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Falcons G Asamoah on IR; injury settlement with RB Smith

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons placed offensive guard Jon Asamoah on injured reserve and reached an injury settlement with running back Antone Smith as they got down to the 53-man roster limit with a final round of cuts. The moves were announced Saturday. Asamoah didn't suit up for the final preseason game against Baltimore because of a hip injury. He already had lost...
Via Associated Press
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

An offseason guide on how to reconstruct the offensive line

A lot went wrong for the Falcons last season. More than anything, the biggest weakness was the offensive line. The Falcons allowed 44 sacks last year. That number doesn’t even count the abundant pressures or hurries on the quarterback. Because of the poor pass protection, Matt Ryan was hit more times in 2013 than in any other season. Additionally the running attack suffered from...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Atlanta Falcons are still not done in Free Agency

Atlanta started off the free agent period strongly by shoring up both the offensive and defensive lines. The addition of Tyson Jackson almost certainly signals the move to a hybrid 3-4/4-3 defense, and Jon Asamoah adds toughness to what was last years 2nd worst offensive line. Despite these  steps in the right direction, it’s hard to call our overall free-agent pick-ups a success...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons make major moves to start free agency

Atlanta Falcons make major moves to start free agencyThe Atlanta Falcons wasted no time in upgrading their roster from last season, using the first day of free agency to add defensive tackle Paul Soliai, guard Jon Asamoah, and defensive end Tyson Jackson, re-up defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux in a three-year deal, and part ways with free safety Thomas DeCoud. Soliai, who just...
Via isportsweb.com
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Asamoah: New Atlanta Falcon

It’s evident the Falcons’ offensive line had more holes than Swiss cheese last season, and they need to make massive amounts of improvement.  Filling in one crucial concern at right guard, they’ve reportedly signed a player who in hopes will provide them with better blocking at the position than last year. The Falcons signed Jon Asamoah, the right guard out of Kansas City...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Agree To Terms With DT Paul Soliai, G Jon Asamoah & DE Tyson Jackson

  The Atlanta Falcons have arguably been the most active team in the first hour of free agency. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons have agreed to terms with former Dolphins NT Paul Soliai and former Chiefs G Jon Asamoah. Ian Rapoport reports that DE Tyson Jackson has also agreed to a deal with the Falcons. Soliai, 30, was widely considered to be the best available...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Expected To “Make A Play” For Chiefs’ G Jon Asamoah

According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets are expected to “make a play” for Chiefs’ impending free agent G Jon Asamoah in the days leading up to free agency. Mehta adds that re-signing veteran G Willie Colon is a “back-burner option” for the Jets right now. Asamoah, 25, is one of the best interior lineman available in this year’s free agent class...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Could Target Chiefs G Jon Asamoah In Free Agency

Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com mentions that Chiefs impending free agent G Jon Asamoah could be on the Falcons radar in free agency. As McClure points out, Asamoah was draft by new Falcons assistant general manager Scott Pioli and would be a clear upgrade to Harland Gunn. McClure also expects the Falcons to prioritize re-signing free agent C Joe Hawley. Assuming that the Falcons...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs revolving O-line finally hits stride

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Branden Albert is hurt, so is Jon Asamoah, and the No. 1 overall pick in last April's draft has gone through a painful series of growing pains this season. It's been a tough time to be a member of the Kansas City Chiefs offensive line. Yet despite all the shuffling caused by a spate of injuries, the front five has played perhaps its best football of the season...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs without 2 OL starters vs Chargers

The Kansas City Chiefs are without starting right guard Jon Asamoah and right tackle Eric Fisher because of injuries against the San Diego Chargers. Geoff Schwartz was starting Sunday in place of Asamoah, who hurt his calf and shoulder in last week's loss to Denver. Donald Stephenson is starting for Fisher, who also has an injured shoulder. The Chiefs also are missing starting...
Via Associated Press
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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