Falcons Agree to Terms With Peria Jerry

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The 24th pick of the 2009 draft, defensive tackle Peria Jerry, has re-signed with the Atlanta Falcons. Jerry will most likely relieve a starter in one of the defensive tackle spots (Babineaux or Soliai) or serve as a rotational defensive end (Tyson Jackson). There was acually no deal being worked out between the two sides until now. “There’s nothing...
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27 days ago  |  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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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons re-sign free-agent DT Peria jerry

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have taken another step to boost their defensive line depth by re-signing free-agent defensive tackles Peria Jerry.
29 days ago  |  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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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons re-sign defensive lineman Peria Jerry

Defensive tackle/end Peria Jerry, the team’s first-round draft pick in 2009, has re-signed with the team, according to the Falcons. At the outset of free agency, the Falcons appeared set to part ways with Jerry. His career arc was stunted by a gruesome knee injury in his second NFL game. “There’s nothing going on,” said agent Bus Cook said on Friday, March 7th before the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  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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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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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry brothers meet when Dolphins play Falcons

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  |  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

Dolphins' Jerry not phased by TV depiction

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...
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August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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