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
Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson returned to practice on Wednesday.
Cornerback Asante Samuel and defensive tackle Peria Jerry did not practice and both were listed as questionable on the injury report.
WR Harry Douglas (ankle), FS Charles Mitchell (calf), LB Stephen Nicholas (knee), LT Sam Baker (groin), WR Kevin Cone (groin), TE Michael Palmer (back), DT Vance Walker (ribs...
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...
Falcons defensive tackle Peria Jerry (thigh) and cornerbacks Asante Samuel (shoulder) and Dunta Robinson (illness) did not participate in practice today.
Falcons coach Mike Smith said Samuels status could be in doubt until just before Thursdays game against the Saints. Atlanta is scheduled to hold a 35-minute walk-through on Wednesday.
Were going to have to go up to game...
Falcons coach Mike Smith said starting defensive tackle Peria Jerry did not suffer any structural damage to his knee Sunday against the Cowboys and is hopeful Jerry will be able to practice this week in preparation for Sundays game at New Orleans.
Jerry left in the second quarter of Atlantas 19-13 victory over the Cowboys. Smith said Jerry has swelling in the knee but no ligament...
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...