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Falcons receiver Julio Jones was held out of Wednesday practice.Fantasy Spin:Jones came out of last weekend's game with a right foot injury but returned after missing a couple of series. At this point we aren't concerned, but we will watch to make sure he gets at least one practice this week.
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At Monday's press conference Falcons coach Mike Smith wasn't concerned about receiver Julio Jones, who left the game with New Orleans for a brief time due to a right ankle injury.Fantasy Spin:Jones came back into the game and appeared to run without much problem, so we aren't overly concerned for the Week 11 matchup with Arizona, but check back later in the week to make...
Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones missed practice for the second straight day with an ankle injury on Thursday and will be a game-time decision against Arizona.
Jones was injured in last week's loss at New Orleans.
Coach Mike Smith did not say which ankle is bothering Jones.
Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is rehabbing a sprained right ankle and hopes to avoid missing his...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Its not often that a coach says that cutting a player who started 20 of his teams last 25 games will make his team better but thats what Falcons head coach Mike Smith said on Wednesday about defensive end Ray Edwards.
The Falcons parted ways on Monday with Edwards, who received a contract worth 11-million guaranteed in 2011 but made little impact on the field...
Michael Turner says the Atlanta Falcons' rushing attack might not be as bad off as some people think.
Coming off their first loss of the season, Turner and the Falcons were punchless in short yardage situations last week at New Orleans.
The two-time Pro Bowl running back was held to his least productive day in five seasons with Atlanta, running 13 times for 15 yards.
Atlanta landed big free agent defensive end Ray Edwards during the 2011 offseason. However, after his five-year, $27.5 million contract was signed last year, Edwards has failed to produce as the Falcons had hoped so they cut the veteran on Monday.
Edwards was set to make $3 million in base salary this year with $3 million option bonus that was paid out in March. If he clears waivers...
Last week: 3 (+0)
I’ve said it several times before. There’s only so long you can play inferior teams close before one of them beats out and that’s what happened in New Orleans last week. Fortunately, their remaining schedule isn’t that hard (vs. Arizona, @ Tampa Bay, vs. New Orleans, @ Carolina, vs. NY Giants, @ Detroit, vs. Tampa Bay), so they should probably...
Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux said any harassment of former teammate Curtis Lofton, now a linebacker with New Orleans, before last Sundays 31-27 loss was done in good nature.
Saints linebacker Scott Shanle, who was inactive for the game, accused the Falcons of trash-talking with Lofton and interfering with Saints pregame drills, according to a Yahoo! Sports...
The Atlanta Falcons, coming off their first loss of the season to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, parted ways with veteran DE Ray Edwards. The Purdue product was singed to a 5-year $27.5 million dollar contract prior to the start of last season but failed to live up to his billing. I five seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, Edwards racked up 29.5 sacks and 182 tackles.
Coming off of a week where they went undefeated, the NFC West teams will look to continue their success in Week 11. With Seattle on a bye, there are just three games, one of which is on Monday night. There are a few tough matchups this week, but hopefully we do not have to experience any more ties.Here is your NFC West Week 11 preview.Arizona Cardinals (4-5) at Atlanta Falcons (8...
Just when I think I have this league figured out, the Bengals upset the Giants, the Chiefs catch the Steelers off guard and we get a tie game. What is happening? Major shifts for some this week. Atlanta Falcons (8-1) [No Change] – Okay, so they can’t go undefeated. Look, a loss to a divisional The post No Coast NFL Power Rankings — Week 11 appeared first on No Coast Bias.
Offensive MVP: Matt Ryan The Boston College product is enjoying his best season to date posting career highs in completion percentage and quarterback rating. However the most significant indicator of his success is the fact that the Atlanta Falcons currently sit atop the NFC South sporting an impressive 8-1 record. Ryan has played well [...]