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Falcons’ Steven Jackson excited for Week 1

The Atlanta Falcons are coming off of one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history, and they are hopeful that they can turn thing around and get back into playoff contention this season. Steven Jackson was expected to be a key pickup last season, but he was unable to produce any kind of consistent play due to nagging injuries that he dealt with all season long. He has...
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Falcons Ready to Face Saints in Season Opener

The Atlanta Falcons are ready. The team is putting 2013 in the rearview mirror and moving the bus forward in an effort to show 2014 can be just as exciting as 2012.That was the season where these Falcons were ranked first in the NFC playoffs and were on their path to the Super Bowl before meeting the upstart San Francisco 49ers. With all the parts back to a pretty potent offense...
Via Football Nation
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ten players named to Atlanta Falcons practice squad

Yesterday we reported that the Atlanta Falcons shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman: Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t play...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tice: Falcons O-Line Won’t Be Punked

Matt Ryan has taken a beating over the past few seasons, and if the Falcons are going to be competitive in the NFC South, the offensive line must get nastier. After having their toughness questioned by the owner of all people, Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice says his unit’s toughness won’t be in question this season.  “The one thing they won’t be, they won’t be...
Via Thacover2
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Mike Tice: Falcons’ O-line “won’t be punked over by anybody”

The toughness of the Falcons’ offensive line has been questioned often in the last year, most notably by owner Arthur Blank, who said he was bothered when none of the Falcons’ offensive linemen reacted to a hit on quarterback Matt Ryan. This year, Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice says his unit’s toughness won’t be in question. Tice approved of the way his linemen went...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Julio Jones: Doctor Says He is 100 Percent

Falcons’ Julio Jones: Doctor Says He is 100 Percent If you’re fan of Atlanta Falcons’ stud wide receiver, Julio Jones, you’ll be happy to hear that his doctor claims he is 100 percent. Jones had this to report to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.. I just had to get back on … The post Falcons’ Julio Jones: Doctor Says He is 100 Percent appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons announce their practice squad

Today the Atlanta Falcons announced their practice squad. They still have a few spots open but this is an official list. CB Ricardo Allen S Sean Baker G Harland Gunn OT Terren Jones WR Bernard Reedy DT Travian Robertson LB Jacques Smith RB Jerome Smith The post Falcons announce their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons cut Tim Dobbins and claim his replacement

Today the Atlanta Falcons cut inside linebacler Tim Dobbins and they found his replacement via the waiver wire. The Falcons claimed Nate Stupar from the Jaguars. Stupar, 6-2, 240 pounds, was originally selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He has played in 12 career games, […] The post Falcons cut Tim Dobbins and claim his...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons release Tim Dobbins after claiming another player

On Sunday the Atlanta Falcons released inside linebacker Tim Dobbins after claiming another player on the waiver wire. The 31-year-old Dobbins was initially on the Falcons 53-man roster but the truth is things will continue to change until the regular season gets underway. Guessing the Falcons have claimed an inside linebacker, with agent David Canter saying Tim Dobbins was released...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Release Veteran LB Tim Dobbins

  The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran LB Tim Dobbins on Sunday, according to his agent David Canter.  After claiming a player LB Tim Dobbins has been released by the @Atlanta_Falcons & is immediately a free agent who can sign with any team — DECManagement (@davidcanter) August 31, 2014 The Falcons signed Dobbins to a contract back in June after they lost Sean Weatherspoon toa...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL 53-man cutdown update: Atlanta Falcons

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: LB Pat Angerer DL Nosa Eguae RB Maurice Hagens CB Jordan Mabin WR Freddie Martino S Kimario McFadden OL Pat McQuistan TE Jacob Pedersen OL Adam Replogle DL Donte Rumph LB Yawin Smallwood RB Josh Vaughan CB Ricardo Allen...
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A look at the Atlanta Falcons final 53 man roster

Yesterday the Atlanta Falcons made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in red and black next Sunday. Here are all the players who made the cut: Offense: Quarterbacks: Matt Ryan, T.J. Yates, Sean Renfree Running backs: Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers, Devonta...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons release a few studs; Complete roster cuts

Today the Falcons made their releases official. The team released Pat Angerer and several others. Here is the complete least: LB Pat Angerer, DL Nosa Eguae, RB Maurice Hagens, CB Jordan Mabin, WR Freddie Martino, S Kimario McFadden, OL Pat McQuistan, TE Jacob Pedersen, OL Adam Replogle, DL Donte Rumph, LB Yawin Smallwood, RB Josh […] The post Falcons release a few studs; Complete...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran OL Pat McQuistan Among Falcons Early Roster Cuts

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that veteran OL Pat McQuistan is among the players released by the Atlanta Falcons as they work to get down to 53 players. Other players released/waived so far include: LB Pat Angerer, LB Yawin Smallwood (seventh-round pick), FB Maurice Hagens, and RB Josh Vaughan. McQuistan, 31, signed with the Falcons a few weeks, so the odds were against...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  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. Not a whole lot has changed since Aug. 19, when Gonzalez insisted that...
Via Helmet2Helmet
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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