Falcons release Beverly

The Falcons cut tight end Eric Beverly today. The move is not seen as unexpected due to the team’s drafting of tight end Martrez Milner a weekend ago and that head coach Bobby Petrino has praised backup Daniel Fells. Beverly originally came to the Falcons in 2004 to take over the left guard position, having split time at that position and center during a six-year NFL career mostly with the Detroit Lions. But an early summer...

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Falcons add 2 more free agents

The Falcons signed two additional undrafted free agents today in Villanova safety Allyn Bacchus and North Carolina tight end Jon Hamlett. Bacchus (6′ 210) was a four-year starter at Villanova. The past two years he had his most productive seasons combining for 221 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions, 9 pass brekaups, 3 fumble recoveries, 3 forced fumbles, and a sack. Hamlett (6’4″ 262) was a two-year...

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2007 Draft Recap: Daren Stone
May02

2007 Draft Recap: Daren Stone

Daren Stone Height: 6-3 Weight: 218 College: Maine Birthday: August 21, 1985 Hometown: Lockport, NY AGILITY TESTS & MEASURABLES 40 Speed: 4.47 20 Yd: 2.54 10 Yd: 1.51 Bench: 15 reps Vertical Jump: 39.5 inches Broad Jump: 11’5″ Short Shuttle: 4.44 3 Cone Drill: 7.13 Arm Length: 34 inches Hand size: 9.75 inches NFL Draft Countdown by Scott WrightStrengths: Has excellent size and a big, solid frame…Outstanding...

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2007 Draft Recap: Jason Snelling
May02

2007 Draft Recap: Jason Snelling

  Jason Snelling Height: 5-11 Weight: 230 College: Virginia Birthday: December 29, 1983 Hometown: Chester, VA AGILITY TESTS & MEASURABLES 40 Speed: 4.79 20 Yd: 2.73 10 Yd: 1.62 Bench: 15 reps Vertical Jump: 30 inches Broad Jump: 9’3″ Short Shuttle: 4.38 3 Cone Drill: 7.06 Arm Length: 32.5 inches Hand size: 9 inches NFL Draft Countdown by Scott WrightStrengths: Strong, powerful and runs hard…Breaks a lot of...

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2007 Draft Recap: Laurent Robinson
May02

2007 Draft Recap: Laurent Robinson

Laurent Robinson Height: 6-2 Weight: 199 College: Illinois State Birthday: May 20, 1985 Hometown: Rockledge, FL AGILITY TESTS & MEASURABLES 40 Speed: 4.38 20 Yd: 2.50 10 Yd: 1.46 Bench: 19 reps Vertical Jump: 39 inches Broad Jump: 10’7″ Short Shuttle: 4.28 3 Cone Drill: 6.83 Arm Length: 32.25 inches Hand size: 9 inches NFL Draft Countdown by Scott WrightStrengths: Good size…Timed speed is more than...

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2007 Draft Recap: Stephen Nicholas
May02

2007 Draft Recap: Stephen Nicholas

Stephen Nicholas Height: 6-1 Weight: 232 College: South Florida Birthday: May 1, 1983 Hometown: Jacksonville, FL AGILITY TESTS & MEASURABLES 40 Speed: 4.64 20 Yd: 2.68 10 Yd: 1.58 Bench: 29 reps Vertical Jump: 33.5 inches Broad Jump: 9’2″ Short Shuttle: 4.45 3 Cone Drill: 7.29 NFL Draft Countdown by Scott WrightStrengths: Good athlete…Adequate timed speed and quickness and has a burst…Real solid...

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Reviewing the Draft

I’m sure the three people that actually read this were waiting impatiently for my draft thoughts. And here they are… Originally, I was sort of blah about the draft. I was rather unimpressed about our second day picks, after a very impressive first day. But after sleeping on it for a bit, I’ve changed my opinion. I’m still not psyched about the second day of the draft, but I’m not bummed. I think the focus...

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Falcons sign 9 more undrafted free agents

The Falcons released the names of nine additional undrafted free agents they signed following this past weekend’s draft. They are: P Gordon Ely-Kelso (Georgia), OT Renardo Foster (Louisville), S Jeramie Johnson (Mississippi State), WR Eric Newman (Louisiana Tech), DE David Patterson (Ohio State), OG Kurt Quarterman (Louisville), OLB Tony Taylor (Georgia), WR Eric Weems (Bethune-Cookman), and LS Ryan West (Tennessee). Ely-Kelso...

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