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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 […]

CB Brent Grimes Done for the Year with a Torn Achilles

Falcons coach Mike Smith said that cornerback Brent Grimes had an MRI this morning which disclosed a torn achilles and will be placed on reserved-injured this afternoon. Grimes is in his sixth season with the Falcons. He earned a Pro Bowl selection in 2010 after finishing the year with 87 tackles and five interceptions. Atlanta […]

CB Brent Grimes Inks His Franchise Tender

Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes signed his franchise tender on Tuesday. Grimes did not attend the start of the Falcons’ voluntary offseason training program on Monday. Grimes is sent to make $10.262 million this season. It is unclear if both sides will continue to negotiate toward a long-term deal.

Falcons Put Franchise Tag on CB Brent Grimes

The Falcons have placed the franchise tag on cornerback Brent Grimes, general manager Thomas Dimitroff announced on 790 The Zone, the team’s flagship radio station. Originally signed by the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of Shippensburg, the 5-foot-10, 185-pound cornerback has 248 tackles, 13 interceptions and 56 passes defensed in 58 career games. […]

A View on How the Falcons Will Deal with the Salary Cap Issues in 2012

Football Outsiders is out and doing Division by Division looks at the salary cap and how it affects each team around the league. To see about the entire NFC South – click HERE Here’s the Falcons breakdown, and some of the background on how they think things will play out for the team. Estimated Cap […]

PFW: Falcons Will Let Grimes Leave Team Via Free Agency

Dan Parr of Pro Football Weekly reports that a team source believes that the Falcons will allow free agent CB Brent Grimes to sign with another team during free agency. Grimes is seen as the Falcons top cornerback but unfortunately underwent knee surgery back in November and four of the teams final five games as […]

Buccaneers at Falcons Friday Injury Report

Tampa Bay  Out: T Jeremy Trueblood (concussion) Questionable: WR Arrelious Benn (neck), DE Michael Bennett (toe), DT Albert Haynesworth (knee), DT Brian Price (ankle) Probable: DE Adrian Clayborn (hamstring), LB Geno Hayes (finger), LB Adam Hayward (foot), DT Roy Miller (back), WR Preston Parker (concussion), WR Sammie Stroughter (knee) Atlanta Doubtful: WR Kerry Meier (groin), […]

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