FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Its not terribly uncommon in the NFL for brothers to compete against each other on opposite teams, but when it does happen as in last weeksManning Bowl so often it often seems the brothers happen to play on the same side of the ball.
That also was the case in 2010 when Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux played against Seattle when his brother Jordan...
Miami Dolphins guard John Jerry expects his relatives to show favoritism Sunday when he's blocking his brother, Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Peria Jerry.
He said they'd better cheer for him, because he bought the tickets.
The Jerrys have played each other in exhibition games, but never before during the regular season. This sibling matchup will be different from Manning...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2013
Defensive tackle Peria Jerry is inactive for the Atlanta Falcons against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night because of a quadriceps injury.
Corey Peters is starting in place of Jerry.
Falcons cornerbacks Asante Samuel, who was listed as questionable with a right shoulder injury, and Dunta Robinson, who missed practice due to an illness, are starting.
Saints right tackle...
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November 29, 2012
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel (shoulder) and
linebacker Peria Jerry (quad) would not have practiced if the team held a full
workout Monday, while linebacker Sean Weatherspoon would have been limited, reports
D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel (shoulder) and defensive
tackle Peria Jerry (quadriceps) would...
The Atlanta Falcons could be closer to full strength on defense the next time they take the field.
Coach Mike Smith said Monday linebacker Sean Weatherspoon and defensive tackle Peria Jerry could return to practice late this week, increasing their chances to play Sunday at New Orleans.
Weatherspoon, one of the team's leading tacklers, missed Sunday night's 19-13 win over...
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November 05, 2012
DAVIE, Fla. Entering Tuesday, John Jerry was a pretty obscure guy. Perhaps his biggest claim to fame was for three straight Ole Miss training camps having shared a dorm room with Michael Oher, the Baltimore Ravens tackle whose life story was made into the movie The Blind Side.
Now, Jerry is getting some national media attention himself. And it hasnt been pretty.
With Part Three...
We Need To See Much Less of This From Peria Jerry
Every season each team has a few players who unexpectedly make that jump from a guy on the team to an impact player, and every season each team has a few players who need to make that jump to keep their jobs. The Falcons have had their share of players in the last few years - Brent Grimes, Jason Snelling, Corey Peters - who...