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Brooks Reed limited in practice Monday

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brooks Reed was held out of practice on Monday with a hip injury, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. His absence is more precautionary than anything, then team says. "He had a strain so we held (him back)," head coach Dan Quinn said. "He participated some (practice). It was more precautionary."  
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Brooks Reed suffers setback with groin injury

The Atlanta Falcons have hit a bit of a bump in the road on the defensive side of the ball during voluntary minicamp. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, linebacker Brooks Reed went down with a groin injury that may keep him out for the start of organized team activities. "Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Brooks Reed suffered a "minor" groin injury, according to multiple sources...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons to open season on Monday Night Football

The upcoming 2015-2016 NFL schedule was released this past week, and there are plenty of intriguing games on the docket. The Atlanta Falcons have been given the privilege to open the Monday Night Football season at home in the Georgia Dome on September 14 at 6:10 P.M. They’ll face a talented Philadelphia Eagles squad in what will surely be an entertaining game. Going by their 2015...
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Preview: Atlanta Falcons edition

Many NFL draft experts will say that the Atlanta Falcons are in desperate need of a top pass rusher in the upcoming draft. This notion may have been true prior to the free agency period, but as of right now I would have to disagree. The players the Falcons acquired in free agency should push them into a new direction with how they handle their picks int the upcoming draft. I truly...
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons one of four teams looking at Shane Ray in the first round

It’s no secret that the Atlanta Falcons are looking to boost their pass rushing prowess in year one of the Dan Quinn era. The Falcons have already signed Brooks Reed and Justin Durant but they’re not done by a long shot. According to a report by Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, the Falcons are one of four teams who are hosting pre-draft meetings with Mizzou outside linebacker Shane...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons sign OLB Brooks Reed

Brooks Reed will boost the Falcons’ run defense, but he’s not the edge rusher they need and the edge rusher they’re paying him like, giving him 22.5 million over 5 years with 9 million guaranteed. Reed, a 2011 2nd round pick, has graded out above average in 3 of the 4 seasons he’s been in the league, making 54 starts in the process. The only exception was 2013, when he graded...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Atlanta Falcons linebacker once ripped a phonebook in half

Yesterday the Atlanta Falcons signed linebacker Brooks Reed… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating every QB from 1-32 based on needing them for one drive Power Rankings: Rating the NFL’s free-agent destinations from 1-32 What you need to know about Reed is he’s spent four years with the Houston Texans, and that he’s insanely strong. In fact, one time in college he ripped a...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Free agent Brooks Reed is leaning towards signing with the Atlanta Falcons

It appears that the first order of business for Dan Quinn is to upgrade the Atlanta Falcons at the linebacker position. Earlier today we reported that the Falcons are the frontrunners to land free agent Brian Orakpo, but even if they miss out on him it sounds like they’re not going to walk away empty-handed. According to a report by Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, Brooks Reed is leaning...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Biggest winner in training camp

It has been a week now since training camp has started for the Houston Texans, and of course the team will have its ups and downs as a team in camp. Even so you can’t overlook the way some of these players have been in training camp so far. With a new coach for the Texans, it’s a learning curve for both the offense and the defense, but as of now, the defense has looked very good...
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