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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. Not a whole lot has changed since Aug. 19, when Gonzalez insisted that...
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Can any of these 10 guys to watch be future stars for the Atlanta Falcons?

Tonight, every NFL team plays their final preseason game. The next time we’ll see them on the field, it will be the opening weekend of the season. That means that this weekend, there won’t be any professional football to watch. For the only time until after the Super Bowl, the NFL won’t dominate the conversation and be on nearly every television. So what’s a fan to do with...
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PHOTO: The best toilet paper an Atlanta Falcons fan could ever hope for

Just in case you’ve been hiding under a rock on a distant planet for the last couple decades, the rivalry between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints is about as real as it gets. While the players on the field may not like eachother and get into scuffles after a play is blown dead, what really keeps rivalries alive are the fans. What better way is there to celebrate...
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Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan moves up QB 1-32 rankings, cracks top-15

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Atlanta Falcons: Roster cut predictions

The Atlanta Falcons will be making their final decisions on their 53 man roster and ten man practice squad, as well as the rest of the league, by August 30, 2014. The Falcons have already trimmed down their roster to 75 guys by releasing the following players: DE Theo Agnew, LB Brendan Daley, LB Darin Drakeford, S Devonta Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, WB Jeff Mathews, LB Walker...
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NFL roster cutdown update: Atlanta Falcons

As of Sunday 8/24 8PM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, All teams down to 75 by Tue. 4PM ET: DE Theo Agnew, LB Darin Drakeford, S Tay Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, QB Jeff Mathews, LB Walker May, RB Jerome Smith, WR Tramaine Thompson, TE Brian Wozniak, S Tyrell Johnson
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Atlanta Falcons get their roster to 75

To get their roster to 75 players the Atlanta Falcons waived/released QB Jeff Mathews, S Tyrell Johnson, DL Theo Agnew, LB Darin Drakeford, S Devonta Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, RB Jerome Smith, LB Brendan Daley, WR Tramaine Thompson, TE Brian Wozniak, and LB Walker May. The Falcons also placed OL Mike Johnson on (foot) and […] The post Atlanta Falcons get their roster to 75...
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VIDEO: Devin Hester Catches Slant, Jukes Safety and Scores Touchdown

Devin Hester has finally scored in Atlanta, and the play was dirty. Hester catches what appears to be a slant/skinny post and then shakes Bernard Pollard out of his socks on his way to scoring a touchdown. Check out the video: Everyone anticipates Devin Hester breaking the “All-Time Return Touchdown Record” this year in Atlanta as he sets his sites on greatness. Hester needs...
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Ryan Looking Like Mid-Season Form In 3rd Preseason Game

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan completed 18-of-23 passes for 224 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Saturday's preseason game against the Titans.Fantasy Spin:Ryan looks poised to return to his 2012 numbers (4,515 yards/32 touchdowns) with his preseason performances so far. He is 28-for-37 for 314 yards, two touchdowns and no picks this month. With a poor defense and...
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Falcons’ Julio Jones Breaks Two Tackles, Scores 52-Yard Touchdown

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones looks like he’s at full-healthy again. Julio caught a ball on this skinny post from Matt Ryan, then broke two tackles with a spin move and took the ball 52 yards to the house. [SB Nation] The post Falcons’ Julio Jones Breaks Two Tackles, Scores 52-Yard Touchdown appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Who Will Start for the Falcons on Offense?

#159784040 / The Atlanta Falcons are looking for redemption in 2014, after a terrible 2013 campaign.  The team is looking to take a major step in the right direction, with an offense that will look a lot different than last season.  Mainly because of retirees, healed injuries, and draft picks.  Here I project the Falcons starters for the 2014 season.  Quarterback...
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2014 NFL Season Predictions: Atlanta Falcons

Last year the Falcons went from a team fans expected to reach the Superbowl to a team that by the end of the season was near unwatchable. Speaking of unwatchable, if I have to watch Kroy Biermann’s wife Kim on HBO’s Hard Knocks one more time I’m going to hurl a brick through my flatscreen. […] The post 2014 NFL Season Predictions: Atlanta Falcons appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Falcons sign Veteran wide receiver; Release Jabin Sambrano

Today the Atlanta Falcons re-signed Eric Weems. Weems was recently released by the Chicago Bears. Weems is a very solid kick returner, and will return to his original home. In a corresponding move the team released wide receiver Jabin Sambrano. @RavensInsider: Falcons cut wide receiver Jabin Sambrano The post Falcons sign Veteran wide receiver; Release Jabin Sambrano appeared first...
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Falcons Sign Veteran WR Eric Weems, Waive WR Jabin Sambrano

  The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing of veteran WR Eric Weems on Thursday. The Falcons have signed WR Eric Weems and waived WR Jabin Sambrano. #TENvsATL #RiseUp — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) August 21, 2014 Weems, 29, was released by the Bears less than a week ago in a move that created a roster spot for veteran WR Santonio Holmes. Weems previously played for...
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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...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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