Falcons have chosen to be on Hard Knocks

The Atlanta Falcons have decided that they want to be featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks this summer. The Falcons have been chosen to be the team featured on @HBO's Hard Knocks during camp this summer #RiseUp — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) June 12, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Weatherspoon Will Miss Entire 2014 Season

Sean Weatherspoon will miss the entire 2014 season with a ruptured Achilles (AP Photo/Michael Perez) According to Jay Adams, from atlantafalcons.com, Sean Weatherspoon suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon during Tuesday’s OTA.  He will miss the entire 2014 season and this happened while running with the medical staff.  Weatherspoon racked up a total of 38 combined tackles while...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons’ LB Sean Weatherspoon to Miss Entire 2014 Season

The Atlanta Falcons were absolutely ravaged by injury last season. Once the disastrous campaign came to an end, those within the organization were looking forward to a clean slate heading into the 2014 offseason.  Unfortunately, the Falcons have been hit by the injury bug once again. Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles today and will miss the 2014 season....
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons lose Sean Weatherspoon to a ruptured Achilles

The Atlanta Falcons announced on Tuesday that linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered a ruptured Achilles and will miss the entire upcoming season. Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles today and will miss the 2014 season. — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) June 11, 2014 Weatherspoon will have a procedure done on his Achilles. He was working with the medical staff...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester Agrees to Three-Year Deal with Falcons

Devin Hester vastly upgrades the Falcons’ return game. (Matthew Stockman) The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with return specialist Devin Hester on a three-year deal. The Falcons have agreed to terms with WR and returner Devin Hester. Welcome to Atlanta, @D_Hest23! #RiseUp— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) March 20, 2014 Hester was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons release Tony Gonzalez, save major cap space

In a headline you would never expect to read, the Falcons have officially parted ways with the NFL's greatest tight end. A future Hall of Fame member was cut from the ranks today. The Atlanta Falcons officially released tight end Tony Gonzalez Tuesday afternoon, according to Jay Adams. The move saves the Falcons $7 million in cap space. Gonzalez didn't file his retirement...
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March 11, 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

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

Falcons re-sign Corey Peters

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Atlanta Falcons have announced that they’ve re-signed defensive tackle Corey Peters to a one-year deal. The Falcons have signed DT Corey Peters to a one-year deal today #RiseUp — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) March 4, 2014 Peters will have a chance to prove he can bounce back after...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fully Decked Out 49ers Fan Attends Seahawks Parade

Some fans just want to make a statement. As retweeted out by ESPN’s Darren Rovell from Jay Adams, this San Francisco 49ers fan showed either great dedication or guts by heading to Century Link Field for the Seattle Seahawks parade fully decked out in his team’s colors: Have to give the guy props for having the courage to show at a division rivals Super Bowl parade in his team’s...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Extend Smith, Dimitroff, McKay

The extensions reiterate Arthur Blank’s support in Mike Smith and Thomas Dimitroff. (Paul Abell) The Atlanta Falcons have extended the contracts of head coach Mike Smith, general manager Thomas Dimitroff, and CEO Rich McKay. Rich McKay signed a four-year extension and Dimitroff and Smith each signed one-year extensions. #RiseUp— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) January 27, 2014 Smith...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Hire Scott Pioli as Assistant GM

(Joe Mahoney) The Atlanta Falcons have hired Scott Pioli, formerly the general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, as their assistant manager. Big news this morning. The Falcons have hired former Chiefs GM Scott Pioli as the new assistant general manager. #RiseUp— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) January 22, 2014 Pioli is close friends with general manager Thomas Dimitroff; the two...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Hire Scott Pioli As Assistant GM

Jay Adams first reported that the Falcons have hired former Chiefs GM Scott Pioli as their assistant GM under Thomas Dimitroff. The Chiefs replaced Pioli after a miserable 2-14 season in 2012. Pioli sat out the 2013 season and took a job working in the media. Pioli reunites with Dimitroff, as the two have spent time working together in New England and even date back to the Cleveland...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Cox Hired to Coach Defensive Line

Bryan Cox should be able to teach Atlanta’s defensive front how to get after the quarterback. (Chris O’Meara) The Atlanta Falcons have made their choice on who to hire as the defensive line coach, and it’s Bryan Cox. The Falcons have hired Bryan Cox to be their new defensive line coach. #RiseUp— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) January 11, 2014 Cox is a former linebacker who...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Hire Mike Tice as Offensive Line Coach

The Falcons offensive line will be undoubtedly better in 2014 with the hiring of Mike Tice.(Jonathan Daniel) Owner Arthur Blank said the Atlanta Falcons needed to get tougher. With the hiring of Mike Tice as offensive line coach, the team has taken a step toward the aforementioned toughness. Mike Tice has agreed to terms to become the Falcons’ new offensive line coach #RiseUp—...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Fire Offensive and Defensive Line Coaches

Matt Ryan was sacked a career-high 44 times in 2013. (Kevin C. Cox) After the tumultuous 2013 season, the Atlanta Falcons have announced the firings of offensive line coaches Paul Dunn and Pat Hill, and defensive line coach Ray Hamilton. The Falcons have announced that OL coaches Paul Dunn and Pat Hill and DL coach Ray Hamilton will not return for the 2014 season.— Jay Adams ...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Fans Take Baby-Naming Seriously, Name Newborn Daughter Krimson Tyde

Move over Aaron Rodger, there’s a new sports-themed baby name in town. Following a strange new trend in baby-naming, an Andalusia, Ala., couple welcomed their bundle of joy into the world on Dec. 28 and named her after their favorite sports team — the Alabama Crimson Tide. Krimson Tyde Steele weighed in at seven pounds, five ounces when she made her appearance at Andalusia Regional...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

I want this helmet that Tony Gonzalez is getting on Sunday

This coming Sunday will be the final NFL game for future Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez of the Atlanta Falcons. During halftime, Gonzalez will be presented with this awesome helmet as a public parting gift.Helmet that will be presented to @TonyGonzalez88 at halftime Sunday. #ThankYouTony pic.twitter.com/UmDHBcfIPJ— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) December 27, 2013 The gift is an awesome...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons lose Corey Peters to an Achilles injury

    Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters will not return to tonight’s game against the 49ers after suffering an Achilles injury. INJURY UPDATE: Corey Peters has an achilles injury and will not return. #ATLvsSF — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) December 24, 2013 What a tough blow for Peters and the Falcons.  He’s been one of their best defensive...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Thomas DeCoud Suffers Head Injury

Atlanta safety Thomas DeCoud injured his head in a collision with Packers running back Eddie Lacy on Sunday. SOURCE: Jay Adams, AtlantaFalcons.comFantasy Spin:He won't return. DeCoud contributed two tackles before exiting. Zeke Motta is in at free safety.
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

This Is What Tracy McGrady Wore On NBA TV (Photo)

So, this is what Tracy McGrady is wearing as a guest analyst on NBA TV tonight. That is all. photo via Jay Adams The post This Is What Tracy McGrady Wore On NBA TV (Photo) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Akeem Dent and Sam Baker ruled out vs Jets

The Jet’s will not be at full strength when they take on the Jets on Monday night. Tackle Sam Baker and LB Akeem Dent have been ruled out. Sam Baker and Akeem Dent have been ruled out for Monday's game against the Jets #NYJvsATL — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) October 3, 2013 Along with Dent and Baker the Falcons have a slew of other minor injuries. Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Julio Jones Returns To Practice Thursday

Falcons receiver Julio Jones (knee) returned to practice Thursday in a limited capacity, according to Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com.Fantasy Spin:Jones missed practice Wednesday with a knee injury but he is expected to play Sunday and should be started as a WR1.
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tweets from Falcons 'Friday Night Lights' Event

On Friday night, the Atlanta Falcons held their sixth annual "Kia Motors Friday Night Lights Event' in Gainesville at Bobby Gruhn Field. The revolution was not televised but if you are on twitter then you were able to get a good idea of what happened from those who attended. If you didn't then here you go.... Here's the whole stadium for #fnl13. The...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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