Ex-Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu worked out for Falcons on Friday and looked good, according to a league source.
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Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Georgia Tech, Leslie Frazier, Lovie Smith, Mike Smith, Minnesota Vikings, Stephen Hill
Stephen Hill continued his meteoric rise up the draft boards with a fantastic workout at Georgia Tech’s pro day Thursday.
Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Atlanta Falcons, Chad Henne, Denver Broncos, Jacquizz Rodgers, Jason Snelling, Mario Manningham, Marques Colston, Michael Turner, Peyton Manning, Reggie Wayne, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz, Vincent Jackson
The Broncos are in the market for a veteran quarterback, which means Tim Tebow could be fighting for his starting spot next season.
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.
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.
The Falcons plan to explore a contract extension with QB Matt Ryan in the coming weeks, a team source said Saturday.
Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, Alphonso Smith, Atlanta Falcons, Brent Grimes, Dan Gronkowski, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Jason La Canfora, Thomas Dimitroff
The Lions are willing to move cornerback Alphonso Smith and have shopped him to at least one team, a league source said Saturday.
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.
Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Atlanta Falcons, Jacquizz Rodgers, Mark Sanchez, Michael Turner, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Santonio Holmes, Tom Brady, Wes Welker
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Wild Card Weekend, AFC Wild Card Games, Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFC Wild Card Games, Pittsburgh Steelers
With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend.
The Cowboys-Giants battle for the NFC East title will be shown in prime time next Sunday, the NFL announced.
Heading into their second matchup with the Saints this season, the Falcons will look to duplicate their last performance – minus one fourth-down failure.