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Top Five Jacquizz Rodgers Plays as a Falcon

The Atlanta Falcons drafted Jacquizz Rodgers out of Oregon State in the fifth round of the 2011 draft. Rodgers would spend the next four seasons with the Falcons mainly as a third-down running back. He also spent a couple seasons as the kick returner. On March 31, the Chicago Bears signed the 5’6” running back to a one year deal.In his four seasons with the Falcons, Rodgers...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Add Depth at Running Back

The Chicago Bears decided to add some backfield depth after signing Jacquizz Rodgers on Tuesday afternoon. The one year deal was first reported by Jeff Dickerson of This signing means a few different things. First, that the Bears offense will be more of a running team under new head coach John Fox than previously with Marc Trestman. And second, the team does not...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chicago Bears sign former Atlanta Falcons running back

Earlier today we reported that the Chicago Bears were hosting both wide receiver prospect Amari Cooper and free agent running back Jacquizz Rodgers for visits. While there’s no word yet on how it went with Cooper, the meeting with Rodgers must have gone well… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The most-annoying member of revery franchise rated from 1-32 NFL Draft: The top 10 middle...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Jacquizz Rodgers Be the Next to Go in Atlanta?

The Atlanta Falcons made the move Thursday that many expected they would make when they let running back Steven Jackson go. The former Oregon State product was not the yardage machine that he was in St. Louis and cutting him freed up $3.75 million in cap space, but he may not be the only back that the Falcons say goodbye to.Don't be surprised if Jacquizz Rodgers ends up playing...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons look to shake up backfield

When Steven Jackson signed with the Atlanta Falcons two seasons ago, he spoke about the team being “one good running back away from the Super Bowl,” as the Falcons were coming off a 13-3 campaign. Needless to say, Jackson wasn’t the answer. After rushing for over 100 yards just once in his 27 starts while averaging a quiet 3.6 yards per carry with the Falcons, Jackson appears...
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Time for the Atlanta Falcons to Start Leaning on Jacquizz Rodgers a Little More

When fans of the Atlanta Falcons watched running back Jacquizz Rodgers put the spin move on the Saints Sunday and dash in to the end zone from 17 yards out to give their team a 31-27 lead over rhe New Orleans Saints they went a little crazy. They had every right to go crazy too.Not only were they ahead, but they were getting a glimpse of the future of the Atlanta running game.via...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Jacquizz Rodgers Breaks Multiple Tackles for a 17-Yard Madden-esque TD Run

The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons have put on a show in their Week 1 matchup, but the highlight of the game came from Falcons’ running back Jacquizz Rodgers. Trailing by three points in the fourth quarter, Matt Ryan handed the ball of Rodgers who weaved his way through the Saints defense en route to a 17-yard touchdown. That looked more like a Madden run than a NFL play...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Atlanta Falcons mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

A case for making Jacquizz Rodgers a feature back

I want to lay out my case for Jacquizz Rogers as the Falcons feature back in 2014. But it would be best to define some terms before we get into that. I feel like we get phrases such as “feature back”, “power back”, “change of pace guy”, and “homerun threat” muddled together far too often. We hear these terms thrown around on the networks, sports radio, and message...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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