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  • Falcons Plan to Get Samuel Plenty of Rest

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Asante Samuel is one tough son-of-a-gun. Bothered by a clearly painful shoulder injury the past two games, Samuel has fought through it to make some big plays and set a great example for his younger secondary counterparts with his display of toughness. He came out of the game for a few plays Sunday but returned [...]

  • Short Week Looms for Falcons

    2 years, 3 months ago

    There is no such thing as the 24-hour rule this week. The Falcons will be right back to work before that time is up. Hosting the Saints on Thursday Night Football on NFL Network, the Falcons have a very limited amount of time to get ready for the team that handed them their only loss [...]

  • Spoon, Samuel Held Out Thursday

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Things were looking up for LB Sean Weatherspoon on Wednesday and then took a turn Thursday as he was listed on the Piedmont Healthcare Injury Report as “Did Not Participate” with the same ankle injury that kept him out the past three games plus an illness, which is new to the report. Samuel also did [...]

  • Smith Confident in Injury Outlook This Week

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Head coach Mike Smith said during his weekly day-after press conference that the injury outlook this week looks much better than it has in past weeks, even after Julio Jones, Asante Samuel and Peria Jerry all went out with injuries during Sunday’s win over the Cardinals. Peria Jerry left the game with a thigh injury [...]

  • Samuel Sidelined with Shoulder, Returns in Fourth

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Asante Samuel left Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury in the first half and hasn’t yet returned. Samuel made a big pass breakup in the second quarter, but came up holding his right shoulder. He left the field and was taken to the locker room. He didn’t return to the sideline until after halftime. His [...]

  • Samuel Ignores Attention, Or Lack of It

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Falcons fans across the country have asked the same question over and over: Where’s the love, man? The national media is coming around slowly but surely, but Falcons fans are feeling a bit jilted by the weekly snub. The Falcons in the locker room, however, aren’t too concerned. Even if there was a slew of [...]

  • Samuel Holds Court, Looks Forward to Philly Trip

    2 years, 4 months ago

    “Hello! Hello!” Asante Samuel wasn’t even in the locker room yet when the media swarmed around his locker. As soon as he came in, he knew what was coming. “I can run but I can’t hide, huh?” he said as he approached his surrounded locker. As he positioned himself in front of the throng of [...]

  • Samuel Provides Photo of the Day

    2 years, 4 months ago

    Asante Samuel tweeted this pic earlier today. It doesn’t require any commentary on my part. Just take it all in.

  • Monday Linkage: Oct. 22

    2 years, 4 months ago

    “Oh, you want swagger? I got swagger. Hello!” It’s a brand new week and the Falcons are back to work after the bye. Enjoy the following links for your reading pleasure: This just in: Asante Samuel has brought swagger to the Falcons. I kid, I kid. It’s been one of the biggest storylines of the [...]

  • Smith Updates Status of Several Players

    2 years, 4 months ago

    DT Corey Peters could be heading back to the field soon Head coach Mike Smith updated the status of several key players during his Monday news conference and the outlook is largely positive: Smith said Asante Samuel was not injured on his 79-yard interception return for a touchdown in Sunday’s win over Oakland. Smith said [...]

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