Falcons re-sign Redman

Steve Wyche of the AJC reports that the Falcons have re-signed free agent passer Chris Redman. Wyche cites Redman’s agent Joby Branion, as the source of this news. Redman signed a two-year contract. Redman started the final 4 games of the season for the Falcons. In 7 total appearances, he completed 59.7% of his 149 pass attempts for 1079 yards, 10 touchdowns, and a passer rating of 90.4. Redman joined the Falcons last spring...

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Gay may visit Falcons

Yahoo! Sports is reporting that New England Patriots cornerback Randall Gay is drawing interest from several teams and may visit many of them. The Falcons are among a list that includes the Saints, Seahawks, Bucs, Lions, and Chiefs. According to the report, Gay may visit three of those teams, and is scheduled to meet with the Saints tomorrow. Gay was originally an undrafted free agent for the Patriots in 2004 out of LSU, but has...

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Falcons extend tenders to Boley and Davis

The AJC reports that the Falcons are expected to extend tender offers to linebacker Michael Boley and defensive end Chauncey Davis. Both players are restricted free agents. According to the report, Boley will receive a first round tender, which will give him a one-year salary of $2.017 million. Davis will receive a fourth round tender, with a one-year deal worth $927,000. Restricted free agents are allowed to negotiate contracts with...

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Falcons among Stroud suitors

Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that the Falcons are interested in Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Marcus Stroud. Stroud was given permission by the Jaguars earlier this week to seek a trade, but is not a free agent. Marvez reports that Stroud will be visiting the Buffalo Bills. Stroud, a first round pick for the Jaguars in 2001, has three more years left on his contract with base salaries totalling $16.5 million. But due to...

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Falcons contact 2 free agents

John Clayton of ESPN.com reports that the Falcons have contacted two free agents in kicker Josh Brown (Seattle Seahawks) and running back Michael Turner (San Diego Chargers). According to Clayton, the Falcons hoped to lure Turner into Atlanta for a Friday visit. No word on if or when Brown could visit. In five years in the NFL, Brown has made exactly 80% of his 145 carer field goals. He’s considered one of the premier kickers...

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Williams to visit 3 teams

Scout.com’s Adam Caplan reports that Falcons free agent linebacker Demorrio Williams has set up visits with three prospective new teams in the Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Bears, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Previous reports have indicated that the Falcons have little or no intention of retaining Williams. Originally a fourth round pick in 2004 for the Falcons, has started a total of 42 games over the past four seasons with the...

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Combine Watch List
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Combine Watch List

The Falcons will be looking at several prospects throughout their six-day stay at the NFL’s Scouting Combine this weekend. Here are just a few of the players that the Falcons have reportedly shown interest in: TE Gary Barnidge, Louisville (source: KFFL.com) SS Josh Barrett, Arizona State (source: Scout.com) WR Adarius Bowman, Oklahoma State (source: Scout.com) QB Brian Brohm, Louisville (source: Dayton Daily News) RB Thomas...

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Falcons could look to Denver for RB and K options

Bill Williamson of the Denver Post writes that the Falcons could show interest in Jason Elam if or when he becomes available for free agency next week. Williamson also reports on rumors that the Falcons could be curious about a potential late round swap for current Broncos backup running back Mike Bell. Williamson cites that Elam has familial ties to the state of Georgia as potential reasons why joining the Falcons could interest him....

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Trading up to #1

The Miami Herald reported on Saturday about the possibility of the Falcons dealing DeAngelo Hall to the Dolphins as part of a bid to get the Dolphins less than coveted No. 1 overall draft pick. The immediate presumption I’m more many would make is that the Falcons would be trading up to get Boston College QB Matt Ryan. But I’m hear to suggest that if such a move were made, the Falcons should instead do it to target...

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Falcons interested in Rogers?

As part of their Combine blog, Draft Daddy.com is reporting that the Falcons are one of several teams interested in acquiring Detroit Lions defensive tackle Shaun Rogers. Rogers is currently being shopped by the Lions. DraftDaddy even mentions that there’s a possibility of the Falcons swapping disgruntled cornerback DeAngelo Hall for Rogers. According to the Detroit Free Press, cornerback is a position that the Lions are...

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