Falcons cut 17, including Davis and Wire
Sep02

Falcons cut 17, including Davis and Wire

The Falcons announced seventeen cuts today as they work their way to the league-mandated 53-man roster by 6 pm tomorrow. Most prominent among those moves were the team’s decision to cut veterans defensive end Chauncey Davis and linebacker Coy Wire. The other players cut were: TE Marquez Branson, FB Lucas Cox, OC Paul Fenaroli, S Matt Hansen, WR Brandyn Harvey, RB Gartrell Johnson, DT Trey Lewis, DE Tom McCarthy, CB Kamaal...

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Falcons Weekly Round-Up 6/24

Falcons Wrap Camp Exile The Falcons finished their final day of what has been dubbed “Camp Exile” on Wednesday. That was the name of the player-organized sessions which primarily featured 7-on-7 workouts between offensive and defensive players. Matt Ryan, Curtis Lofton, and Coy Wire got majority credit for organizing the workouts that had varying attendance between 20 and 35 teammates over recent weeks. Perhaps the most...

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Wire and Clabo organize team workouts

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reports that Falcons players have taken it upon themselves to start their own off-season conditioning program. Falcons linebacker Coy Wire and offensive tackle Tyson Clabo organized the event that featured around 30 players. Without a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the league and the players, teams are unable to conduct their regular off-season conditioning and training programs. They are...

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Falcons cut Coleman, re-up with Wire
Feb09

Falcons cut Coleman, re-up with Wire

Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com reports that the team has signed linebacker Coy Wire to a two-year extension and parted ways with safety Erik Coleman. The move to release Coleman has been in the pipeline since yesterday. Wire’s contract expired at the end of the 2010 season, and he was set to become a free agent. Wire has added valuable depth for the Falcons since joining the team in 2008. He’s played in 47 games with 5...

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Dahl tops team’s performance-based pay chart

Brian McIntyre of FalconInsider.com reports that Falcons guard Harvey Dahl received the most on the team as far as the league’s performance-based pay roll. Annually, the league rewards players with low salaries that earn significant playing time. Dahl earned the most on the team with $255,938. He started every game at right guard after having earned $445,000 in his regular base salary. Second on the list was right tackle Tyson...

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