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Falcons up 10-0 after Kyle Pitts’ first NFL TD

Sun Oct 10 2021 14:09:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons don’t have wide receiver Calvin Ridley with them in London on Sunday, but it’s not causing them any offensive problems. Rookie tight end Kyle Pitts capped a 92-yard drive with his first NFL touchdown catch and the Falcons lead the Jets 10-0 in the first quarter of Sunday’s game. The Falcons opened the [more]

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Denzel Mims active for Jets in London

Sun Oct 10 2021 12:36:28 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons and Jets kick off Sunday’s action from London at 9:30 a.m. ET and the teams have turned in their lists of inactive players for the game. Jets wide receiver Denzel Mims is not on the list. Mims was a healthy scratch in Weeks Two and Three before Elijah Moore‘s concussion opened the door [more]

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Falcons list Erik Harris, Avery Williams as doubtful

Fri Oct 08 2021 18:27:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons already ruled out receiver Calvin Ridley, receiver Russell Gage (ankle), and defensive lineman Marlon Davison for Sunday because they didn’t make the trip to London. But it looks like they may be without two defensive contributors as well. Atlanta has declared safety Erik Harris (calf) and cornerback Avery Williams (hamstring) doubtful for the [more]

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Denzel Mims “doing everything I can” to give Jets what they want

Fri Oct 08 2021 13:40:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Wide receiver Denzel Mims was able to get back on the field for the Jets last weekend, but the 2020 second-round pick might not get off the inactive list against the Falcons in London this weekend. Elijah Moore is back after missing last Sunday with a concussion and history says that will leave Mims without [more]

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Jets cut Jarrod Wilson

Thu Oct 07 2021 20:57:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Jets waived defensive back Jarrod Wilson on Thursday. Wilson, 27, appeared in three games with the team, seeing action on 83 defensive snaps and 27 on special teams. He made five tackles, including one for loss. He originally signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of Michigan in 2016. Wilson played [more]

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NFL to play 29th and 30th London games, has still never matched two winning teams

Thu Oct 07 2021 09:39:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The NFL wants to establish a significant fan base in London. But it has never given the fans the opportunity to see a great matchup of two top teams. In fact, after the 1-3 Jets play the 1-3 Falcons in London on Sunday, and the 1-3 Dolphins play the 0-4 Jaguars next week, the NFL [more]

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Falcons announce Isaiah Oliver will miss the rest of the season

Wed Oct 06 2021 14:22:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons placed cornerback Isaiah Oliver on injured reserve on Tuesday and he won’t be back with the team this year. Oliver has a knee injury and the Falcons announced on Wednesday that it is a season-ender. Falcons head coach Arthur Smith addressed Oliver’s loss at his Wednesday press conference. “I can’t say enough good [more]

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Jets place Hamsah Nasirildeen on IR, promote Isaiah Williams

Tue Oct 05 2021 23:07:16 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Jets placed rookie linebacker Hamsah Nasirildeen on injured reserve Tuesday, the team announced. Offensive lineman Isaiah Williams was promoted from the practice squad to take Nasirildeen’s roster spot. The Jets made Nasirildeen a sixth-round choice in 2021 out of Florida State. He has taken 49 snaps on defense and 71 on special teams. Nasirildeen [more]

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Ron Rivera: “Nothing is ever done” with Taylor Heinicke

Mon Oct 04 2021 14:06:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After Washington lost to the Bills in Week Three, their head coach Ron Rivera said that he wants quarterback Taylor Heinicke to be more of a game manager in the future. Sunday’s game against the Falcons called for Heinicke to play a different role. Washington was down 30-22 in the fourth quarter and they needed [more]

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Logan Thomas out with hamstring injury

Sun Oct 03 2021 17:51:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Washington has lost a key player for the rest of the day as it tries to rally from a 10-0 deficit against the Falcons. The team has ruled out tight end Logan Thomas with a hamstring injury. Thomas ran a deep route in the first quarter. The ball didn’t come his way, but he hobbled [more]

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Washington is expected to have Antonio Gibson in lineup Sunday

Sun Oct 03 2021 12:55:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Washington running back Antonio Gibson‘s availability for Sunday’s game against the Falcons was cast in some doubt on Thursday when he landed on the injury report. A shin injury led to Gibson missing practice that day, but he was able to return for a limited session on Friday. He was listed as questionable later that [more]

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Ron Rivera: Curtis Samuel will be “ready to roll” in Week Four

Fri Oct 01 2021 16:57:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Washington’s offense will get a boost this weekend from a player making his Football Team debut. Head coach Ron Rivera told reporters following Friday’s practice that receiver Curtis Samuel will be activated off injured reserve to play in Sunday’s contest against Atlanta. “He’ll be active, he’ll be ready to roll,” Rivera said, via Rhiannon Walker [more]

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Ron Rivera: Matt Ryan still makes all the throws

Thu Sep 30 2021 15:28:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Having spent nearly a decade as Carolina’s head coach, Ron Rivera is plenty familiar with Matt Ryan. Rivera will coach against the quarterback once again this weekend with Washington taking on the Falcons in Atlanta. At 36 and in a new offense, Ryan’s thrown for 707 yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions so far [more]

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Ron Rivera: Curtis Samuel “looked good” in first practice after being designated for return

Wed Sep 29 2021 18:15:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

On Monday, Washington head coach Ron Rivera said receiver Cutis Samuel could practice this week after being out for a while with his groin injury. Now Samuel was in fact on the field for the first day of preparation for the Football Team’s matchup with Atlanta on Sunday. Washington has officially designated Samuel for return [more]

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Super Bowl LI ring sells for more than $92,000

Wed Sep 29 2021 10:49:14 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Patriots won their Super Bowl LI rings the hard way, erasing a 28-3 deficit. Someone acquired a Super Bowl LI a much easier way, emerging as the high bidder at auction. Recently, a Super Bowl LI ring went for $92,145.60 at Lelands.com. It features the well-publicized 283 diamonds, a nod to the lead that the [more]

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Matt Ryan: I think we’re capable of keeping ourselves relevant late into the season

Wed Sep 22 2021 14:26:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Through two weeks, the Falcons have not looked like a contender. While they were able to cut their deficit against the Buccaneers to three points in the second half of their Week Two loss, a pair of fourth-quarter pick-sixes off quarterback Matt Ryan put the game out of reach. But Ryan isn’t letting the early-season [more]

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Mike Edwards earns NFC defensive player of the week

Wed Sep 22 2021 12:48:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Buccaneers safety Mike Edwards was flagged for taunting after his second pick-six of the fourth quarter when he turned around and backed into the end zone. It was probably worth it. Edwards has been named NFC defensive player of the week after his two-interception performance in the Bucs’ 48-25 victory over the Falcons. Edwards also [more]

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Tom Brady throws five TDs, Mike Edwards scores two pick-sixes in 48-25 victory

Sun Sep 19 2021 23:20:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Late in the third quarter, the Falcons scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion to cut the Buccaneers’ lead to 28-25. At that point, it looked like Atlanta had Tampa Bay on its heels. But that feeling didn’t last long. Quarterback Tom Brady threw his fifth touchdown pass of the day early in the fourth [more]

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Carlton Davis is questionable for the Buccaneers with a hamstring injury

Fri Sep 17 2021 19:02:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Buccaneers may be without both of their Week One starting cornerbacks on Sunday against the Falcons. Sean Murphy-Bunting will miss the game with an elbow injury. Carlton Davis, who didn’t appear on the Wednesday or Thursday injury report, was limited on Friday with a hamstring injury. He’s questionable for Sunday. He’s the only Bucs [more]

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Will Ronald Jones start Sunday?

Thu Sep 16 2021 22:34:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians declared Ronald Jones the starting running back during his Tuesday news conference. In fact, the media was so surprised at Arians’ declaration, they asked him to confirm he meant Jones would start against the Falcons. Arians responded, “Yes.” So will he or won’t he? Arians said on Bucs Total Access on [more]

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Jordan Whitehead returns to full practice participation

Wed Sep 15 2021 20:47:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Bucs didn’t have safety Jordan Whitehead to start the season as he missed every practice last week with a hamstring injury. Whitehead, though, appears on track to return this week. He was a full participant in Wednesday’s practice. That’s good news for a secondary that won’t have cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting for at least the [more]

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Nick Sirianni: Jalen Hurts was in “complete control” of the offense

Mon Sep 13 2021 11:07:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The first drive of the Eagles season ended with quarterback Jalen Hurts hitting first-round pick DeVonta Smith with an 18-yard touchdown pass and things kept going well from Hurts for the rest of the afternoon. Hurts threw three touchdowns, ran for 62 yards, and led the Eagles to a 32-6 rout of the Falcons in [more]

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Kenneth Gainwell stretches Eagles lead to 22-6

Sun Sep 12 2021 19:29:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Eagles are closing in on their first win of the 2021 season. Running back Kenneth Gainwell scored from eight yards out with just over a minute to play in the third quarter and the Eagles now lead the Falcons 22-6 in Atlanta. The fifth-round pick had caught a pass from Jalen Hurts in the [more]

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Eagles extend lead to 15-6 before halftime

Sun Sep 12 2021 18:39:55 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Jalen Hurts threw a pair of touchdowns and the Eagles are up 15-6 on the Falcons at halftime. Hurts opened the game with an 18-yard strike to first-round pick DeVonta Smith and he closed the half by hitting tight end Dallas Goedert for what was initially called another touchdown with two seconds to play in [more]

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Devonta Smith’s first NFL TD puts Eagles up 7-3

Sun Sep 12 2021 17:28:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Eagles grabbed wide receiver DeVonta Smith in the first round of this year’s draft and it didn’t take him long to make an impact. Smith caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Jalen Hurts to stake the Eagles to a 7-3 lead over the Falcons in the first quarter of Sunday’s game in Atlanta. It [more]

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Kyle Pitts: I’ve been waiting my whole life to play in the NFL

Wed Sep 08 2021 22:46:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Falcons rookie tight end Kyle Pitts has waited almost 21 years for Sunday. “I’ll be very excited,” Pitts said Wednesday, via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I’ve been waiting my whole life. I’ve been wanting to play in the NFL my whole life.” The Falcons selected Pitts with the fourth overall choice, the [more]

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Falcons place Kendall Sheffield on injured reserve

Wed Sep 08 2021 20:27:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons placed cornerback Kendall Sheffield on injured reserve Wednesday. Sheffield has an undisclosed injury but has not practiced in weeks, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The Falcons listed Sheffield as a backup, but he was one of six corners to make the 53-player roster, so the team had a backup plan [more]

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JC Tretter: NFLPA didn’t ask for renewed emphasis on taunting

Wed Sep 08 2021 03:45:32 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Rich McKay, the chair of the NFL’s Competition Committee, recently explained that the league made the taunting rule a point of emphasis at the request of the NFL Players Association and the NCAA. The president of the NFLPA says that’s not the case. JC Tretter, in a column published Tuesday, said the union didn’t ask [more]

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Rich McKay: Emphasis on taunting fouls was requested by NFLPA, NCAA

Fri Sep 03 2021 14:29:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The NFL, for the second time in the last seven years, has made taunting a point of emphasis for game officials. Falcons CEO Rich McKay, the chairman of the NFL’s Competition Committee, recently addressed this dynamic in an interview with Kris Rhim of the team’s official website. More importantly than explaining what this new approach [more]

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Falcons sign Wayne Gallman

Thu Sep 02 2021 21:58:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons made a change to their running back group on Thursday. The team announced the signing of former Giant Wayne Gallman as a free agent. Gallman signed with the 49ers in the offseason, but failed to make the club. Qadree Ollison was cut to make room for Gallman in Atlanta. Gallman set career highs [more]

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Sellouts expected for both Londons games, with far fewer Americans attending

Thu Sep 02 2021 20:25:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Tickets went on sale later than usual, but the two NFL games to be played in London new months remain on pace to be sold out. Via Ben Fischer of Sports Business Journal, the pandemic will result in a much greater concentration of British fans. But the tickets are still selling, even with fewer American [more]

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Falcons claim Colby Gossett off waivers, place Josh Andrews on IR

Thu Sep 02 2021 19:14:58 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons claimed offensive lineman Colby Gossett off waivers from the Browns, the team announced Thursday. They placed starting left guard Josh Andrews on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Andrews broke his hand in practice Tuesday and will require minor surgery. Andrews will miss at least three weeks on IR. Gossett opted out of [more]

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Who will be the 2021 offensive rookie of the year?

Wed Sep 01 2021 17:17:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Wednesday’s PFT Live included a draft based on a proposition for which the odds have shifted in the past day, following the release of Cam Newton. Who will be the offensive rookie of the year? Simms and I drafted three of each, with Mac Jones elbowing his way into the discussion now that he’s the [more]

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Report: Falcons to place Josh Andrews on IR with broken hand

Wed Sep 01 2021 17:15:28 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It looks like the Falcons will be without one of their starting offensive linemen for at least a few weeks to open the season. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Media, left guard Josh Andrews broke his hand during Tuesday’s practice. The resulting minor surgery will land Andrews on injured reserve. But with the IR [more]

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Matt Ryan never considered leaving Atlanta for a fresh start elsewhere

Wed Sep 01 2021 13:41:12 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, the 2016 NFL MVP and a passer who continues to position himself among the all-time greats when it comes to all major statistical categories, enters his fourteenth season in Atlanta. It’s a time of significant change. The changes are so significant that, last year, owner Arthur Blank made it clear that [more]

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Arthur Blank announces $1 million donation to Hurricane Ida relief

Tue Aug 31 2021 17:30:38 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons and Saints are rivals in the NFC South, but Falcons owner Arthur Blank has joined Saints owner Gayle Benson in contributing to Hurricane Ida relief efforts. Blank will match Benson’s $1 million donation through his family foundation. HalfT of the donation will go to the American Red Cross and the other money will [more]

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Falcons set initial 53-man roster, Josh Rosen and Feleipe Franks make the cut

Tue Aug 31 2021 16:17:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Falcons General Manager Terry Fontenot and head coach Arthur Smith have set their first 53-man since being hired earlier this year. The Falcons became the first team in the league to get to 53 players on Tuesday. All 32 teams need to get to that point by 4 p.m. ET. Quarterbacks Feleipe Franks and Josh [more]

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Takk McKinley finds a 53-man roster spot in Cleveland, for now

Tue Aug 31 2021 13:37:20 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Defensive end Takk McKinley, a first-round draft pick of the Falcons in 2017, has finally found a new NFL home. Via Mike Garafolo of NFL Media, McKinley will make the initial 53-man roster in Cleveland. The Browns signed McKinley before adding Jadeveon Clowney. Still, the Browns seem to be intent on having a deep rotation [more]

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Kyle Pitts on preseason debut: I felt like my heart was moving faster than my legs

Mon Aug 30 2021 19:27:52 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts didn’t play much in his preseason debut, but it was enough to make an impact. Pitts caught a short pass and took it 27 yards down the right sideline on Atlanta’s first play from scrimmage in Sunday’s matchup with Cleveland. He played only one other snap before head coach Arthur [more]

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Arthur Smith: Josh Rosen will play in Atlanta’s preseason finale

Wed Aug 25 2021 20:44:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Quarterback Josh Rosen just arrived in Atlanta, but he’s going to play in the Falcons’ preseason finale. That’s according to head coach Arthur Smith, who said after Wednesday’s practice — Rosen’s first — that the 2018 No. 10 overall pick needs the work. “That’s the only fair thing to do,” Smith said, via D. Orlando [more]

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Falcons make Josh Rosen signing, AJ McCarron move to injured reserve official

Tue Aug 24 2021 17:17:18 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Josh Rosen is officially a member of the Falcons. The Falcons announced Rosen’s signing on Tuesday along with other moves that bring their roster to 80 players ahead of Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline to get to that number. Rosen was of interest to the Falcons because backup quarterback AJ McCarron tore his ACL over [more]

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Jalen Hurts returns to practice Sunday after stomach illness

Mon Aug 23 2021 04:02:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A stomach bug unexpectedly sidelined Jalen Hurts before Thursday night’s preseason game against the Patriots. He returned to a walk-through Saturday and was a full participant at Sunday night’s practice. “Just resting his body, as you would with any illness, and getting himself back,” Eagles coach Nick Sirianni said of how Hurts has spent the [more]

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Falcons announce AJ McCarron will miss season with torn ACL

Sun Aug 22 2021 22:18:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons’ No. 2 quarterback is out for the season. AJ McCarron suffered a torn right ACL in Saturday’s preseason game against the Dolphins, the team confirmed after an MRI today. That means the Falcons now have only one quarterback on the roster behind starter Matt Ryan: Feleipe Franks, an undrafted rookie who played at [more]

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Feleipe Franks has “full confidence” he can be Matt Ryan’s backup

Sun Aug 22 2021 13:30:28 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Falcons quarterback AJ McCarron left Saturday’s game with a knee injury and head coach Arthur Smith made it sound like he’s going to be out of action for a long time when he spoke to reporters after the game. McCarron was on track to be the backup to Matt Ryan this season, but his loss [more]

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Arthur Smith: AJ McCarron is heartbroken

Sun Aug 22 2021 04:07:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Falcons quarterback AJ McCarron will undergo an MRI on Sunday, but he and the team are bracing for bad news on his injured right knee. “I really feel for AJ McCarron,” Falcons coach Arthur Smith said, via Scott Bair of the team website. “Any time something like that happens, when it’s non-contact, it’s tough because [more]

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AJ McCarron departs Falcons start after hurting knee

Sun Aug 22 2021 00:28:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

With Matt Ryan getting the night off, AJ McCarron got the start at quarterback for the Falcons against the Dolphins on Saturday night but his night was cut shorter than planned. McCarron left in the second quarter with a knee injury and the Falcons announced that he would not return to the game. Feleipe Franks [more]

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Cardinals claim Luq Barcoo off waivers

Fri Aug 20 2021 21:19:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Cardinals had a couple of roster spots open up with offensive lineman Justin Pugh and defensive lineman Jordan Phillips going on the COVID-19 reserve list and they filled one of them on Friday. Cornerback Luq Barcoo was claimed off of waivers and added to the 85-man roster. Barcoo was dropped by the Jaguars on [more]

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Falcons sign David Wells, place Ryan Becker on IR

Fri Aug 20 2021 15:42:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons have made a pair of moves at tight end. Atlanta announced on Friday that the team has signed David Wells and placed Ryan Becker on injured reserve. Wells was most recently with the Patriots, spending the first few weeks of this year’s training camp in New England. He played a handful of snaps [more]

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Xavien Howard focused on “knocking some rust off” against Falcons this weekend

Thu Aug 19 2021 21:32:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard didn’t hit the ground running at training camp this summer as he didn’t do much work while trying to get a revised contract or a trade to a team that would give him one. Howard got the contract a little over a week ago and has stepped up his work at [more]

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Falcons cut two unvaccinated players to get to 100 percent

Thu Aug 19 2021 14:36:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Before Monday, several NFL teams hovered in the vicinity of 100 percent vaccination rate. The Falcons got there first. It didn’t happen because they convinced their lingering holdouts to get the vaccine. Per a league source, the Falcons made it to full vaccination among all players by cutting their two unvaccinated players. Other teams in [more]

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A.J. Brown: Being Julio Jones’ teammate has been “incredible”

Wed Aug 18 2021 13:44:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After campaigning hard for the Titans to trade for Julio Jones, A.J. Brown is still happy it happened. Brown was already becoming a star receiver in his own right, having started his career with back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons. He was also named to his first Pro Bowl in 2020, making 70 receptions for 1,075 yards with [more]

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Falcons sign Eli Ankou

Wed Aug 18 2021 12:29:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons cut six players ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to trim their roster to 85 players, so they were left with an open roster spot. They filled it on Wednesday by signing defensive lineman Eli Ankou. It’s a return engagement in Atlanta for Ankou. He was with the team for several weeks during the offseason, [more]

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Titans agree to terms with Jamal Carter

Tue Aug 17 2021 23:09:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Titans have agreed to terms with safety Jamal Carter, the team announced Tuesday. Carter appeared in all 16 games for the Broncos in 2017 and made 11 tackles and one pass defensed. He spent the 2018 season on injured reserve. Carter spent the past two seasons with the Falcons, where he played 11 games [more]

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Falcons become first NFL team to have every player vaccinated

Mon Aug 16 2021 21:05:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons might not finish first in anything else this season, but they are first in vaccination rate. The Falcons confirmed, via multiple reports, that all of their players are vaccinated. That makes them the first team in the NFL to reach a vaccination rate of 100 percent. Other teams are close. As of Saturday, [more]

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Falcons cut George Obinna, Bryce Hargrove

Mon Aug 16 2021 18:47:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons have dropped their roster to 84 players well ahead of Tuesday afternoon’s deadline to get to 85 players. The team announced that they have cut defensive lineman George Obinna and offensive lineman Bryce Hargrove. They excised four other players from the roster on Sunday. Obinna signed with the team in June after spending [more]

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Falcons waive four players

Sat Aug 14 2021 23:15:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons played their first preseason game on Friday night and they began the process of moving toward the next one by parting ways with four players. Wide receiver J’Mon Moore was waived with an injury designation. They also waived defensive tackle John Atkins, cornerback Marcus Murphy and tackle William Sweet. All teams have to [more]

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Darrynton Evans questionable to return with knee injury

Fri Aug 13 2021 23:52:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The NFL’s back-to-back leading rusher, Derrick Henry, is not playing tonight against the Falcons. That allowed Darrynton Evans to start. He did not last long. Evans injured his knee on his fourth carry, a 4-yard gain. It was a non-contact injury as he pulled up before running out of bounds on the Titans’ sideline. He [more]

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Arthur Smith: Kyle Pitts is right where he needs to be

Fri Aug 13 2021 14:51:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons drafted tight end Kyle Pitts at No. 4 overall to be a dynamic piece of their offense. And the urgency for Pitts to develop sooner than later has only increased with receiver Julio Jones traded to Tennessee. But head coach Arthur Smith — a former tight ends coach — doesn’t seem to be [more]

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Ryan Tannehill, Derrick Henry among Titans not expected to play this week

Thu Aug 12 2021 21:07:48 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

With only three preseason games, it remains to be seen how coaches will use the games to get key players ready for the regular season. It obviously will vary by the team. The Titans, it appears, won’t have all their starters for Friday night’s exhibition opener in Atlanta. Coach Mike Vrabel noted that every player [more]

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Rams claim Tyler Hall off waivers, cut Jovan Grant, Brandon Wright

Wed Aug 11 2021 00:31:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Rams claimed defensive back Tyler Hall off waivers from the Falcons on Tuesday. They waived punter Brandon Wright and defensive back Jovan Grant. Hall, 22, went undrafted out of Wyoming in 2020. He signed with the Falcons as a rookie free agent. The Falcons waived him out of training camp before re-signing him to [more]

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Falcons sign D’Onta Foreman

Mon Aug 09 2021 13:28:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons have made a handful of roster moves to start the week, including signing running back D'Onta Foreman. A former Texans third-round pick, Foreman appeared in six games last year for the Titans. He recorded 95 yards rushing for the team in 29 offensive snaps. Foreman has 421 yards rushing with a pair of [more]

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Falcons waive Deadrin Senat with injury designation

Sun Aug 08 2021 22:17:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons waived defensive lineman Deadrin Senat with an injury designation Sunday. Senat went on the physically unable to perform list July 29. The Falcons drafted Senat in the third round out of South Florida in 2018, and he was slowed by injuries in his time in Atlanta. He played 15 games with two starts [more]

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Dante Fowler back at practice for Falcons

Fri Aug 06 2021 14:48:45 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons welcomed back a key piece of their defensive front at Friday’s practice. Reporters at the Falcons facility note that defensive end Dante Fowler is on the field. Fowler was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list at the start of camp, but his presence at practice means that he’s been activated. The Falcons don’t [more]

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Falcons sign Trevor Davis

Thu Aug 05 2021 14:00:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Falcons announced a pair of roster moves on Thursday morning. Wide receiver/kick returner Trevor Davis has signed a contract with the team and been added to the 90-man roster. Tight end Jaeden Graham has been placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Davis was a 2016 fifth-round pick of the Packers and remained [more]

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