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Titans | LB auditions held

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:21:42 -0700

In the wake of the season-ending injury to Tennessee Titans LB Zach Brown, the Titans held auditions on Friday, Sept. 12, for linebackers to replace Brown in the lineup. Those trying out included free-agent LBs James Anderson, Nate Askew, Allen Bradford, Larry Dean, L.J. Fort, Will Herring, Paris Lenon, Stephen Nicholas, Justin Staples, and Kion Wilson.

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Falcons | Create salary cap space with cuts

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:54:44 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Atlanta Falcons have created $6.5 million in salary cap space by releasing LB Stephen Nicholas and CB Asante Samuel.

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Falcons | Asante Samuel, Stephen Nicholas cut

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:48:39 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have released CB Asante Samuel and LB Stephen Nicholas.

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Falcons | Several could be cap casualties

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:59:17 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons could consider releasing CB Asante Samuel, FS Thomas DeCoud, RB Steven Jackson, LB Stephen Nicholas and DE Osi Umenyiora this offseason to create some salary cap space.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas could start

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:56:13 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas could start Week 16 if LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) is not able to play.

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Falcons | Friday injury report for Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:44:36 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Peria Jerry (toe) fully practiced Friday, Nov. 8, and is probable. OT Sam Baker (knee), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and DT Corey Peters (knee) were all limited in practice and are questionable.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:40:56 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 7. OT Sam Baker (knee), DT Peria Jerry (toe) and LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) were limited.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 10

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:42:25 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 6. OT Sam Baker (knee), DT Peria Jerry (toe) and LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) were limited during practice.

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Falcons | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 08:35:17 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared WR Brian Robiskie, OG Harland Gunn, FS Kemal Ishmael, WR Roddy White, OT Ryan Schraeder, LB Stephen Nicholas, DL Travian Robertson inactive for Week 9.

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Falcons | Injury report for Week 9

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:43:44 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (ankle), C Joe Hawley (elbow), DT Peria Jerry (toe), OG Garrett Reynolds (knee), and RB Jason Snelling (ankle) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 1, and are probable. OT Sam Baker (knee), S William Moore (hip) and DE Osi Umenyiora (knee) all were limited in practice and are questionable. LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) did not practice and has been ruled out.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Week 9

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:01:06 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 31. OT Sam Baker (knee), C Joe Hawley (elbow), DT Peria Jerry (toe), S William Moore (hip), RB Jason Snelling (ankle) and DE Osi Umenyiora (knee) were limited. LB Akeem Dent (ankle) and OG Garrett Reynolds (knee) practiced in full.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:19:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling (ankle), WR Roddy White (ankle, hamstring) and LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30. C Joe Hawley (elbow), OG Garrett Reynolds (knee), OT Sam Baker (knee), DE Osi Umenyiora (knee), DT Peria Jerry (toe), LB Akeem Dent (ankle) and SS William Moore (hip) were limited during practice.

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Falcons | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:03:17 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared WR Brian Robiskie, OG Harland Gunn, RB Jason Snelling, WR Roddy White, OT Sam Baker, LB Stephen Nicholas, DL Travian Robertson inactive for Week 8.

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Falcons | Two ruled out

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:01:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and RB Jason Snelling (ankle) both did not practice and have been ruled out for the team's Week 8 game.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas misses practice

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:56:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Falcons | Two miss practice

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:54:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and RB Jason Snelling (ankle) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 23.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas suffers injury

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 10:19:07 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) left the team's Week 7 game early because of a thigh injury. It is not known if Nicholas will be able to return to the game.

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Falcons | Depth chart notes

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:58:32 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FB Patrick DiMarco has been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster, where he assumes the role as the No. 1 fullback over RB Jason Snelling. LB Joplu Bartu and DE Jonathan Massaquoi will fill in for LB Sean Weatherspoon (foot) and DE Kroy Biermann (Achilles'), respectively. LB Jamar Chaney is the No. 2 strongside linebacker behind LB Stephen Nicholas, and LB Omar Gaither is the backup at weakside linebacker behind Bartu. LB Paul Worrilow is the backup to LB Akeem Dent at middle linebacker.

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Falcons | Two limited in practice

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:57:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were each limited in practice Friday, Sept. 6, and both are questionable for the Week 1 game against the New Orleans Saints.

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Falcons | Two limited

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:34:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Falcons | Two defensive players limited

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:38:02 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Asante Samuel (thigh) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 4.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas dealing with injury

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 08:54:14 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (quadriceps) was unable to practice Tuesday, Aug. 20, due to a quadriceps injury.

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Falcons | Paul Worrilow still listed as third LB

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 21:03:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Paul Worrilow turned heads in the team's first preseason game, posting 11 tackles against the Cincinnati Bengals. However, on the team's second depth chart of the preseason, which was released Monday, Aug. 12, Worrilow remains as the third linebacker behind LBs Stephen Nicholas and Nick Clancy.

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Falcons | Two participating in practice

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:59:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) and Stephen Nicholas (hernia) both participated in minicamp practice Thursday, June 18.

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Falcons | Sean Weatherspoon, Stephen Nicholas close to return

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:17:33 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LBs Sean Weatherspoon (knee) and Stephen Nicholas (hernia) are both expected to be ready for the team's mandatory minicamp that takes place next week. "I'm fairly confident that when we start our mandatory minicamp that both of those guys will be out there," Smith said. "They have done probably more workload over on the side with the trainers than what they would put in during a particular practice. We think they're real close. We want to make sure that they get another couple of days with the trainers before we bring them out."

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Falcons | Two linebackers will not take part in workouts

Thu, 23 May 2013 11:58:55 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (hernia) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) will not be able to participate in organized team activities next week because they are recovering from offseason surgeries. Both are expected to take part in OTAs in June and will be ready for the team's minicamp.

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Falcons | Several could be asked to restructure deals

Mon, 04 Feb 2013 15:53:36 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons may ask LB Stephen Nicholas, CB Dunta Robinson and OT Tyson Clabo to restructure their contracts in order to create some salary cap space.

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Falcons | Three probable for playoff game

Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:59:58 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (foot), CB Christopher Owens (hamstring) and SS William Moore (hand) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 18, and are listed as probable for the NFC Championship Game.

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Falcons | Two players fully practice

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:30:04 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (foot) and SS William Moore (hand) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 17.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas fully practices

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 20:21:08 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (foot) was able to practice fully Wednesday, Jan. 16.

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Falcons | Nine players probable

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:57:10 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Kevin Cone (groin), WR Harry Douglas (ankle), TE Michael Palmer (back), OT Sam Baker (groin), DT Vance Walker (ribs), LB Stephen Nicholas (knee), LB Sean Weatherspoon (ankle), CB Dunta Robinson (illness) and SS Charles Mitchell (calf) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 28, and are listed as probable for Week 13.

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Falcons | Eight limited in practice

Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:17:36 -0800

Atlanta Falcons T Sam Baker (groin), WR Kevin Cone (groin), WR Harry Douglas (ankle), S Charles Mitchell (calf), LB Stephen Nicholas (knee), TE Michael Palmer (back), DT Vance Walker (ribs) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (ankle) were all limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 27.

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Falcons | Several listed as limited participants

Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:10:49 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons did not practice Monday, Nov. 26, but if they had, head coach Mike Smith said OT Sam Baker (groin), WR Kevin Cone (groin), S Charles Mitchell (calf), LB Stephen Nicholas (knee), TE Michael Palmer (back), DT Vance Walker (ribs) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (ankle) were all limited in practice. Because the Falcons play in Week 13 against the New Orleans Saints Thursday, Nov. 29, they were required to release injury information even though they had just a walk-through.

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Falcons | Four probable for Week 11

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:23:28 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (foot), DT Jonathan Babineaux (thigh), LB Stephen Nicholas (groin) and WR Harry Douglas (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 16, and are probable for Week 11.

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Falcons | Three limited in practice

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:24:34 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (back), LB Stephen Nicholas (groin) and DT Vance Walker (ribs) were all limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Falcons | Five limited in practice

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:30:22 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (back), DT Jonathan Babineaux (thigh), WR Harry Douglas (ankle), LB Stephen Nicholas (groin) and DT Vance Walker (ribs) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas limited Week 6

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:18:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle) was limited to only special teams work in Week 6 because of his ankle injury. Head coach Mike Smith said Nicholas was limited in order to have him healthy in upcoming weeks.

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Falcons | Two questionable for Week 6

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:40:46 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin) and LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle) were both limited in practice Friday, Oct. 12, and are questionable for the team's Week 6 game.

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Falcons | Six limited

Thu, 11 Oct 2012 15:20:42 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), DT Peria Jerry (thigh), C Todd McClure (pectoral), S William Moore (hip), LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle) and OG Garrett Reynolds (back) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 11.

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Falcons | Three miss practice

Wed, 10 Oct 2012 14:07:26 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle), TE Michael Palmer (shoulder) and RB Antone Smith (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Falcons | Hope Stephen Nicholas can improve

Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:46:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said the team hopes LB Stephen Nicholas' (ankle) ankle injury will improve over the next few days. Nicholas tried to re-enter the game Week 5 after suffering the injury but had to leave the game for a second time.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas nicked up

Sun, 07 Oct 2012 22:25:16 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle) left the Week 5 game against the Washington Redskins briefly, but he was able to return.

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Falcons | Stephen Nicholas injured

Sun, 07 Oct 2012 12:26:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (ankle) left the game early Week 5 because of an ankle injury and is considered questionable to return.

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Falcons | Four probable for Week 5

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:42:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith (hamstring), DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Christopher Owens (head) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 5, and are listed as probable for Week 5.

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Falcons | Two fully participate in practice

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:42:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and CB Christopher Owens (head) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

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Falcons | Six limited in practice

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:29:14 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), C Todd McClure (pectoral), S William Moore (hip), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh), CB Christopher Owens (head) and RB Antone Smith (hamstring) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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Falcons | Three probable

Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:51:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), OT Tyson Clabo (hip) and LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 28, and are probable for Week 4.

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Falcons | Three limited

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:15:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) and LB Mike Peterson (ribs) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 27.

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Falcons | Four limited in practice

Wed, 26 Sep 2012 14:19:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (groin), T Tyson Clabo (hip), LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh), and LB Mike Peterson (ribs) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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Falcons | Two probable for week 3

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:49:02 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE John Abraham (knee) and LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 21, and are probable for the team's Week 3 game.

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