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  • White Ranked No. 65 in Top 100 Players of ’12

    2 years, 6 months ago

    Perhaps you were just as surprised as Roddy White on Wednesday night when the Falcons wide receiver was ranked as the No. 65 player on the NFL Network’s list of Top 100 Players of 2012. Just a year ago, White was ranked in the top 25 on the list and fell 41 spots during Wednesday [...]

  • Bartkowski Among 17 Joining College HOF

    2 years, 6 months ago

    Former Falcons quarterback Steve Bartkowski has been named to the 2012 class entering the College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. Before Bartkowski became the Falcons’ all-time leading passer from 1975-1983, he quarterbacked the California, leading all Division I quarterbacks in passing yards in 1974 with 182 completions for 2,580 yards. Bartkowski went [...]

  • Another Falcon Named to NFL Network 100

    2 years, 6 months ago

    NFL Network continues its countdown of the Top 100 Players of 2012, and yet another Falcon will be named to the list at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday when the network reveals Nos. 70-61. Again, there’s no word on who that player will be, so you’ll have to watch the show to find out. There [...]

  • Rookies Spend Week in Falcons University

    2 years, 6 months ago

    There were probably more than a few rookies who showed up to Flowery Branch thinking their days of sitting in classrooms, being taught anything but football were over. The Falcons are the first team in the NFL this year to begin their orientation process, and it started Tuesday with the kickoff of what has been [...]

  • Sanders’ TRUTH Tryouts Held This Weekend

    2 years, 6 months ago

    Former Falcons defensive back and Ring of Honor member Deion Sanders is bringing his TRUTH Select Youth Sports to Atlanta, and youth football and cheerleading tryouts will be held this weekend for ages 7-14 for football and ages 5-14 for cheerleading. On Saturday, May 19 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., TRUTH tryouts will be held at [...]

  • Rookie Club Reports For Weekend’s Minicamp

    2 years, 6 months ago

    The 2012 Atlanta Falcons Rookie Club reported to the team’s facility in Flowery Branch on Thursday, a day before the crew hits the field for the first of three practice sessions before Sunday. The rookies took care of a slew of formalities Thursday, including getting fitted for equipment in the Falcons locker room. Check out [...]

  • Falcons Set to Start Rookie Camp This Week

    2 years, 6 months ago

    The Falcons’ Rookie Club will descend on Flowery Branch this weekend for the first of two minicamps the team will hold this offseason. Rookies report to the team’s headquarters Thursday and will practice Friday-Sunday. All practice sessions for rookie minicamp are closed to the public. Below is a list of all the 46 players expected [...]

  • Turner Comes In at No. 88 on NFL Network List

    2 years, 6 months ago

    Running back Michael Turner had another banner year in 2011 for the Falcons, rushing for 1,340 yards and 11 touchdown while shattering franchise records along the way. The performance was good enough to land him at the No. 88 spot on the NFL Network’s list of Top 100 Players of 2012 on Wednesday night as [...]

  • 5Q: Asante Samuel

    2 years, 6 months ago

    So many things have happened in the past week or so that, if you look at the Atlanta Falcons today compared to late April, you may barely recognize the 2012 crew. The man who kick started all last week was cornerback Asante Samuel, whom the Falcons traded for with the Philadelphia Eagles for a pick [...]

  • Falcon To Be Featured Wednesday on Top 100

    2 years, 6 months ago

    NFL Network is counting down the top 100 players of 2012, and at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, May 2, the first Falcons player will be featured in the 81-90 round. There’s no word on who that player will be, so you’ll have to watch the show to find out. There will also be a reaction [...]

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