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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...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons one of four teams looking at Shane Ray in the first round

It’s no secret that the Atlanta Falcons are looking to boost their pass rushing prowess in year one of the Dan Quinn era. The Falcons have already signed Brooks Reed and Justin Durant but they’re not done by a long shot. According to a report by Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, the Falcons are one of four teams who are hosting pre-draft meetings with Mizzou outside linebacker Shane...
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16 days ago  |  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...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Atlanta Falcons linebacker once ripped a phonebook in half

Yesterday the Atlanta Falcons signed linebacker Brooks Reed… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating every QB from 1-32 based on needing them for one drive Power Rankings: Rating the NFL’s free-agent destinations from 1-32 What you need to know about Reed is he’s spent four years with the Houston Texans, and that he’s insanely strong. In fact, one time in college he ripped a...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons may have interest in signing pass rush monster from Tampa Bay

Getting to the quarterback is as important as ever in today’s NFL. In that spirit, the Atlanta Falcons are fiercely trying to upgrade the front seven of their defense. Yesterday the Falcons signed two linebackers in Brooks Reed and Justin Durant. Today they may add a pass rusher to the mix… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating every QB from 1-32 based on needing them for one drive...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent Brooks Reed is leaning towards signing with the Atlanta Falcons

It appears that the first order of business for Dan Quinn is to upgrade the Atlanta Falcons at the linebacker position. Earlier today we reported that the Falcons are the frontrunners to land free agent Brian Orakpo, but even if they miss out on him it sounds like they’re not going to walk away empty-handed. According to a report by Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, Brooks Reed is leaning...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Among Four Teams To Express Interest In Texans OLB Brooks Reed

Vaughn McClure reports that four teams have expressed interest in Texans free agent OLB Brooks Reed with the Falcons being among this group. Earlier in the week, Reed’s agent said that it appears as though he client will not be back in Houston next year. “From the looks of things there’s a good chance Brooks will not be ...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooks Reed Unlikely To Be Back With The Texans?

The agent for Texans free agent OLB Brooks Reed said that it appears as though he client will not be back in Houston next year. “From the looks of things there’s a good chance Brooks will not be back with the Texans,” Kenneth Zuckerman said, per Mark Berman. Reed, 28, will be an unrestricted free agent in ...
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26 days ago  |  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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