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Falcons Officially Announce Signing of RB Todd Gurley

It’s official, Todd Gurley is now a member of the Falcons. The former Los Angeles Rams back Monday announced that he was joining the NFC South birds, joining the team 17 days after the deal was at first reported. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport stated in March that the deal was a one-year signing for […]

Falcons Place RB Ito Smith on IR; Promote OL Sean Harlow to Active Roster

As the Falcons get set for a NFC South showdown with the Saints on Sunday, they were busy on Saturday making some roster moves. The team announced that they have inked offensive linemen Sean Harlow from the practice squad to the active roster, and have placed second-year running back Ito Smith on injured reserve. Harlow […]

Ryan Allen Signed by the Falcons to Take Over the Punting Duties

Ryan Allen, who will be the Falcon’s fifth punter of the season, was signed by the team on Monday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Allen, 29, spent the past six seasons with the Patriots and played in every game from 2013-18. He averaged 45.3 yards per punt over 409 punts with the […]

Falcons Cut Longtime Kicker Matt Bryant

Falcons kicker Matt Bryant, who has been with the team for 10 seasons, announced he would be cut on Wednesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. “I was informed last night that the team was moving on from my services and that I would be released,” Bryant wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. “I […]

Falcons Reportedly Set to Release Cornerback Robert Alford

The Falcons appear to be in the thinking of re-tooling their defense in 2019, and it will start with a bit of a surprise, as the team is going to release cornerback Robert Alford. Alford started 88 games and had 10 interceptions after being a second-round draft choice back in 2013. The team will get […]

Falcons Add Veteran Safety Ron Parker to an Already Stacked Secondary

The Falcons are looking to put a tough 2017 behind them after losing to the eventual Super Bowl Champion Eagles in the NFC Divisional Playoff round, and if you’re Betting with West Virginia sports most seem to feel they should still be a playoff contender for the NFC Title in 2018. The team has been […]

Falcons Release Defensive Linemen Taniela Tupou

The Falcons announced Wednesday the release of defensive lineman Taniela Tupou with a non-football injury designation, Will McFadden of Atlantafalcons.com reports. Tupou was signed to the Falcons’ active roster prior to their game against the Miami Dolphins last season to provide depth for the defensive line. That was the only game he was active for […]

Falcons Release LB O’Brien Schofield to Make Room for A.J. Hawk

The Falcons made their roster move today to make room for newly inked LB A.J. Hawk, as the team has released linebacker O’Brien Schofield. Schofield appeared in 16 games for the Falcons last season and made 10 starts for the team. However, he wasn’t re-signed by Atlanta until two weeks into this season. Schofield played […]

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