Falcons Cut 11; Place 4 on Reserve Lists
Aug24

Falcons Cut 11; Place 4 on Reserve Lists

The Atlanta Falcons announced several roster moves today, including the release of 11 players and placing of four on various reserve lists to get down to the league-mandated 75-man roster limit before Tuesday’s deadline.  The ten players released were defensive end Theo Agnew, linebackers Brenden Daley and Darin Drakeford, cornerback Devonta Glover-Wright, safety Tyrell Johnson, wide receivers Julian Jones and Tramaine Thompson,...

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Roster Talk: Most Vulnerable Falcons As Cuts Near
Aug21

Roster Talk: Most Vulnerable Falcons As Cuts Near

The Atlanta Falcons will have to cut over a dozen players by Tuesday’s league-mandated deadline to get their roster down to 75 players. As the team heads into their third preseason action against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday, there are several players that are vulnerable to find their NFL hopes and dreams come crashing down. Let’s examine several of them. Last year, I made a list of 20 Falcon players that were most...

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Hard Knocks Episode 3 Recap – Masters of Fundamentals
Aug20

Hard Knocks Episode 3 Recap – Masters of Fundamentals

Another week and another episode of Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons aired last night. It was another good one featuring several montages in the lead-up to the Falcons’ road trip to Houston to face the Texans in preseason. I’m sure the show was able to clear a couple of rooms to start off, showing doctors performing surgery on linebacker Marquis Spruill’s torn ACL. If you’re a bit squeamish,...

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Hard Knocks Episode 2 Recap – Big Balls
Aug13

Hard Knocks Episode 2 Recap – Big Balls

As I did a week ago, I’m here for you folks that either missed last night’s episode of Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons, or those that saw it and just want to read my take on it. The second episode opened showing the team’s release of fullback Roosevelt Nix and players’ reactions to it. That was followed up by showing general manager Thomas Dimitroff riding his bike with Lance Armstrong. At...

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Falcons LB Marquis Spruill Tears ACL
Aug07

Falcons LB Marquis Spruill Tears ACL

The Atlanta Falcons announced today that linebacker Marquis Spruill will miss the entire 2014 season due to a torn ACL. Spruill suffered an undisclosed leg injury in practice yesterday. Spruill was a fifth-round pick out of Syracuse by the Falcons in this past May’s draft and was expected to compete for a reserve inside linebacker spot. That has been a problem spot for the Falcons in recent weeks as the team has added Pat...

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