

Falcons fans still missing Turner, Abraham

NFL Football is a rotating door for coaches, players, and staff.  A pretty general thought process for those involved typically is a here one minute gone the next mentality.  There are multiple reasons for the rotating door to go into motion, but classically the reason is for purposes of success.   Last season, after The Atlanta Falcons had a marvelous 13-3 regular season triumph...

PFF Grades Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford

The Atlanta Falcons are counting on their first two draft picks, Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford, to have a significant impact for them this season. At training camp, as expected, results have been mixed so far. Pro Football Focus has been grading the rookies performance in their first pre-season game. Here is what they had to say about the two Falcons rookie cornerbacks. ...

Umenyiora getting used to different role with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Defensive end Osi Umenyiora played 14 snaps against the Cincinnati Bengals last Thursday in the Falcons first preseason game.In his first one of the game, Umenyiora was standing up on the left side like an outside linebacker -- a technique that Umenyiora had said he "never" employed before arriving in training camp this year.Falcons head coach Mike...

Falcons glad to have Weatherspoon back at practice

Sean Weatherspoon has returned to practice for the Atlanta Falcons after sitting out a week because of a left finger injury. That is good news for a defense that can't afford to be without him very long. Weatherspoon, the No. 19 pick in the 2010 draft, is Atlanta's lone elite linebacker. He plays every snap unless he is injured. Falcons coach Mike Smith says Weatherspoon...

Julio Jones expected to play this week

According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is expected to play in this week’s preseason game against the Ravens. Jones was held out of last week’s game with a hamstring injury.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Julio Jones expected to play this week appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Falcons looking to settle their offensive line

Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter says he's not too concerned about the recent struggles of his offensive line. Koetter believes Atlanta, which visits Baltimore for a preseason game on Thursday, still has enough time to settle on a starting right tackle and decide who fills backup jobs before the season opener Sept. 8 at New Orleans. Those moves will help determine...

Weatherspoon back with Falcons

Sean Weatherspoon returned to Atlanta Falcons practice on Monday after sitting out a week because of a left finger injury. That is good news for a defense that can't afford to be without him very long. Weatherspoon, the No. 19 pick in the 2010 draft, is Atlanta's lone elite linebacker. He plays every snap unless he is injured. Falcons coach Mike Smith said Weatherspoon...

Steven Jackson is Essence Man of the Month and RG3′s GQ Photos are Terrible

Should we star this post with the positive or the negative? Let’s start with the negative. GQ cannot be serious with these photos they used for RG3′s cover story. There’s more wrong here than in an episode of Honey Boo Boo.  Sheree from Real Housewives of  Atlanta had more fashions in her fashion show in which no one modeled anything than these photos have. Further, why...

Predicting the Atlanta Falcons 53-Man Roster: Preseason Week 1

Now the the NFL Preseason is underway, players are going to be fighting tooth and nail for those hallowed spots on the final 53-man rosters. The Atlanta Falcons have more than one position battle underway, as well as some veterans who are trying to cling to a last season or two in the league. A few days after each Falcons preseason game, we'll take a hard look at the film and make predictions

Atlanta Falcons Preseason Preview: With A Vegas Twist

I am doing my football previews based on what people really care about when it comes to football, enhancing their bank account!! Football is easily the most wagered upon sport of all. It is a multi-billion dollar industry on and off shore. So when I write these previews, I am going to incorporate NFL reality with Vegas twist. That is my "Odd" way of previewing these teams...

Right side of Falcons' O-line handling changes on the fly

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. The Atlanta Falcons' offensive line seemed fairly settled until last week before Johnson suffered a season-ending injury. In the time since then, to quote offensive line coach Pat Hill, the Falcons have "a lot of new moving parts." Lamar Holmes and Ryan Schraeder are competing for the starting job at right tackle. Phillipkeith Manley could get...
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