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  • Six Falcons Questionable for Sunday vs. Rams

    1 year, 2 months ago

    The injury report was long all week and with game statuses rolling in Friday, the outlook for Sunday’s starters looks, well, questionable. Six players — WR Roddy White, WR Julio Jones, CB Asante Samuel, DT Jonathan Babineaux, OT Sam Baker and LB Sean Weatherspoon — are listed as questionable for the Falcons heading into Sunday’s [...]

  • Dent: Five Things to Know About My Teammates

    1 year, 2 months ago

    This week, we wade into D-Block to find out a little bit more about Akeem Dent’s teammates straight from him. Here’s what he had to say in his own words: “Thomas DeCoud is probably one of the most animated people that I know, and he has probably the most shoes that I know about. Ever.” [...]

  • Jones Upgraded to Limited on Thursday

    1 year, 2 months ago

    The talk surrounding the lengthy injury report the Falcons gave Wednesday shifted from one wide receiver — Roddy White, who is nursing an ankle injury — to another — Julio Jones, who suddenly appeared with a knee injury. Jones did not practice Wednesday, which caused concern for fans, but Thursday, the wideout was upgraded to [...]

  • Banks: Five Things About My Teammates

    1 year, 3 months ago

    Each of the past three weeks, I’ve tried to bring you something fresh and new as I’ve asked select players to tell me five things that they think you, the fans, should know about their teammates. Last week, we featured Corey Peters’ four things you should know about his teammates — because Corey and I [...]

  • Blalock: Five Things To Know About My Teammates

    1 year, 3 months ago

    In two weeks of doing this feature, I think I’ve learned more about the personal lives of the Falcons than I have in my previous three years in my current job. Offensive linemen are always some of the most interesting people to talk to, especially left guard Justin Blalock. So, I pulled Blalock aside earlier [...]

  • Pro Bowl Safeties Keeping Eye on Backup Spots

    1 year, 3 months ago

    Every day and in every position, there’s some kind of battle going on during Russell Athletic Training Camp. With a few exceptions, most of the 90 players currently on the roster have a test to face each time they step on the field for practice or a preseason game. Thomas DeCoud and William Moore are [...]

  • DeCoud: Five Things to Know About My Teammates

    1 year, 3 months ago

    The Falcons are set to take the field for their first of four preseason games as the team gears up for its season opener at New Orleans on Sept 8. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun, right? I caught up with Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud earlier this week to find out [...]

  • Falcons Countdown to Camp: DBs

    1 year, 4 months ago

    Russell Athletic Atlanta Falcons Training Camp is around the corner, beginning July 25, and AtlantaFalcons.com will take you through some of the need-to-know information for all position groups, including additions, departures and key battles. CORNERBACKS There were several key departures at this position and it perhaps has the most question marks on the defensive side [...]

  • Safety Ishmael Looking Like a Tackling Machine

    1 year, 6 months ago

    There’s nothing that’s easy about selecting players in the NFL Draft. Sure, the first round offers a great crop of talent, but even that’s a challenging task for an NFL general manager and his scouting staff. The real art of drafting, however, occurs in the later rounds, when finding that elusive diamond in the rough [...]

  • Trufant Pick Shows Falcons Value Leadership

    1 year, 7 months ago

    For weeks and weeks and weeks, draft experts fall all over each other to project first-round picks in their mock drafts leading up to the end of April. For each general manager in the league, however, there are little tipoffs that will tell you the different things they value in a potential pick. After five [...]

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