Falcons make roster moves to bolster special teams
Dec29

Falcons make roster moves to bolster special teams

The team announced several roster moves including signing kicker Steven Hauschka. The team also placed guard Harvey Dahl and cornerback Chris Houston on injured reserve. The team filled their remaining roster position by promoting linebacker Robert James from the practice squad. in 9 games with the Ravens this season, Hauschka connected on 9 of 13 field goals. He was cut by the Ravens after missing a 36-yard field and having an extra...

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Roddy shines in Bills rout
Dec27

Roddy shines in Bills rout

The Falcons dominated the Buffalo Bills at home with a score of 31-3 to take their record to 8-7 and are within a game of breaking their infamous 43-year streak of not having consecutive winning seasons. Matt Ryan led the way with 250 passing yards and 3 touchdowns, completing 18 of 35 passes. Jason Snelling led rushers with 68 yards on 15 carries. Jerious Norwood added 52 yards on 13 carries. Roddy White led receivers with 8 catches...

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McKay gets extension
Dec27

McKay gets extension

ESPN.com reports that sources have confirmed that Falcons president Rich McKay has received a five-year extension. McKay served as the team’s GM and president from December 2003 to December 2007. In January 2008, Thomas Dimitroff was hired as the team’s new general manager and McKay has remained as president. That same month, the Falcons extended McKay’s deal through 2010. Presumably, his new deal will extend his...

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2010 Mock Draft (Part 1)
Dec24

2010 Mock Draft (Part 1)

I’ve been wanting to post a mock draft on here for a while. But I wanted to do one that was fairly accurate without too much projection. So I decided to minimize the number of underclassmen I’d include. I’ve only tried to include the underclassmen that have already declared. There are a handful of exceptions, but all of them are guys that I’m fairly confident will enter or otherwise fill an obvious need that...

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2010 Mock Draft (Part 2)
Dec24

2010 Mock Draft (Part 2)

This is the second part of a mock draft. Click here to view Picks 1 through 16. 17. NEW YORK JETS – WR Arrelious Benn, Illinois* A player like Florida’s Carlos Dunlap would be a good pick here if he declares. I also thought of Idaho’s Mike Iupati as well under the pretense that he could be developed as either a guard or tackle in New York. But in the end, I went with Benn. Braylon Edwards has played fairly well in...

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Hello draft world!

Welcome to FalcFans Draft Central. This year, instead of publishing a large PDF file featuring profiles of various draft prospects, we’ve set up a separate site. And this year, we’ll have analysis from multiple sources and users. We’ll include all draft-related news that involves the Falcons. You’ll find updates about which prospects the Falcons are interested in and workouts. If it’s Falcons draft...

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Falcons topple Jets
Dec20

Falcons topple Jets

In what turned out to be a defensive battle, the Falcons were able to edge the New York Jets 10-7, as Matt Ryan connected with Tony Gonzalez on a late score after a game-winning drive. The Falcons now keep their hopes of finishing the season with a winning record alive as their record goes to 7-7 on the season with two games remaining. Ryan had a slow day, but finished the game completing 16 of 34 passes for 152 yards and a touchdown....

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Dunn returns to Falcons as minority owner
Dec17

Dunn returns to Falcons as minority owner

Former Falcons running back Warrick Dunn has rejoined the team, but this time as upper management as it was reported that he has been approved to purchase a minority stake in the organization. NFL owners voted unanimously to approve the deal, which should be finalized by March 1, 2010. Arthur Blank still maintains a 90-percent majority in ownership of the team. Blank has already sold minority stakes in the team earlier this year. Dunn...

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Weems faces DUI charges
Dec16

Weems faces DUI charges

It was revealed today that Falcons wide receiver Eric Weems was arrested for driving under the influence last month in DeKalb County, Georgia. According to county jail records, he was arrested on November 16 and released on $1,100 bond the following day. This incident was also news to the Falcons organization, as head coach Mike Smith indicated that the team had only become aware of the situation yesterday. Weems issued an apology...

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Mock Draft Muncher – Update No. 1

The Mock Draft Muncher has been moved to FalcFans Draft Central: http://draft.falcfans.com/?p=67

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