Archive for the ‘Atlanta Falcons’ Category

Falcons’ Oluokun goes on reserve/COVID-19 list

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Foye Oluokun has become the sixth player to go on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list since the start of training camp. Olukum started two games last season, totaling a career-high 56 tackles. He is slated to become a full-time starter this season in a linebacking group that also includes Deion Jones and newcomer Dante Fowler Jr. Defensive tackle Tyeler Davison, quarterback Danny Etl...

After stint coaching NFL, Sutulovich still has passion

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

After spending his final nine years as assistant special teams coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons (2009-2017), he decided with his wife, Melissa, to plant permanent roots in Flowery Branch and continue raising their four children in the Cherokee Bluff school district. We loved living here in Flowery Branch,” said Sutulovich, who got his nickname when he was a tight end at Louisiana Tech by his offensive line coach, Petey Perot.

Falcons player profile: P Ryan Allen

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be bringing you a new Player Profile series where we’ll take a look at each of the players on Atlanta’s roster. I’ll break down their measurables, past production, and try to project their 2020 season with the Falcons. We’ll get things started with the projected starters.

Falcons land at No. 22 in TD Wire’s pre-training camp power rankings

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

The Atlanta Falcons may be in the perfect position to sneak up on the league and creep back into the playoffs in 2020. Expectations are low, but with the NFL’s preseason being cancelled and training camp restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the team could be at a big advantage. The decision to keep head coach Dan Quinn and his staff in place, along with the presence of veterans Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and Grady Jarrett should give Atlanta a leg up on any team that made significant ...

How will the Falcons cornerback depth chart shake out in 2020 with Darqueze Dennard on board?

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

With that in mind, what might the Falcons cornerback depth chart look like in 2020? We don’t even have early glowing reports out of training camp to turn to here, but there’s still educated guesses to be made before you make your own in the comments. Let’s get to it.

Does Shanahan Have RB Commitment Issues?

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Hayden Winks analyzes Kyle Shanahan's backfields dating back to 2008 to see if the 49ers will use a running back by committee or commit to one back. (Getty Images)

Report: Falcons agree to terms with Darqueze Dennard

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

He agreed to terms with Jacksonville on a three-year $13.5 million that was to pay him $6 million guaranteed, but the deal collapsed. Dennard, 5-foot-11 and 205 pounds, will allow the Falcons to move Kendall Sheffield outside. The Falcons allowed starting left cornerback Desmond Trufant to leave in free agency.

Report: Falcons sign free agent CB Darqueze Dennard

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

The Falcons have one of the league’s younger projected set of starting cornerbacks, with rookie A.J. Terrell joining 2nd-year pro Kendall Sheffield and 3rd-year veteran Isaiah Oliver. If you include intriguing 2nd-year man Jordan Miller, who will be serving a short suspension early in the season, the Falcons have a remarkably young group of cornerbacks, with Blidi Wreh-Wilson serving as the only truly seasoned player in the mix.

Falcons player profile: RT Kaleb McGary

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be bringing you a new Player Profile series where we’ll take a look at each of the players on Atlanta’s roster. I’ll break down their measurables, past production, and try to project their 2020 season with the Falcons. We’ll get things started with the projected starters.

10 Years of ‘Top 100’ feature 33 state players

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

The Top 100 Players of 2020” featured nine from Alabama high schools and colleges, including four making their first appearances in the annual ranking voted on by NFL players for NFL Network. The “Top 100” debuts of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey, Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs and Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith brought to 33 the number of players with Alabama football roots who have appeared in the 10 ...