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  • McClure to Retire After 14 Seasons

    1 year, 11 months ago

    After 14 seasons, the longest tenured Falcon is calling it a career. Center Todd McClure tweeted Wednesday that he will retire as a Falcon and that more will come at a press conference that will be scheduled after the NFL’s owners meetings, which takes place next week. McClure, a seventh round draft pick by the [...]

  • White: We Need Tony To Get to the Super Bowl

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Roddy White was enjoying his first day of a life-changing experience in Africa when he received a text message. His phone showed that Tony Gonzalez had sent him the message, which read, “Let’s go get us one.” Right then, White knew that Gonzalez had decided to return for another season. “I’m happy. He’s an integral [...]

  • Ravens’ Lewis Understands Gonzalez’s Return

    1 year, 11 months ago

    As the Baltimore Ravens were set to begin what would become their march to the franchise’s second Super Bowl title, linebacker and emotional leader of the team Ray Lewis announced that this run would be the last of his career, regardless of the outcome. Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez didn’t quite say the same, as [...]

  • Smith Lends Insight into Gonzalez’s Decision

    1 year, 11 months ago

    With the percentage of return dwindling eventually down to just 3, there wasn’t a whole lot of hope that tight end Tony Gonzalez would return to the Falcons for one more ride after coming up just short of the Super Bowl in 2012. Smith — a positive person by nature — wouldn’t allow the 97 [...]

  • Twitter Reacts to Tony Gonzalez’s Return

    1 year, 11 months ago

    News that Tony Gonzalez would return to the Falcons for another season spread like crazy around the Web. Below is a sampling of players and fans reacting to news that Gonzalez is coming back. .s-element-share-label { overflow: hidden; float: left; } .s-element { position: relative; padding: 15px 10px; text-align: center; } .s-element .fb_edge_comment_widget { display: [...]

  • Mock Monitor 6.0

    1 year, 11 months ago

    With the free agency period set to kick off today, and plenty of teams making moves beforehand, you could see this week’s Mock Monitor get turned on its head rather quickly. Still, we’ll take a look at who the mock drafts around the Web have the Falcons taking with the No. 30 overall pick. This [...]

  • White Joining NFL Stars to Provide Help in Africa

    1 year, 11 months ago

    A year ago, NFL wide receivers Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin journeyed to Africa to help international relief and development organization Oxfam America improve access to livelihoods, increase income and ensure food security on the continent. Their three-day trip this year will include Falcons wide receiver Roddy White. “I’m looking forward to my second trip [...]

  • Teams Can Contact Free Agents This Weekend

    1 year, 11 months ago

    The free agency period — that is, the time teams can begin officially signing players whose contracts have expired with other teams — gets started Tuesday, March 12, but beginning at midnight Saturday, teams can enter into negotiations with players who will become unrestricted free agents. It’s a new negotiating period that the league has [...]

  • Mock Monitor 5.0

    1 year, 11 months ago

    UCLA DE Datone Jones makes his Mock Monitor debut — along with other new players, positions and even scenarios If you were looking for more clarity in the first post-Combine Mock Monitor, I apologize for being the bearer of bad news. Not only is there less clarity than the week before the Combine, there are [...]

  • Ewing, Cone Tackle Issue of Bullying

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Falcons wide receiver Kevin Cone and fullback Bradie Ewing are spending their offseason trying to make a difference in a lot of ways. The two community-minded players recently tackled the issue of bullying at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, Ga., speaking to 290 freshman during an assembly. The freshman-only event targeted youth early in [...]

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