Found April 07, 2012 on
The Atlanta Falcons have made few moves this free agency period and after surrendering so many draft choices last year in order to select WR Julio Jones in the draft, free agency was going to be the sole fashion of adding additional needed pieces this offseason. However, Atlanta has been fairly lax in the free agent market this season and fans have to be wondering what to expect in 2012.
Atlanta has been able to string together back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in franchise history under the guidance of head coach Mike Smith, but the team has been unable to record on playoff victory under his leadership as well.
There has been no splash signing in free agency this offseason and with a minuscule number of draft selections later this month, the Falcons find themselves entering 2012 with basically the same team they finished 2011 with. The Falcons offense regressed in 2011 after the NFC league leading 13-3 overall record in 2010, but with no prospect of vast ...
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I was browsing google "news" for the Atlanta Falcons and came across an interesting article from a website called ThePigskinReport.com. The author basically states that he feels that the Falcons might be at their peak. His reasons for the feeling? The major players got one year older (Roddy, Turner and Gonzo), Matty Ice threw for more yards but also increased his turnovers...
According to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr., the Seattle Seahawks will likely draft a pair of linebackers within the first few rounds of this year’s NFL Draft.
The Seahawks have lost three starters over the past year, when they released Lofa Tatupu in 2011, traded Aaron Curry during this past season and recently lost David Hawthorne in free agency.
Right now we do know they’d love...
Earlier today, ESPN's Pat Yasinskas put out an article regarding an interview he had with Arthur Blank.
His suit jacket cost more than your house.
Blank answers some questions about why Atlanta has not been active in free agency, and Yasinskas reads into his comments. Hardly sounds too interesting, but there are gems from Yasinskas, such as:
I get the sense that the...
Going to a “small school” might hinder your first big NFL paycheck, but it doesn’t mean you can’t ball. From Falcons running back Michael Turner (Northern Illinois) to perennial Pro Bowl defensive end DeMarcus Ware (Troy), many big names come out of these small schools and have impacts that will forever be remembered in the NFL.
The next potential small school, big...