FALCONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Falcons Waive Falcons CB Saeed Lee & TE Adam Nissley

  The Atlanta Falcons waived CB Saeed Lee and TE Adam Nissley on Tuesday, according to the NFL transactions release. Lee, 23, signed with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama State last year. He unfortuntely suffered a right knee injury back in July. Nissley, 25, was also signed as an undrafted free agent out of UCF. He has yet to appear in a game over the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons workout Marshawn Lynch type RB, DJ Adams

Per source, the Atlanta Falcons worked out Marshawn Lynch type running back DJ Adams from Portland State. According to our source the workout went well for Adams who won came away with the team Most Valuable Player honor, as the Portland State football program handed out its 2013 season awards. Adams was a worthy honoree as the team's MVP. He led the Vikings in rushing (1,600 ...
Via College2Pro.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons have three prospects in visiting

Today the Atlanta Falcons have three prospects visiting their facility.  All three are expected to be in different rounds.  The first is Jake Matthews the former Texas A&M offensive tackle that would be an amazing fit for the Falcons at the sixth pick if he makes it that far.  The second is Nevin Lawson the […] The post Atlanta Falcons have three prospects in visiting appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Could the Falcons look to move up?

The Atlanta Falcons will soon be on the clock with the No. 6 in the NFL Draft. What are their main needs and could they look to move up the draftboard?
Via FOXSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Mock Draft Scenario 1: What happens if there is not an early run on Quarterbacks?

It is Mock Draft season amongst NFL enthusiasts. Over the next few weeks leading up to the NFL Draft, I will be providing full seven round mock scenarios for your reading pleasure. I would love your feedback, so feel free to engage in the discussions below or send us your feedback on Twitter: @cover32_ATL Each week, I will explore new scenarios such as trading up, trading down, or...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Montana’s Jordan Tripp had a visit with the Atlanta Falcons

Jordan Tripp the linebacker from Montana is climbing draft boards every day it seems.  Tripp the 6’3, 240 pound backer visited the Atlanta Falcons on Monday according to Gil Brandt. NFL.com’s Gil Brandt first reported Tripp would make a pre-draft visit, and the linebacker prospect was actually was in Atlanta on Monday visiting with the […] The post Montana’s Jordan Tripp...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons schedule workout with Sacramento State punter Justin Weldon

Per source, the Atlanta Falcons will be working out Sacramento State punter, Justin Weldon. He set the Sacramento State single-season and career records for punting and finished his career with an average of 44.2 which breaks a record which has held since 1969. Weldon also set the single-season record with an average of 44.9. His 78 yard punt against UC Davis is the longes...
Via College2Pro.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons rumors: Atlanta will draft pass rusher in second round according to draft guru

It's no secret that the Atlanta Falcons need help on both the offensive and defensive lines despite the additions made in free agency. Next up the draft and the Falcons hold the sixth overall pick and have three selections in the first seventy picks in a draft that is according to the experts, the best for many years.Although mock drafts will change over the next few weeks, currently...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Under the radar prospects: Running Back

The running back position has been devalued in the draft process. In 2013, for the first time in decades a running back was not taken in the first round. However, the Falcons need a consistent running back in 2014. They cannot allow for the broken shell of Steven Jackson and the inconsistent JacQuizz Rodgers to carry the load. Last season, the ball club finished dead last in the...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Atlanta Falcons should trade up in the first round

With the upcoming NFL Draft less than a month away, there are plenty of story-lines to analyze and various situations that could happen as teams are trying to better their rosters through this year’s draft class.  Many questions have surrounded what are arguably two of the most exciting players to play college football in Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney, and where they will...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, scrap heap FAs for the Atlanta Falcons, more

In case you missed it, columns from the cover32 universe to browse through while watching The Masters on Sunday or bored at your office on Monday. National Columns - The top-10 inside linebackers in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading teams at the offseason midpoint. (READ) - The best remaining NFL free agents at each position. (READ) - Ten NFL players who aren...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Falcons Off-Season Moves

OL Gabe Carimi Many fans forget that Gabe Carimi was signed by the Falcons due to the fact that the offseason was barely underway when the move was made. If Carimi end up in a close battle for a position on the depth chart it’ll probably be with offensive lineman Mike Johnson for the starting right tackle job, but Johnson looks like he will run away with that title. The post Reviewing...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Malcolm Butler, CB, West Alabama

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Not one recruited me because I only played football in the 9th grade Where did you choose and why? I chose Hinds Community College..If I would have played football my entire four years in high school, I am sure I could have landed anywhere, but I […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Malcolm Butler, CB, West Alabama...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Flacco, Stafford, Ryan: Would you build, buy or cut?

After kicking around an idea, it started to catch on here at TPF. Name three NFL players, all of the same caliber, and explain what you would do if you were a GM of a team. For example Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons, Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens and Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions; would you build around them, buy them for a one-year contract to win, or cut them?…
Via The Penalty Flag
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons owner wanted team to stand up for Matt Ryan

One of the Falcons' main priorities this offseason was to get tougher in the trenches, a change in mentality that could be pinpointed to the 2013 season opener against the Saints. In that game, New Orleans safety Kenny Vaccaro applied an illegal hit on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. Although Vaccaro was penalized and later fined $7,785, Atlanta's offensive line failed...
Via Helmet2Helmet
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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