Babineaux pleads no contest
Jul20

Babineaux pleads no contest

Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com reports that Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession on Monday. He was sentenced to a year of probation and a $1500 fine. Babineaux had a felony marijuana possession stemming from a December arrest reduced to three misdemeanor counts. The other two counts will be suspended if he completes the year-long probation. Marvez reports that...

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Weems faces DUI charges
Dec16

Weems faces DUI charges

It was revealed today that Falcons wide receiver Eric Weems was arrested for driving under the influence last month in DeKalb County, Georgia. According to county jail records, he was arrested on November 16 and released on $1,100 bond the following day. This incident was also news to the Falcons organization, as head coach Mike Smith indicated that the team had only become aware of the situation yesterday. Weems issued an apology...

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Babineaux busted for drug possession
Dec11

Babineaux busted for drug possession

The AJC reports that Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux was arrested on Thursday night with charges of marijuana possession. Babineaux was released from Gwinnett County Jail early Friday morning after paying $8,300 bond. Babineaux along with another man, Aaron Robinson, were charged with felony possession of marijuana after an officer pulled them over on I-85 north in Babineaux’s vehicle. The officer searched the...

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Camp Battles: Running Backs

Already previewed what to expect as far as competiton at quarterback, now it’s time to move on to the running backs. Michael Turner and Jerious Norwood are entrenched at the top two spots at running back, and won’t have to worry about their jobs being up for grabs. Ovie Mughelli isn’t going anywhere as well as far as the starting fullback position goes. Meaning that leaves probably two roster spots open to the rest...

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Falcons to cut Vick
Jun12

Falcons to cut Vick

Pat Yasinskas of ESPN reports that the Falcons will release quarterback Michael Vick according to a league source. Falcons owner Arthur Blank has stated in the past that Michael Vick’s future with the team is non-existent, and the team has been shopping him since February seeking a late round draft pick in exchange for his contract rights. So a release seemed inevitable if the Falcons could not find a trade partner in the coming...

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