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Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said Wednesday he likes what he has seen of his team through offseason workouts.
Even so, Dimitroff isn't ruling out the possibility of adding another free agent to the roster to join two veteran newcomers, running back Steven Jackson and defensive end Osi Umenyiora.
As the Falcons prepare to end offseason training activities ending on Friday and hold a mandatory minicamp next week, Dimitroff said he and coach Mike Smith are happy with the team.
''I'm very encouraged by our building in the offseason and our focus on re-signing our players and going out in the market and signing two free agents in Steven Jackson and Osi Umenyiora and then finishing up our building process this offseason with what we feel is a very productive draft class,'' Dimitroff told The Associated Press.
''We think we've got a number of very good athletes that kind of have our makeup as far as a combination of good, urgent athletici...
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Former Atlanta Falcons running back and free agent Michael Turner has been fined $1,000, sentenced to 12 months probation and ordered to serve 30 days of community service for the reckless driving charge he pleaded guilty to on Feb. 28, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Photo Credit: AtlantaFalcons.com Turner, 31, was arrested and charged with DUI last September after...
Due to the University of Washington having not graduated yet, Desmond Trufant has been absent from the start of the Falcons organized team activities (OTAs). That changed today as Trufant was in town and participated with the team.
OTAs are especially important for rookies as it's their first taste of the big leagues and a chance to get comfortable with their team...
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ATLANTA Former Falcons running back Michael Turner, who was arrested on Sept. 18, 2012, in Gwinnett County on suspicion of driving under the influence, pleaded guilty to reckless driving and has received 12 months of probation, a 1,000 fine, 30 days of community service along with his participation in several other programs, according to the Gwinnett County solicitor's office...
According to FOX Sports South, former Falcons running back Michael Turner received a $1,000 fine and 12 months probation after being arrested last September for suspicion of driving under the influence.
Turner, 31, was released by the Falcons on March 1 and has yet to sign with another team. He also agreed to the following terms: risk reduction (DUI school), alcohol and drug evaluation...
The media once again had access to the first of four days of the Falcons third and final offseason team activities. The Falcons will have a mandatory minicamp starting next week on June 18:
As mentioned earlier, Desmond Trufant returned to practice today. He and fellow rookie Robert Alford were able to get extra reps due to the excused absence of veteran cornerback Asante Samuel...
Matt Ryan insists his focus is on his new teammates and a new season and he's not fretting about the status of his new contract.
Cornerback Desmond Trufant, the Falcons' first-round pick, made his offseason training activities debut Tuesday after completing his classes at the University of Washington. Ryan says Trufant made a good first impression.
Ryan says three-time...
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