Training Camp: Day 11 Report

Yesterday the Falcons held the second of two joint practice sessions with the Cincinnati Bengals in preparation for Thursday night’s preseason opener against the team in the Georgia Dome. Here are the buzz generated from yesterday’s camp session: The notable news from yesterday was the injury to tackle Mike Johnson at the start of practice as he suffered a dislocated ankle and broken left leg, likely ending his season. The...

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Mike Johnson goes down with leg injury

Reports indicate Falcons right tackle suffered what was termed a serious injury to his left leg today during practice this afternoon. The exact nature of the injury is unknown as of yet, although John Manasso tweeted that it appears to be a broken leg. Johnson was carted off the field and taken away from practice in an ambulance. Trainers looked like they were pumping something up for Johnson, maybe an air cast. #falcons — John...

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Takeaways from Last Week – August 5
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Takeaways from Last Week – August 5

Today the Falcons begin their joint practice sessions with the Cincinnati Bengals as they prepare for their preseason opener against them on Thursday night. Two days of practice, which all of the players look forward to because it’s nice to hit someone that is not your teammate. One of the more interesting developments that could come from this session will be if any fights occur. I could be mistaken but generally speaking it...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 32 “They’re Gonna Run It Up the Middle!”

Allen and I are joined this week by Matt Chambers of Grits Blitz blog to discuss the NFC South in depth. We discuss each of the Falcons three NFC South opponents: New Orleans, Tampa Bay, and Carolina and what are our expectations for each team in 2013, and whether or not they will present a significant challenge to the Falcons in their bid for a title this year. Discussions also veer towards the competition at cornerback and whether...

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Ranking the Falcons: No. 22 Mike Johnson
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Ranking the Falcons: No. 22 Mike Johnson

Ranking 22nd on the Falcons is offensive lineman Mike Johnson. Click here to read about the scoring system used to provide these rankings. Total Score: 50 Player Grade: 50 out of 100 Teams he could start for: 10 out of 32 Teams he is best position player: 0 out of 32 Teams he could find role on: 28 out of 32 Peak-Year Bonus: +3 Positional Bonus: +3 Mike Johnson earns the highest ranking of the Falcons untested linemen that...

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