Svitek joins the Patriots

Field Yates of ESPN Boston tweets that Falcons free agent offensive tackle Will Svitek has signed a deal with the New England Patriots. Terms of his contract were not disclosed. Svitek missed all of hte 2012 season due to a triceps injury suffered during training camp. He started 10 games for the Falcons at left tackle in 2011, as a replacement for an underachieving Sam Baker. Svitek first joined the Falcons in 2009, and has primarily...

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Falcons FA Focus: Offensive Tackle
Feb08

Falcons FA Focus: Offensive Tackle

A few days ago, I broke down the Falcons needs both at offensive tackle as well as along with center and guard. Well after some time to really dive deep into some tape via Game Rewind, I was able to look at many of the potential free agents that could be available this off-season for the team to sign. The Falcons potentially have needs at both areas, principally at left tackle and at right guard. Sam Baker is a free agent, and as...

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Falcons make cuts to pare roster

The Falcons announced roster moves today to pare their roster down to 75 players. The players cut included: TE Chase Coffman, LB Max Gruder, K Erik Folk, RB Richard Medlin, FB Lee Meisner, DE Louis Nzegwu, WR Kenny Stafford, and TE Aron White. The team also officially placed OT Will Svitek on injured reserve. They also reached injury settlements with DT Eli Joseph and CB Darrin Walls. These moves put the Falcons roster down to 77...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 18 “Bengals-Falcons Recap”

Ryan and I get together to discuss and recap the Falcons preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, and our takeaways from the game. We discuss which players and position groups we thought stood out in the game, as well as a few that did not. Discussions center around our respective concerns about the offensive line, especially in the wake of an injury to a key backup. We discuss the A.J. Green vs. Julio Jones debate, Dominique Davis...

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With Svitek out, Holmes must be ready
Aug21

With Svitek out, Holmes must be ready

Lamar Holmes has had a quiet beginning to his career in Atlanta. Not long after being drafted, he suffered a foot injury that kept him out of OTAs and mini-camps. Then with the start of training camp, very little buzz surrounded him. He even sat out the first two preseason games. This Friday, against the Dolphins, Holmes will dawn his Falcon uniform for game action the first time, and a lot of fans’ eyes will be glued to him....

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