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PERIA JERRY RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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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

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...
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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...
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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...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons Re-Sign DL Peria Jerry

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Falcons have re-signed free agent DL Peria Jerry. A former first-round pick, Jerry has been labeled a bust for Atlanta, despite still being just 29 years old. Jerry has been more effective as an interior pass rusher than versus the run.  Last season, Jerry registered 33 tackles and 3.5 sacks while starting 14 games. Pro Football Focus ranked...
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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...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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