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Soliai, Jackson bring size to Atlanta's D-line

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The mandate came from the top of the Atlanta Falcons' chain of command when the offseason began. Owner Arthur Blank, echoing what coach Mike Smith said the day after Atlanta wrapped up a 4-12 record, demanded that the team get stronger and stouter on both sides of the line of scrimmage. For the defensive line, that meant acting quickly in free agency to...
Via Associated Press
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

What the Atlanta Falcons will look like defensively in 2014

It is pretty obvious what the Falcons want to do defensively, looking at the latest free agents they picked up to play defensive line in Atlanta. Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson are both the huge, prototypical 3-4 defensive linemen Atlanta has been lacking. Bringing in two guys who fit the 3-4 scheme so perfectly really tips the hand of defensive coordinator Mike Nolan as to what kind...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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