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Falcons Chat With Free Agent DE Osi Umenyiora

The Falcons continue to look for a replacement for John Abraham, and today got a visit from Giants free agent DE Osi Umenyiora. No word on if a deal between the two was met. Umenyiora’s visit marks the start of a couple for some big free agent defensive players, as also on the road are […]

Falcons Make Major Moves – Release Turner, Robinson And Abraham

In a move that shapes the franchise moving forward, the Falcons today released veteran CB Dunta Robinson, running back Michael Turner and defensive end John Abraham. The huge move will save the team millions, starting with Turner, whose release saves the team $6.4 million under the salary cap. Abraham saves the $5.75 million and Robinson […]

Smith Feels Abraham Will Start Sunday Vs Niners

The Falcons are making contingency plans in case defensive end John Abraham is unable to play at full capacity in Sunday’s NFC title game against San Francisco. Abraham, the NFL’s active sacks leader, missed practice Wednesday with a sprained left ankle. The same injury forced him to leave last week’s win over Seattle in the […]

DE John Abraham Says He Will Go Vs Niners

Falcons defensive end John Abraham aggravated his left ankle sprain in the second quarter and did not return against Seattle on Sunday but plans to be ready to play against the 49ers, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. “After awhile, I just couldn’t push off of it anymore,” Abraham said. Abraham was injured […]

DE John Abraham Set To Practice Today

As the Falcons get set for practice today as they prepare for the Seahawks, the team is happy in that they are set to get back defensive end John Abraham. Falcons defensive end John Abraham, who suffered a sprained left ankle against Tampa Bay in the regular season finale, will practice on Wednesday, head coach […]

Problem Areas Few and Far Between for Top-Ranked Falcons

Not perfect, but just about. That’s the way to look at Sunday’s 27-3 win over the San Diego Chargers in the 115-degree Southern California heat. There were problems. But they were few and hard between. To point them out would be to nitpick. But it’s not as if Mike Smith isn’t doing just that. Here […]

DE John Abraham Arrested on Two Misdemeanor Obstruction Charges

A week after Michael Turner was arrested for a DUI, another Falcons player finds himself in trouble. Defensive end John Abraham has been arrested on two misdemeanor obstruction charges and remains in custody on Monday night. Fulton County jail records show Abraham was in jail pending bond of $7,000, or $3,500 for each of the […]

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 […]

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