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4. (Compensatory Pick) Defensive LinemanThe Falcons have a lot of good defensive line players including Jonathan Babineaux, but sometimes it seems like that line is being pushed around a little too easily. They need to get some more beef on the line to run Mike Nolan’s 3-4 defenses. The Falcons need a big defensive tackle or two to clog up the middle on run plays and collapse the pocket on the quarterback on passing plays. Look to see two quality defensive linemen join the Falcons during the Draft and several more to compete in training camp. With their 4th round (compensatory) pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons select: Kwame Gathers, University of Georgia.This is a 6-5, 355-pound defensive tackle. This will give the Falcons some much-needed size in the middle. Since Kwame came out of school early before he was the feature defensive tackle for the University of Georgia, he will go in the later rounds, though he may be as good as a second-round talent. If Gathers is n...
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Falcons owner Arthur Blank desires a new, $1 billion stadium in Atlanta and he might be wiilling to use a possible relocation to Los Angeles as leverage.
ATLANTA -- Falcons owner Arthur Blank informed Atlanta city council members the franchise was being courted by a group from Los Angeles, an Atlanta television station reported late Monday, inviting a perceived threat to negotiations that have thus far proceeded smoothly.
As word spread, Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed took to the radio on Tuesday, in the form of the Falcons broadcast...
The mayor of Atlanta has warned city councils members about business interests in Los Angeles who want to move the Atlanta Falcons to the west coast.According to Atlanta's Fox 5, team owner Arthur Blank shared the information with top city and state officials in their discussions about financing a new stadium in downtown Atlanta.Mayor Kasim Reed called city councils members...
Out of 10 randomly picked major sports publications for the 2012 Atlanta Falcons draft projections, zero of the players mention were actually selected during the Draft. So with 50 guesses (five available picks by 10 services) none of them were picked by the team on draft day. Most of the writers were from major national publications, and not true followers for the Atlanta Falcons...
Last month, the Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority reached an agreement that put forth the plans for a new downtown stadium. As reported by the AJC on Monday, the five finalists for designing the stadium have been chosen. It appears, though, that not everything is quite a done deal just yet. According to FOX 5 Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed informed...
Local Atlanta breaking news: The Falcons may move to Los Angeles.
Really, you believe that?
Yes, that's right, Atlanta FOX-TV station, fronted by friend of the OSG Gil Tyree, reports that Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is telling city council members that they need to be more aggressive in funding a "New" Falcons stadium or the team ...
It wasn't long ago that the city of Atlanta lost the Thrashers to Winnipeg. Now, Atlanta-based fox five is saying that there is a group in Los Angeles that is interested in purchasing the Atlanta Falcons.
My take? Of course there is a LA based group interested in the Falcons. That group is interested in anything that snaps the football. If they had a chance to get...
A fan who stabbed another following the NFC Championship game between the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers claims to have acted in self defense.
Cell phone video shows a mob attacking Lewis McCoy outside the Falcons game last Sunday.
“I don’t like watching them because it continues to bring back the memories,” McCoy said.
McCoy says that the incident started when a...
The Falcons were up 17-0 and got outscored 28-7 the rest of the way, even though the 49ers fumbled on the goal line and also missed a short field goal. Atlanta was outscored 14-0 in the second half.
While the Seahawks (also a west coast team travelling east) didn't wake up until the second half two weeks ago during their 10 am PT game, the 49ers played at noon PT and...