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Falcons put starting center Peter Konz on IR with knee injury

  The Atlanta Falcons placed center Peter Konz on injured reserve with a left knee injury on Monday, dealing their another blow to their battered offensive line. Konz is Atlanta's fourth starting offensive lineman to suffer a season-ending injury. Konz replaced Joe Hawley after Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes suffered season-ending injuries in a loss at Minnesota on Sept...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons lose starting center Peter Konz for season

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have placed center Peter Konz on injured reserve with a left knee injury, dealing their battered offensive line another devastating blow. Konz is Atlanta's fourth starting offensive lineman to suffer a season-ending injury. Konz replaced Joe Hawley after Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes suffered season-ending injuries in a loss at Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place C Peter Konz On Season-Ending I.R. & Sign OT Jonathan Scott

The Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that they have placed C Peter Konz on season-ending injured reserve Monday and signed veteran OT Jonathan Scott to a contract. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported earlier in the day that the Falcons were concerned that Konz’s knee injury was “significant,” so it appears as though the MRI confirmed as much. Konz, 24, was a highly touted lineman...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons concerned about center Peter Konz’s knee

The Atlanta Falcons are concerned that center Peter Konz suffered a significant knee injury in Sunday’s loss to Baltimore. Already without Joe Hawley, the Falcons would have to turn to undrafted free agent James Stone if Konz is forced to miss time. Results on #Falcons C Peter Konz's (knee) MRI aren't in yet, but feeling is that it's at least a significant sprain,...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t call Peter Konz a bust…yet

It’s been a rough couple of years for Peter Konz. Since being drafted in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft — a pick the Falcons were lauded for — Konz has had his ups and downs. Coming out of Wisconsin, Konz was known as a cerebral player whose biggest weakness could be described as a lack of functional strength. That has certainly rung true in Konz’s first two NFL seasons...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons sign Peter Konz’ former teammate Gabe Carimi today

The Atlanta Falcons signed offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, who has been with two teams already, the Chicago Bears and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, on Monday, according to the team. Carimi, 6-7, 316 pounds, was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round (29th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. Carimi, who played with Falcons center/right […]The post Falcons sign Peter Konz’ former...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Konz steps into big role as Falcons' center

Peter Konz had his proverbial baptism by fire as a rookie when he started 12 games at right guard for the Atlanta Falcons. Now that he's the starting center following the retirement of Todd McClure, Konz should be grateful for the experience when Atlanta opens the regular season Sept. 8 at New Orleans. There's still much to learn, particularly in making the right calls...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Peter Konz

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player (rookies don’t count) for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Atlanta Falcons, that player...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons sign 2nd-round draft pick Konz

The Atlanta Falcons have signed rookie offensive lineman Peter Konz and three other draft picks to multiyear contracts. Terms of the deals were not announced by the team. Atlanta finished a three-day rookie minicamp on Sunday. Konz, selected in the second round out of Wisconsin, will compete for the right guard job. Atlanta signed fullback Bradie Ewing, a fifth-round pick from...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Konz impresses on 1st day of Falcons rookie camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Coach Mike Smith likes what he's seen from one of the Atlanta Falcons' two high-profile rookie offensive linemen. Peter Konz, a second-round draft pick from Wisconsin, looked the part of a potential NFL starter as the Falcons opened a three-day rookie minicamp Friday. Unfortunately, tackle Lamar Holmes, a third-round pick from Southern Mississippi...
Via Fox Sports South
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

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