Team Needs: Falcons Tackles Could be Shuffled Around
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Team Needs: Falcons Tackles Could be Shuffled Around

The issue the Atlanta Falcons face in terms of their offensive tackle position isn’t necessarily about whether certain players will return, but rather what roles they might return in. Although some had the foresight to question it, it’s become abundantly clear in hindsight that the contract the Falcons gave left tackle Sam Baker last March was a bad one. The team is faced with the scenario of paying him an option bonus...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 52 “Post-Turner Stress Disorder”

Allen and I are joined by Dave Choate of the Falcoholic to recap the Atlanta Falcons’ Week 15 win over the Washington Redskins as well as preview their primetime Week 16 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers.

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Falcons sign OT Locklear

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reports that the Falcons have signed offensive tackle Sean Locklear to fill the void left by Sam Baker, who was placed on injured reserve. Locklear spent the 2012 season with the New York Giants, where he started 10 games, predominantly at right tackle due to an injury to David Diehl. Locklear’s season ended when he tore ACL at the end of the year. The previous year he was a swing tackle with the...

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