Found September 07, 2012 on
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Kansas City Chiefs
Alright Falcon fans, here we go! I know it has been a few weeks, but I am ready to hit the ground running. My thoughts on the preseason are irrelevant, because I do not put much stock in anything I saw. I witnessed our new coordinators showing off some new schemes, but overall I was not floored. I am extremely optimistic this season because I cannot foresee a scenario in-which Atlanta does not make it to the post season (barring injury). Here are a few things that I feel comfortable discussing.
*I went to a few of the camp sessions and really liked the way Matt Ryan was throwing the ball. He was a sniper during the preseason. Can he pick up where he left off? We will know Sunday.
*Julio Jones is without a doubt the most interesting player on the roster. He is just screaming “Superstar” status. I predict a healthy Julio is going to put up 1,200-1,400 yards this season. Matt Ryan needs to trust his gut and just let it rip. Was drafting Julio worth it? Hell yes it was! Hi...
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The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed cornerback Dominique Franks, less than a week after he was cut by the team.
To make room for Franks on the 53-man roster Thursday, the Falcons waived-injured receiver Tim Toone.
Franks was a fifth-round pick by the Falcons in 2010 and started four games last season. He was beaten out during the preseason by Christopher Owens and Robert McClain...
The Atlanta Falcons signed cornerback Dominique Franks and waived-injured wide receiver Tim Toone Thursday. Franks was selected as a fifth round draft choice (135th overall) by the Falcons in the 2010 NFL Draft.
In two seasons, the 6-0, 197-pound defensive back recorded 22 tackles (14 solo) with three interceptions and six passes defensed. Last season, Franks posted 20 tackles...
It was just about a week ago when the Falcons parted ways with second year corner back Dominique Franks. It was a bit of a head-scratcher because many thought he would be our punt returner and thought that he had a lot of upside at corner.
Franks is back with the Falcons
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Atlanta at Kansas City
This game could turn into a thriller with Matty “Ice” Ryan threading the needle quite a bit to his two superstar wide receivers, Julio Jones and Roddy White.
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