Falcons re-sign Clabo and Bryant
Jul28

Falcons re-sign Clabo and Bryant

ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweets that the Falcons have come to terms with free agent offensive tackle Tyson Clabo. Pat Yasinskas of ESPN also reportsthat the team has re-signed fellow free agent kicker Matt Bryant as well. Negotiations with Clabo had been ongoing since teams were allowed to begin to contact free agents on Tuesday. Clabo had been pursued by the Buffalo Bills and Seattle Seahawks according to reports, with talks with...

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Camp Battles 2011: Special Teams

It will be important for the Falcons to settle their issues here in free agency. Both incumbents are impending free agents, although it’s likely only one will be retained. The likelier of the pair appears to be Matt Bryant who is coming off a resurgent year, hitting three game-winners and being perfect in the Georgia Dome. That likely will leave Michael Koenen out in the cold as the team is ready to move on after an inconsistent...

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Bosher’s Impact in Atlanta
May22

Bosher’s Impact in Atlanta

The Falcons special teams was a major strength throughout most of last season. Kicker Matt Bryant was a pleasant surprise with his clutch shots throughout theyear, hitting three game-winners and going a perfect 13 of 13 at home for the Falcons. Return specialist Eric Weems went to the Pro Bowl, thanks in large part to a pair of touchdowns each on a punt and kickoff, ranking in the Top 5 in both categories in average yards per return...

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Falcons take Bosher in Round Six
Apr30

Falcons take Bosher in Round Six

The Falcons drafted Miami punter Matt Bosher with their sixth round pick (192nd overall). Bosher was a productive dual threat punter and kicker while at Miami, but looks like he’ll play the former with the Falcons. The selection of Bosher could mean the end of Michael Koenen’s career with the Falcons. He hit 85% of his 53 career field goal attempts, and averaged 41.7 yards on 234 career punts. He did a good job with his...

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Falcons keep restricted free agents

The Falcons announced today that four of their restricted free agents signed their one-year tenders today. Those players that signed their tenders were offensive linemen Tyson Clabo, Harvey Dahl, and Quinn Ojinnaka, and running back Jason Snelling. Today was the last day that restricted free agents could sign offer sheets with other teams. No word on whether or not punter Michael Koenen or running back Jerious Norwood signed their...

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