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The Falcons are facing a lot of decisions this off-season and that starts with their 14 unrestricted free agents. We will go through them one by one and decide whether or not the Falcons should re-sign them. A lot of times it's not as easy as it looks as some decisions have more than just roster spot implications. We also have to think about the salary cap as it is expected to increase by just $200,000 this season.
One question presented by this offseason is whether Sam Baker should be kept by the Atlanta Falcons. Taking the opposite career path as Jake Long, Baker struggled early in his career with injuries and ineffectiveness only to play his best football during 2012.
Baker has long been a weak spot for the Falcons and frequently blamed for our offensive inconsistencies. In 2011, Baker was injured and finally benched in favor or journeyman tackle Will Svitek. Thomas Dimitroff then used Atlanta's second pick on big bodied tackle Lamar Holmes.
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The Falcons are facing a lot of decisions this off-season and that starts with their 14 unrestricted free agents. We will go through them one by one and decide whether or not the Falcons should re-sign them. A lot of times it's not as easy as it looks as some decisions have more than just roster spot implications. We also have to think about the salary cap as it is expected...
Tony Gonzalez who is toying with the idea of retirement should come back and play for the Falcons in 2013. There is no good reason for him to consider retiring. The guy is still producing at a very high level on the Football field. He is a pros pro and he can out-perform many of the NFL’s tight ends. The guy had a great 17th NFL season and I am positive he could perform even better...
When the Atlanta Falcons season ended in the NFL Championship, many considered it a foregone conclusion that future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez was going to call it quits. Having played a total of 16 NFL season and being the all-time leader in Touchdowns and receptions for tight end, a Super Bowl was the only thing missing from Gonzalez’ resume.
It appears Gonzalez...
Throughout the 2012 season, Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez told reporters and his team that he was 95% sure he was going toretire after the year was over. General manager Thomas Dimitroff isn’t buying
it, as he told Pro Football Talk that he believes Gonzalez’s decision is “a lot
closer to 50/50.”
“Tony has done so much for us on and off the field and I
One thing is certain, when Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez decides to officially retire, his next stop will be induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. During the playoffs, Gonzalez hinted that this might be his last season. Although he didn’t go Ray Lewis and proclaim it was his last ride, the veteran said he might hang up the cleats at the end of the season.
Ray Edwards, a Defensive End in the NFL, has used professional boxing to pass his time while in free agency. In a fight last week Edwards seemed to show that he was thriving in his pugilistic endeavor when he earned a KO just 13 seconds in to his bout. Upon further review however, it seems [...]