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Falcons' Roddy White upbeat after meeting with Quinn

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White is back with the team and says he is encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn. White said Thursday he missed Wednesday's practice to be with his mother, who had surgery. He said the surgery went well. White complained about his diminished role in Atlanta's offense earlier in the week. On Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
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Quinn: White’s role in offense not quite a ‘point of emphasis’

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White wants more touches, but while first-year head coach Dan Quinn is receptive to White’s request, that doesn’t mean it’ll change. Per ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, Quinn said he’ll have “an easy conversation” with the disgruntled White but won’t commit to a larger role for the veteran target. “I wouldn’t say [more touches is...
Via Sportsnaut
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Roddy White backs off criticism of role in Falcons offense

Roddy White attempted to downplay critical comments made earlier this week in which he expressed frustration with his limited role this season in the Atlanta Falcons offense. “I’m here for one thing and that’s to win,” White told the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter during a telephone interview after the original ESPN report was published. White reportedly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White not happy with current role with Falcons

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been with the team since he was drafted by them in 2005. For the early part of this decade, White was Matt Ryan’s favorite target. Over the last few years, however, White has been rather injury prone and has missed some game because of it. This year, he hasn’t been targeted nearly as many time as he was in the past and he is pretty...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teams interested in trading for Roddy White

While Roddy White is apparently a bit frustrated with his role in the offense over the past three weeks, he's continued to truck forward and go about business as usual. He's had a few statements for reporters to talk about, but no real reason for Atlanta Falcons fans to get concerned.Now, though, the report has come out that there are teams who have shown interest in possibly trading...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White says he is not mad over his lack of catches

Roddy White is trying to remain a team player while admitting frustration over his role in the Atlanta Falcons’ offense. White, who is the franchise’s all-time leading receiver, only has six catches and 92 yards this season for the 4-0 Falcons. Though he is happy about his team’s success, he told ESPN he was frustrated...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White: I want to catch passes

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White doesn't seem to be too happy with his current role on a team that he's suited up for since the start of the 2005 season. The franchise's all-time leading receiver had this to say following his two-catch performance against the Houston Texans on Sunday (via  "For me, at the end of the day, I want to catch passes. I'm not out here...
Via Yardbarker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Teams Have Some Trade Interest In Falcons WR Roddy White, Ravens & Cowboys Fits?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that there teams around the league with “some interest” in possibly trading for Falcons WR Roddy White. According to La Canfora, these teams are in the process of determining White’s trade value, in the event they reach out to the Falcons about a potential deal. La Canfora suggests the Cowboys and Ravens as two teams that could be good...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: What is Wrong with Roddy White?

Wide receiver Roddy White was a model of consistency for the Atlanta Falcons from 2007 to 2014. Over that time, the former first-round draft pick broke a number of franchise records including most career receptions (765) and total touchdowns (62). Along with those numbers, White was a virtual ironman--playing in all 16 games in each of his first eight NFL seasons. But a high...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White in the midst of an incredible catch-less streak

Head into Week 2 of the 2015 NFL season, Roddy White had caught at least one pass in 130 straight games. Unfortunately, that streak came to an end during Atlanta's 24-20 victory over the New York Giants. It didn't end there either, as White also went without a catch during the Week 3 win over the Dallas Cowboys. So after the back-to-back games without a catch, the question now becomes...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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