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Former Falcon QB Shockley Joins the UFL

The National Football Post reports that former Falcon QB D.J. Shockley has joined the UFL: The Omaha Nighthawks have invited former Atlanta Falcons quarterback D.J. Shockley to attend their minicamp, and he’s confirmed he’ll attend. Shockley isn’t listed on the Nighthawks’ roster. “I just got off the phone with D.J. and he’s all set,” Nighthawks […]

Falcons Waive Backup QB D.J. Shockley

The Falcons official website reports that the team on Friday waived backup QB D.J. Shockley The Atlanta Falcons waived backup quarterback and former UGA star D.J. Shockley, the club announced Friday afternoon. Shockley was originally drafted by the Falcons in the seventh round (223rd pick overall) in 2006 out of the University of Georgia, he […]

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, […]

Falcons Get Win On The Road Thursday Night

Rookie quarterback Matt Ryan leads the Falcons to a 10-9 preseason win on the road over the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. Former UGA quarterback D.J. Shockley saw some action Thursday night, connecting with veteran wide receiver Brian Finneran on a seam route for a 20 yard touchdown that put the Falcons up 7-6. Shockley also led […]

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 […]

Redman Gets the Nod to Start the Falcons Preseason Opener

Long term these things usually mean little, but for now it’s a headline, and that is the Faclons have decided to go with veteran QB Chris Redman to start the preseason opener vs the Jags in Jacksonville on Saturday night. Redman edged out rookie Matt Ryan for the start, but that for sure does not […]

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