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FALCONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Randle responds to Steven Jackson tweeting Cowboys

Joseph Randle doesn’t appear to be Steven Jackson’s biggest fan. Jackson, who still remains a free agent, would like one more opportunity to play in the NFL this season. In an attempt to gain the attention of the Dallas Cowboys, Jackson posted this tweet on Thursday. Attn: @DallasCowboys pic.twitter.com/2W7HmONen6 — Steven Jackson (@sj39) July 30, 2015   Jackson...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Four players who will lead the Atlanta Falcons to success in 2015

If the Atlanta Falcons are going to accomplish the type of feats many of us are hoping they will, they’re going to need some stars to step up and have some big-time seasons. Just being good won’t cut it. Even if the NFC South was a bad division last year, that doesn’t mean it will be in 2015; honestly, nearly every team in the division looks to have made major improvements...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones & Falcons Reportedly “Closing In” On New Deal Worth $15M Per Year

Jason Cole of B/R reports that the Falcons and WR Julio Jones are “closing in on” a new contract that could be done in the enxt few weeks. According to Cole, Jones could end up securing as much as $15 million per year as part of the agreement, which would surpass the $14 million that Dez ... The post Julio Jones & Falcons Reportedly “Closing In” On New Deal...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White: “I am definitely the starter”

Injuries have slowed Roddy White in recent seasons, but the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver remains confident that he’ll contribute as a starter in 2015. According to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, White isn’t concerned that newly signed Leonard Hankerson will overtake him on the depth chart and receive more snaps. White said: “That’s not going to happen. I’m not a guy that...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys should sign interested RB Steven Jackson

The Dallas Cowboys are thin at the running back position, and Steven Jackson is still looking for work. The league’s current active leader in career rushing yards used Twitter to express interest in signing with “America’s Team,” and the Cowboys should at least bring him in for a visit. Jackson tweeted a gorgeous shot of AT&T Stadium on Thursday night with the words...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Famed ballboy Red Lightning spotted at Falcons camp

Red Lightning has officially made the jump to the NFL. The former Florida State ball boy, whose real name is Frankie Grizzle-Malgrat, joined the Atlanta Falcons this week as an equipment intern for the summer. Many of you were already became familiar with Red Lightning after he gained internet fame by enthusiastically sprinting up and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Atlanta Falcons released a hype video and it’ll get your blood pumping

Can you believe it’s already training camp? Can you believe real life football is literally right around the corner? Whew … It’s almost too good to be true. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than DeflateGate that fans should pay attention to QB Rankings: Rating each NFL team’s Week 1 starter Top 10: The NFL’s second...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Contract Talks Between Falcons & WR Julio Jones Are “Very Preliminary” Right Now

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that contract negotiations between the Falcons and WR Julio Jones are just beginning and “very preliminary” as of now. “Julio Jones stepped on the field today and said that his agent Jimmy Sexton has been talking to members of the Falcons’ brass,” Rapoport said of the contract talks. “Essentially ... The post Contract Talks...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White on knee: 'I’m not worried about it - not at all'

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White says he's not concerned in the least about his knee going into the 2015 season. With a little scheduled maintenance, he should be ready to roll throughout the season, explaining how he had his knee drained before minicamp and will continue to do so without having to undergo surgery. “It’s not a concern to me because it’s just...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The five greatest fan signs ever found at an Atlanta Falcons game

Falcons fans are the real deal. Through thick and thin, ups and downs, wins and losses, the Falcons faithful are always there, even if they’re a little angry. And you know what, Falcons fans deserve to be a little angry. It’s not very often that they have something to root for. And while this season looks to carry some hope (at least more than last season), don’t expect that...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign OT DeMarcus Love

The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing of OT DeMarcus Love on Wednesday. This move comes shortly after the team hosted free agent OT Jake Long for a visit. Atlanta is clearly in need of more help at offensive tackle, so we’ll have to see if Love is able to put together an impressive training camp and ... The post Falcons Sign OT DeMarcus Love appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

The Falcons should get quite a bit of impact out of their 2015 Draft class in year one, as they will need these youngsters to contribute immediately in order to be successful.  But there is one who stands above the rest and that is RB Tevin Coleman.  The Falcons simply lacked a running game last year as Steven Jackson was often injured and clearly on his last legs.  They relied...
Via DraftSeason
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Sleepers: Atlanta Falcons Edition

Another NFL season is upon us and you know what that means….it’s time for Fantasy Football! Devonta Freeman, along with a few others, could be primed for career seasons under newly hired offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Alongside seeing your favorite team crush the competition and make a run at the Super Bowl, fans of the game love terrorizing their opponents in the fantasy...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones one of multiple Falcons at luncheon for Charleston church

The Atlanta Falcons are doing their all to reach out to the families and youth group members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. This is the church in Charleston, South Carolina which was tragically attacked on June 17. Nine were left dead after the terrible shootings, and many people from all over the world have reached out to the church and community. According to Vaughn...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football - Atlanta Falcons RB Battle

View image | gettyimages.com The Atlanta Falcons have struggled to run the football in recent years.  They have not had a 1,000 yard rusher since Michael Turner in 2011 and Stephen Jackson led the Falcons with just 1,250 rushing yards over the last two seasons.  Jackson was released and sophomore back Devonta Freeman will be fighting rookie Tevin Coleman for touches in...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons to hold 'Friday Night Lights' event on August 7

The Atlanta Falcons are set to hold their eighth annual "Kia Motors Friday Night Lights" event, according to AtlantaFalcons.com. "The Atlanta Falcons will hold the eighth annual 'Kia Motors Friday Night Lights 'this year at Tom Riden Field at Buford High School. 'Kia Motors Friday Night Lights' will take place on Friday, August 7. The Falcons will take the field at 7:20 p.m. with...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Atlanta Falcon Jason Snelling arrested for DUI

Many Atlanta Falcons fans haven't heard Jason Snelling's name since he retired after the 2013 NFL season. Snelling was a lifelong Falcon from the time that he was drafted by the team back in the seventh-round of the 2007 NFL draft. While you always love reading about former NFL players in the news, it's not always for the best of reasons. This time, Snelling's name popped up for...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 2015 NFL Season Preview

Quarterback Matt Ryan, the 3rd overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, started his career 56-22 in his first 5 seasons in the league, but lost his first 3 playoff games. He seemed to be past that in 2012, when he beat the Seattle in the divisional round, even though they came up short in the NFC Championship against San Francisco, dropping Ryan’s post-season record to 1-4. Everything...
Via The Football Fan Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five most important Atlanta Falcons players in 2015

The Atlanta Falcons are heading into the 2015 season with high expectations, and the hope to get back to the top of the NFC South. Last season, it was the worst conference in the league but the Carolina Panthers were able to come out on top and make the playoffs. That was a big disappointment for the Falcons, and they made some major changes this offseason. Dan Quinn was hired...
Via This Given Sunday
16 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Atlanta Falcons

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Atlanta Falcons. 2014 in a nutshell: The Falcons continue to be somewhat of an anomaly. Despite quality play at quarterback from Matt Ryan and a Pro Bowl season from electric wide receiver Julio Jones, the league’s worst-rated defense and a slew...
Via This Given Sunday
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Atlanta Falcons who have to produce in 2015

The Atlanta Falcons have a roster full of talent. It just so happens that a lot of it plays offense. Julio Jones is arguably the best receiver in the league. Roddy White isn’t too shabby himself. He may be aging but he’s still a savvy vet who’s reliable. Jake Matthews is a young talent who could have a career year and lead the offensive line to success. Matt Ryan is a proven...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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