Found May 29, 2012 on Grits Blitz:
We've caught listmania from the rest of the NFL and we are counting down the best Atlanta Falcons on the 2012 roster. So far we've featured Tyson Clabo (#10), Michael Turner (#9), Asante Samuel (#8) and Tony Gonzalez (#7). Now it's time to talk about the man who received the franchise tag this year. Grimes shows off his vertical against the Panthers   Brent Grimes is a great success story. He was undrafted out of Shippensburg University in 2006 and worked his way into a Pro Bowl berth in 2010. Grimes really developed into a play-maker in 2009 and from 2009 to 2010 he had 11 interceptions. Despite being banged up last year, Grimes still places highly on our list as he looks to help the Falcons, along with Asante Samuel, William Moore, Thomas DeCoud and Dunta Robinson, take their secondary to the next level in 2012. Here is what the guys had to say about Grimey: Eric: The best pure athlete on defense. Speed, leaping ability, and fearless in the face of men he's ...

Ryan hits the gym, books in offseason

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons wide receivers are used to playing catch with their quarterback, but this offseason they will be playing catch up. After his team's season came to a disappointing conclusion on Jan. 8 with a 24-2 loss to the eventual Super Bowl champion New York Giants, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan took only a few weeks off before beginning his offseason...

Atlanta Falcons Best Players in 2012: #7 Tony Gonzalez

We continue our countdown today as we take a look at the best Atlanta Falcons players, according to us, on the roster for the upcoming 2012 season. So far we've featured Tyson Clabo (#10), Michael Turner (#9) and Asante Samuel (#8). Now it's time to take a look at a sure-fire future Hall of Famer. Will this be Tony's final season? Tony Gonzalez was a first round...

Samuel makes big impression in Falcons OTAs

Asante Samuel was impossible to ignore during the Atlanta Falcons' first full-squad practice this offseason on Tuesday. Atlanta's new No. 22 showed he likes to talk, pose and make plays. ''Can I get some action out here?'' Samuel called out on the field during the practice as he became impatient for a pass to be thrown in his direction. ''Am I out...

Fantasy Football Face/Off: Roddy White

We have a real treat for you faithful Fantasy Football readers here at Razzball.  We have started a new writing battle series to challenge you, the reader, to pick which side of the fantasy football spectrum you land on.  We are going to provide you with two thorough articles on two different players and you will be asked to pick which side of the argument you will land on.  There...

Is Kim Zolciak “So Damn Sexy” In A Body Painted Jersey?

Ok, so I’ll admit I’ve watched some of Bravo’s Real Housewives shows.  Mostly the New Jersey one because I like watching people fight over “respect” and “family” over and over…and over…and over again. So I was pleasantly surprised to see the pictures of Kim Zolciak, who is a cast member on Real Housewives on Atlanta, doing a body paint photo shoot for her new...

2012 key player: Michael Turner

It’s not a secret that I don’t think too highly of Michael Turner’s future with the Falcons. All off-season long, I’ve advocated that I think the team will be better off without him than with him. But it’s clear at this point that the Falcons brass disagree with me. And because of that, Turner’s production in 2012 will be a key to the team’s success. Turner’s production...
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