Falcons Senior Bowl Interest
Jan28

Falcons Senior Bowl Interest

We’ll be tracking which prospects the Falcons will be looking over the course of the time that NFL coaches and scouts descend on the city of Mobile, Alabama for a week of Senior Bowl practices. These prospects will come from a variety of sources, which include the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Scout.com, Draft Countdown, and others. QB Jarrett Brown, West Virginia CB Perrish Cox, Oklahoma State TE Dorin Dickerson, Pittsburgh FB...

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White headed to Miami for Pro Bowl
Jan26

White headed to Miami for Pro Bowl

The league announced today that Falcons receiver Roddy White has been added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl squad, as a replacement for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice, who withdrew on Monday. White led the Falcons with 85 receptions for 1,153 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns. It will be White’s second appearance in the Pro Bowl after making it for the first time last season. No Falcons were selected to be part of this...

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Falcons hire Lewis to coach secondary

The AJC reports that the Falcons have hired a new secondary coach in Tim Lewis. Lewis will replace Emmitt Thomas, who was not retained from last year’s staff. Lewis most recently served as defensive backs coach with the Seattle Seahawks. Prior to that, he spent two seasons with the Carolina Panthers in the same capacity. He was the New York Giants defensive coordinator for three years prior to that and defensive coordinator with...

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Team Needs added

We’ve added the team needs to the site based off the assessments of several fans that are members of the FalcFans community. They are ranked and weighted based off fans feel are the teams biggest areas of need. Each position is given a numerical grade of based off these rankings. A need grade of 100 indicates that it’s a high grade with a consensus of being the team’s top need.  Explanations are given by some of the...

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Falcons eyeing a new trainer

Pro Football Talk reports that former Browns head athletic trainer Marty Lauzon will be soon joining the Atlanta Falcons. Lauzon would likely be replacing Ron Medlin, who served for the past sixteen years in that role with the Falcons. Earlier this week, the AJC reported that the Falcons and Medlin were parting ways. Per that report, the reason for the split was “philosophical differences.” Lauzon himself resigned from his...

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Musgrave to stay with Falcons

The AJC reports that Falcons quarterback coach Bill Musgrave, who was garnering interest from other organizations to join their coaching staffs as offensive coordinator including the Houston Texans and the University of Virginia, will be returning to the Falcons for another...

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Pendergast a possibility to replace Thomas

ESPN.com reports that former Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast might land in Atlanta as a replacement for assistant head coach Emmitt Thomas, who didn’t have his contract renewed with the team. Pendergast spent one season with the Chiefs after spending five seasons as the Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator.  This past season the Chiefs defense finished 29th and 30th in scoring and total defense,...

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Falcons will work out CFL kicker

The Vancouver Sun reports that the Falcons will work out Montreal Alouettes kicker Damon Duval next week. The Falcons were plagued with inconsistency at the kicker position throughout the 2009 season, and signed Matt Bryant and Steven Hauschka over the course of the season. Duval helped win the Grey Cup for the Alouettes this past November by hitting a game-winning 33-yard field goal. Duval made 55 of 63 field goals during this past...

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Musgrave is a candidate in Houston

The Houston Chronicle reports that due to the expected departure of current offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, the Houston Texans are in the process of looking for a replacement and a potential candidate could be Falcons quarterback coach Bill Musgrave. Shanahan is expected to join his father, Mike’s staff upon his official hiring by the Washington Redskins at some point in the near future. Musgrave is a candidate that makes a...

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Falcons will flip a coin for the 19th pick

Because the Atlanta Falcons and Houston Texans share the same overall record (9-7) and strength of schedule (129-127), they will flip a coin to determine which team will pick 19th and who will pick 20th in the draft. This is not the first coin flip the Falcons have been involved in. They were in a three-way coin flip in 2008 for the 3rd overall pick. They won the flip, getting the third overall pick, and ultimately selecting...

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