Found March 27, 2012 on Fox Sports South:
With the news on Wednesday that veteran center Todd McClure had agreed to terms, the Atlanta Falcons continue to make steady progress in free agency minus at least one key player. Judging by general manager Thomas Dimitroffs rough estimate in January that the team would be able to retain eight of its free agents, the Falcons have exceeded expectations by that measure. McClure is the eighth to return to Atlanta, following in the steps of defensive end Kroy Biermann, starting safety Thomas DeCoud, running back Jason Snelling, back-up quarterback Chris Redman, No. 3 wide receiver Harry Douglas, starting defensive end John Abraham and long snapper Joe Zelenka. The Falcons also tagged starting left cornerback Brent Grimes as their franchise player, securing his rights. Grimes agent has told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the player would not sign the tender, nonetheless, the Falcons are hopeful that they can sign Grimes to a long-term contract, as they continue to try and impr...

McClure, Falcons agree on 1-year contract

The Atlanta Falcons and veteran center Todd McClure have agreed to terms on a one-year contract. The team made the announcement Tuesday. McClure, who will return for his 14th season with the Falcons, had his franchise-best streak of 144 consecutive starts ended when a knee injury forced him to miss last year's season-opening loss at Chicago. He returned to start the 14 of the...

Falcons Agree to One-Year Deal with Todd McClure

A Falcon from day one According to the AJC, the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year contract with their long-time center Todd McClure. McClure was originally drafted in the seventh round way back in 1999. From 2002 to 2010, McClure played in every Falcons game. Last year he snapped that streak as he only played in thirteen regular season games. The Falcons know what they...

Falcons RB Michael Turner’s custody agreement states ” No Reality TV ” says report

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Falcons agree to deal with Todd McClure

Todd McClure's long tenure with the Atlanta Falcons continues. The veteran center agreed to a one-year contract today, the team announced. McClure, 35, is a 6-foot-1, 296-pound former Falcons seventh-round draft pick from the 1999 NFL draft

Atlanta Falcons Re-Sign Center Todd McClure On One-Year Deal

Photo Credit: Jimmy Cribb, The Atlanta Falcons haven’t made much of a splash in this 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy, but could have smoother sailing in the upcoming season with controversy and distractions swirling in the Big Easy. The team announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to terms with center Todd McClure on a one-year contract, per Evan Silva of ProFootballTalk...

Falcons agree to one-year deal with Todd McClure

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