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Roddy White’s surgery could have him slipping to the third receiver slot

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is expected to have a minor surgery to clean up some loose particles in his elbow, and it could potentially have an impact on his spot in the lineup. While he reportedly is on course to return in time for the Week 1 season opener, the 33-year old wide receiver could be taking a backseat to wideout Leonard Hankerson. Reunited with his offensive...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons WR Roddy White to have minor surgery on elbow

ATLANTA (AP) Falcons receiver Roddy White will undergo a minor surgical procedure on his right elbow, though the team expects him to be ready for the Sept. 14 season opener against Philadelphia. Coach Dan Quinn announced Sunday that White developed some unexpected swelling in his elbow late last week and will have surgery to remove ''some loose bodies.'' White didn't play in Atlanta...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Falcons, Giants, Packers, Redskins, & Steelers

Falcons Falcons HC Dan Quinn announced Sunday that veteran WR Roddy White will under go a “minor” surgery on his right elbow, but the expectation is that he’ll be back for Week 1. (Vaughn McClure) Falcons OL Peter Konz will have his knee scoped and be out a few weeks. (Vaughn McClure) Giants Giants LB Jon Beason suffered a sprained knee ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Roddy White a better fantasy option than Calvin Johnson?

Who should you trust in your fantasy football league, Roddy White or Calvin Johnson? Roddy White says that he is ready to go. His body is without ailments and he is four pounds lighter going into the season. After missing two games last season, he is looking forward to playing all 16 games this season. Last season, he caught 80 passes for 921 yards. He finished the season with seven...
Via cover32
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons WR Julio Jones says Roddy White helped him to mature

It seems as though the bond between wide receiver's Julio Jones and Roddy White is one that will likely last long after the two are done playing football. These two have grown together both on and off the field, and according to Vaughn  McClure of  ESPN, Jones credits White for helping him mature throughout his career.When asked about what helped and went into Jones...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Desmond Trufant owns Roddy White in one-on-one matchup

Roddy White is probably on the Atlanta Falcons’ Mount Rushmore, but he’s already got some young guns pushing for his spot on the mountain top. Of course, there’s Julio Jones, who’s looking to surpass White as the greatest wideout in Falcons history, but then there’s Desmond Trufant, too, the young cornerback who’s already playing like one of the greats. And when locked...
Via cover32
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White: “I am definitely the starter”

Injuries have slowed Roddy White in recent seasons, but the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver remains confident that he’ll contribute as a starter in 2015. According to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, White isn’t concerned that newly signed Leonard Hankerson will overtake him on the depth chart and receive more snaps. White said: “That’s not going to happen. I’m not a guy that...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White: Falcons need to pay Julio Jones

Wednesday saw star wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant land similar five-year, $70 million contracts. Now that that those major tasks have been accomplished, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White says his team needs to pay fellow wideout Julio Jones. “If I was the GM, I would get a deal done with Julio now,” White told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Friday. ...
Via Sportsnaut
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddy White sends insensitive Peterson tweet, apologizes

Leave it to Roddy White to deliver another swell opinion on life. The controversial and outspoken Atlanta Falcons wide receiver complained on Twitter Friday that Adrian Peterson being deactivated would probably cost him his fantasy matchup. I'm probably going to lose my fantasy football matchup this week cause all day can't play Sunday for disciplining […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Roddy White speaks out against preseason games

Preseason has not been kind to the Atlanta Falcons. The current stars of Hard Knocks have been less than impressive in exhibition action, eking past the Dolphins and losing in a blowout to the Texans. More concerning than the box score is the season-ending injury to starting left tackle Sam Baker, who suffered a torn patellar tendon in Saturday night’s 32-7 defeat. Asked to find...
Via Helmet2Helmet
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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