JACQUIZZ RODGERS RUMORS

Falcons Host RBs Jeremy Hill, Carlos Hyde and Terrance West

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN, citing a league source, reports that the Falcons brought in a trio of running backs today for a visit: Carlos Hyde of OSU, Jeremy Hill of LSU and Terrance West of Towson. Atlanta appears to be looking to fortify their backfield, despite the fact that they threw the ball under OC Dirk Koetter more often than any team in the NFL. Steven Jackson and Jacquizz...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 hours ago  |  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 ...
Via cover32 - Falcons
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Falcons Draft Scenario I; Proposed new uniforms for the Facons?; and some hidden gems at running back

Another week has come and gone Falcon fans. This week was highlighted by the first installment of Mike Byers’ Draft Scenarios, a column highlighting the controversial new proposed uniforms, and Shauyan Saki’s take on some under the radar running backs. Here are a few of the columns you might have missed! Mock Draft Scenario I : Click Here for Link The new proposed Atlanta Falcons...
Via cover32 - Falcons
4 days ago  |  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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 15, 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...
Via Players View
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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