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Falcons Start New Center Heading To London

None of the 32 teams in the NFL drafted James Stone in May. He was lucky enough to show enough promise that he made the Atlanta Falcons take a long hard look at him. On Sunday, when the team takes on the Detroit Lions in London, Stone will be the starting center as both Joe Hawley and Peter Konz have both gone down with injuries.This according to Jay Adams and the Falcons website...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons put starting center Peter Konz on IR with knee injury

  The Atlanta Falcons placed center Peter Konz on injured reserve with a left knee injury on Monday, dealing their another blow to their battered offensive line. Konz is Atlanta's fourth starting offensive lineman to suffer a season-ending injury. Konz replaced Joe Hawley after Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes suffered season-ending injuries in a loss at Minnesota on Sept...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons lose starting center Peter Konz for season

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have placed center Peter Konz on injured reserve with a left knee injury, dealing their battered offensive line another devastating blow. Konz is Atlanta's fourth starting offensive lineman to suffer a season-ending injury. Konz replaced Joe Hawley after Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes suffered season-ending injuries in a loss at Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons concerned about center Peter Konz’s knee

The Atlanta Falcons are concerned that center Peter Konz suffered a significant knee injury in Sunday’s loss to Baltimore. Already without Joe Hawley, the Falcons would have to turn to undrafted free agent James Stone if Konz is forced to miss time. Results on #Falcons C Peter Konz's (knee) MRI aren't in yet, but feeling is that it's at least a significant sprain,...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Road woes continue

To the avid Falcons fan, there seems to be two professional football teams hailing from Atlanta: One of them possesses a high-octane offense that can put points on the board in bunches and simply out perform their opponents. The other frequently appears to be lacking effort, especially on the defensive side, and plays down to the competition more often than not. Whether or not Falcons...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan is confident in revamped offensive line

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is confident that the team’s revamped offensive line can provide adequate protection. With center Joe Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes out for the season and left guard Justin Blalock battling a back injury, the Falcons will have a revamped line against the New York Giants at 1 p.m. Sunday. Peter Konz will start at center for Hawley. Gabe Carimi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Falcons Recover?

Atlanta is on the road again this week to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Giants. It’s an infamous place to play, as it marks one of the worst moments in the Mike Smith era. As someone who lives in New York and attended that game seeing the Falcons play for the first time ever, I’m still shaking my head from that atrocity. That was over two years ago, as both teams have...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants Preview

The Falcons have to find a way to win outdoors on the road. (Ann Heisenfelt) The Atlanta Falcons haven’t won an outdoors road game since defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-23 on November 25, 2012. That losing streak was extended with last Sunday’s 41-28 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. This Sunday, the Falcons (2-2) go on the road once again to face the New York Giants, a team...
Via In The Neutral Zone
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Plenty of new faces in the Falcons lineup

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) When the Atlanta Falcons returned to practice Wednesday, it looked a bit like training camp. Who's that at center? And right tackle? And left guard? Oh, and is that someone new at strong safety? The Falcons (2-2) are all beat up, coming off a game in which two starters on the offensive line (center Joe Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes) sustained...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Week5, Top 3 NFL Picks

    Season-To-Date: 6-6   Houston Texans at Dallas Cowboys: The battle for Texas bragging rights features a pair of 3-1 teams.  The Cowboys played one of their best games in years against the Saints.  Dallas should avoid a letdown because next week they play at Seattle and could easily be 3-3 if they stumble against the Texans.  Dallas has the offensive line to deal with...
Via Pro Football Draft Network
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons' OL loses C Hawley, RT Holmes for rest of season

  The Atlanta Falcons are facing a dramatic overhaul on their offensive line after announcing Tuesday that injuries have ended the seasons for center Joe Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes. Atlanta's defense also took a big hit as safety William Moore will miss at least eight weeks with a shoulder injury. Hawley (right knee) and Holmes (foot) were placed on injured reserve...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons' OL loses Hawley, Holmes for season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons are facing a dramatic overhaul on their offensive line after announcing Tuesday that injuries have ended the seasons for center Joe Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes. Atlanta's defense also took a big hit as safety William Moore will miss at least eight weeks with a shoulder injury. Hawley (right knee) and Holmes (foot) were placed...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawley, Holmes out for season, Moore out at least seven games

After an injury-plagued, four-win season a year ago, the Atlanta Falcons had hoped to avoid mass injuries among the starters in 2014. Four weeks into the season, those hopes have been shattered. The team announced on Tuesday that center Joe Hawley and offensive tackle Lamar Holmes have been placed on injured reserve, ending their season. Both players were injured in Sunday'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place two Starting Offensive Linemen on IR

Injuries just won’t let the Atlanta Falcons succeed. Fresh off a 2013 campaign that saw them lose multiple starters on both sides of the ball, the Falcons have once again found themselves victim of the injury bug. Starting left tackle Sam Baker was lost for the season with a torn patellar tendon back in August. While that was a huge loss in and of itself, the news today that Atlanta...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Lose Hawley, Holmes for Year; Moore Placed on Short-Term IR

Joe Hawley’s absence will be felt. (Michael Conroy) After losing Sam Baker in preseason, the Atlanta Falcons lose two more starting offensive linemen: center Joe Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes. Mike Smith says Joe Hawley, Lamar Holmes heading for IR. — Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) September 30, 2014 Additionally, William Moore was placed on short-term injured reserve...
Via In The Neutral Zone
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons place two offensive linemen on injured reserve

This loss to the Minnesota Vikings just keeps getting worse and worse for the Atlanta Falcons. Losing the game was bad enough, but now it sounds like a number of key performers are going to be out for an extended period of time. According to the team’s official twitter account, both Joe Hawley and Lamar Holmes have been placed on injured reserve: The Falcons have placed Joe Hawley...
Via cover32 - Falcons
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign OT Cameron Bradfield

  As part of a flurry of roster moves, the Atlanta Falcons signed former Jaguars OT Cameron Bradfield, according to Vaughn McClure. The Falcons placed OT Lamar Holmes, and C Joe Hawley on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday, making it critical to bring in additional bodies on the offensive line. Bradfield, 27, spent three seasons with the Jaguars before being placed on waivers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place C Joe Hawley & OT Lamar Holmes On Season-Ending I.R.

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they have placed starters C Joe Hawley and OT Lamar Holmes on season-ending injured reserve on Tuesday. The Falcons have placed Joe Hawley (knee) and Lamar Holmes (foot) are being placed on IR today. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) September 30, 2014 Recent reports mentioned that Hawley could be done for the season after he suffered a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Falcons, Lions, Patriots, & Steelers

Browns RB Ben Tate returned to practice on Tuesday for first time since he suffered sprained right knee. (Nate Ulrich) Falcons The Falcons are bringing in G/C Leroy Harris for a workout on Tuesday with C Joe Hawley dealing with an injury. (Ian Rapoport) Lions The Lions are promoting RB George Winn to their active roster from the practice squad on Tuesday. (Mike Garafolo...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Falcons' defense shredded in loss to Vikings

The Atlanta Falcons gave up 41 points to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, and that wasn't even one of their biggest problems. Minnesota scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to win by 13, and romped down the field at will on Atlanta's defense, racking up 558 total yards of offense. The Falcons were also brutalized by injuries. Starting safety William Moore, and...
Via Fox Sports South
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons offensive line decimated by injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The already banged-up Atlanta Falcons offensive line has been decimated by injuries against the Minnesota Vikings. The Falcons lost three starting linemen in the first three quarters Sunday, forcing them to play tight end Levin Toilolo at right tackle in the fourth. Left guard Justin Blalock left the game in the second quarter with a back injury, right tackle Lamar...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hard Knocks episode II recap: “Time to make that money”

Life is good for rookie fullback Roosevelt Nix-Jones. He’s impressing coaches by showing good hands and strength, even cracking one of the sleds with a powerful hit. But life in the NFL can change in the blink of an eye, particularly for an undrafted rookie, and Nix-Jones found that out rather unexpectedly. After injuries to safeties Dwight Lowery and Dez Southward, the team was...
Via cover32 - Falcons
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hard Knocks Recap: Episode 2

Cippy: Going into week two, we knew the Falcons had played their first preseason game against OKTC Bachelor nominee Jason Fox and his Miami Dolphins and won late in the fourth. We also knew thanks to all of your lovely emails that earlier in the week Falcons center Joe Hawley, my ex-boyfriend, was ejected from their friendly practice with the Tennessee Titans. We're doing a new...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hard Knocks with the Atlanta Falcons: Episode 2 Recap

Rookie linebacker Prince Shembo looks primed to contribute this season. (John Bazemore) The second episode of Hard Knocks opens with a cut: undrafted rookie fullback Roosevelt Nix-Jones is released from the team. Cuts are probably the worst part of being a coach. Before the joint practice with the Tennessee Titans, Mike Smith warns anyone who fights will be thrown out. We’re then...
Via In The Neutral Zone
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hard Knocks recap: Falcons feisty as training camp begins

For a team coming off a massively disappointing 4-12 campaign in 2013, the opening of training camp for the Atlanta Falcons has featured some feisty moments. In the season premiere of HBO’s Hard Knocks reality show, the Falcons scrapped frequently over the first few days of training camp. After one of many tussles broke out, offensive line coach Mike Tice exclaimed “we’re...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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