Can the Falcons get back to their 2012 form?

All of us would like the Falcon’s to repeat the success they had in 2012, and bounce back from last season’s car-wreck. Missing the Superbowl by less than 5 yards is one of the most disappointing instances in recent Falcons’ history, if not of all time. If this year’s team expects to achieve relative success in comparison to the Falcons’ team that should have made the Superbowl...
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Option to use Hester at WR position? Grade “C”

The return game for the Falcons has looked like a revolving door for 2013. Jacquizz Rodgers took on the role of kickoff returner for the most part of last year, and after a concussion knocked him out of the game for the rest of the season, Jason Snelling stepped in. Harry Douglas and Robert McClain took turns at punt returning but didn’t leave too much of an impression. It was...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Hot Seats; Retirements; and further analysis into the offensive line

We are one week away from Free Agency and the news is heating up around Flowery Branch. Here is what you may have missed from earlier this week. Column: Who is on Mr. Blank’s wish list Column: Free Agent Corner possibilities Column: An analysis of the interior line News: Jason Snelling hanging up his cleats You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Hot Seats; Retirements; and...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Do you think Atlanta could be in the Free Agent Corner market?

This is a question worth pondering. Atlanta sits with two former rookies Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford on the perimeter and all signs point to their long term future at that spot, but there is still the need to add a nickel back into the rotation. In a previous column provided Here, Atlanta is shown to have multiple ways of obtaining their solidarity at the corner position. The...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons news: Falcons resign Corey Peters to 1 year deal and Snelling retires.

Three of the Atlanta Falcons defensive tackles were due to be free agents come March 11th but at least one will not make it into free agency. Yesterday the Falcons resigned Corey Peters to a one year deal believed to be worth around $1 Million with some possible incentives added on.  Peters started 15 games for the Falcons last season before suffering an Achilles injury in week...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Snelling retires after seven seasons

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Falcons running back Jason Snelling announced his retirement on Tuesday after seven seasons in the NFL. Falcons RB Jason Snelling has decided to retire after seven seasons, the team announces today. — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) March 4, 2014 Snelling is 30 years old, but doesn’t have...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

RB Jason Snelling to Retire

The Falcons will miss Jason Snelling’s versatility. (John David Mercer) The Atlanta Falcons have announced running back Jason Snelling will retire. Falcons RB Jason Snelling has decided to retire after seven seasons, the team announces today.— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) March 04, 2014 Snelling was selected by the Falcons in the seventh round (244th overall) of the 2007 NFL...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Jason Snelling announces retirement

After being a key contributor in Atlanta for quite a few seasons, running back Jason Snelling his hanging up his cleats. He will be remembered for his versatility in the backfield, as he is the epitome of a team player. Snelling will finish his career with 363 carries for 1,420 yards, and 68 catches for 1,249 yards. Snelling was not a superstar in Atlanta, but his presence will be...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Corey Peters resigns with Falcons

The deal was reached earlier this afternoon, the contract will be for one year. Peters is expected to be rehabbing his knee up until the late portion of August. Obviously, Atlanta believes in him as a potential fit once he gets healthy. Peters will have to play his way into a long term deal, but for now Atlanta has at least one defensive pass rusher returning. You may also be interested...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Running Back Jason Snelling Announces Retirement

AP Photo Jason Snelling, Falcons backup running back, announces his retirement Tuesday after serving seven years in Atlanta.  He saves the Falcons the hassle of determining whether or not the former seventh-round pick was worth the $1.375 million he was to be owed next season. Snelling’s career totals amount to be 363 carries for 1,420 yards and eight touchdowns.  Used often...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons RB Jason Snelling Retiring From The NFL

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that RB Jason Snelling is retiring, per Adam Caplan of the NFL Network. According to Jay Adams, Snelling mentioned that spending more time with his family was the primary reason for his decision to retire. The Virginia product played all seven NFL seasons with Atlanta.  He had one year remaining on the three-year, $4 million contract that he signed...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Snelling Gets Blasted By Thomas Davis, Holds On For TD (Video)

What a season this could have been for the Atlanta Falcons, instead it will be one filled with catastrophic injuries, and lost time. The Falcons are still trying, as evidenced by fullback Jason Snelling holding on to this touchdown pass after getting blasted by the Panthers Thomas Davis.
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Snelling Gets Blasted By Thomas Davis, Holds On For TD (Video)

What a season this could have been for the Atlanta Falcons, instead it will be one filled with catastrophic injuries, and lost time. The Falcons are still trying, as evidenced by fullback Jason Snelling holding on to this touchdown pass after getting blasted by the Panthers Thomas Davis.
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowman Does It Again

Navarro Bowman did it again. In two straight games against the Falcons, the 49ers Pro Bowl linebacker has made the game winning play. Last year in the NFC Championship game, Bowman made a key pass deflection on fourth down to seal the win. Three days ago at Candlestick, Bowman made an improbable interception that resulted in a 49ers touchdown, effectively clinching the 49ers’ third...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons news: a depressing season just got worse

There are words in the English language that when placed together create sad, heart-breaking stories that leave those who see it whimpering and distressed. While this vocabulary was utilized by the likes of Steinbeck and Hemingway in their time, sometimes words just do not justify the sadness and disappointment that surrounds a situation, leaving those who actually experienced what...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Snelling makes great catch on Falcons’ onside kick (GIF)

The Atlanta Falcons successfully executed an onside kick against the San Francisco 49ers that had the game seriously in doubt until NaVorro Bowman returned an interception for a touchdown with 1:10 left to seal the win. Atlanta scored a touchdown on a 2-yard pass from Matt Ryan to Tony Gonzalez to make it 27-24 San […]
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Punishment For Arrests? Depends On Your Record.

The NFL is unable to escape the police blotter and never will be able to under the current systems in place. This past week is a perfect example of just that. Kansas City wideout Dwayne Bowe (Sunday Night) and Atlanta running back Jason Snelling (Friday Morning) with both arrested this week for similar offenses but are facing much different penalties. It’s worth noting that the...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Snelling’s pot arrest could shed light on life with Epilepsy

Photo Credit:Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Atlanta Falcons fullback/running back  Jason Snelling was arrested Friday in metro Atlanta after a traffic stop resulted in an arrest for possession of marijuana and a variety of traffic violations. There are some black and white points to be made regarding his scenario. If he is guilty, Snelling is in the wrong for driving without having...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Snelling will not play Sunday

The Atlanta Falcons have released a statement and indicated that running back Jason Snelling will not play during Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers after being arrested for possession of marijuana. “We are disappointed in what has transpired over the last 48 hours concerning Jason Snelling. Any time one of our players is involved in an off-the-field incident we take it very...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons RB Snelling to miss game after arrest

Falcons running back Jason Snelling will not play Sunday at Tampa Bay after being arrested on misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. Coach Mike Smith made the announcement Saturday, saying he was ''disappointed in what has transpired over the last 48 hours.'' Snelling did not take part in the team's final practice before...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Snelling jailed after trying to get rid of marijuana by eating it

Jason Snelling has added yet another chapter to the Atlanta Falcons' tumultuous season.According to the Barrow County News, Snelling was pulled over early Friday morning after police say they noticed his Lincoln Navigator was having trouble staying in its lane, which is when they decided to pull him over for a routine traffic stop.When police approached the vehicle, they noticed...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons rb Jason Snelling ate weed while being arrested

What do you do if you’re pulled over by cops as a professional athlete with weed on you? If you’re Atlanta Falcons running back Jason Snelling, you eat it. Check the deets on his arrest for; possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of drug-related materials, failure to maintain lane, failure to maintain insurance, improper use of dealer license plate, no registration...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons Running Back Jason Snelling May Have Tried to Eat Marijuana Before Arrest

Maybe Sam Hurd was right, NFL players do have a marijuana problem. First, it was Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe being arrested and charged with possession of marijuana earlier this week. Now, Falcons running back Jason Snelling is just the most recent perpetrator. Snelling was pulled over around 3:30 on Friday morning after police observed his car couldn’t stay in its lane, according...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Snelling arrested for marijuana possession

Atlanta Falcons fullback Jason Snelling was arrested Friday morning and charged with possession of marijuana and various traffic violations, according to the Barrow County News. Snelling's black Lincoln Navigator was spotted out of its lane and was stopped by a traffic patrol from the Winder Police Department at approximately 3:35 a.m., per the newspaper. An officer allegedly...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Jason Snelling arrested

ATLANTA,GA- Jason Snelling was arrested in Winder,GA at 4:20 a.m. and charged with possession of marijuana along with various traffic related charges according to the Barrow County News. At 3:35 a WPD officer noticed a black Lincoln was failing to maintain its lane and initiated a traffic stop. During the routine stop,the officer then noticed the strong odor of marijuana. Snelling...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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