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Falcons waive Southward, sign King to 53-man roster

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have waived Dezmen Southward, a third-round draft pick last year, to make room for cornerback Akeem King on the 53-man roster. Southward struggled after moving from safety to cornerback and was active in only three games. King, a seventh-round pick this year, has been on the practice squad. The Falcons (6-2) will be without nickel cornerback...
Via Associated Press
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via FOX Sports
May 28, 2015  |  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

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