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5 things Falcons need to get back to the Super Bowl

The Atlanta Falcons were minutes away from defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI to bring home the franchise’s very first Lombardi Trophy. They had it in the bag. But then, in what felt like the blink of an eye, the wheels came off and the Falcons were left in shattered pieces on the turf at NRG Stadium.For the Patriots, it was a historic and legendary comeback. For...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Falcons re-sign Chester, who started all 16 games in 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed guard Chris Chester. The 33-year-old Chester started all 16 games last season, his 10th in the NFL. Chester was a second-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in 2006. He also played with Washington before joining the Falcons last season. --- AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL
Via Associated Press
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles offered Chris Chester contract before he signed with Falcons

When the Washington Redskins released offensive guard Chris Chester last week, the Philadelphia Eagles were one of two teams to show the most interest in signing the veteran. Chester mulled over his options and decided to sign with the other team, the Atlanta Falcons. According to ESPN Insider Adam Caplan, the Eagles went down swinging hard.After establishing himself as a starter...
Via FOX Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Redskin Chris Chester signs with the Falcons

Despite playing his last 64 games with the Washington Redskins, offensive guard Chris Chester was released by the team last week. It didn't take him long to find more work in the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons signed Chester to a one-year deal last Friday.For Chester, at 32, age wasn't the only factor in the Redskins' decision to release him. Chester was a cherry picked offensive line...
Via FOX Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Redskins guard Chris Chester joins Falcons, reunites with OC

  The Atlanta Falcons have added depth to their offensive line by signing nine-year veteran guard Chris Chester. Chester started all 64 of Washington's games over the last four years. He will be reunited with Kyle Shanahan, the former Redskins offensive coordinator who's beginning his first season with the Falcons under new coach Dan Quinn. Atlanta's offense will deploy the same...
Via Associated Press
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons sign veteran guard Chris Chester

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have added depth to their offensive line by signing nine-year veteran guard Chris Chester. Chester started all 64 of Washington's games over the last four years. He will be reunited with Kyle Shanahan, the former Redskins offensive coordinator who's beginning his first season with the Falcons under new coach Dan Quinn. Atlanta's offense...
Via Associated Press
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons sign G Chris Chester

Prior to this move, the Falcons had a massive need at left guard where Sam Baker, who has missed 28 of 32 games over the past 2 seasons combined after tearing both patellar tendons, was penciled in as the starter. Chester wasn’t the top guard available on the open market, as I think Rob Sims and Justin Blalock are better players, but Chester is a better fit for the Falcons’ zone...
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cutbacks: Washington Redskins release two players, save five million

And the cuts have begun. According to a report by ESPN’s Adam Caplan, the Washington Redskins have released starting guard Chris Chester: #Redskins are going to release veteran G Chris Chester, per league source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) May 27, 2015 The move will save the team about four million: #Redskins Will Free Up $4M In Cap Space By Releasing G Chris Chester http...
Via cover32
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Release Chris Chester & Tracy Porter

Redskins Release Chris Chester & Tracy Porter According to multiple sources, the Washington Redskins have released right guard Chris Chester and corner Tracy Porter. The move shouldn’t come as much of a shock as the Redskins made moves both in the offseason, and in the draft at both positions. The two moves will save the […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Releasing Veteran G Chris Chester

ESPN’s Adam Caplan, citing a league source, reports that the Redskins are releasing veteran G Chris Chester on Wednesday. Chester, 32, has one year remaining on his five-year, $20 million contract that included $6.5 million guaranteed. He would have made a base salary of $3.5 million for the 2015 season. According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Chester will free up $4 million...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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