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Falcons | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:05:01 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) and LB Prince Shembo (knee) both practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 17, and are probable for Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 18.

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Falcons | Tuesday injury report for Week 3

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:37:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) and LB Prince Shembo (knee) both fully participated in practice Tuesday, Sept. 16.

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Falcons | Jakes Matthews expected in Week 3

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:24:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) is expected to play in Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, head coach Mike Smith said Monday, Sept. 15. Matthews was listed as a limited participant in practice, and he is expected to be a full participant Tuesday, Sept. 16. If he plays, OT Gabe Carimi would shift back to right tackle, where he was rotating with OT Lamar Holmes.

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Falcons | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:34:22 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared DL Cliff Matthews, WR Courtney Roby, OT Jake Matthews, C James Stone, CB Javier Arenas, QB Sean Renfree, LB Tyler Starr inactive for Week 2.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews ruled out

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:34:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) has been ruled out for the team's Week 2 game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Matthews doesn't have structural damage, but he's too sore to play.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews to test ankle

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:17:52 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) will test his injured ankle on the field Friday, Sept. 12.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews misses another practice

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews doesn't practice

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:04:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews' status uncertain

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:55:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) is not expected to play in Week 2, in the opinion of beat writer Vaughn McClure.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews could play

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:47:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) could play Sunday, Sept. 14, if he's not too sore. Matthews' MRI showed his high-ankle sprain injury isn't significant.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews update

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:39:15 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews' (ankle) high ankle sprain is on his left ankle. His status will be updated Wednesday, Sept. 10, according to head coach Mike Smith.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews has high ankle sprain

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:56:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) suffered a high ankle sprain in the Week 1 game against the New Orleans Saints, according to a league source. The injury isn't thought to be serious.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews injured

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:51:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) suffered an ankle injury Week 1 and is considered questionable to return.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews moves to left side

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:30:58 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have moved OT Jake Matthews to left tackle because of the season-ending injury to OT Sam Baker (knee). Matthews said he is comfortable playing either tackle spot.

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Falcons | Three could compete for RT job

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:05:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OTs Lamar Holmes, Ryan Schraeder and Gabe Carimi could compete for the starting right tackle job if OT Jake Matthews moves to left tackle.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews may see time at left tackle

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:32:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews may see time at left tackle due to the injury suffered by OT Sam Baker (knee).

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Falcons | Jake Matthews has rough debut

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:03:52 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews made his debut in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 8, against the Miami Dolphins. He was called for two penalties in 19 snaps, including a holding penalty which negated a 76-yard touchdown run by RB Antone Smith. His other penalty was an illegal use of hands.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews impressing QB

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:15:12 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews has impressed QB Matt Ryan during training camp. "I think Jake, his size and he's very strong, very athletic," Ryan said Tuesday, July 29. "And he's smart. I think that's a great combination. When you talk about a guy who is drafted early and is going to be a cornerstone of the organization for a long time to come, it's a great combination to have."

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Falcons | Jake Matthews contract details

Thu, 22 May 2014 16:47:44 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Atlanta Falcons signed OT Jake Matthews to a four-year deal worth $16,434,500. The deal includes a $10,268,728 signing bonus.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews agrees to terms

Wed, 21 May 2014 13:09:08 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with first-round draft choice OT Jake Matthews on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Would have traded up for Jake Matthews

Mon, 12 May 2014 05:46:56 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons targeted OT Jake Matthews all along and would have traded up to select him if they needed to. The Falcons had discussions with the Jacksonville Jaguars about possibly trading up to No. 3 overall.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews to work at RT

Thu, 08 May 2014 21:52:32 -0700

Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said OT Jake Matthews will be used at right tackle this upcoming season.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews selected sixth overall

Thu, 08 May 2014 17:43:54 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons selected Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews with the sixth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Fantasy Tip: Protection for Matt Ryan: He was already a fine rebound candidate with Julio Jones (foot) on track to return, so now that the QB will have more time to throw, fantasy owners should bump him up.

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Rams | Interested in trading down

Tue, 06 May 2014 20:38:20 -0700

The St. Louis Rams have the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, and they are interested in trading down. The thinking is that the team would like to trade back and select Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews.

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Ravens | Assistant GM discusses first-round OTs

Fri, 02 May 2014 14:19:56 -0700

Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta believes OTs Greg Robinson (Auburn), Jake Matthews (Texas A&M), Taylor Lewan (Michigan) and Zack Martin (Notre Dame) will all be selected before the Ravens' No. 17 pick in the NFL Draft.

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Rams | To work out three players Friday

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:01:03 -0700

Updating a previous item, the St. Louis Rams, who own the second and 13th overall picks in the first round of this year's draft, will work out Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel, WR Mike Evans and OT Jake Matthews Friday, May 2. Manziel and Matthews would be legitimate No. 2 picks, but taking Evans there would seem to be a reach.

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Rams | Jake Matthews to work out

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:32:24 -0700

The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to conduct a private workout with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews before the 2014 NFL Draft.

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Jaguars | Visited with Jake Matthews

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08:46:48 -0700

The Jacksonville Jaguars met with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews Thursday, April 24, and could be targeting with the No. 3 overall pick in this year's draft, according to a league source. Matthews is the son of former OT Bruce Matthews.

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Browns | Open to selecting a top OT prospect

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:35:13 -0700

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer said the team would be open to selecting Auburn OT Greg Robinson or Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft even though they have OT Joe Thomas.

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Dolphins | Have first-round grades for five OTs

Sat, 26 Apr 2014 18:08:32 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have given first-round grades to Auburn OT Greg Robinson, Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews, Michigan OT Taylor Lewan, Notre Dame OT Zack Martin and Tennessee OT JaWuan James, according to sources. Several sources believe Martin will be the team's target in the first round.

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Raiders | Prefer Taylor Lewan

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:23:55 -0700

It is believed the Oakland Raiders like Michigan OT Taylor Lewan more than they like Auburn OT Greg Robinson or Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews.

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Texans | Will meet with Jake Matthews

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:28:28 -0700

The Houston Texans will meet with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews in the next several days, according to sources.

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Falcons | Will meet with Jake Matthews

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:57:10 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are scheduled to meet with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews at some point next week.

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Jaguars | Interest in Jake Matthews

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:37:17 -0700

The Jacksonville Jaguars reportedly have interest in Texas A&M LT Jake Matthews, which has met with resistance from Jaguar fans who want the team to take Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel with the pick.

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Bills | Jake Matthews visiting

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:41:26 -0700

The Buffalo Bills are scheduled to have dinner with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews Tuesday, April 8.

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Bills | Will meet with Jake Matthews

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:52:52 -0700

The Buffalo Bills will meet with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews Tuesday, April 8.

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Rams | Like Jake Matthews

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 06:24:03 -0700

The St. Louis Rams like Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews and are considering him with the second overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Matthews' father, Bruce Matthews, played for head coach Jeff Fisher with the Tennessee Titans.

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Rams | Top OTs are expected to be options

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:23:23 -0700

The St. Louis Rams are expected to consider Auburn OT Greg Robinson, Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews and Michigan OT Taylor Lewan as options for the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Lewan likely would be more of a candidate with the 13th overall pick instead of the second overall pick.

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Rams | Will work out Jake Matthews

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:13:21 -0700

The St. Louis Rams are scheduled to conduct a private workout with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews.

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Browns | Meet with Jake Matthews

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:11:46 -0800

The Cleveland Browns met with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews Wednesday, March 5.

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Rams | Talk with Jake Matthews

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:10:18 -0800

The St. Louis Rams met with Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews Wednesday, March 5.

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Falcons | Jake Matthews meets with team

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:40:42 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons disclosed Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews met with the team at the NFL Scouting Combine this week. Atlanta holds the sixth overall selection in the draft.

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Falcons | Expected to pursue OL in free agency

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:45:14 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons are expected to pursue either a guard or center in free agency. Drafting a player like Auburn OT Greg Robinson or Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews might also be part of the equation if the team prioritizes improving protection and run blocking over getting pressure on opposing quarterbacks.

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Falcons | Open to trading up

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:00:15 -0800

Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said he's open to trading up from the sixth overall spot in the first round of this year's NFL Draft. The Falcons are a potential landing spot for South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney, Auburn OT Greg Robinson and Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews.

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