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Falcons fined $350k, lose 2016 fifth-round draft pick

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has handed down its punishment for the Atlanta Falcons, who piped in crowd noise to its stadium over the past two years. The Falcons have been fined $350,000 and will forfeit their fifth-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. Statement from Falcons owner Arthur Blank: “What took place was wrong and nowhere near the standards by which we...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns, Falcons face ‘severe’ penalties

Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has informed the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons of the discipline they face for violating league policies, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns and Falcons officials were informed at this week’s owners meetings of the discipline that is expected to be announced next week, per league sources. One source said the discipline is expected...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Falcons are totally reloading at the tight end position

Ever since Tony Gonzalez hung his helmet up for good the Atlanta Falcons have been lacking at the tight end position. Over the last couple of days they have been working diligently to plug up that hole… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness Yesterday...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez willing to rent himself out to Super Bowl team?

Former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez, who played 17 years in the league before retiring in 2013, was pursued by multiple teams to play this year. While that obviously didn’t happen, Gonzalez answered a few questions as to whether he would consider being “rented out” by a Super Bowl team in need of a better tight end (via NFL.com). Gonzalez responded to the hypothetical question...
Via Sportsnaut
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Gonzalez on retirement: 'I don't even want to play anymore’

The cleats that Tony Gonzalez hung up are remaining right where they are. On Thursday, Gonzalez reiterated to the Boston Globe's Ben Volin that he's not interested in returning to the NFL. https://twitter.com/BenVolin/status/505029925209124864 https://twitter.com/BenVolin/statuses/505031071353036800 Not a whole lot has changed since Aug. 19, when Gonzalez insisted that, despite...
Via Helmet2Helmet
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez believes the Broncos will go undefeated

The last time there was an undefeated team in the NFL was Don Shula’s 1972 Miami Dolphins and while the 2007 Patriots came close, they ended up falling short of undefeated in a full season. Current CBS Sports NFL analyst Tony Gonzalez thinks that the Denver Broncos will be the next NFL’s undefeated team, in […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez believes NFL discriminates against tight ends

Former NFL tight end and future Hall Of Famer Tony Gonzalez has turned media, and is using his new platform to speak out about Jimmy Graham. In a detailed article on CBSSports.com, Gonzalez defends Graham saying he deserves more money, even going as far as saying as the NFL is discriminating against tight ends. I […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez blasts ‘biased’ ESPN for twisting his words

Tony Gonzalez watched a molehill become a mountain after his comments about Matt Ryan's quarterback prowess. Now attempting to clear the air, he says the fault lies directly with the four-letter. In an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Gonzalez blasted ESPN (and NFL Network, in fact) for being "biased" and twisting his words about Ryan. “There was no firestorm...
Via Helmet2Helmet
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Tony Gonzalez come back late in 2014?

Just a few weeks ago, future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez was “at peace” with his decision to retire after 17 seasons in the NFL. Now all of a sudden he sounds like a guy who might want to come back in 2014. On Friday, Gonzalez told ESPN’s Doug Gottlieb that he would be open to returning to the Atlanta Falcons in 2014 if they opened with a 10-0 record. Obviously Gonzalez...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez to suit up one last time

Tony Gonzalez will suit up one more time as he closes the last chapter of his storied NFL Career. (Photo via @Atlanta_Falcons) It’s been one awesome ride for Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez as he hangs up the cleats after 16 seasons as one of the league’s premier pass catchers. But before it’s all over, Gonzalez will suit up one last time as a member of the Atlanta Falcons...
Via Down and Distance
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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