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Wed, 21 Jan 2009 15:00:21 -0800
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports former NFL DT Shane Dronett was found dead in his home Wednesday, Jan. 21. Gwinnett County (Ga.) police said they responded to a suicide call at Dronett's address. The medical examiner's office is investigating the case. Dronett had a brain tumor that required surgery in the past year, according to former teammates and coaches from the University of Texas. KFFL sends their condolences to his family and friends.
Fri, 21 Feb 2003 17:04:51 -0800
Updating previous stories, Len Pasquarelli of ESPN.com, reports the Atlanta Falcons have released DT Shane Dronett. The team will save $3.3 million, but he will still count $1.4 million against the cap for 2003.
Thu, 25 Jul 2002 23:58:49 -0700
Updating an earlier story, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports the Atlanta Falcons have placed DT Shane Dronett (shoulder) on IR, meaning his 2002 season is over.
Wed, 24 Jul 2002 23:41:44 -0700
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Atlanta Falcons DL Shane Dronett (torn ligament in his left shoulder) is likely out for the entire 2002 season. He may go on the injured reserve list. "I wasn't sure what the Falcons decision was going to be," said Dronett. "They called today. I was planning to be there. They said don't bother. I'm pretty devastated about it." He was injured lifting weights in June.
Wed, 12 Jun 2002 09:09:46 -0700
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle/end Shane Dronett (shoulder) returned to practice Tuesday after sitting out the previous day with a strained shoulder.
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 10:55:39 -0700
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the Atlanta Falcons DT Shane Dronett (shoulder) strained a muscle in his shoulder after lifting weights and missed passing camp Monday.
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 15:38:57 -0800
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Atlanta Falcons are expected to look for some salary cap room from DTs Travis Hall and Shane Dronett. The team is expected to ask one, or perhaps both, to restructure their contracts to help save some room under the salary cap this year. The Falcons are about $8 million over the 2002 salary cap.
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 09:03:56 -0800
The Atlanta Journal Consititution reports Atlanta Falcons DT Shane Dronett (left shoulder), CB Ray Buchanan (right knee) and RB Maurice Smith (right knee) are scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery soon. More players may also have to undergo surgery soon.
Sun, 06 Jan 2002 13:02:07 -0800
The Atlanta Falcons have declared QB Chris Chandler, WR Shawn Mills, S Corey Hall, C Todd McClure, T Ophraim Salaam, DT Shane Dronett, DE Ronald Flemons and TE Reggie Kelly inactive for today's game.
Fri, 04 Jan 2002 12:43:46 -0800
AtlantaFalcons.com reports QB Chris Chandler (elbow), DT Shane Dronett (knee), TE Reggie Kelly (ribs), C Todd McClure (foot) and T Ephraim Salaam (knee/ankle) all missed practice Friday and look to be OUT for Sunday's game. McClure is officially OUT, while Chandler, Dronett, Kelly and Salaam remain doubtful. As previously reported, rookie QB Mike Vick gets the start Sunday at QB.
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