Found January 09, 2012 on FalcFans:
The team announced the signing of six players off their practice squad to future contracts today. Those players include wide receiver Drew “D.J.” Davis, tight ends Tommy Gallarda and Ryan Winterswyk, offensive tackle Kyle Jolly, and safeties Matt Hansen and Suaesi Tuimaunei. That follows up two moves the team made last week with signing a pair of long snappers: Corey Adams and Scott Albritton. Davis, Winterswyk, Hansen, and Tuimaunei were all undrafted free agents signed with the team this summer. Davis spent the entire year on the team’s practice squad. Winterswyk was added in November after the team released him with an injury settlement at the end of training camp. Tuimaunei was added in October, and Hansen just before the final week of the season. Gallarda was an undrafted free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and was picked up by the Falcons on their practice squad in September. He was cut at the end of November, but then re-signed to the practice squad prior to the final g...

The Atlanta Falcons 2011 NFL Draft class was hit and miss

The Falcons gave up a lot to get WR Julio Jones last April, but he was very solid when healthy.  The Falcons also got their starting punter in the 6th round (Matt Bosher).  Here is a look at how they did pick by pick last April: The Falcons traded a lot of picks to the Cleveland Browns for the right to move up and select 22-year old WR Julio Jones.  Jones played in 13 games for...

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Im sure all of you are aware that yesterday former Falcons DC Brian Van Gorder vacated his post in Atlanta to take the Defensive Coordinator position at Auburn University. Given that, it really opens up the Falcons to many potential avenues that they can pursue on the defensive side of the ball. The top 4-3 coordinator Steve Spagnuolo looks like he is heading to Philly, there are...

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Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith, right, shakes hands with New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin before their NFL wild card playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. AP EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Here’s what Falcons coach Mike Smith had to say after the game. Obvioulsy the game wasn’t the way we wanted to go today. We didn’t make enough plays...

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Being embarrassed in the playoffs is becoming a habit for the Atlanta Falcons. It's one that has them wondering what they can do to break it.

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Images from the Giants’ 24-2 victory over the Atlanta Falcons in an N.F.C. wild-card playoff game.
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