Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta Falcons’

Falcons, DE Abraham agree on three-year deal

Free-agent DE John Abraham has agreed to terms on three-year deal to stay with the Falcons, a league source said Friday.

Saints showing interest in LB Lofton

The Saints are showing interest in former Falcons LB Curtis Lofton, according to league sources.

Tatupu agrees to deal with Falcons; Lofton on way out?

Ex-Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu has agreed to terms with the Falcons and there’s a very good chance he will replace Curtis Lofton, league sources said Saturday.

Ex-Seahawks LB Tatupu looked good in Falcons workout

Ex-Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu worked out for Falcons on Friday and looked good, according to a league source.

Hill works out in front of three NFL coaches at Ga. Tech pro day

Stephen Hill continued his meteoric rise up the draft boards with a fantastic workout at Georgia Tech’s pro day Thursday.

Three and out: Don’t overvalue Tebow

The Broncos are in the market for a veteran quarterback, which means Tim Tebow could be fighting for his starting spot next season.

Falcons, DE Biermann agree to deal for three years, up to $12M

The Falcons agreed on a deal with DE Kroy Biermann Wednesday. The team did not announce terms of the deal, but a league source said it is for three years and worth approximately $9 million, with a maximum value of about $12 million.

Dimitroff: Falcons don’t regret trading up for WR Jones

This is a big offseason for Thomas Dimitroff. With 18 unrestricted free agents to contend with and no picks in the first round of the upcoming draft, the Falcons general manager has his work cut out for him.

Falcons ready to discuss extension with Ryan

The Falcons plan to explore a contract extension with QB Matt Ryan in the coming weeks, a team source said Saturday.

Lions willing to deal CB Smith

The Lions are willing to move cornerback Alphonso Smith and have shopped him to at least one team, a league source said Saturday.

Smith: Falcons will stay ‘very aggressive’ on fourth-and-short

Fourth-and-short is a slippery slope for an NFL coach, something the Falcons’ Mike Smith knows all too well. He was 0-for-3 in critical fourth-and-short situations last season, including two failed QB sneaks in Atlanta’s playoff loss to the Giants.

Three and out: Turner could see reduced role in 2012

With a new offensive coordinator in Atlanta, Michael Turner could begin to see fewer touches as Jacquizz Rodgers starts to become more integrated into the passing game.

Three and out: Bills going backfield committee

Fred Jackson was one of the top backs in fantasy football last season. But with the emergence of C.J. Spiller, it looks like a backfield-by-committee looms in Buffalo.

Tale of the Tape: QBs the focus in New York, Houston

When you compare the Texans–Bengals and Giants-Falcons games, they are very much the opposite of one another. Any way you look at it, both add up to great matchups for Wild Card weekend.

Playbook: First down D key for Giants vs. Falcons

They are division winners, a playoff host and one of 12 contenders for the Lombardi Trophy. But to move forward in these playoffs, the Giants have to step up their game. Against Matt Ryan, Michael Turner and the Atlanta Falcons (10-6), the Giants defense will most certainly have to do better – and it all starts on first down versus the run.

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