Ojinnaka traded to Patriots
Aug22

Ojinnaka traded to Patriots

Adam Caplan of FOX Sports tweeted late Sunday night that the Falcons had agreed to trade offensive lineman Quinn Ojinnaka to the New England Patriots. Later reports established that the agreed compensation is an undisclosed draft choice. Ojinnaka was a 2006 draft pick by the Falcons out of Syracuse. In four seasons with the Falcons, he played in 39 games, starting 12. Last season, he started 5 games at right guard in place of an...

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Camp Battles ’10: Offensive Line

The offensive line may be the only area of the team’s offense that might see a change in the starting lineup this season. That would likely come at guard, as third round pick Mike Johnson pushes for playing time. More than likely, Justin Blalock will be looking over his shoulder more than Harvey Dahl, since Johnson should have an easier transition to the pros playing on the left side rather than the right. But more than likely,...

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James suspended for 4 games

The Falcons announced that linebacker Robert James will be suspended for the first four games of the 2010 regular season due to violation of the league’s substance abuse policy due to performance enhancers. James will remain eligible to participate in the Falcons preseason and training camp activities. James was a fifth round pick for the Falcons in 2008. He sat out his rookie season with a head injury. He spent most of last...

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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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Ojinnaka gets low tender

Adam Caplan of Scout.com tweeted that a source told him that guard Quinn Ojinnaka received the low tender as a restricted free agent. As such, he will receive $1.176 million and the Falcons will receive a fifth round pick as compensation if he were to sign with another team. Earlier today, the AJC reported the tenders of Tyson Clabo and Michael Koenen. The Falcons have until tomorrow to extend tenders on their remaining restricted...

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