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Brooking Likley to Be Released Before He’s Due $1 Mil Bonus

Pro Football Weekly indicates that Keith Brooking is likely to be released before February 23, when he is due a $1 million bonus. Brooking chipped in 102 tackles in 2008, but the Falcons intend to revamp their defense with younger players, in a bid to improve their 24th defensive ranking in 2008. The 33-year-old vet […]

Falcons Free Agent Wish List Includes TE Scaife or Smith?

The Falcons would love to add another playmaker for Matt Ryan to throw to next season, and today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution says that one player on their wish list might be Titans soon-to-be free agent TE Bo Scaife. Another guy if they can’t land Scaife is L.J. Smith from the Eagles. Here is the tidbit from […]

Haynesworth to be a Falcon in 2009?

Albert Haynesworth is going to be a most sought after free agent on the market, and today’s Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that the Falcons may take a look at him this offseason. Here’s the tidbit from today’s edition. How would Tennessee tackle Albert Haynesworth look in the middle of the Falcons’ defense? According to […]

Brooking Not Coming Back in 09?

From: ProFootballWeekly Sources say Falcons LB Keith Brooking just isn’t making major impact plays at this point in his career. He looks slow, particularly when he’s matched up with a running back out of the backfield in pass coverage, and he has whiffed on clean shots at the quarterback. Brooking is coming up on free […]

DE Anderson Still Struggling Close to Two Years In

From: Pro Football Weekly Almost two full seasons into his pro career, sources in Atlanta say Falcons DE Jamaal Anderson is still trying to find a finishing move that he can use to his advantage against pass protectors. Anderson, who has just two sacks in 29 career games, has been able to consult and observe […]

Musgrave a Strong Candidate for O-coordinator if Mularkey Leaves

From: Pro Football Weekly The buzz surrounding Mike Mularkey has increased in recent weeks as reports surfaced that if Romeo Crennel is fired in Cleveland, Mularkey could be a candidate to become the next Browns head coach. Mularkey, who resigned as Bills head coach after a two-year stint in 2006, has received high praise for […]

Report: Foxworth Not Happy w/ Role in Atlanta

From: Pro Football Weekly Sources in Atlanta say Falcons CB Domonique Foxworth is not happy with his role on the team. The Falcons acquired Foxworth from the Broncos in a trade just before the season began, but he’s stuck behind Chris Houston, Brent Grimes and Chevis Jackson and hasn’t seen much playing time. He’s in […]

First Round Tackle Baker Getting Plenty of Work with the First Team

It looks as if first-round draft pick offensive tackle Sam Baker may find his way to the starting lineup come week one. Sporting News is reporting that Baker has been working out with the first team, and despite getting beat badly by John Abraham, Baker has been learning the ropes on what it takes to […]

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