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  • Takeaways: Proposal for New Rule Changes

    2 years, 8 months ago

    The NFL world has clamored over a couple of bits of news in the past couple of days that have overshadowed anything else going on in the free world. Perhaps in all the noise that occurred Wednesday, you missed the 2012 edition of the Competition Committee’s rule change proposals. If you recall last year, the [...]

  • Ryan Facing Brees in Madden 13 Cover Vote

    2 years, 8 months ago

    Several weeks ago, the campaign began for the Madden 13 cover athlete vote, and among Falcons fans, the announcement was met with much ire and hesitation as Matt Ryan and Julio Jones faced off in the play-in round to see which would represent the Falcons in the tournament this year. Fans concerned with what’s known [...]

  • Falcons Will Face Manning in 2012 Season

    2 years, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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 [...]

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