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ANTONE SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Falcons RB Calls Jadeveon Clowney ‘Just A Guy’ After No. 1 Pick Leveled Him

Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith is entering his fifth NFL season and has just six career carries. Despite those underwhelming credentials, he’s got a hot sports take on the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NFL draft. Smith was introduced to the top overall pick — Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney — on Saturday night when Clowney absolutely cleaned out Smith with...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons running back that Jadeveon Clowney lit up says, he’s “just a guy”

Falcons running back Antone Smith wasn’t very impressed with Jadveon Clowney even though he bolted into the back field to quickly take him down during Saturday’s preseason game. “Just a guy,” Smith said of Clowney, per CBS Houston. “I don’t see anything special. He’s just a guy. He’s a guy who plays defensive end. He plays pretty good. Made a good play.” Smith did...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Antone Smith: Jadeveon Clowney is 'just a guy'

Last night, Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney laid a huge hit on Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith. Clowney was in the backfield just as Matt Ryan was able to hand off the ball to Smith. Clowney followed up his big hit on Smith with a sack of Ryan on the next play. Following last night’s game, Smith spoke to 610 Sports in Houston and he’s not overly impressed...
Via Down and Distance
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Blows Up Antone Smith During Preseason Game

Jadeveon Clowney almost replicated ‘The Hit’ on Vincent Smith tonight during the Texans’ preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. Get ready for plenty more hits like this from Clowney during his rookie year. [Barrett Sallee] The post Jadeveon Clowney Blows Up Antone Smith During Preseason Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Antone Smith impresses Falcons with big plays

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Antone Smith, best known for his special teams play in his first five seasons with the Falcons, finally has a chance to show he deserves playing time at running back. As starter Steven Jackson continues to miss time with a left hamstring injury, Smith showed impressive big-play potential in the Falcons' 16-10 win over Miami on Friday night. Smith'...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Coach Smith on the Falcons first pre-season game

Here are some quotes pulled from the presser following the game on Friday against the Dolphins. Smith on the starting defense: “Well when I say there are some things that aren’t as good as we liked, I would say that that would be one of them. I think that we ended up getting into too many third and shorts. We had an explosive play, with a crossing route, and we just missed the...
Via cover32 - Falcons
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith Shows Potential on the Field But Not in his Stat Line

After a solid career at Florida State where he gained 2,253 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns Antone Smith has had a rough go of it in the NFL. He was undrafted in 2009 and bounced from one team to the next until the Atlanta Falcons gave him a home. While they have kept him on the roster since than he as yet to see much time on the field.So why keep him? Well--he showed the fans and...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Penalties ruin big plays for Falcons RB Antone Smith

Falcons running back Antone Smith made a big play nearly every time he touched the ball in 2013. Smith tried to pick up where he left off during the exhibition opener Friday against the Dolphins but his teammates kept making his big plays count for nothing. Smith had two large gains nullified by penalty. Smith’s 34-yard catch-and-run in the first quarter was called back because...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Green Bay Packers preview

The Atlanta Falcons are still on the road as they travel to Lambeau Field to face off against the 5-6-1 Green Bay Packers who have been losing since they’re beloved QB Aaron Rodgers left five weeks ago with a collarbone injury.  With Rodgers possibly out another week, the Falcons have a better chance at winning.  Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been ruled out or in at this point. It...
Via isportsweb.com
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Antone Smith’s impact

In the last quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, RB Antone Smith had his breakout regular season debut with a 50-yard rushing touchdown. He pushed the Atlanta Falcons’ rushing total to 731 yards this season, scraping the Falcons out of the gutter and into to 31st in the league. This may not seem like much to praising, but this year’s squad has had very little...
Via isportsweb.com
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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