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  • Humphrey Named a Finalist for Pro Football HOF

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Former Falcons defensive end and current Ring of Honor member Claude Humphrey was named a finalist for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Seniors Committee. Along with punter Ray Guy, who was also named a finalists, Humphrey would be part of the 2014 class if selected. Humphrey and Guy [...]

  • Unconventional Path Leads Schraeder to NFL

    1 year, 6 months ago

    The path to the NFL has been carved and formed by those who follow convention. A kid plays youth football and moves on to high school ball, where he turns out to be pretty good. He draws attention from colleges and starts pulling in scholarship offers. He chooses a school, plays there for three or [...]

  • Comfort Not An Option for Antone Smith

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Players come and players go every year in the NFL. Some move on to other teams; some move on to other careers. The life of an NFL player on the fringe is never easy. Every single chance they get to step on the field is an opportunity to either prove themselves or give the coaching [...]

  • Bartkowski Visits College Football HOF Site

    1 year, 6 months ago

    An inductee when the College Football Hall of Fame introduces its new class Aug. 28, former Falcons quarterback and Ring of Honor member Steve Bartkowski took a tour of the construction site Tuesday morning in Atlanta. The nearly 95,000-square-foot facility is currently being built just a stone’s throw from the Georgia Dome on Marietta Street [...]

  • Third Unofficial Depth Chart Stays Consistent

    1 year, 6 months ago

    If you were looking for changes in the Falcons’ third unofficial depth chart of the preseason, there are none to be found. Click here to view the latest depth chart Linebacker Paul Worrilow, who has amassed 17 tackles and a sack in two preseason games, is listed as third string at outside linebacker behind Stephen [...]

  • Spoon Carrying on Lessons Taught by Peterson

    1 year, 6 months ago

    The linebacker vibe feels different this year, and it’s not difficult to see why. For four years, veteran linebacker Mike Peterson was the undisputed leader, mentor and “uncle” of the group of younger linebackers he did his best to raise. Now in 2013, with those young pups, as “Uncle Pete” used to call them, all [...]

  • Friday Falcons Mailbag: Worrilow, Rodgers and CBs

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Starting this week and moving forward through the year, I’ll be taking some of the best questions I’ve received on Twitter and answering them here on Fridays. To submit a question for the Friday Mailbag, follow me on Twitter (@FalconsJAdams) and tweet it to me. Here’s what we’ve got to tackle this week: From @CoffeeBelcher: [...]

  • Best Player Tweets of the Game – at Ravens

    1 year, 6 months ago

    We’ve compiled some of our favorite tweets from before and after Thursday night’s game against Baltimore. [View the story "Falcons Tweets of the Game - at Ravens" on Storify]

  • Gonzalez Making Cartoon Debut on Sunday

    1 year, 6 months ago

    You’ll see him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame one day, but until then — other than on the field, of course — you can catch Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez in the Nickelodeon animated series NFL Rush Zone: Guardians Unleashed. The NFL and Nickelodeon announced the third season of the cartoon last month [...]

  • Jackson, Run Game Heat Up Against Ravens

    1 year, 6 months ago

    The Falcons have shifted in recent years to throwing the ball more, what with Pro Bowl wide receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones, and future Hall-of-Famer Tony Gonzalez in the mix offensively. But, clearly, the pickup of Steven Jackson in the offseason was a significant sign that the Falcons see the run game as important, [...]

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