Found February 22, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons will likely release running back Michael Turner. Falcons are likely to release running back Michael Turner, who is scheduled to make $6.9 million this season. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 22, 2013 This isn’t a surprise at all.  I would be surprised if Turner plays next season because he clearly doesn’t have much left in the tank.  I could see a team signing him as a short-yardage back, but that’s about it.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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  • It's about time...his lazy butt should have been gone three years ago. This guy is a good reason for not signing mid range talent to long term deals..he sucked in the end!
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