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… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With the Hall of Fame Game now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is now underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season based on stories from camp, performances in preseason games and in-depth research. To keep things rolling, it’s time to look at the most-important position in football. To see the top 32 quarterbacks right now for 2014, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in:Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan ranked 10th best in NFL…Rewind: Atlanta Falcons spot in preseason Power Rankings, underrated NFL players, moreAtlanta Falcons sign Georgia State defensive lineman

GET TO KNOW: Jamal Qadir, ILB, Albany State University

NFL Draft Diamonds has teamed up with Joseph Muia a very solid up and coming scout, to put together a series for our readers called Get to Know. What this series will do is allow you to be a featured on our site, whether you are a freshman or a senior in college. This is […] The post GET TO KNOW: Jamal Qadir, ILB, Albany State University appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.

Falcons: 'Hard Knocks' Episode 1 in quotes

The first scenes of the HBO documentary "Hard Knocks" told a story that the Atlanta Falcons want to get out to everyone around the NFL. Last season's 4-12 performance was an anomaly. In reality, the Oklahoma drill the Falcons were running on TV didn't happen until July 28, the fourth training camp session of the season. On "Hard Knocks," it was one of...

Falcons safety suffers 3rd concussion in NFL career

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith confirmed Saturday that free safety Dwight Lowery, who has been working with the starters, suffered the third concussion of his NFL career during Friday night’s practice, Vaughn McClure of reports. “Dwight, as I said last night, he had an injury to his head, and he is in the concussion […] The post Falcons safety suffers 3rd concussion...

Falcons’ Harry Douglas admits he uses women’s deodorant (Video)

Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas admitted on the first episode of HBO’s Hard Knocks that he uses women’s deodorant. So Douglas wants to apparently smell like a woman. Nice lol. h/t The Big Lead var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Falcons’ Harry Douglas admits...

Report: Falcons Second-Round Pick Ra’Shede Hageman Fractured Wrist In Fight

  Vaughn McClure of, citing a league source, reports that Falcons second-round pick DL Ra’Shede Hageman suffered a fractured wrist in a fight with C Joe Hawley. According to McClure, Hageman threw a punch at Hawley during pass-rush drills. Hageman’s injury is considered to be a hair-line fracture. Head coach Mike Smith mentioned that he wasn’t pleased with Hageman...

Falcons: Four observations from combined practice with Titans

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons endured eight training camp sessions, and a modified practice with a scrimmage, prior to Monday's meeting with the Tennessee Titans at Atlanta's training facility. Here are four observations from the combined workout: 1. THE FALCONS ARE SEARCHING FOR A FREE SAFETY With Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford at the corners, and William Moore at...

Who will be the stars of this year’s Hard Knocks? Expect to see plenty of owner Arthur Blank

If NFL teams are in training camp, it must be time for Hard Knocks. The first episode featuring the Atlanta Falcons kicks off tonight at 10 p.m. ET on HBO. The show always delivers, as Hard Knocks pulls us in with story lines about obscure rookies trying to make the team and incredible access. It is a glimpse behind the curtain. From a TV viewing standpoint, it is the best thing...

No more excuses, Atlanta must improve in the trenches

The only thing sadder than the Falcons 2013 rushing attack, would have been the sorry excuse for a run defense that the team fielded. While a couple of players, namely Paul Worrilow, excelled at bringing at defending the run, the Falcons’ defense was marred by both mediocre play and a handful of injuries. Ultimately, the Falcons ended up allowing 135.8 yards a game (2,173 total...

Julio Jones Still not Practicing with the Falcons Every Day

When star wide receiver Julio Jones suffered a fractured right foot in a game against the New York Jets last October, it was the latest in string of injuries for the Atlanta Falcons. It also marked a beginning of a stretch of games that saw Atlanta lose nine of its final 12 games to finish the season 4-12.  Needless to say, Jones’ presence is huge for the Falcons. Unfortunately...

Injury bug bites Atlanta Falcons offensive line at training camp

One of the assets that the Atlanta Falcons are hoping to improve in 2014 is the depth of their offensive line. To that end they drafted tackle Jake Matthews number six overall in May’s NFL Draft, and also signed a couple of extra bodies this offseason. But over the last couple of days injuries have struck the unit hard and that depth is going to be tested. According to Alex Marvez...

Camp Updates: Who is making noise, and which players are heading for the bench?

Training camp has been underway for more than a week now. Since then, we’ve gotten a much better idea of how the team is looking heading into the first preseason game against Miami. So far, there’s been the expected (Matt Ryan looks great), the unexpected (Bernard Reedy’s emergence), and the weird (two untimely retirements), but the team as a whole already looks much bigger...

Atlanta Falcons 2014 preview: Rebounding from a four-win anomaly

With football season around the corner, is providing a thorough analysis of all 32 teams heading into training camp. The offseason may have lacked some hard-hitting action, but franchise-altering moves have been made. Parity is excessive as ever. Every team looks great on paper in July. But it's the development and seasoning of a team that will matter in January...

Lowery out with another concussion

Do the Falcons have an issue at safety with Dwight Lowery?
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