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Falcons Release DT Peria Jerry & RB Jason Snelling From Reserve Lists

The Atlanta Falcons officially released DT Peria Jerry from their reserve-left squad list and RB Jason Snelling from the reserve-retired list. Both of these moves are just formalities as Jerry announced his retirement in July of last year, and Snelling announced that he wanted to spend more time with his family and was calling it a career last March. Jerry, 29, was considered...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

It is no secret this year’s combine was full of top-notch college prospects, from high profile quarterbacks and starting-caliber wide receivers to the deepest of depths and talent defensively. No matter what element a team needs to add to the recipe, this class offers all the ingredients. In what may have seemed like a secret amongst all the hype of the scouting combine and impending...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 05, 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...
Via In The Neutral Zone
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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 04, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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