Posts Tagged ‘chris redman’

Falcons Pickup QB Luke McCown; Dump Former Backup Chris Redmen

If Matt Ryan goes down at some point in 2012, the Falcons will have someone new behind him. Chris Redman, who spent the last four seasons as Atlanta’s No. 2 quarterback, was released Tuesday so the team could sign Luke McCown. McCown spent the past three seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, making two starts among […]

Catching up with QB Coach Glenn Thomas

If Falcons’ QB coach Glenn Thomas has any reservations about his four man quarterback unit, he isn’t making them public in the hours leading up to Atlanta’s second preseason game tonight against the Cincinnati Bengals. In an interview yesterday with the Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter, Thomas talked about the three Atlanta backups striving for time […]

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 […]

Redman Not a Lock for the Falcons Backup QB Job

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Chris Redman is not a lock as the Falcons #2 QB: Given the chance, Falcons coach Mike Smith would not name Chris Redman as his No. 2 quarterback. “I think it’s an open competition,” Smith said. “Chris has the most experience. Chris has played in games. But we are going […]

Falcons to Use Different QB Rotation vs Chargers Friday

Falcons QB Chris Redman did not take any snaps agains St. Louis and coach Mike Smith said that was by design. Smith said Redman will play against San Diego on Friday and that the QB rotation will be different. Redman was the starter in 2007 but now that Matt Ryan is in Atlanta his days […]

Falcons to Use Four QB’s in Preseason Opener Tonight

The Falcons face the Lions Saturday in the preseason debut for both teams. The Falcons plan to play their four quarterbacks one quarter each, starting with Matt Ryan. Head coach Mike Smith wouldn’t say when to expect Chris Redman, D.J. Shockley or rookie John Parker Wilson to be on the field. “Whatever their plan is, […]

Huge Night Tonight for QB Shockley

Tonight could very well be the biggest night of QB D.J. Shockley’s professional career.  While the Falcons already know that Matt Ryan is their QB, Shockley wants his shot to be the teams third or maybe second QB, and tonight will go a long way in seeing if that is going to happen.  “It’s huge, […]

The Future Starts: Ryan Gets the Nod at QB Friday

The Falcons will get a glimpse of their future on Friday, as the team announced today that high-profile rookie QB Matt Ryan will get the start when the team takes on the Titans at the Georgia Dome. Ryan has had some ups and downs so far in the preseason, and so far has completed 17 […]

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