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WR Nick Williams Among Inactives for Falcons

Wide Receiver Nick Williams is inactive for today's game against the Indianapolis Colts with fellow wideout Leonard Hankerson returning from injury.  Cornerback Robert Alford is also returning from injury today meaning his backup Phillip Adams is inactive.  Safety Robenson Therezie was pronounced out for today's game earlier this week due to a hamstring injury...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Inactives Versus 49ers

The Falcons announced their inactives for today's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Atlanta will be without three starting defenders: cornerback Robert Alford (groin), safety William Moore (groin), and linebacker Justin Durant (calf). However, rookie pass rusher Vic Beasley (foot) and cornerback Desmond Trufant (back) are active today.  On offense, wide receiver Leonard...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Inactives Against Buccaneers

The Atlanta Falcons announced their inactives for today's game against their NFC South rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  As Dan Quinn announced earlier this week, safety William Moore (groin) and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) will be held out of today's game. The injuries to Moore and Hankerson mean that safety Kemal Ishmael and rookie receiver Justin Hardy...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hardy appears headed toward long-awaited debut for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons rookie Justin Hardy is trying to treat this like just another week even as it appears the long wait for his NFL debut likely will end Sunday against Tampa Bay. The Falcons (6-1) held out wide receivers Leonard Hankerson and Nick Williams with hamstring injuries on Thursday. Hankerson missed his second straight day, and Williams was downgraded...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn praises former UDFA WR Nick Williams

When Dan Quinn took over for the Atlanta Falcons, it was obvious that new players would step up and carve out roles for themselves. One of those players? Former undrafted free agent wide receiver Nick Williams.While Williams is only 24 currently, he's getting strong reviews from coaches, specifically head coach Dan Quinn, according to Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com.“I think...
Via Fox Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WR looks like Falcons' deepest position heading into season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Like all NFL teams, the Atlanta Falcons have some worrisome positions. Receiver isn't one of them. Julio Jones and Roddy White are the primary targets, of course, but there's plenty of depth behind them. Leonard Hankerson has fully recovered from a 2013 knee injury that limited him to one game last season, giving the Falcons a reliable third receiver. Fourth...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Adding Players, Preparing For Fre Agency

The Atlanta Falcons are already making moves to improve their roster, given the fact that the Scouting Combine is in the rear view mirror and free agency is less than a month away.March 10th to be exact.According to Jay Adams and the team website, the Falcons today announced that they have signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions. The...
Via Football Nation
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Monday 11/24

Buccaneers Buccaneers placed FB Jorvorskie Lane on season-ending injured reserve. Chiefs Chiefs placed S Eric Berry on the non-football injury list. (NFLTR) Chiefs signed DL Nick Williams off of the Steelers’ practice squad. (NFLTR) Chiefs signed LB Ja’Gared Davis to their practice squad. Chiefs placed LB Darin Drakeford on their practice squad injured list. Cowboys...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Try Out WR Nick Williams

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Falcons brought in WR Nick Williams for a tryout this week. Atlanta is dealing with a few injuries at receive including WR Harry Douglas (foot) and WR Devin Hester (hamstring). However, it seems more likely that they would sign either WR Ryan Spadola or WR Bernard Reedy in the event that they wanted to add another receiver...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Promote Akeem Davis; Cut Nick Williams, Richard Crawford From Practice Squad

Redskins Promote Akeem Davis; Cut Nick Williams, Richard Crawford From Practice Squad The Washington Redskins made some roster moves on Tuesday. After placing defensive tackle Barry Cofield on the short-term injured reserve list, the Redskins promoted safety Akeem Davis from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. Davis was originally on the 53 roster but [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins promote safety Akeem Davis to 53-man roster

The Washington Redskins promoted safety Akeem Davis from the practice squad to the 53-man roster in a corresponding move to the team placing defensive tackle Barry Cofield on the short-term injured reserved. Davis initially made the 53-man roster following final cuts, but was released and signed to the practice squad, as the Redskins claimed safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers from...
Via KCM Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins release WR Nick Williams from practice squad; work out tight ends

The Washington Redskins have released wide receiver Nick Williams from their practice, according to multiple reports. Two sources tell @ESPNRadio980 that WR Nick Williams has been released from the #Redskins practice squad. Skins looking for bigger WR's. — Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) September 9, 2014 Williams appeared in five games last season after being promoted from the...
Via KCM Sports
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins sign eight to practice squad

The Washington Redskins announced they have signed eight players to their practice squad, as of Sunday. TE Ted Bolser CB Richard Crawford CB Chase Minnifield OL Tevita Stevens S Phillip Thomas NT Robert Thomas RB Chris Thompson WR Nick Williams The Redskins are expected to add safety Akeem Davis, if he clears waivers, after the team waived him on Sunday to make room on their 53-man...
Via KCM Sports
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins set final roster, Lache Seastrunk, Nick Williams surprise waiver casualties

The Washington Redskins completed their personnel moves to bring the roster down to 53 men. This list is a cut & paste from Redskins.com. The team waived the following players: K Zach Hocker OL Maurice Hurt CB Chase Minnifield RB Evan Royster RB Lache Seastrunk S Phillip Thomas RB Chris Thompson WR Nick Williams In other related roster moves, the Redskins: Released LB Everette...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins 2014 Position Preview: Wide Receiver

Today we continue our series on previewing the 2014 Washington Redskins in the days before they head into training camp on July 24. We will preview every position on the offense and defense, as well as the special teams and the coaching staff. We have already completed quarterback and running back positions. Today, we continue with the wide receivers. You can find all the position...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Position Preview: Wide Receiver

Today we continue our series on previewing the 2014 Washington Redskins in the days before they head into training camp on July 24. We will preview every position on the offense and defense, as well as the special teams and the coaching staff. We have already completed quarterback and running back positions. Today, we continue with the wide receivers. You can find all the position...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Top 5 “must-watch” roster battles

Fourth and Fifth WR Spots vs. Ryan Grant vs. Aldrick Robinson vs. Leonard Hankerson vs. David Gettis vs. Nick Williams Normally an active roster holds six wide receivers. Barring any setbacks, Pierre Garçon, DeSean Jackson and Andre Roberts will start in the Redskins’ season opener against the Houston Texans. Upon reviewing each wideout’s contract details, Santana Moss, Leonard...
Via cover32 - Redskins
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFC East Preview: Offensive Firepower

No division in football has been under a consistent microscope quite like the NFC East over the past decade. Once considered the most competitive division in football, the NFC East is equipped with an arsenal of both young studs and aging veterans ready to finally make a splash in the playoff pool. Let’s take a look at the play makers of each offense side by side, seeing who will...
Via TopSportsReport
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NFC East Preview: Offensive Firepower

No division in football has been under a consistent microscope quite like the NFC East over the past decade. Once considered the most competitive division in football, the NFC East is equipped with an arsenal of both young studs and aging veterans ready to finally make a splash in the playoff pool. Let’s take a look at the play makers of each offense side by side, seeing who will...
Via TopSportsReport
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – DE Nick Williams

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in 2013 due to a variety of circumstances...
Via Steelers Depot
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Post-Season Analysis Of The 2013 Steelers Draft Picks

By Jeremy Hritz The season is over, and it’s time to reflect on the performance of individual Steelers and their contributions to the team in 2013. Below is an analysis of the performance of the 2013 Steelers draft picks, in addition to a forecast of what type of contribution they can make in their second year. 1. Jarvis Jones, OLB (24 years old) Combined Total Assists Sack...
Via Steelers Depot
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Players and fans react to Shanahan’s firing via Twitter

Like you may have expected, news feeds lit up as news of Mike Shanahan’s firing hit the Twitterverse. Players and fans alike took to the 140 character app to express their approval and discontent with Shanny’s termination. Here’s how it went down via Twitter: Disappointed we couldn't win for coach Shanahan. Loved playing for him and have the upmost respect for him. — Reed...
Via cover32 - Redskins
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

DC Pro Sports Stock Report (11/20)

The Washington Redskins, Washington Capitals, and Washington Wizards are all in season and that means games played.  Our Stock Report looks at players who are UP and players who are DOWN based on the past week.  Here is the report from last week.   The following Stock Up and Stock down are based on the last seven days. STOCK UP Redskins: RB Alfred Morris:  Why?  Because he produces...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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