Atlanta Falcons
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 8:36 AM - Permalink
Don't be surprised if Auburn tackle Greg Robinson's name surfaces in relation to workouts or visits conducted by the Atlanta Falcons over the next week or so.The Falcons definitely could target an offensive tackle if they keep the sixth overall pick in the upcoming NFL draft. And...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:30 PM - Permalink
The Falcons waived defensive back Saeed Lee and tight end Adam Nissley on Tuesday, the club said. Lee and Nissley spent the 2013 season on injured reserve. The 23-year-old Lee signed with the Falcons last May after going undrafted out of Alabama State. He reportedly suffered a leg injury in...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:55 PM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons waived cornerback Saeed Lee and tight end Adam Nissley on Tuesday. Neither player was a significant contributor.Lee (5-11, 160) signed with the Falcons last May after participating in the team's rookie minicamp. He played collegiately at Alabama State.Nissley (6-6, 267) was...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:57 PM - Permalink
It’s been for some time that I’ve held the belief that NFL teams are foolish to use draft picks on fullbacks. That’s largely because it’s a dying position in the NFL and teams are better served trying to draft a player that has a much greater chance of adding value to the...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:51 PM - Permalink
As first reported eleven days ago, the Atlanta Falcons will be conducting their local pro day today at the team’s facilities in Flowery Branch, Georgia. The local pro day is there for players with connections to nearby high schools and colleges to get a look from a nearby NFL team. It...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:18 PM - Permalink
Two-day visit...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Permalink
A familiar name popped up among the top-paid sports figures in the world, as computed by ESPN The Magazine.Yes, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan stands tied for ninth on the list with earnings of $30 million in 2013. Ryan is right alongside Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco ($30 million)...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:22 AM - Permalink
Texas A&M offensive tackle meets with NFC South club...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:52 AM - Permalink
For a guy who’ll be a sure first-rounder, with NFL pedigree, Jake Matthews has gotten less attention than Texas A&M teammates Johnny Manziel and Mike Evans. But he’s getting plenty of attention from teams picking in the top 10. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Matthews...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:59 AM - Permalink
East Carolina tight end auditioning for NFC South club...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
The possibility still exists for the Atlanta Falcons to trade up or down in this year's NFL draft, as general manager Thomas Dimitroff has reiterated throughout the offseason.But if the Falcons keep the sixth overall pick, they should find an impact player. The last time they owned the No. 6...
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Monday, April 14, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Permalink
Eventually, the Atlanta Falcons will have to addresss their depth at linebacker, considering how injuries affected the position throughout the 2013 season.The Falcons seem destined to draft a linebacker or two with 10 picks in this year's draft. The question is, how high will they be willing to...
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Monday, April 14, 2014 at 2:41 PM - Permalink
Anthony Barr hasn’t been playing linebacker very long, but his work at the position has still caught the eye of NFL scouts. Barr’s abilities off the edge led to 41.5 tackles for loss and 24.5 sacks at UCLA over the last two seasons and many expect him to be a first-round pick in a...
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Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:11 AM - Permalink
The Falcons came into the offseason with the plan to improve on both the offensive line and the defensive front seven, something that is expected to continue in the draft. With the sixth overall pick, the Falcons will be in good position to add help at one spot or the other although the likelihood...
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Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons continue to do extensive homework on pass-rushers with the NFL draft less than a month away.Of course, South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney and Buffalo's Khalil Mack lead the group, and the Falcons are likely to host both players for visits soon. But if the draft unfolds as...
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Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
To trade up for Clowney or not to, that is the question...
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Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:36 PM - Permalink
A group of key Falcons decision makers reportedly took a closer look at a pair of Towson University products. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS, head coach Mike Smith, G.M. Thomas Dimitroff and assistant G.M. Scott Pioli were among team officials attending an on-campus workout for Towson running...
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Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 4:39 PM - Permalink
State officials are prepared to spend more than $30 million to buy land and build parking for the new Atlanta Falcons stadium, despite balking last year at state involvement in…Click to Continue »...
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Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 10:27 AM - Permalink
One of the big stories of the week came when Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank appeared on 680 the Fan on Tuesday morning and spoke candidly about how he perceived the team lacking toughness. Blank highlighted the hit that New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro put on Falcons quarterback Matt...
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Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 4:59 PM - Permalink
Todd Martin has been to Columbus three times in the past, twice for the annual Celebrity Classic, and he and the tennis pros from Peter Burwash, International (PBI) worked with…Click to Continue »...
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Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 11:06 AM - Permalink
This past week was a busy one for the Atlanta Falcons as they attended some of the last few pro days of the year as well as conducted private workouts with several 2014 NFL Draft prospects. Let’s get to the pro days first… All 32 NFL teams attended LSU’s pro day this past...
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Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 10:04 AM - Permalink
LSU fullback making the rounds...
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Friday, April 11, 2014 at 2:29 PM - Permalink
Matt Ryan refused to criticize his teammates for not coming to his defense in last year's season opener, but the Atlanta Falcons quarterback understands why the incident annoyed team owner Arthur Blank...
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Friday, April 11, 2014 at 1:33 PM - Permalink
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan doesn’t necessarily agree with owner Arthur Blank that the team showed a lack of toughness by not sticking up for Ryan last year after he took a cheap shot from Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro. But Ryan was glad to hear Blank’s comments anyway. Ryan said on 680...
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Friday, April 11, 2014 at 12:39 PM - Permalink
A club in need of offensive line help selecting early in May’s draft will reportedly host one of the top offensive tackle prospects on a visit. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, the Falcons will meet with Texas A&M tackle Jake Matthews during the week of April 21. The son of Hall...
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