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Report: Dezmen Southward has knee surgery, hoping to be ready for camp

The second-year cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons, Dezmen Southward is looking like he'll miss a bit of time after having to have knee surgery, according to the Twitter of Vaughn McClure from ESPN.  The good news? Apparently the surgery isn't too serious and the team is hoping to have him back before training camp rolls around. Southward has been one of the more intriguing names...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Safeties

The Falcons embark on training camp with some fresh faces at the safety position. As the last line of defense, the Falcons’ safeties feature a good mix of hard-hitters and ballhawks, but they’ll have to remain healthy and play cohesively if they want to improve on last year’s debacle of a season. After releasing the under-performing Thomas DeCoud, Atlanta tapped into free agency...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Third-Round Pick S Dezmen Southward

  The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing of third-round pick S Dezmen Southward on Thursday. The Falcons have signed third-rounder Dezmen Southward today. The entire 2014 Rookie Club is now under contract. #RiseUp — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) June 12, 2014 Atlanta now has their entire rookie class under contract following this signing. Southward’s four-year contract...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 2014 Draft: Grading all 9 picks

For the Atlanta Falcons, this year’s draft class was dominated by defense, drafting seven defensive players out of its nine picks. In addition to drafting the biggest needs of the team, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff ‘s biggest goal- to get bigger and stronger on the defensive side of the ball- was accomplished as well. Although the Falcons may not have had the best draft, they...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Get to know your newest Falcon: Dez Southward

And with the riskiest pick from the Falcon’s 2014 Draft, the team selected Dezmen Southward, the FS out of Wisconsin. Who? That’s exactly what most of us were probably thinking when we heard the name. On paper, Southward looks amazing. He’s 6’0” and 211 lbs. At his pro day workout Southward recorded a 4.38-second 40 time, a 42-inch vertical jump and 6.50-second three...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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