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The Falcons have come to terms with UCF safety Kemal Ishmael, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Thursday. One of the Falcons’ three seventh-round picks, the 5-foot-11, 206-pound Ishmael would most likely figure as a backup behind starters William Moore and Thomas Decoud should he make the final roster. As a senior at UCF…
Evan Silva ranks the NFL's offensive lines 1-32.
The Minnesota Vikings have unveiled prospective images of their new stadium , and, in the spirit of similarly asymmetrical and eye-snagging designs like the new Atlanta Falcons design , it's pretty darn striking. Designed by HKS Sports and Entertainment, the stadium will seat 65,000, and can seat as much as 73,000 for a Super Bowl (which, of course, is always the goal). Since a retractable roof was too expensive, the stadium will have a clear roof to let in some of that sweet, sweet natural sunlight. The venue will be configurable for all sorts of events, including concerts, baseball and NCAA basketball, just in case. And there promises to be a manicured plaza that will give Vikings fans something pretty to stare at if Christian Ponder throws the team out of the postseason. The stadium's shape made us feel something ... something we hadn't felt in a long, long time. But it took the fine folks at Kissing Suzy Kolber to nail it: The Vikings hope to start work on the giant immobile Sandcrawler this fall.
To extend his athletic career, former defensive end Ray Edwards has chosen boxing over the NFL.
Tennessee still talking to veteran defensive end.
The three months leading up to a rookie’s first camp can be littered with distractions.
The Falcons released John Abraham in March, but have been keeping tabs on the defensive end since. Abraham reportedly doesn’t want to hear what Atlanta has to say, and Mike Florio wonders if Abraham is willing to take less somewhere else to spite his old team.
Team looked into getting veteran pass rusher back
As former Atlanta Falcons defensive end John Abraham turned 35 years old Monday, the former first-round pick not only retracted mention of retirement but was attempting to sign with the Tennessee Titans.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Mike Smith tested Atlanta Falcons rookies with an overload of information in a short period of time.