The New Direction of the Atlanta Falcons?
May01

The New Direction of the Atlanta Falcons?

With now two more days to let the Falcons Julio Jones mega-trade sink, I’m not nearly so negative about it. Why? Because it seemingly is sending the Falcons in a new direction. I don’t necessarily completely embrace that new direction, but I am at least interested and curious to see where it leads them. And that new direction is for the Falcons to more of an explosive finesse team. It seems the Falcons are trying to take a...

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Stacking the Draft Board: Wide Receiver

As previously discussed in the post about what running backs the Falcons could potentially be looking at, the Falcons want to get more explosive on offense. And what’s the best way of diong that by improving your options on the outside at wide receiver. Roddy White put together a very impressive season, one that simple blew away previous great Falcons receiving seasons. After all, when Andre Rison, Terance Mathis, and Eric...

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Getting More Explosive on Offense: Part 2

So continuing on from earlier about how the Falcons need to get more explosive on offense, what sort of pieces can the Falcons find out there that can help them. Well with the uncertainty of the Collective Bargaining Agreement this off-season, we cannot be sure if the Falcons can rely on free agency to help them at the position. It would be a shame really because this is potentially a very strong crop of free agent receivers. Players...

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Jenkins out 4-6 weeks
Aug09

Jenkins out 4-6 weeks

Jay Adams of Atlanta Falcons.com reports that wide receiver Michael Jenkins will miss 4 to 6 weeks due to a shoulder injury he suffered during this past Friday night’s scrimmage. That puts him out for the rest of camp, and potentially he could miss the first few weeks of the regular season. The team has yet to disclose the exact nature of Jenkins shoulder injury. It isn’t exactly clear who will fill Jenkins role as the...

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Jenks and Babs get extensions

The Falcons announced today that they have signed wide receiver Michael Jenkins and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux to contract extensions. Both players were poised to hit free agency this upcoming off-season, but their solid play this season merited the team doing their best to prevent their potential departures. Per the AJC, Jenkins received a four-year extension worth $20 million. Jenkins has started 7 games this season at wide...

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