Terms of Houston deal revised

The Detroit Lions announced today their trade for Falcons cornerback Chris Houston, and in it indicated that the terms of the trade were different from earlier reports. Instead of the Falcons and Lions swapping fifth round picks, the Falcons received a conditional seventh round pick in 2011. Still a part of the deal was the Lions trading their 2010 sixth round pick. J. Michael Moore of Atlanta Falcons.com reports that the team has...

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Houston to Detroit deal is done

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reports that the trade involving Falcons cornerback Chris Houston is done. Ledbetter reports that the Falcons swapped fifth round picks with the Detroit Lions and also received a sixth round pick for Houston. The deal was first reported by ESPN’s Adam...

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Houston on the verge of being traded to Lions
Mar08

Houston on the verge of being traded to Lions

ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted Sunday that the Falcons are in negotiations with the Detroit Lions over a trade involving cornerback Chris Houston. Per Schefter, the deal would involve the Falcons receiving a sixth round pick from the Lions, as well as the two teams swapping picks in the fifth round. The Lions pick second in that round, while the Falcons picked 18th. Schefter indicates the deal should be finalized on Monday. D....

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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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Several Falcons return from injury

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reports that center Todd McClure and cornerback Chris Houston has returned to practice. They were out with a back injury and dislocated shoulder, respectively Also wide receiver Laurent Robinson has resumed work after missing time with a bruised tailbone. No report yet on whether all three players will be healthy enough to play on Saturday in the preseason home opener against the Indianapolis Colts....

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