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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 09:21:59 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (concussion) has been cleared for contact during practice and will play in the third preseason game.
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 19:08:50 -0700
Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (concussion) suffered a concussion in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9.
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 17:55:55 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (head) suffered an apparent head injury during the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9, after being in what appeared to be a helmet-to-helmet hit. The extent of the injury is not known at this point.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 20:23:25 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent almost certainly will be a two-down defender in the scheme being implemented by new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan. Dent has been thrust into a starting role, with 13-year LB Mike Peterson as his backup, following the injury to LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral).
Sun, 22 Jul 2012 20:56:54 -0700
The chances for LB Akeem Dent to start in Week 1 as the middle linebacker increased dramatically when LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral) suffered an injury lifting weights. Tatupu will meet with a specialist, and it's uncertain how much time he'll miss just yet. However, he is likely to miss the start of training camp at the least.
Sun, 08 Jul 2012 10:15:58 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent said he has been watching film with LB Lofa Tatupu this offseason and that Tatupu has been helping understand things even though the two are expected to compete for the middle linebacker job during training camp. "We're learning together, watching film, making corrections," Dent said. "He's helping me out a lot in terms of trying to understand everything. A guy like Lofa, that has been to the Pro Bowl and an All-Pro player, it's been great for me. I'm a competitor. I know he's a competitor also, but at the end of the day it's good for the Falcons to have two guys that will be ready to play at any point."
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 10:30:27 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LBs Akeem Dent and Lofa Tatupu have been splitting reps with the first-team defense at middle linebacker during minicamp this week.
Thu, 03 May 2012 12:22:04 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu may be considered the frontrunner for the starting middle linebacker position if he can stay healthy but will have to compete with LB Akeem Dent for the job.
Wed, 28 Mar 2012 10:44:42 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LBs Lofa Tatupu and Akeem Dent are expected to compete for the starting middle linebacker job during training camp.
Wed, 22 Feb 2012 14:10:49 -0800
The Atlanta Falcons may take a long look at LB Akeem Dent at middle linebacker next season if they are not able to re-sign impending free-agent LB Curtis Lofton.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:25:54 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LBs Robert James (groin) and Akeem Dent (knee) participated in practice Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 23:59:49 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (knee), DL Corey Peters (leg) and QB John Parker Wilson (concussion) did not play in the preseason game Friday, Aug. 19, against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 09:33:06 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (knee) is not participating in practice Sunday, Aug. 13, because of an apparent knee injury.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 20:32:29 -0700
The Atlanta Falcons have signed rookie RB Jacquizz Rodgers and LB Akeem Dent. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:50:38 -0700
Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent is excited to stay at home, as he is originally from Atlanta and he played his high school football nearby before heading off to the University of Georgia. "I've been here my whole life," Dent said. "I'm proud of this team." Dent is expected to contribute on special teams and backup at all of the linebacker spots.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 08:03:06 -0700
The Kansas City Chiefs are meeting with University of Georgia LB Akeem Dent Wednesday, April 20, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 06:35:49 -0700
Georgia LB Akeem Dent visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tuesday, April 12, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 06:20:22 -0700
Georgia LB Akeem Dent conducted a private workout for the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, April 14, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 12:27:21 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scheduled to meet with University of Georgia LB Akeem Dent Monday, April 11, reports Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 08:05:44 -0700
Georgia LB Akeem Dent will have three private workouts for teams this week, according to Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 08:04:06 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens conducted a private workout with Georgia LB Akeem Dent, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 07:58:27 -0700
Georgia LB Akeem Dent has a private workout with the New York Giants Tuesday, March 29, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation, reports Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:42:54 -0700
The Atlanta Falcons are scheduled to conduct a private workout with University of Georgia LB Akeem Dent Thursday, April 14, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 12:04:23 -0800
University of Georgia LB Akeem Dent said he believes he could add some weight if a team asked him to do so.
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 11:59:40 -0800
University of Georgia LB Akeem Dent said he played outside linebacker in a 4-3 defensive alignment for his first three college seasons and then moved to inside linebacker in a 3-4 defensive alignment in his senior season. He said he believes he would be able to play in either defense in the NFL.