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Peria Jerry retires from Atlanta Falcons

Peria Jerry has retired. With that, yet another mediocre tenure in the NFL is over. The 29-year-old was selected 24th by the Atlanta Falcons in 2009 and surrendered a run that was marred by pedestrian numbers thanks to various injuries that consistently killed his momentum at each turn. Going into the 2014-15 run, Jerry was not a guarantee to make Falcons roster if this was a factor...
Via Players View
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Former Atlanta Falcons top draft pick retires

Well crap.   Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Peria Jerry announced his retirement from the NFL today, according to the Atlanta Falcons website. Jerry, the 24th pick of the 2009 NFL Draft, was expected to be a key rotational player in the Falcons rebuilt defensive front this season.   The former Mississippi stand out never really lived up to his potential after GM Thomas Dimitroff...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons DT Peria Jerry Opts to Retire

Peria Jerry, for all intents and purposes, was a bust.(Steve Mitchell) Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Peria Jerry has decided to retire. Falcons say Peria Jerry has decided to retire— vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) July 31, 2014 Jerry was selected in the first round (24th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. His lack of success in the league could be attributed to a knee injury he...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Peria Jerry Retires From NFL After Five Seasons With Falcons

The veteran defensive tackle will hang up his cleats in training camp. Peria Jerry is walking away from football at the age of 29, according to Jay Glazer. It's a surprising retirement, given that Jerry was coming off arguably his best season in the NFL and was still just 29 years old. We'll likely find out more about the reasoning later on, but it could be anything from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Falcons first-rounder Peria Jerry is retiring

Falcons’ 2009 first round pick Peria Jerry has decided to retire from the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons today announced that defensive tackle Peria Jerry has decided to retire from the NFL. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) July 31, 2014 DT @JerryPeria announces his retirement: http://t.co/gHsGJiDaF4 pic.twitter.com/gpLOtY8wC2 — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) July 31, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons DT Peria Jerry Retiring From The NFL

The Falcons announced that DT Peria Jerry has decided to retire from the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons today announced that defensive tackle Peria Jerry has decided to retire from the NFL. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) July 31, 2014 Jerry, 29, was considered to be one of the best defensive tackles in the 2009 draft class, which led to the Falcons using their No. 24 overall pick...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Falcons re-sign embattled former first round pick

The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed 2009 first round selection Peria Jerry. The underachieving defensive tackle is coming off a career year with 33 tackles and 3.5 sacks, but his play since being drafted has never lived up his potential highlighted by his career at LSU. This move is very surprising, and is most likely a signal that Atlanta does not plan to draft any defensive tackles...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Bring Back Peria Jerry

Peria Jerry, for whatever reason, is back. (Rich Addicks) The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed defensive tackle Peria Jerry. #Falcons re-signed DT Peria Jerry.— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) March 19, 2014 I couldn’t tell you why. It seemed the Falcons had no interest in bringing the first-round draft pick bust back, but alas. Atlanta selected Jerry in the first round (24th overall...
Via In The Neutral Zone
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons have re-signed defensive tackle Peria Jerry

Today the Atlanta Falcons re-signed defensive tackle Peria Jerry, who was a former first round pick in 2009.  Jerry has never really fully produced for the Falcons, but the Falcons will not need him to do much this year, but just fill in as a rotational guy.  The Falcons have really stacked up their defensive […] The post Atlanta Falcons have re-signed defensive tackle Peria...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons hold out DT Jerry with quadriceps injury

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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