Falcons place Hester on short-term IR; out until Dec. 6

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have placed wide receiver and return specialist Devin Hester on injured reserve-designated to return with a turf toe injury. Hester will be able to return at Tampa Bay on Dec. 6. Hester, who earned his fourth Pro Bowl berth in 2014, has not played this season because of the injury. He set a NFL record with 20 returns for touchdowns with...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign S Charles Godfrey & TE Tony Moeaki, Cut TE Mickey Shuler

The Atlanta Falcons announced a number of roster moves on Tuesday including the addition of S Charles Godfrey and TE Tony Moeaki. The Falcons released TE Mickey Shuler to make room for their new additions. Moeaki, 26, is a former third-round of the Kansas City Chiefs back in 2010. Since then, he’s dealt with a number of injuries including knee operations and head injuries...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place WR/KR Devin Hester On Short-Term I.R.

The Atlanta Falcons announced Tuesday that they are placing WR/KR Devin Hester on injured reserve with the designation to return. The Falcons also signed S Charles Godfrey and TE Tony Moeaki to contracts, and released TE Mickey Shuler. “We have decided to place Devin on short-term IR,” said Head Coach Dan Quinn. “We have been trying to treat his toe injury the best we...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Power Rankings: How Good is the Falcons Offense?

View image | Click to See Full Power Rankings Article The Falcons have great depth at wide receiver and have one of the best quarterbacks in the league in Matt Ryan, but their offensive line and running game worry me a little bit. Last year they averaged 93.6 yards per game, and with veteran Steven Jackson gone, it’ll be up to rookie Tevin Coleman and the...
Via TopSportsReport
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Capsule

ATLANTA FALCONS (6-10) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Flowery Branch, Georgia. LAST YEAR: Falcons' second straight losing record, following five straight winning seasons, cost coach Mike Smith his job. Team lost four starting offensive linemen to season-ending injuries. Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, expected to be defense's top playmaker, hit IR before season. WR Julio Jones had big year with...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

This sleeping giant will emerge for the Atlanta Falcons in 2015

To say that the Atlanta Falcons have quite a bit of young talent would be a pretty big understatement. It actually may even slip past you that Julio Jones is even just 26 at this point. With that said, Jones is probably the furthest thing from a "sleeping giant." Heading into the 2015 season though, the Falcons have quite a few players who could burst onto the scene the way that...
Via Fox Sports
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Camp Battles — Tight Ends

There is plenty to watch heading into training camp. The most intriguing part of camp is of course the position battles. It’s a whole different ball game once the pads go on later this month. There are a ton of jobs up for grabs this offseason and they will have a major impact on the fantasy season. This article will focus on the tight ends. Atlanta Falcons Jacob Tamme and Tony...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Tight End Fantasy Outlook

Since Tony Gonzalez retired in 2013, the Falcons have had a difficult time filling the void he left at the tight end position. What used to be one of the most productive pieces of the Falcons offense has become a position Atlanta is constantly looking to upgrade. Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is known to go to his tight end a lot if it’s a capable one, the Falcons aren...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC South Off-Season grades: Falcons

Since we are now approaching training camp I figure it’s time I get off my butt and start taking a look into the 2015-16 season. The first thing I want to do is to take a look at all of the teams from the NFC South and I’m going to grade their off-seasons. Now to be clear this isn’t necessarily a grade on the team overall, that will come later when I scout them, its just how...
Via The Saints Nation
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons still lack star power at tight end, but it won't be their undoing

As you probably know by now, the Atlanta Falcons didn't do much of anything to address their need at the tight end position through the 2015 NFL draft. Fortunately, what they did do is add quite a few playmakers on the offensive side of the ball.This includes the likes of running back Tevin Coleman and wide receiver Justin Hardy. Pairing these two up with names like Julio Jones...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons may look for running back on 2nd day of NFL draft

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons may try to address a glaring need at running back in the second and third rounds of the NFL draft. Running back is a priority after 2014 starter Steven Jackson was released and backup Jacquizz Rodgers signed with the Bears. The Falcons may also look for another tight end even after signing veterans Jacob Tamme and Tony Moeaki. The Falcons...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Falcons meet with Miami tight end prospect

If one thing is clear about the Atlanta Falcons in 2015, they are deadly serious about upgrading their pass-rushing prowess. If there’s room for two things, they are also very much interested in adding depth at tight end. So far they have signed Tony Moeaki and Jacob Tamme in free agency, but they’re not done at tight end just yet… AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The...
Via cover32
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Seven-Round Mock Draft 2.0

With a little less than three weeks until the 2015 NFL Draft, teams continue to evaluate the hopefuls. So it's time for another full seven-round Atlanta Falcons mock draft.Much like the last full mock, Matt Miller of Bleacher Report’s player list was used on this given mock. And while not much has changed near the top – the Falcons still address the edge rush and...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Quietly Adds Two Veteran Tight Ends

On Thursday the Atlanta Falcons addressed the tight end position with the signing of veteran free agents Jacob Tamme and Tony Moeaki.While neither signing carries the same feeling that a name like Jordan Cameron or Niles Paul would have, the Falcons have now at the very least have a pair of tight end in Tamme and Moeaki have shown the ability to be a contributor in an NFL offense...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Still Have Questions Despite Recent Additions

Now that the free agency hype has died down and most of the big name players have chosen their respective teams, the Atlanta Falcons have yet to make a splash move to convince outsiders that they are legitimate contenders.While they have filled some holes on the roster, they still need to add more talent if they hope to make the playoffs and challenge the elite teams in the NFC down...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn’s Atlanta Falcons add another former Seattle Seahawks player

New Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn seems intent on bringing a number of players he coached in Seattle down to Atlanta. The team has already signed O’Brien Schofield and Phillip Adams. Today they added a tight end. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately QB Rankings: Ranking the starting signal callers from 1-32 based on star power According...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks and Panthers inactives for playoff game

The Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers have released their inactives for Saturday night’s NFC Divisional Round playoff game. Seahawks Inacties: TE Tony Moeaki, S Jeron Johnson, CB Marcus Burley, OG Lemuel Jeanpierre, OG Keavon Milton, DT Landon Cohen and WR Kevin Norwood. Panthers Inacties: DT Star Lotulelei, CB James Dockery, S Robert Lester, LB A.J. Klein, OT David Foucault...
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina's Brown, Seattle's Moeaki both questionable

SEATTLE (AP) Carolina wide receiver Philly Brown and Seattle tight end Tony Moeaki are both questionable for Saturday's NFC divisional playoff game. Brown was a limited participant in practice on Friday, while Seattle held a walkthrough practice. Brown suffered a shoulder injury. He has started three of the last four games, including last week's wild-card round win over Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s Playoff Time – Seahawks Host Panthers In 2015 Divisional Round

Do The Panthers Pose Any Threat To The Seahawks? After a week of rest, and hopefully some healing of nagging injuries, the Seattle Seahawks are now preparing for their first playoff game of the 2014 NFL Season.  After securing the #1 Seed in the NFC the Seahawks also got home field advantage which means they will host Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers this Saturday. Most analysts...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Center Max Unger set to go for Seahawks in NFC playoffs

  Center Max Unger is expected to start on Saturday when the Seattle Seahawks host Carolina in the NFC divisional playoffs. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Unger was ''good to go'' on Thursday as the Seahawks wrapped up practices for the week. Unger missed the final six games of the regular season with an ankle injury. The Seahawks' lone injury question is tight end Tony Moeaki...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Unger set to go for Seattle; Moeaki a game-time decision

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Center Max Unger is expected to start on Saturday when the Seattle Seahawks host Carolina in the NFC divisional playoffs. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Unger was ''good to go'' on Thursday as the Seahawks wrapped up practices for the week. Unger missed the final six games of the regular season with an ankle injury. The Seahawks' lone injury question is tight...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers Takeaways

Hawks Regain Swagger and Playoff Contention The Seattle Seahawks certainly gave us reason to be thankful this year.  In front of a hostile, holiday crowd in Santa Clara, the Seahawks decided to eat the 49ers for Thanksgiving dinner, then have turkey for dessert. Posting an identical score as the Cardinal game, the Seahawks beat the 49ers 19-3 and quite frankly, it wasn’t even...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Roll Past San Francisco 49ers 19-3

The San Francisco 49ers had no answers for the Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving night. The offense simply couldn’t get anything going, and the defense simply couldn’t do enough to hold back the Seahawks attack, as Seattle stormed past its division rival 19-3. In the first half, the 49ers totaled just 78 yards of offense, and didn’t get past their own 40-yard line until the...
Via BaySportsNet
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks Takeaways

Hawks Come Up Big When It Counts The 2014 Seattle Seahawks certainly have had their ups and downs this season.  Fortunately for them, and Hawk fans across the northwest, the Seahawks chose to have an up, as opposed to a down, when their entire season was on the line against the division leading Arizona Cardinals Sunday. The Seahawks were literally backed into a corner.  A loss...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks shocking surprises, huge letdowns, Bortles’ hot GF, more

We’re almost two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (sad trombone) and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who should be thinking about the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 11! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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