Under the radar prospects: Running Back

The running back position has been devalued in the draft process. In 2013, for the first time in decades a running back was not taken in the first round. However, the Falcons need a consistent running back in 2014. They cannot allow for the broken shell of Steven Jackson and the inconsistent JacQuizz Rodgers to carry the load. Last season, the ball club finished dead last in the...
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Rodgers' cap number grows with pay bump

Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers was supposed to count $692,750 against the 2014 salary cap. Now, his cap number has grown to $1,436,750. Rodgers Rodgers was one of a handful of players from the 2011 draft class who were awarded with the Proven Performance Escalator, according to the NFLPA records. Players qualify for this increase in Year 4 of their contracts if they...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: all or nothing

For the upcoming week five home game against the New York Jets on Monday, October 7 at 8:40 p.m. the Atlanta Falcons have adopted yet another mission statement: score touchdowns. The New York Jets are off to a surprising 2-2 start after narrowly losing to the Patriots in week two and getting dominated by the Tennessee Titans in week four. The Falcons will have to do the latter in...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Game day review: Atlanta Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins

Atlanta, GA- The ball sailed off the kicker’s foot soared thirty-five yards where it was gently corralled by the back of the mesh field goal netting. The crowd cheered and hollered with joy as Matt Bryant’s kick flew by the goal post wide right leaving the fate of the game with the defense on the 25-yard line. The Atlanta Falcons lost a very close game to the Miami Dolphins 23...
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September 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Jacquizz Rodgers, RB

Jacquizz Rodgers, RB, Atlanta Falcons Player Profile Height/Weight: 5-6/196 Birthdate: 4/25/1983 School: Oregon State FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS I’m glad I waited on writing about Jacquizz because the big news just went down in Atlanta. The Falcons just signed Steven Jackson, one of the hungriest players in the NFL to a three-year deal. I say hungry because he’s never shown...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

5 teams who could be interested in Michael Turner

When Michael Turner left San Diego and came to the Atlanta Falcons he filled a position of need. Now it seems the Falcons may not need him any more. Given the consistent emergence of Jacquizz Rodgers, it seems the Falcons are ready to let Turner walk who is at the end of a six-year, $34.5 million contract. Michael Turner has been a solid option for the Falcons over the years and...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacquizz Rodgers has a shirt that references his name, and it’s fantastic (pic)

Jacquizz Rodgers is a second-year running back for the Atlanta Falcons out of Oregon State. And while he may not be a household name just yet, he has a name that nevertheless is certainly unique, one that sticks in your head upon hearing it. Speaking of things sticking, Rodgers was photographed rocking a t-shirt that bears a message incorporating “Quizz,” the nickname he goes...
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January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacquizz Rodgers runs through Earl Thomas

He didn't score, which would have made it one of the best postseason runs ever...however -- Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers run over Seattle Seahawk Earl Jones is pretty damned special. (GIF via... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons sign Jacquizz Rodger’s brother.

The NFL has seen brothers playing together before as was the case when Carson Palmer’s backup was his brother Jordan when they were both in Cincinnati. The Falcons have a case of brotherly love going down right now as their emerging superstar running back Jacquizz Rodgers is certainly beaming that his brother James has made the team’s practice squad. Read This Article To Watch...
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons Have Big Plans For RB Rodgers

ESPN.com NFC South beat writer Pat Yasinkas said he thinks the Atlanta Falcons have big plans for second-year pro Jacquizz Rodgers at running back.Fantasy Spin:Falcons coach Mike Smith said Rodgers has the skill set to play on all three downs. He also praised Rodgers' pass protecting ability. While it remains to be seen what value Rodgers will have in fantasy leagues, it is looking...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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