The Atlanta Falcons signed cornerback Dominique Franks and waived-injured wide receiver Tim Toone Thursday. Franks was selected as a fifth round draft choice (135th overall) by the Falcons in the 2010 NFL Draft.
In two seasons, the 6-0, 197-pound defensive back recorded 22 tackles (14 solo) with three interceptions and six passes defensed. Last season, Franks posted 20 tackles...
It was just about a week ago when the Falcons parted ways with second year corner back Dominique Franks. It was a bit of a head-scratcher because many thought he would be our punt returner and thought that he had a lot of upside at corner.
Franks is back with the Falcons
In a strange twist of fortunes the Falcons cut Tim Toone. Toone was a surprise to make the team and according...
The Falcons announced today that they have re-signed cornerback Dominique Franks and waived-injured wideout Tim Toone. Franks was among the team’s more surprising cuts during last weekend’s cutdown to 53 players. Franks and Toone had split reps during the preseason on punt returns. With the waived-injured designation, Toone will be placed on the Falcons’ injured reserve upon...
The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed cornerback Dominique Franks, less than a week after he was cut by the team.
To make room for Franks on the 53-man roster Thursday, the Falcons waived-injured receiver Tim Toone.
Franks was a fifth-round pick by the Falcons in 2010 and started four games last season. He was beaten out during the preseason by Christopher Owens and Robert McClain...
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September 06, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons have reduced their roster to 53 players, cutting cornerback Dominique Franks and linebacker Spencer Adkins.
The Falcons also released fullback Mike Cox and long snapper Joe Zelenka on Friday, electing to go with younger players at those spots.
Franks was a fifth-round pick in 2010 and made four starts last season. Adkins started the playoff loss against the...
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August 31, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons made a couple of surprises when they announced their final cuts on Friday, parting ways with cornerback Dominique Franks who outwardly seemed to have the punt returner job locked down as well as long snapper Joe Zelenka while undrafted free agent quarterback Dominique Davis earned a spot on the active roster.
The Falcons are now down to 53 men. They can sign...
Cornerback Dominique Franks and long snapper Joe Zelenka were among the Falcons' cuts down to Friday's 53-player limit. Zelenka has been a long-time snapper, while Franks was a fifth-round pick in 2010. The team also released fullback Mike Cox. Safety Shann Schillinger was placed on injured reserve, wide receiver Kerry Meier was waived/injured and could also land on injured...
FLOWERY BRANCH-The AJC recently released the “unofficial” depth chart for the Atlanta Falcons as they complete round one of OTAs.
There were several things that jumped off the page that are worth discussing. Please click the link below to read this story and watch a video from OTAs.
As the Falcons are on a short week so are we. Here are five Falcons that will be crucial in deciding the fate of the Falcons – Jaguars encounter on Thursday Night.
CB Dominique Franks – Last Week Franks had a few highs and a few lows, but is showing signs of improvement with experience. While he certainly isn’t facing a dominant passing attack this week, I am expecting a pretty...
Atlanta needs Dominique Franks and Christopher Owens to step up at cornerback.
Starter Brent Grimes, an alternate Pro Bowl pick in 2010, had minor surgery Thursday on his right knee that will sideline him for two to four weeks. Franks and Owens say not to worry, they're ready to handle a bigger role in his absence.
The Falcons (7-4) have yet to decide if they will start Franks...
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December 01, 2011