Falcons cut 19 to get down to the roster
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Falcons cut 19 to get down to the roster

The Falcons announced the cuts made today to get their roster down to 53 players. The team released 22 players including running back Dimitri Nance; fullback Mike Cox; wide receivers D.J. Davis, Marcus Jackson, and James Rodgers; offensive linemen Bryce Harris and Tyler Horn; defensive tackles Conrad Obi and Micanor Regis; linebackers Spencer Adkins, Rico Council, Jerrell Harris, and Pat Schiller; cornerbacks Dominique Franks, Marty...

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Camp Battles 2012: Special Teams

The Falcons will have arguably the most amount of competition for roles on special teams in seemingly a long while this summer. The team is two-deep at all three specialist spots, and both return spots are completely open to competition. It is likely that the incumbents at all three specialist spots will retain their jobs with Matt Bryant at kicker, Matt Bosher at punter, and Joe Zelenka at long snapper. All three players have given...

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Walker and Zelenka re-sign with Falcons

The <a href=”http://www.atlantafalcons.com/2012/03/walker-signs-tender-zelenka-re-signed/”>Falcons announced earlier today</a> that defensive tackle Vance Walker and long snapper Joe Zelenka both agreed to return to the team. Walker, a restricted free agent, signed his one-year tender. Zelenka was an unrestricted free agent, and terms of his new deal with the team were undisclosed. It had been previously...

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Camp Battles 2011: Special Teams

It will be important for the Falcons to settle their issues here in free agency. Both incumbents are impending free agents, although it’s likely only one will be retained. The likelier of the pair appears to be Matt Bryant who is coming off a resurgent year, hitting three game-winners and being perfect in the Georgia Dome. That likely will leave Michael Koenen out in the cold as the team is ready to move on after an inconsistent...

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Falcons re-sign long snapper Zelenka

On the heels of the retirement of Mike Schneck, the Falcons have seemingly solidified their long snapper position by retaining free agent Joe Zelenka, per a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN. Zelenka stepped in late in the year and finished the season as the team’s long snapper, appearing in the final 5 games. Zelenka helped solidify the position over the final month of the season following Schneck’s injury. The team brought...

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