Falcons 2014 Training Camp: Day 6 Report
Aug01

Falcons 2014 Training Camp: Day 6 Report

Let’s take a look at the various tweets, articles, reports, news and rumors that surfaced from the sixth day of Atlanta Falcons training camp: The Falcons got Wednesday off and appeared eager to get back into the action yesterday on Thursday. The team donned pads for the third consecutive practice. Reid Ferrin gives us five things to take away from Thursday, including coaches praising the likes of linebacker Prince Shembo,...

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Falcons DT Peria Jerry Hangs Up Cleats
Jul31

Falcons DT Peria Jerry Hangs Up Cleats

First reported by FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer, the Atlanta Falcons later confirmed that defensive tackle Peria Jerry has announced his retirement from football. Jerry was a former first-round selection of the Falcons in 2009 that will most likely go down as one of the bigger draft busts in recent Falcons draft history, and perhaps the biggest one of Thomas Dimitroff’s tenure as general manager. Jerry’s career showed...

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Report: Darius Johnson ‘Had Enough With Football’
Jul26

Report: Darius Johnson ‘Had Enough With Football’

The sudden waiving of Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Darius Johnson caught many, including myself by surprise Friday morning. While it was certainly a possibility that Johnson would not make the Falcons roster, expectations were that he would at least have the opportunity to compete for the position during the course of training camp. Following Friday’s first practice of training camp, head coach Mike Smith expressed no comment...

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Falcons Officially Cut Gonzalez and DeCoud

Not only did the team make several new additions to the roster but the Atlanta Falcons also parted ways with some long-time veterans on Tuesday to start free agency. The team announced that tight end Tony Gonzalez and safety Thomas DeCoud were officially released, moves that were long expected to be made. Gonzalez had announced his intentions to retire prior to last season and had made good on those plans this offseason when he was...

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Jason Snelling Hangs It Up
Mar04

Jason Snelling Hangs It Up

The Atlanta Falcons announced this evening that running back Jason Snelling has opted to retire from the NFL after seven seasons as a pro. Snelling spent the entirety of his career with the Falcons after being a seventh-round pick in 2007. Only fellow ’07 draft selection Justin Blalock along with 2005 selections Jonathan Babineaux and Roddy White have longer tenures with the team. Snelling turned 30 this past December, finishing...

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