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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 […]

Defensive Back a Position of Strength for the Falcons

By Jake Saltzman The postseason has been anything but kind to the Atlanta Falcons of late. Quarterback Matt Ryan has been on the receiving end of the majority of the blame, as the former number three overall draft pick remains winless (0-3) in the NFL playoffs. Head Coach Mike Smith has also had to deal […]

Falcons Ink Starting Safety Thomas DeCoud

The Falcons today agreed to terms with starting safety Thomas DeCoud, keeping the 27-year-old with the team after 4 picks and 109 tackles last season. The length and financial value of the contract were not immediately known. “Thanks for all the congratulations, everyone,” DeCoud told his followers on Twitter. “Looking forward to taking my game […]

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 […]

Atlanta Shows They Deserve Respect; Beat Baltimore 10 to 9 to End Preseason

Atlanta finished the preseason with an even record of 2 wins and 2 losses but established the foundation of their season with confidence in their rookie starting quarterback and a defense that may become their saving grace. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan (2/7, 17 yards) did not play much in the game but has already been […]

Rookie CB Jackson Shares His Thoughts on Camp

Rookie CB Chevis Jackson has written a blog entry on Prolebrity, a site that was founded by professional athletes to share their thoughts with fans.  Below is the entry: Hey Everyone…I’m into the first week of Falcons Camp and other than the heat and the fact that the vets are making me carry all of […]

Third Round Picks Jackson and Decoud Sign Four-Year Deals

The Falcons have come to terms with two of their third-round picks, as today the team signed third-round cornerback Chevis Jackson and third-round safety Thomas DeCoud.  Both players get four-year deals. Here is the Bio on Jackson from Scout.com: Talented young cornerback who came out of the spring as a starter on defense for the […]

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