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Falcons open to long-term deal with Ricardo Allen

Free safety Ricardo Allen is a restricted free agent this offseason, but the Falcons may look to lock him up with a multi-year contract. When asked about whether Allen could receive a long-term deal rather than play out the year under the one-year restricted free-agent tender, GM Thomas Dimitroff seemed open to the possibility. “Yes, I believe we can create space for Rico and a...
Via Pro Football Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

League fines Ricardo Allen for unnecessary roughness

Falcons safety Ricardo Allen won’t see much of his paycheck from last week’s playoff game as the NFL fined him $18,231 for unnecessary roughness. Allen hit Rams running back Todd Gurley out of bounds after a 26-yard run, drawing a flag and a 15-yard penalty in the second quarter. The Rams ended up scoring a [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
January 12, 2018

Ricardo Allen up for an NFL sportsmanship award

He’s a good one. It’s fair to say that Ricardo Allen is one of the most engaging players on the Falcons. He’s made a habit of saying what we need to hear as fans when the rest of the team is spouting platitudes, and he’s continued to turn in solid performances week after week for the team. He is, in other words, a good player and a good dude. Fortunately, the NFL recognizes that...
Via The Falcoholic
November 15, 2017

Falcons player puts troll on blast with amazing tweet

Atlanta Falcons fans are not happy about the team’s most-recent loss. It came at home Sunday against what had been a struggling Miami Dolphins offense, led by Jay Cutler.But one fan might have taken his frustration a bit too far on Twitter. He called out the Falcons, specifically starting safety Ricardo Allen. It didn’t go too swimmingly for the fan in question after he sent Allen...
Via Sportsnaut
October 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Early Bird Report 10/17: Ricardo Allen's message; PFF's top 5 Falcons vs. the Bills

Today’s Early Bird Report includes a message safety Ricardo Allen had for his teammates on Sunday as well as a rant from Patriots coach Bill Belichick.
October 17, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles Fail to Run to a Win

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 14: Ricardo Allen #37 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates after a fourth quarter interception against Jordan Matthews #81 of the Philadelphia Eagles at the Georgia Dome on September 14, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) Remember when the Eagles looked like an unstoppable juggernaut? The offense moved up and down the field scoring...
Via The Sports Journal
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen's interception saves Falcons' 26-24 win over Eagles

ATLANTA (AP) Falcons safety Ricardo Allen insisted he didn't have to work hard for his game-saving interception. He said the hard work was done by the pass rush that made Philadelphia's Sam Bradford hurry the throw and the tight coverage of the cornerbacks that forced the ball to the middle of the field. ''They tipped the ball and it landed in my lap,'' Allen said. Atlanta recovered...
Via Associated Press
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons depth chart previews some matchup challenges for Eagles…

I don’t have any early odds to set yet for the opening game of the 2015 regular season next Monday night between the Eagles and the Falcons at Atlanta. Both teams have gone through some major overhauls of personnel. Frankly I don’t have a definite feel for the Falcons right now. I need to take a deeper look at what’s going on down there. The popular belief is that both teams...
Via Eagles Eye
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ricardo Allen adjusting well to free safety role

The free safety position has been one talked about since the Atlanta Falcons chose not to re-sign Dwight Lowery after last season. Fortunately, it seems that the team may have the answer, and it's come in the form of 2014 fifth-round pick Ricardo Allen. According to Jeanna Thomas of The Falcoholic, Allen has received rave reviews from both his teammates and head coach Dan Quinn....
Via FOX Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Ricardo Allen be Atlanta's starting free safety in 2015?

Ricardo Allen is heading into his second season in the NFL, but the converted cornerback may be poised to make a big jump this coming year with the Atlanta Falcons. Allen not only is feeling comfortable and confident at the safety position, but according to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, it's looking like he has a serious shot at winning the starting job. As Dave Choate of The Falcoholic...
Via FOX Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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