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Falcons Beat Panthers 19-17; Move Into First Place Tie In NFC South

Anytime you can wake up on a Monday and find yourself in first place, count yourself lucky. If your the Falcons, you may want to count yourself lucky a couple of times. The Falcons survived two late field goal misses by Panthers kicker Graham Gano, and the birds fly out of Carolina with a two-point […]

Rodgers’ Good Season Bumps His 2014 Cap Number To Over $1 Million

Falcons change-of-pace running back Jacquizz Rodgers hit escalator clauses in his contract that will bump up his cap number to $1.436 million in 2014 according to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com. Thanks to playing on at least 35 percent of the Falcons’ snaps in two of his first three NFL seasons, Rodgers’ 2014 base salary has […]

Jacquizz Rodgers Not Sure Of Role With Team

Jacquizz Rodgers is not sure how the carries will be split with the addition of free-agent signee Steven Jackson, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Last season, Michael Turner handled 66.4 percent of the carries by Falcons running backs (222 of 334 carries). Rodgers had 28.4 percent (94 carries) and Jason Snelling had […]

McClure’s Praise has Secret Recipient

Falcons’ center Todd McClure told NFL.com today that he believes the Falcons are a “special team.” We’ll come back to that a bit later. * * * It was one of the biggest questions entering the season: how would the Falcons replace veteran return man Eric Weems? Before an answer, a surprising roster move: former […]

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 Offensive Report: Preseason Week 2 Vs. Cincinnati

While the result wasn’t the one Falcons’ fans were looking for in their team’s nationally televised loss to the Bengals on Thursday, there were noticeable offensive improvements from week one to week two. Against the Ravens last week, Matt Ryan was rock solid, debuting with a touchdown pass and a 155 yard passing performance. Ryan […]

Rookie Back Jacquizz Rodgers Will Have Catching Up to Do

By Columnist Tara Banks Rookie running back Jacquizz Rodgers will have some catching up to do to be ready to play with the Falcons this season, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC. Rodgers made a deal with his mother to finish school. Rodgers said, “I have to get my degree so that I […]

New Falcons RB Rodgers All About Ball Security

Jacquizz Rodgers ran for almost 4,000 yards in his career and didn’t have a fumble in 939 touches. “Ball security is something that we worked on every day in practice,” said Rodgers, who will compete for one of the backup spots behind Pro Bowler Michael Turner. As a freshman, Rodgers helped lead Oregon State to […]

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