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OSI UMENYIORA RUMORS

Atlanta Falcons 2015 NFL Off-Season Report

Positions of Need Defensive End Kroy Biermann, Malliciah Goodman, and Osi Umenyiora were their primary edge rushers last season and only Umenyiora graded out above average on Pro Football Focus and he did so on just 347 snaps. Now he’s a free agent going into his age 34 season. Biermann is a free agent as well and Goodman, the only one under contract, was their worst last season...
Via The Football Fan Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: That one time Tom Brady got deflated by Giants linebacker Osi Umenyiora

If one good thing comes out of the deflate gate controversy it’s that hopefully the people of the world will be united in their disdain for the fundamentally evil New England Patriots. Here’s a photo that a New York Giants fan shared on Twitter, just to remind us all of that one time that Tom Brady totally got deflated during the Super bowl, courtesy of Giants linebacker Osi Umenyiora...
Via cover32 - Giants
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Osi Umenyiora looks to bolster the Atlanta Falcon’s pass rush

Make no jokes about it, the Falcons expected more out of #50 last season. The two-time Super Bowl champ understands that he will have to adjust his game in order to get back to being a productive pass rusher in Mike Nolan’s defense. Recently, Osi told ESPN, “Two days ago, I was talking to Strahan about the bull rush that he did,” Umenyiora explained. “And I was asking him...
Via cover32 - Falcons
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora named top-20 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 defensive ends in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s DE to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Osi Umenyiora Will Return To Falcons

Osi Umenyiora gets to stay in his city, and doesn’t have to take a paycut. The Atlanta Journal Constitution per the Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff is reporting that the veteran pass rusher will return to the Falcons in 2014. Umenyiora will return and no restructure of his contract is planned, according to general manager Thomas Dimitroff. Also, defensive end Kroy Biermann will...
Via Thacover2
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Osi Umenyiora Expected To Be Back With The Falcons Next Season

Falcons HC Mike Smith seemed to suggest on Thursday that DE Osi Umenyiora will be back with the team in 2014. “I am never gonna say never. … But I’m looking forward to continuing to work with him,” Smith said, via NFL.com. There has been some speculation that he could be on the chopping block, however, Smith told reporters that Umenyiora did an “outstanding job” as...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Osi Umenyiora Hopes To Remain With Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have been making roster moves involving the defensive side of the ball, and speculation is growing that more changes could be coming. Osi Umenyiora is due to count $4.75 million agains the cap in 2014 and the team could save $3.5 million if they cut him before he’s due a roster bonus in mid-March. Umenyiora led the team with 7.5 sacks in 2013, told Vaughn...
Via Thacover2
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Falcons are working to fix its atrocious lines

The 4-12 Atlanta Falcons were abysmal at protecting quarterback Matt Ryan along with bringing down the opposing QB’s, a problem that head coach Mike Smith, general manager Thomas Dimitroff, and owner Arthur Blank recognized and addressed as soon as the season ended by firing defensive line coach Ray Hamilton as well as offensive line coaches Pat Hill and Paul Dunn. Change seemed...
Via isportsweb.com
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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