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Falcons' Peters relieved to be back in practice

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Corey Peters battled doubts about his future in the NFL after he tore his Achilles tendon late last season. Eight months later, the Falcons' defensive tackle is back on the practice fields and the doubts are gone. Peters said Tuesday he's expecting to play when Atlanta opens its regular season on Sept. 7 against New Orleans. Peters said the devastating...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons lineman Corey Peters could miss start of NFL season

Former Kentucky Wildcats defensive tackle Corey Peters could miss the start of the 2014 NFL season. Entering his fifth season with the Atlanta Falcons, Peters is currently rehabbing the Achilles he tore last December against the San Francisco 49ers. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, Peters could open the regular season on the Physically Unable to Perform List, which means he...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Corey Peters resigns with Falcons

The deal was reached earlier this afternoon, the contract will be for one year. Peters is expected to be rehabbing his knee up until the late portion of August. Obviously, Atlanta believes in him as a potential fit once he gets healthy. Peters will have to play his way into a long term deal, but for now Atlanta has at least one defensive pass rusher returning. You may also be interested...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons reportedly talking to Corey Peters about a new contract

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  the Falcons are in contact with Corey Peters as they look to work out a contract extension. The Falcons, who have elected not to use the franchise or transition tag this offseason, have entered into contract talks with...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: D.J. Key, DB, Tennessee- Chattanooga

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: D.J. Key, DB, Tennessee- Chattanooga  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? -A couple of teams were recruiting me out of high school.  There was UT Martin, UT Chattanooga, and Carson Newman. Where did you choose and why? -I chose UT Chattanooga because I have visited the campus […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview:...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Corey Peters has started to rehab his Achilles

According to the agent of Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters, his client has started to rehab his surgically repaired Achilles. About a month removed from surgery, #Falcons DT Corey Peters started rehab today to get ready for 2014! Want to wish CP a speedy recovery… — Greg Linton (@agentlinton) February 4, 2014 Not only does Peters have to rehab his Achilles, but he’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Falcons should franchise DT Corey Peters since he is in a contract year

Coach Mike Smith announced Tuesday that defensive tackle Corey Peters will require surgery to repair an Achilles injury. It’s a terrible blow for Peters, who turned in his best season and will now enter the offseason trying to rehab an injury that will certainly deflate the value of any contract he signs. “This is going to be a tough offseason for […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Falcons make a mistake by not signing Corey Peters to a long term deal?

Curtis Lofton, Brent Grimes, John Abraham, and even Vance Walker all excelling with new teams. So the biggest question I have is will The Falcons make mistake and let Corey Peters walk too? This year Corey Peters has been one of the positives on the defense. Peters is having his best year ever with 41 […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: A new start

This Sunday, 1 PM ET, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-5) travel to the Georgia Dome to face off the Atlanta Falcons (1-4). The Falcons have had a rough season so far with only win coming from a 31-24 win against the St. Louis Rams in week two. And the last five weeks the team has had to suffer devastating injuries from starters and have been forced to start players with minimal experience...
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

DT Peters returns to shore up Falcons' D

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. The Falcons struggling run defense could get a boost as defensive tackle Corey Peters, who started in all 15 games last season for which he was healthy but who has yet to play in 2012, returned to practice on Monday on for the first time this season, albeit on a limited basis. He will up his participation as the week goes on, Falcons head coach Mike Smith said...
Via Fox Sports South
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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