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Falcons Get Their Roster To Get Down to 53 Players

The Falcons, along with the other 31 teams in the NFL, had to get their rosters down to 53 players by Saturday afternoon. Here’s a list of the teams’ cuts today. S Sean Baker, QB Rex Grossman, LB Terrell Manning, DE Cliff Matthews, T Jake Rodgers, G Jared Smith, CB Kevin White, QB T.J. Yates, […]

Falcons Ink Former Bears First-Round Pick OT Gabe Carimi

The Falcons have signed offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, who has been with two teams already, the Bears and the Buccaneers, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Carimi, 6-7, 316 pounds, was drafted by the Bears in the first round (29th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. Carimi, who played with Falcons center/right […]

Falcons Release CB Samuel And LB Nicholas

The Falcons released cornerback Asante Samuel and linebacker Stephen Nicholas on Wednesday. The moves create an additional $6.5 million in salary cap room with the Falcons set to enter free agency on March 11. Samuel was scheduled to make $5.2 million in 2014 and will save the Falcons $3.5 million on the salary cap. Nicholas […]

Falcons sign WR Brian Robiskie

With Julio Jones now placed on IR for the remainder of the season, the Atlanta Falcons have reached out to veteran Brian Robiskie in hopes of shoring up the offense. The Falcons have placed WR Julio Jones on injured reserve and signed WR Brian Robiskie. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) October 10, 2013 Robiskie, a fifth-year wide […]

Chris Owens Back In the Fold as Replacement Nickle, + Roster Updates

The pressure is on Chris Owens yet again. The fourth year corner from San Jose State hasn’t been a starter for much of his NFL career, but you wouldn’t know it if you didn’t follow this team and were to stumble upon Owens’ career stats. When Owens assumes the nickel position left vacant by Brent […]

Falcons Re-up Manley + Stadium Update

The Atlanta Falcons were dealt a major blow today when it was announced cornerback Brent Grimes would be out for the remainder of a season with an Achilles injury. The roster moves the team made in the wake of the announcement hardly serve to address the major void left in the defensive backfield. The Falcons […]

Falcons Bring Back Franks, Waive Injured Receiver Toone

Less than a week after being a surprise cut from camp, Dominique Franks has returned to the Atlanta Falcons. Franks officially rejoined the Falcons late last night when receiver Tim Toone was waived with an injury. Since being cut last week, Franks had attended workouts with the Pittsburgh, Miami and week one opponent Kansas City. […]

Falcons 2012 Roster Finalized; Schillinger Out for Year

The Atlanta Falcons have announced both their 53-man and practice squad rosters. Here’s a look at the 2012 opening day squad. Quarterbacks (3) 1-Matt Ryan 2-Dominique Davis 3- Luke McCown Davis’ impressive preseason allowed the Falcons to free up money in the form of releasing Chris Redman, and so the undrafted free agent assumes a […]

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