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Random Draft Grade A Day | 2009 Atlanta Falcons

During this slow time between now and the start of the NFL season, I will drop in from time to time and grade a randon team’s draft from a random year using my draft grade a day scale.   All classes will be at least three years old, and will be from no earlier than 2005.   POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5 Round 2: 0-4 Round 3: 0-3 Round 4: 0-2 Round 5: 0-1 Round 6 & 7: Same...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins 2014 free agent tracker

The rumours and speculation during the legal tampering period will soon come to an end as the 2014 NFL free agency period officially begins Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET. With $35.1 million in cap space, the Miami Dolphins are expected to be one of the busiest teams in the league. In addition to tracking the Dolphins signings, we'll also provide updates on the status of where the...
Via Phins Phocus
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Man tried to run rent check scam on Julio Jones

Julio Jones and Chris Owens are in the news. They didn't do anything on or off the field that warrants any negative attention. A 29 year-old Norcross, GA man named Corey Dajohn Moody is a different case altogether. Please click here to read this story The post Man tried to run rent check scam on Julio Jones appeared first on Players View.
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Owens back at Falcons practice, Abraham limited

Cornerback Christopher Owens practiced with the Atlanta Falcons for the first time in nearly a month Thursday, and star defensive end John Abraham remains hobbled by an injured left ankle. Owens had been out since injuring a hamstring in a Dec. 22 victory at Detroit. He was back on the field on a limited basis, raising hopes that he'll be able to play in Sunday's NFC championship...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons defense mostly intact against Seahawks

Backup cornerback Christopher Owens is inactive for the Falcons in Sunday's divisional playoff game against Seattle with a hamstring ailment. Atlanta's starting lineup includes defensive end John Abraham (ankle), safety William Moore (hamstring) and cornerback Dunta Robinson (concussion). Falcons backup safety Charles Mitchell (calf) also is active. Seattle running back...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

John Abraham practices on a limited basis, could see action vs. Seattle

In an encouraging sign for the Atlanta Falcons as they perpare for their playoff matchup with the Seattle Seahawks, Defensive end John Abraham practiced on a limited basis yesterday, and could be available to play Sunday. Abraham sprained his ankle during their week 17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a meaningless game that could come back to haunt them. His injury look very...
Via 60 Max Power O
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons hold out Moore, White starts against Bucs

William Moore is missing his fourth straight game with a hamstring injury, and the Falcons' secondary also is without cornerback Christopher Owens against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Chris Hope is starting for Moore. Owens also has a hamstring injury. Wide receiver Roddy White, held out of practice this week with a knee injury, is starting. White continues his streak of not missing...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons-Detroit Lions Week 16 injury report

Here is the latest injury report for tonight's Week 16 clash between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions:  ATLANTA FALCONS Status Report   QUESTIONABLE DT Jonathan Babineaux (ribs), T Tyson Clabo (thigh), DE Cliff Matthews (hamstring), S William Moore (hamstring), CB Christopher Owens (hamstring), WR Roddy White (knee) PROBABLE WR Harry Douglas (ribs)...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons' Owens makes most of his chance

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. To look at the arc of the career of Atlanta Falcons cornerback Christopher Owens from a certain direction, one can see a downward trend. As a rookie in 2009, Owens started six games. Then it was three the next season, two last and only one this year in 12 games. Yet on Thursday, when Falcons starting left cornerback Asante Samuel went out of the game on the third...
Via Fox Sports South
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons' Owens makes most of his chance

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. To look at the arc of the career of Falcons cornerback Christopher Owens from a certain direction, one can see a downward trend. As a rookie in 2009, Owens started six games. Then it was three the next season, two last and just one this one in 12 games. Yet on Thursday, when Falcons starting left cornerback Asante Samuel went out of the game on the third play...
Via Fox Sports South
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Turner's DUI, other injuries concern Falcons

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith had plenty of concerns following his team's late-night victory over Denver. Now Smith also has to worry about the status of former Pro Bowl running back Michael Turner, who was arrested for drunken driving and speeding early Tuesday morning. Smith says he met with Turner after his release from jail, but the coach would not say if the Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

CB Owens misses Falcons practice with concussion

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Christopher Owens did not practice Wednesday because of a concussion. Owens was injured in the first quarter of Atlanta's 27-21 victory over Denver on Monday night, further depleting a secondary that already lost cornerback Brent Grimes with a season-ending injury in Week 1. Dominique Franks has moved up to take the nickel back spot. Antone Smith...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Predicting MNF: Falcons or Broncos?

In just the second game of the season, the Atlanta Falcons will be on the big stage as they host Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Earlier we looked at some keys for a Falcons victory. Now let's take a lap around the interweb and see who everyone is saying will win this battle.... Christopher Owens will need to be more than charming tonight Picking Broncos: ...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Blitz: Week 2

  It’s week 2 of the NFL season! The Atlanta Falcons are 1-0, after storming bye the Kansas City Chiefs. I predicted a shootout last week, and got exactly what I was looking for. This week, on The Friday Blitz, I want to talk Monday Night Football and address a few concerns. The Denver Broncos come to town this Monday. The Dome without a doubt will be rocking as we host...
Via Grits Blitz
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

What Are They Saying About the Falcons/Broncos Match-Up?

With the game right around the corner let's take a look at what some sites are saying about Monday nights game between the Falcons and the Broncos....   Key Matchup: Falcons wide receivers vs. Broncos cornerbacks The Falcons are bigger and more physical at wide receiver than Pittsburgh. Roddy White and Julio Jones have a rare blend of size and quickness. They form...
Via Grits Blitz
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign CB Terrence Johnson

Yesterday, we learned that Brent Grimes was lost for the season. Have no fear, today the Falcons signed cornerback Terrence Johnson to take his place on the roster. Wait a minute...who is Terrence Johnson? Are you out of your Vulcan mind? So who is Terrance Johnson? He was originally signed by New England after being undrafted in 2010. His first game action was in Indianapolis...
Via Grits Blitz
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

With Brent Grimes out, Falcons turn to backup CBs

With former Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes out for the season, the Atlanta Falcons are counting on four career backups to fill the void. Losing Grimes to a torn Achilles tendon means the Falcons must face Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Monday night without their best cornerback. Christopher Owens and Dominique Franks have struggled in the past for Atlanta, but the team...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons' green corners could get quality time

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. With the Falcons' two starting cornerbacks banged up and each sitting out at times in practice this week, head coach Mike Smith said on Tuesday that he had not made a determination yet as to whether they, along with a few others, would play in the team's first preseason game on Thursday at the Georgia Dome against Baltimore. The Falcons did not hold...
Via Fox Sports South
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons' green corners could get quality time

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. With the Falcons' two starting cornerbacks banged up and each sitting out at times in practice this week, head coach Mike Smith said on Tuesday that he had not made a determination yet as to whether they, along with a few others, would play in the team's first preseason game on Thursday at the Georgia Dome against Baltimore. The Falcons did not hold...
Via Fox Sports South
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Roddy, Randy and Julio would be unstoppable

Randy Moss making a reception over Falcons CB Christopher Owens. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.comRandy Moss has been to Flowery Branch before. In August of 2010, Moss practiced at the Branch with the New England Patriots in a joint-practice. Even though he was a jerk and didn’t want to speak to the media, we probably should not hold that against him. Not so sure about this given...
Via ajc.com
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Atlanta CBs Franks, Owens ready for big challenge

Atlanta needs Dominique Franks and Christopher Owens to step up at cornerback. Starter Brent Grimes, an alternate Pro Bowl pick in 2010, had minor surgery Thursday on his right knee that will sideline him for two to four weeks. Franks and Owens say not to worry, they're ready to handle a bigger role in his absence. The Falcons (7-4) have yet to decide if they will start Franks...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Falcons without two starting DBs

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. For the time being, the Atlanta Falcons will play without two starting cornerbacks, including 2010-11 Pro-Bowler Brent Grimes, further weakening a pass defense that already ranks 23rd in the NFL. The Falcons are fortunate in that they face a rookie quarterback in Houstons T.J. Yates, making his first NFL start, this week and continue to face rookie quarterbacks...
Via Fox Sports South
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Brent Grimes to have knee surgery on Thursday

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes, who went to the Pro Bowl last season as an alternate, is set to have surgery on his right knee on Thursday.  Falcons coach Mike Smith said that the “procedure” would cause Grimes to miss a couple of weeks. Grimes was having a strong campaign. He sixth on the team in tackles with 37, according to the coaches’ file review...
Via ajc.com
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Falcons look to develop killer instinct

Before arriving in the Lone Star State to take on the Houston Texans, the Falcons are hoping they can develop a killer instinct. In wins over Tennessee and Minnesota, Atlanta let both opponents stick around before pulling out victories that could have been routs. When the Falcons face the 8-3 Texans and third-string quarterback T.J. Yates, they'll need to finish if they are...
Via Fox Sports South
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Falcons get big stops to beat Vikings 24-14

The Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders kick up their heels performing during a time out in 1st half action against the Vikings. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com For the second consecutive outing, the Falcons built a nice lead only to nearly let it slip away. Instead of routing the Minnesota Vikings, they settled for a 24-14 victory Sunday at the Georgia Dome. Cornerback Christopher Owens...
Via ajc.com
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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