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Falcons release playmaker Darius Johnson

Today the Atlanta Falcons waived former SMU Mustang wide receiver WR Darius Johnson who was a pretty dect wide out in 2013 for the team. Johnson caught 22 passes for Atlanta in 2013, but managed under 10.0 yards per reception and is a small, speed-deficient prospect at 23 years old. Johnson is a good player […] The post Falcons release playmaker Darius Johnson appeared first on...
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Training camp preview: Position battles facing the Falcons

ATLANTA -- When the NFL closed up on-the-field action with Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, millions of households began counting down to the start of the 2014 season. Sure, the combine, pro days, and the draft help whet appetites, but nothing's like getting back to work in the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons hit the field for training camp on Friday. It's a happy day in NFL circles...
Via Fox Sports South
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons ink Roddy White to 4-year deal

The Atlanta Falcons have utilized the skills of wide receiver Roddy White  since his rookie season in 2005 and are looking to continue this pattern of play, signing the thirty-two-year-old to a four-year contract extension on Thursday that runs through the 2018 campaign. White is prepared to be a playmaker for Atlanta for years to come White’s new deal, which is worth $30 million...
Via isportsweb.com
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Report: Falcons give Roddy White a new four-year extension

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  the Atlanta Falcons are signing wide recover Roddy White to a four-year extension. With camp about to begin, Falcons are giving WR Roddy White a 4-year extension that ties him to ATL for next five seasons, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014 Falcons WR Roddy White's new four-year deal with ATL is worth up to $30...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Roddy White, Falcons agree four-year contract extension

AP Image Roddy White is set to end his career with the Atlanta Falcons.  The team announced on Thursday that White has agreed a four-year contract extension that will keep him in Georgia for another five years. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports that White’s new deal is worth up to $30 million with $18 million being paid over the next two years. Falcons WR Roddy White’s...
Via Down and Distance
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Falcons, Roddy White agree on four-year extension

The Atalanta Falcons announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with wide receiver Roddy White on a four-year contract extension. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. White, 6-0, 211 pounds, was selected by the Falcons in the first round (27th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. In nine seasons with the Falcons, the four-time Pro Bowler owns club records for...
Via Sports-Glory
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Falcons Sign Roddy White To 4-Year Extension

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a four-year extension with wide receiver Roddy White according to team officials. The #Falcons and WR Roddy White have agreed to terms on a 4-year contract extension. #RiseUp pic.twitter.com/mxV8Mn31n7 — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) July 24, 2014 The Falcons open their 2014 training camp on Thursday and it was always the goal to...
Via Thacover2
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Atlanta Falcons chances of winning the NFC South could hinge on this question

Thank goodness, football is here. All week, training camps open around the NFL, as teams begin the journey toward Super Bowl XLVIX in Glendale, Arizona. Every team in the league has questions that need to be answered, as no one has a clear and easy road map to the Promised Land. But the difference between being a contender and an also-ran usually comes down to one key issue. So as...
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones cleared for landing

He’s baaaack. That’s right, after many long months of rehabbing a broken foot, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is returning to the field. According to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jones has been cleared to join training camp. Here’s what head coach Mike Smith told D. Orlando Ledbetter: “Our number one goal is to make sure that we’ve got everybody...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones will participate in mini camp with no restraints

Falcons WR Julio Jones has been cleared to participate in the team’s upcoming training camp, per head coach Mike Smith. Jones, who injured his foot in Week 5 of last season and missed the remainder of the 2013 campaign, will be limited initially. “He will be limited in terms of his snaps,” Smith told the […] The post Julio Jones will participate in mini camp with no restraints...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Camp Preview: Cornerbacks finally a strength for the Atlanta Falcons?

View poll on FanMob The Falcons begin the 2014 campaign with a young, potentially-great crop of cornerbacks. Impressive rookie seasons by Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford have set expectations high, while the group as a whole looks to become a shutdown unit the team can lean on. Trufant is well on his way to solidifying a reputation as a legitimate lockdown defender. Trufant added...
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What the signing of Pat Angerer possibly means for the Falcons

After the season-ending injury to Sean Weatherspoon, the Atlanta Falcons have been looking around for options as a potential replacement. Weatherspoon was supposed to be the anchor for their revamped 3-4 defense, alongside Paul Worrilow. Unfortunately the injuries continue to hinder his career, as he’s already missed 28 out of his last 48 games.Now the Falcons are scrambling to...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Report: Falcons sign free agent linebacker Pat Angerer

The Atlanta Falcons have signed former Colts linebacker Pat Angerer,  according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. falcons signing linebacker pat angerer today according to a source — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) July 22, 2014 Angerer will likely work in Sean Weatherspoon’s spot. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons sign mean middle linebacker Pat Angerer

The Atlanta Falcons really needed to find a middle linebacker to come in and step up since Sean Witherspoon will be out the entire season with an injury. Today they found that mean, aggressive linebacker in Pat Angerer. Angerer could be a great football player if he can stay healthy. He started his career with […] The post Falcons sign mean middle linebacker Pat Angerer appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign WR Jeremy Ebert

  The Atlanta Falcons have signed WR Jeremy Ebert to a contract, according to his agent Mike McCartney. Congrats to @Jebes11 for signing with the @Atlanta_Falcons — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) July 22, 2014 Ebert, 25, was a seventh-round pick of the Patriots back in 2012 out of Northwestern. He spent the 2013 season with the Jaguars, but was placed on waivers back in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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