Posts Tagged ‘Asante Samuel’

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 […]

Samuel Declares Carroll And Sherman Can Both Eat Humble Pie

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman gained attention not only for his play this year but for running his mouth at Tom Brady after the Seahawks beat the Patriots earlier this year and taunting Redskins tackle Trent Williams last Sunday. But today the Falcons got the last laugh on the controversial cornerback. Alex Marvez of FOX Sports […]

A Scare but Still Perfect – Falcons Pull Out Last Second 23-20 Win Over Oakland

The Falcons are still perfect on the season, but it wasn’t a thing of beauty and was a lot harder than they probably felt it would be. Playing an Oakland team that they looked like they could dominate, the Falcons played sloppy all day, but in the end were saved by a last play field […]

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 Victory On Scoreboard Marked by Solid Play Across the Board

For the first time this preseason, everything seemed to come full circle for the Atlanta Falcons Friday night in Miami. Strengths continued to be strengths, and several problem areas sorted themselves out. Defensive coordinator Mike Nolan revealed his plan for the makeup of the starting secondary. The number of penalties committed last week was cut […]

Falcons’ Defensive Report + Injury List; Preseason Week 2

A major let down in week one of the preseason, the Falcon defense rose to the occasion on Thursday, looking every bit the part of an 11-man, redemption-seeking unit. While things weren’t perfect, the D’s week two performance was certainly strong enough to assuage some of the concerns those following the team saw highlighted in […]

Falcons and Eagles Finish Deal; CB Asante Samuel Coming to the ATL

The Falcons and Eagles wrapped up a deal Wednesday that sends veteran cornerback Asante Samuel to Atlanta in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice, the Falcons announced on Wednesday. While the draft choice was not disclosed, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Eagles will receive the Falcons’ seventh round draft choice, […]

Falcons Close to Getting a Deal Done for CB Asante Samuel

A report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter says that the Falcons are “on the verge” of acquiring cornerback Asante Samuel from the Eagles. According to Schefter, the Eagles will receive a late round draft choice for Samuel. The Falcons have six picks in this week’s draft, including one fifth round, one sixth round and a pair […]

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