Camp Battles 2011: Quarterback

While it’s still unknown when exactly NFL training camps will open, this is about the time of year when we begin to start looking at what is going to happen when they do. As typical, it’s time to take a position-by-position look at what to expect when camp does commence and what roster battles will unfold for the Falcons. If/when, undrafted and veteran free agency occurs, subsequent and corresponding updates will be made....

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Lockout might hurt and help Wilson
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Lockout might hurt and help Wilson

John Parker Wilson’s name has pinged the radar of Falcons fans twice this off-season. The first was when he became the face of Verizon Wireless’ “Know it Forward” anti-sexual assault campaign. The second was when his name was mentioned in articles discussing the team’s player-organized workouts due to his ability to help his ex-Crimson Tide teammate Julio Jones get acclimated to the Falcons offense....

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Camp Battles ’10: Quarterback
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Camp Battles ’10: Quarterback

As was the case last season, I will be going through each position highlighting camp battles and previewing what fans should be looking for in training camp and preseason. Let’s start things off with the quarterback position. There appears to be a lot less competition at this position this summer than there was a year ago. With the Falcons recent release of D.J. Shockley, they currently only have three quarterbacks on the...

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Redman isn’t going anywhere

John Clayton of ESPN.com reports that the Falcons have agreed to a two-year deal with prospective free agent Chris Redman, only minutes before the start of 2010 free agency signing period. Per the report, the deal is worth $5.6 million. Redman started two games this past season as an injury fill-in for Matt Ryan. He finished the season with 781 yards, completing 58% of his 119 pass attempts, with 4 touchdowns and 3 interceptions....

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Ryan will not play vs. Eagles

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported on his twitter feed that Matt Ryan would be out for Sunday’s matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles due to a toe injury. This news was confirmed by Falcons head coach Mike Smith later on Monday. Per Glazer, Ryan suffered ligament damage to his right toe this past Sunday in the Buccaneers game. Ryan suffered the injury in the first quarter, on the final play of the Falcons opening series in...

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