Found September 12, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
PLAYERS: Roddy White
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
Falcons wideout Roddy White (ankle) sat out of practice again Thursday.Fantasy Spin:White has a high-ankle sprain and likely will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Rams. White tweeted this advice to fantasy owners after Week 1: "As far as fantasy if I don't participate in practice than don't start me it's a red flag." Take his advice and bench him.

Roddy White listed as questionable

Roddy White has been listed as questionable on the Falcons official injury report. The good news is that Atlanta head coach Mike Smith has already said that White will play this week against the Rams .@Roddywhitetv returned to practice today and was limited. He's listed as questionable for the game. Coach Smith said he would play. — D. Orlando Ledbetter (@AJCFalcons) September...

Roddy White Continues To Miss Practice Friday

Falcons wideout Roddy White (ankle) sat out another practice on Friday.Fantasy Spin:White has a high-ankle sprain and likely will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Rams. White tweeted this advice to fantasy owners after Week 1: "As far as fantasy if I don't participate in practice than don't start me it's a red flag." Take his advice and bench him.

Falcons exploring options at receiver

We reported yesterday that Roddy White’s ankle was not quite at 100% and that his presence in Sunday’s 23-17 loss against the Saints was merely as a decoy.  With the fear that White may miss more time in the season, the Falcons have worked out veterans Lavelle Hawkins, Mohamed Massaquoi and Courtney Roby according to multiple reports.According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution...

Roddy White Misses Wednesday's Practice

Falcons wideout Roddy White (ankle) missed Wednesday's practice.Fantasy Spin:White has a high-ankle sprain and likely will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Rams. If he does play, fantasy owners should avoid him. He had just two catches in the opener while Harry Douglas stepped up with four catches for 93 yards.

Roddy White and Julio Jones miss practice

Although Roddy White played last Sunday despite a high ankle sprain, he obviously need some rest as he understandably was absent from the Atlanta Falcons Wednesday practice. What was unexpected was fellow receiver Julio Jones' absence.

Falcons offer extra $8M for site

The Atlanta Falcons are offering an extra $8 million to buy a church property that sits at the site of a proposed stadium. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced a preliminary $14.5 million agreement Friday under which officials would acquire the site of the historic Mount Vernon Baptist Church. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority would pay $6.2 million. The Atlanta Falcons...

Were the Falcons Too Predictable on First Down in Week One?

Earlier this week we looked at the Falcons and how they fared on third down in the season opening loss to the Saints. Spoiler Alert: it wasn't pretty. Another thing that I noticed as the game unfolded was that the Falcons were quite unbalanced on first down plays. Let's break it down into quarters and see how the Falcons were at mixing it up on the all important...

Falcons' Jackson ready to roll against ex-Rams 'mates

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Steven Jackson revealed an introspective and even sensitive side on Wednesday, as he talked about Sunday's looming matchup with the Rams, his first and only NFL team from 2004-12. That might, at first, seem surprising for a figure of Jackson's chiseled physical stature (6-foot-2, 240). But the three-time Pro Bowler also possesses an artistic side, which...

Atlanta Falcons: 2013 Week 2 NFL Power Rankings (#12)

So far, so good on my pick of the Falcons missing the playoffs. They’d make it in the AFC, but the NFC is so loaded and the Falcons schedule is so much tougher than it was last season. Add in that they have less talent and they’re unlikely to continue recovering a high percentage of fumbles that hit the ground and dominating the turnover battle like they did last season and I...

City reaches agreements to acquire land for new Falcons stadium

An ebullient Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed confirmed Friday that offers are in place to purchase both churches that must move for the new $1 billion Atlanta Falcons stadium to be built on his preferred site. Reed confirmed at a press conference today that Mount Vernon Baptist Church leaders have tentatively agreed to drop their asking price to $14.5 million down from their original $20...

Motivation won't be an issue for Steven Jackson when Rams visit Atlanta

ST. LOUIS -- Don't let all the happy talk fool you. As cordially and professionally as Steven Jackson and his old team are talking about each other this week, you can be sure there's some resentment buried beneath all the platitudes. How could there not be on Jackson's side? He gave the Rams nine strong years and became the franchise's all-time leading rusher...

Rams must keep focus on containing high-powered Falcons offense

ST. LOUIS -- Steven Jackson left the Rams on good terms says his old coach. Steven Jackson has fit in great with the Falcons says his new coach. Steven Jackson still is one of the top running backs in the NFL says former teammate Chris Long. Steven Jackson should be a Hall of Famer says former teammate James Laurinaitis. With so much talk about Steven Jackson this and Steven Jackson...

Falcons' receiver woes continue

With Roddy White’s 129-game streak already in jeopardy, the Falcons may have more problems to deal with.  Wide receiver Julio Jones joined White on the sidelines at practice on Wednesday with a knee injury according to Mike Florio.  Earlier today we had reported that the Falcons had veteran receivers Lavelle Hawkins, Mohamed Massaquoi and Courtney Roby in for a tryout. ...

Fantasy Football: Week 2 start 'em sit 'em WRs

Start Dwayne Bowe vs. DAL. Bowe didn't exactly shine in week 1 but neither did Dallas' secondary. Expect the connection between QB ALex Smith and his No. 1 wide-out to get better as the season goes. In Bowe's only game against Dallas he had 5 reception for 74 yards and a touchdown.Start Harry Douglas vs. STL. Harry seems to be the only healthy receiver in Atlanta right...

Roster Management: The Correct Call Isn’t Always The Best Call

If only. If only you would have started player X instead of player Z. Then you’d be on your way to a victory instead of a top waiver priority. You know the feeling, the one that gnaws at your composure and ultimately blankets you with regret as the final minutes of Monday night expire. Hindsight be damned—you might think—this is a situation that could have been avoided. You’re...
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