Atlanta Falcons
Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 12th-ranked player: defensive tackle Corey Peters. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 68/100 Last year’s rank: 14 Player...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 3:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 13th-ranked player: offensive tackle Sam Baker. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 67/100 Last year’s rank: 15 Player Grade: 62/100...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 14th-ranked player: offensive tackle Jake Matthews. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 65/100 Last year’s rank: N/A Player...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 15th-ranked player: safety Dwight Lowery. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 64/100 Last year’s rank: N/A Player Grade: 57/100 Teams...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons are undergoing a revamp of their defensive fronts this year, and it will begin with the defensive end position. Under defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, the Falcons have employed a multiple defense, which means it is not strictly a 4-3, nor is it a 3-4 scheme. It’s a hybrid...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Once again recapping the highlights that was the past week of the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta Falcons.com’s Reid Ferrin writes about five things one needs to know about the Falcons upcoming appearance on HBO’s documentary series, Hard Knocks. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter in his...
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Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 5:36 PM - Permalink
Here are PFT’s 2014 preseason power rankings as of Saturday. The top team will be unveiled on Tuesday, July 22. Click on the team name for an in-depth preview entering training camp: 7. Baltimore Ravens. (AFC rank: 3.) 8. Indianapolis Colts. (AFC rank: 4.) 9. Cincinnati Bengals. (AFC rank:...
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Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 4:30 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 16th-ranked player: kicker Matt Bryant. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 61/100 Last year’s rank: 11 Player Grade: 60/100 Teams he...
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Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 17th-ranked player: center Joe Hawley. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 60/100 Last year’s rank: 26 Player Grade: 53/100 Teams he...
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Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 18th-ranked player: linebacker Paul Worrilow. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 60/100 Last year’s rank: N/A Player Grade: 56/100...
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Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 19th-ranked player: running back Steven Jackson. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 59/100 Last year’s rank: 13 Player Grade: 59/100...
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Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 10:30 AM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons finally stabilized the interior of the offensive line this offseason by signing Kansas City guard Jon Asamoah to handle right guard duties. Since the team allowed Harvey Dahl to depart via free agency three seasons ago, there has been a revolving door of one poor player after...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 5:56 PM - Permalink
Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few - if any- safeguards as recently as 2012. ''On flights home, the routine was the same everywhere,'' said Brett Romberg, who played center in...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 20th-ranked player: cornerback Robert Alford. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 56/100 Last year’s rank: 24 Player Grade: 50/100...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 21st-ranked player: defensive end Osi Umenyiora. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 54/100 Last year’s rank: 8 Player Grade: 57/100...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Permalink
The major questions surrounding the Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle position center on their pair of starters: left tackle Sam Baker and right tackle Jake Matthews. Those questions mainly are whether Baker can rebound after a 2013 season depleted by injuries and poor play, and whether Matthews can...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM - Permalink
Examining the Atlanta Falcons' roster:QUARTERBACKS (2)Matt RyanT.J. YatesThe Falcons are counting on Ryan to play like an elite quarterback with a full complement of receivers and better protection. They feel like they upgraded the backup quarterback position by trading for Yates, the former...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 22nd-ranked player: outside linebacker Kroy Biermann. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 53/100 Last year’s rank: 19 Player...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 8:28 AM - Permalink
One NFL personnel man said he was concerned with Jake Matthews' strength prior to the draft. At least one team that drafted in the top 10 this year ranked Zack Martin -- the 16th overall pick of the Dallas Cowboys -- ahead of the Atlanta Falcons' rookie right tackle due to concerns over...
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Friday, July 18, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 23rd-ranked player: defensive end Tyson Jackson. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 52/100 Last year’s rank: N/A Player Grade: 58/100...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 3:57 PM - Permalink
On Friday, we’ll start counting down the top 10 teams in PFT’s preseason power rankings. In all, five NFC teams and five AFC clubs have landed in the final 10. To recap, here’s how we’ve ranked the clubs thus far, with a link to our team-by-team previews. Each club’s...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 3:30 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 24th-ranked player: wide receiver Harry Douglas. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 52/100 Last year’s rank: 31 Player Grade: 54/100...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM - Permalink
I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 25th-ranked player: defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 52/100 Last year’s rank: 33 Player...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 12:29 PM - Permalink
At a time when rosters are swollen to 90 and 32 teams are about to go to camp, the key for unsigned veterans is getting in somewhere. Former Falcons offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds has done just that, signing with the Lions today, according to his agent. The Falcons released Reynolds in...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM - Permalink
For five seasons the Atlanta Falcons’ tight end position was one of the league’s best due to the presence of Tony Gonzalez, but now entering 2014 could have possibly morphed into one of the league’s weakest units. There are unanswered questions heading into training camp at this...
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