Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Nicholas’

Akeem Dent Will Not Need Ankle Surgery

At first, it looked as if Atlanta Falcons‘ inside linebacker Akeem Dent would need to get ankle surgery from an injury he sustained in Week 4 during a loss to the New England Patriots. The injury seemed to carry over through the entire season. After seeking a second opinion, it looks like Dent will not […]

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 […]

Falcons Injury Notes: Nicholas Hurts Ankle, Peters Close to Returning

Starting strongside linebacker Stephen Nicholas could have to sit Sunday against the Raiders due to an ankle injury. “It was an ankle injury and Stephen tried to play, he came out there in the second half,” Falcons coach Mike Smith said on Monday. “I thought he did a nice job of trying to get back […]

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 […]

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), […]

Falcons at Saints Thursday Injury Report

Atlanta Did not participate: DE John Abraham (not injury related), TE Tony Gonzalez (not injury related), CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), C Todd McClure (not injury related), LB Stephen Nicholas (toe), RB Jason Snelling (illness), RB Michael Turner (groin) Limited participation: WR Harry Douglas (groin), CB Brent Grimes (knee), LB Curtis Lofton (ankle), DT Corey Peters […]

Turner, Nicholas and Grimes All Held Out of Practice

The Falcons held out a number of starters from Tuesday’s practice for a variety of reasons. The most notable on the list were running back Michael Turner, linebacker Stephen Nicholas and cornerback Brent Grimes. Turner didn’t practice for the second straight day Tuesday because of a lingering groin issue that has limited his practice time […]

Falcons at Panthers Thursday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: CB Brent Grimes (knee) Did not participate: CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), LB Stephen Nicholas (quadriceps), T Will Svitek (groin) Limited participation: T Sam Baker (back), WR Harry Douglas (groin), WR Julio Jones (hamstring), RB Michael Turner (groin) Full participation: DE John Abraham (not injury related), DE Ray Edwards (shoulder), TE Tony Gonzalez (not […]

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