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Falcons close to signing Horn

ESPN’s Michael Smith reported that New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Horn had reached an agreement with the Falcons. However, team spokesman Reggie Roberts indicated…


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Falcons sign Sanders

The Falcons signed Houston Texans cornerback Lewis Sanders to a two-year contract. Sanders started seven games for the Houston Texans, before a broken hand forced…


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Kerney chooses Seattle

Patrick Kerney signed a six-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks. According to his agent, the deal was worth $39.5 million and included $19.5 million in…



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Lehr released

The Falcons cut guard Matt Lehr. It was far from an unexpected move. Lehr was the player most likely to suffer in the change in…


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Kerney a goner?

Falcons defensive end Patrick Kerney may quickly follow wide receiver Ashley Lelie, as the second Falcon free agent to move on to a new team….


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Lelie signs with 49ers

Ashley Lelie became the first of the Falcons several free agents to depart for another team, signing a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers….


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Falcons add Wilkins

The Falcons reached a three-year agreement with linebacker Marcus Wilkins on Friday. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, Wilkins signed a three-year contract worth $3 million…


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Falcons sign Mughelli

Needing to upgrade the blocking at the fullback position, the Falcons targeted the player widely considered the best blocker in the free agent class. Mughelli’s…


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Falcons release Hartwell and Reese

The Falcons released linebackers Ed Hartwell and Ike Reese today. Both players were significant free agent signings for the team in 2005, but for various…