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Julio Jones embracing bigger leadership role with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) It took six years for Julio Jones to become the leader of the Atlanta Falcons' receiving group. But with his close friend Roddy White no longer on the team, Jones has become the guy everyone looks to for advice. He's quick to pass along what White, who owns most of the team's receiving records, always talked about. ''Roddy took me under his wing from...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White Plans To Retire If Super Bowl Contender Doesn’t Come Calling

Roddy White remains unsigned for a reason after being released in March: The 34-year-old wide receiver only wants to play for a Super Bowl contender. White had the opportunity to sign with a non-contender, but there are “maybe six teams” with whom he would consider signing, he receiver told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. If they don’t come calling, White will retire. ...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White will either sign with a contender or retire

Free agent Roddy White has narrowed his future down to two very specific options. The 34-year-old receiver says he’ll either sign with a Super Bowl contender or retire from the NFL altogether. Not other scenario interests a player with over 800 catches and 10,000 receiving yards. “When my agent and I went down the list and I saw the teams that really needed wide receivers...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran WR Roddy White Has Received Offers, Wants To Play For Contender Or He’ll Retire

Former Falcons WR Roddy White says he has received offers from teams and could playing right now, but he wants to play for a contender. “When my agent and I went down the list and I saw the teams that really needed wide receivers, I was like, ‘Wow, I really don’t want to go there,’” White said, via the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “I knew I couldn’t win with any of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints sign Roddy White to 3 year, $19 million deal

The Saints need help at receiver, this much we know. They couldn’t go into the season with Brandin Cooks, Willie Snead and Brandon Coleman as their top three with no one of note behind them. We knew with all the cap space they were freeing up they were possibly getting ready to sign someone and wide receiver was a possible position of need. But man, Roddy White? The Saints have...
Via The Saints Nation
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Roddy White hints Kyle Shanahan to blame for release

After the Atlanta Falcons gave him his release, Roddy White did not hold back his opinions about the team’s offense in 2015. White spoke to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure at the UAB alumni football game on Saturday and he did not pull any punches when it came to his feelings about offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, saying that he had an inkling that the team didn’t want him during...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

How much gas does Roddy White have left in the tank?

Fresh off his release from the Atlanta Falcons, Roddy White becomes the biggest name free-agent wide receiver in football. The fact that White is a four-time Pro Bowler with six 1,000-yard seasons will likely cause many teams to take a close look, but the 34-year-old represents a dangerous investment. How much tread does White have left on his tires? The dude hasn’t suffered any...
Via This Given Sunday
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Falcons release Roddy White after 11 seasons

The Atlanta Falcons have released longtime wide receiver Roddy White, the team announced Wednesday. White, 34, had two years remaining on his contract. A four-time Pro Bowler and 2005 first-round draft pick, White played 11 seasons with the Falcons and is the franchise’s all-time leading receiver with 808 receptions, 10,863 receiving yards and 63 receiving touchdowns. “Roddy...
Via The Sports Daily
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons release Roddy White

The 11-year relationship between wide receiver Roddy White and the Atlanta Falcons has officially come to an end. Atlanta announced on Wednesday afternoon that it has released the four-time Pro Bowler and franchise’s all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. In making the announcement, Falcons owner Arthur Blank had this to say: “It is always...
Via Sportsnaut
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Five moves that can quickly rejuvenate the Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons struggled on both sides of the ball last season and have many changes that need to be made during this offseason. This list will contain five moves that could elevate the Falcons from one of the worst teams in the NFL to being a Super Bowl contender. The Falcons’ main struggle, on the offensive side of the ball, was their running game. On the other hand, they...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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