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Report: Dan Quinn says Brooks Reed may play against Texans

Linebacker Brooks Reed, who used to play for the Houston Texans, apparently looks like he may return to action against his former team on Sunday. As D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported, head coach Dan Quinn believes reed, who has been dealing with a groin injury, could return to action in Week 4. The Falcons defense has been solid to this point, but...
Via FOX Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Reed still at least another week from Falcons' debut

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Coach Dan Quinn says it will be at least another week before linebacker Brooks Reed debuts with the Atlanta Falcons. Reed was the team's top acquisition in free agency, signing a five-year contract guaranteeing $9 million, but a groin injury has sidelined him since the third preseason game. He practiced Friday for the second straight day in a limited capacity...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons LB Brooks Reed will not go on short-term IR

While the Atlanta Falcons were dealt some pretty rough news when it was reported that linebacker Brooks Reed had to undergo surgery on his injured groin, it may not be as bad as originally expected.Yes, Reed will miss a fair amount of time, but Vaughn McClure of ESPN took to Twitter to break the semi-good news.The fact that Reed will not be going on short-term IR is a good thing...
Via FOX Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooks Reed not going on short-term IR for Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons won’t be placing pass-rusher Brooks Reed on the short-term injured reserve list, which is fantastic news for the player and the franchise. Reed has been dealing with a groin injury that required surgery. The Falcons announced he will not be headed to the short-term IR on Monday, though, despite his surgery. Falcons say Brooks Reed not going on short term...
Via Sportsnaut
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons LB Brooks Reed undergoes surgery, will miss six weeks

The Atlanta Falcons were dealt a pretty rough blow about free agent acquisition linebacker Brooks Reed. According to Ian Rapoport of, the former Houston Texan underwent surgery on his injured groin, which will force him to miss six weeks.Reed signed a five-year, $22.5 million deal with $9 million guaranteed this offseason, but we'll have to wait and see what he can bring...
Via FOX Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Surgery may be needed for LB Brooks Reed's groin injury

It was a great start to the 2015 offseason for linebacker Brooks Reed, but that was then followed up by a pretty brutal stretch.After signing a five-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons as a free agent this offseason, which included $9 million in guaranteed money, Reed has spent the bulk of the offseason dealing with groin and hip injuries. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, he...
Via FOX Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons to open season on Monday Night Football

The upcoming 2015-2016 NFL schedule was released this past week, and there are plenty of intriguing games on the docket. The Atlanta Falcons have been given the privilege to open the Monday Night Football season at home in the Georgia Dome on September 14 at 6:10 P.M. They’ll face a talented Philadelphia Eagles squad in what will surely be an entertaining game. Going by their 2015...
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Preview: Atlanta Falcons edition

Many NFL draft experts will say that the Atlanta Falcons are in desperate need of a top pass rusher in the upcoming draft. This notion may have been true prior to the free agency period, but as of right now I would have to disagree. The players the Falcons acquired in free agency should push them into a new direction with how they handle their picks int the upcoming draft. I truly...
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons sign OLB Brooks Reed

Brooks Reed will boost the Falcons’ run defense, but he’s not the edge rusher they need and the edge rusher they’re paying him like, giving him 22.5 million over 5 years with 9 million guaranteed. Reed, a 2011 2nd round pick, has graded out above average in 3 of the 4 seasons he’s been in the league, making 54 starts in the process. The only exception was 2013, when he graded...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Biggest winner in training camp

It has been a week now since training camp has started for the Houston Texans, and of course the team will have its ups and downs as a team in camp. Even so you can’t overlook the way some of these players have been in training camp so far. With a new coach for the Texans, it’s a learning curve for both the offense and the defense, but as of now, the defense has looked very good...
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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