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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 […]

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 […]

Falcons Place CB Hayden and LB Peterson on IR

The Falcons have placed cornerback Kelvin Hayden and linebacker Mike Peterson on season-ending injured reserve, a league source said on Tuesday night. Signed to a one-year, minimum salary benefit contract in August, Hayden had 24 tackles and two interceptions in eight games before missing the last five games with a toe injury. The 35-year-old Peterson […]

LB Mike Peterson Returns to the Falcons

The Falcons have agreed to terms with veteran linebacker Mike Peterson. The Falcons will have continuity in their linebacker corps with Peterson and Stephen Nicholas returning. Though Peterson was Atlanta’s weak-side starter for much of last season, 2010 first-round pick Sean Weatherspoon is going to get the job in short order. Peterson is only a […]

Free Agent to Be Peterson Working Out with the Falcons

Despite being a free agent, linebacker Mike Peterson is taking part in the Falcons’ unofficial offseason workout program. Like other players in contract limbo during the lockout, Peterson could be sitting at home or working out on his own but he really hopes to be re-signed in Atlanta. Peterson, a 12-year veteran, has been mentoring […]

Cole: Falcons with the Middle of the Pack LB Core in the NFL

Jason Cole at Yahoo Sports! has another ranking out, and this time it is the NFL’s LB’s, and at right in the middle of the pack he has the Falcons: 15. Atlanta: The Falcons are hoping that first-round pick Sean Witherspoon will become the play-making linebacker the team desperately needs. Aside from end John Abraham, […]

Mike Peterson Visting the Falcons

With Michael Boley going to the Giants and Keith Brooking going to Dallas, it put the Falcons in a bind at outside linebacker. Mike Peterson could be the answer to at least one side of the linebackers. He was drafted out of Florida to the Indianapolis Colts, where he played outside linebacker. He then was […]

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