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  • Falcons Will Face Manning in 2012 Season

    2 years, 9 months ago

    In case you’ve been shacking up with an Amazonian tribe for the past year, you may not have caught today’s news that former Colts quarterback Peyton Manning is taking his talents to Mile High to unseat Tim Tebow as the Broncos’ starting signal-caller. Perhaps now is a good time to mention that the Falcons will [...]

  • Tatupu, Manuwai Select Their Jersey Numbers

    2 years, 9 months ago

    The Falcons’ latest additions — guard Vince Manuwai and linebacker Lofa Tatupu — have certainly been busy lately with moving to Atlanta to restart their football careers and a week after they agreed to terms with the Falcons, they have selected their jersey numbers. Manuwai is set to wear No. 65. He wore 67 with [...]

  • Dimitroff Updates Free Agency on Podcast

    2 years, 9 months ago

    Getting inside the mind of Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is not an easy thing to do. A product of Bill Belichick’s New England dynasty, Dimitroff plays his cards close to the vest during the free agency and draft period. While fans are eager to hear anything, even so much as a ridiculous rumor, out [...]

  • Manuwai to Turner: Happy to Block For You

    2 years, 9 months ago

    When the Falcons swooped in from nowhere to snag Vince Manuwai last week, there were much more questions than answers from fans about the veteran guard. The main question revolved around whether or not Manuwai was capable of filling the Falcons’ hole at the right guard position. After 105 starts in the NFL with the [...]

  • Douglas Wants to Retire with the Falcons

    2 years, 9 months ago

    The free agency period was a strange one for wide receiver Harry Douglas, who agreed to terms on a new deal with the Falcons on Tuesday night. There was so much uncertainty, and a whole lot of people around him who were looking for it. His phone would nearly blow up from all the calls, [...]

  • Team Holding to Word During Free Agency

    2 years, 9 months ago

    After a 24-2 loss to the New York Giants in the wild card round of the NFC Playoffs in January, the Falcons’ big three — owner & chairman Arthur Blank, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith — held a season-ending press conference to discuss the organization’s next steps. With the free agency [...]

  • Falcons Will Audition Punt, Kick Returners

    2 years, 9 months ago

    News broke Wednesday morning that Pro Bowl kick and punt returner Eric Weems had agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears on a three-year deal, leaving a hole in the Falcons’ special teams personnel. Weems was a cog on special teams, and not just as a returner. Weems was always near the top of the [...]

  • Jones Loses the Locks

    2 years, 9 months ago

    Amid the beginning of the free agent frenzy Tuesday night, perhaps the biggest news of the evening was glossed over and missed. Wide receiver Julio Jones, partially known for the long, flowing dreadlocks out of the back of his helmet, has parted ways with the hairdo. While everyone was clamoring for free agency information, Jones [...]

  • Mughelli Headed to Hollywood Bootcamp

    2 years, 9 months ago

    Twenty current and former NFL players, including Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli, will take part in the first-ever NFL Pro Hollywood Boot Camp at Universal Studios in Universal City, Calif., in April. The program is being directed by NFL Player Engagement and Film Life Inc., the New York-based film production company, and will cover a wide [...]

  • League Slots Season Opener for Sept. 5

    2 years, 9 months ago

    The NFL season will officially begin on a Wednesday. Yes, a Wednesday. As not to interfere with President Barack Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 6, which is a Thursday, the league decided to move the season kickoff to the day before — Wednesday, Sept. 5. The NFL Kickoff 2012 will feature [...]

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