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Falcons | Several FAs not expected to return

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:31:14 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent CB Dominique Franks, SS Chris Hope, LB Mike Peterson, OT Will Svitek or WR Tim Toone this offseason.

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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 fully participate in practice

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:27:09 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (foot), DT Jonathan Babineaux (thigh) and WR Harry Douglas (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson fully practices

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:31:23 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (foot) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson questionable

Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:52:18 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (ribs) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 28, and is questionable 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 | Akeem Dent expected to be two-down player

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).

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Falcons | Mike Peterson re-signed

Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:20:38 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed free-agent LB Mike Peterson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Would like to bring back Mike Peterson

Sun, 26 Feb 2012 11:28:16 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons are interested in re-signing impending free-agent LB Mike Peterson this offseason.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson might be back

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 21:28:16 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (triceps) might be back with the team, as he provides quality depth when healthy. His 2011 season ended prematurely due to a triceps injury.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson injury update

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:23:38 -0800

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said LB Mike Peterson (triceps) has a triceps tear and will need to undergo surgery to repair the tear.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson update

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:30:59 -0800

Updating a previous item, Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (arm) was put on the Injured Reserve with an injury to his arm that will require surgery.

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Falcons | Two placed on Injured Reserve

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 08:47:23 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have placed LB Mike Peterson (undisclosed) and CB Kelvin Hayden (toe) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2011 seasons.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson to face former club

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:55:53 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson will meet the Jacksonville Jaguars in the Week 15 game Thursday, Dec. 15, for the first time since leaving the Jaguars after the 2008 season. "I spent six years there. When I was there, I never had seen myself leaving there," Peterson said. "I thought I would always retire and finish my career there. Being somewhere else or even playing against the Jags isn't something that ever crossed my mind."

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Falcons | Mike Peterson might start in Week 13

Fri, 02 Dec 2011 22:38:15 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson might start in Week 13 against the Houston Texans if LB Stephen Nicholas (thigh) cannot play.

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Falcons | Two fighting for OLB job

Wed, 10 Aug 2011 12:15:37 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LBs Mike Peterson and Stephen Nicholas are competing for one of the starting outside linebacker job during the preseason.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson agrees to terms

Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:36:00 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with free-agent LB Mike Peterson (Falcons). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:16:25 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: OG Justin Blalock, PK Matt Bryant, OT Tyson Clabo, OG Harvey Dahl, WR Brian Finneran, NT Thomas Johnson, P Michael Koenen, LB Stephen Nicholas, RB Jerious Norwood, LB Mike Peterson, RB Jason Snelling and CB Brian Williams.

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Falcons | Have shown interest in bring back Mike Peterson

Wed, 18 May 2011 07:50:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons impending free-agent LB Mike Peterson said the Falcons have expressed interest in re-signing him once the lockout is over.

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Falcons | Expected to bring back Mike Peterson

Fri, 13 May 2011 16:00:43 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are expected to re-sign impending free-agent LB Mike Peterson once the lockout is over because both sides appear to want to get a deal done.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson misses practice, will miss first preseason game

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 09:18:12 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (calf) did not practice Thursday, Aug. 12, and will not play in the team's first preseason game, reports CBSSports.com. Rookie LB Sean Weatherspoon will start in his place at weak-side linebacker.

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Falcons | Mike Peterson to miss a couple of days

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 17:06:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson (calf) has inflammation in his calf and will miss a couple of days of practice, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Falcons | Battle at linebacker

Sun, 08 Aug 2010 07:37:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons rookie LB Sean Weatherspoon is competing for a starting job at outside linebacker, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He is battling with LBs Stephen Nicholas and Mike Peterson. Head coach Mike Smith said the three are competing for two starting jobs. If Nicholas doesn't land a starting job, he will remain a key cog on special teams.

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Falcons | Four to have time limited in training camp

Mon, 03 Aug 2009 19:05:55 -0700

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez, C Todd McClure, WR Brian Finneran and LB Mike Peterson will have their time limited in training camp.

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Falcons | Lofton sits out Monday

Mon, 03 Aug 2009 19:04:34 -0700

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Curtis Lofton (hamstring) missed the team's practice Monday, Aug. 3. The team is planning to limit Lofton's action in camp. LB Mike Peterson got some time at middle linebacker during the morning practice.

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Falcons | Peterson settling in at weakside linebacker

Wed, 20 May 2009 17:14:31 -0700

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WLB Mike Peterson is starting to feel comfortable in Atlanta. Having played for Falcons head coach Mike Smith in Jacksonville, Peterson knows the defense better than many of the team's returning players. Peterson, who has played all three linebacker positions during his career, is transitioning from middle linebacker to weakside linebacker this year. "It's going well being back outside," Peterson said. He added the Falcons want to be an aggressive and attacking defense that creates turnovers this year.

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Falcons | Peterson working at weakside linebacker

Sun, 10 May 2009 22:00:16 -0700

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson is working at weakside linebacker.

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Falcons | Peterson says Ryan reminds him of Manning

Thu, 09 Apr 2009 08:12:41 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of ESPN.com, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson said QB Matt Ryan reminds him of a young Peyton Manning. "I don't want to put any pressure on him," Peterson said. "But I've got to tell the truth. He reminds me of a young Peyton (Manning). I was with Peyton in Indianapolis early in my career and Matt is just like him. Matt's going to be a great one in this league for a long time to come. It's going to be fun to come off that field and watch him and that offense."

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Falcons | Peterson to play outside

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:21:33 -0700

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons LB Mike Peterson will play at one of the outside linebacker spots.

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Falcons | Peterson contract update

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 11:06:44 -0700

Updating a previous report, Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with unrestricted free-agent LB Mike Peterson (Jaguars), according to league sources. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Agree to terms with M. Peterson

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 18:34:01 -0700

Steve Wyche, of NFL.com, reports the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Mike Peterson (Jaguars). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Peterson to visit

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 11:41:56 -0700

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports the Atlanta Falcons will meet with unrestricted free-agent LB Mike Peterson (Jaguars) later this week.

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Bills | Peterson visits

Sun, 08 Mar 2009 12:59:03 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills met with unrestricted free-agent LB Mike Peterson (Jaguars) Friday, March 6.

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Jaguars | Peterson to start

Tue, 16 Dec 2008 09:33:53 -0800

The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson will start at middle linebacker in team's Week 16 game.

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Jaguars | Peterson demoted to backup status

Fri, 14 Nov 2008 16:23:59 -0800

ESPN's Sal Paolantonio reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said Friday, Nov. 14, that LB Mike Peterson has been permanently demoted to backup status. LB Daryl Smith will start at middle linebacker.

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Jaguars | Peterson fined $10,000, inactive for Week 10

Sun, 09 Nov 2008 06:14:40 -0800

Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson will be inactive for the team's Week 10 game, and he has been fined $10,000 for his actions during the past week.

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Jaguars | Del Rio to meet with Peterson to discuss his future

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 20:12:23 -0800

Chris Mortensen, of ESPN.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio will meet with LB Mike Peterson Friday, Nov. 7, to discuss Peterson's future with the team. Peterson will be allowed to return to the team immediately if the meeting goes well. He has not been ruled out of the team's Week 10 game.

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Jaguars | Peterson misses practice Thursday

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 11:11:38 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson missed the team's practice Thursday, Nov. 6. His absence was not injury related.

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Jaguars | Peterson sent home Wednesday

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 10:18:30 -0800

Chris Mortensen, of ESPN.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson was sent home Wednesday, Nov. 5, because of insubordination after Peterson talked back to head coach Jack Del Rio during a team meeting Monday, Nov. 3, according to sources. Peterson was one of the players Del Rio challenged about their performance in Week 9 during the meeting. Del Rio did not want anyone's feedback but Peterson challenged the coach about a specific play Del Rio had an issue with. Peterson was then excused from the meeting.

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Jaguars | Peterson misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 05 Nov 2008 12:19:53 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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Jaguars | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:27:50 -0700

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared C Brad Meester, RB Chauncey Washington, WR Jerry Porter, DL Jimmy Kennedy, LB Mike Peterson, CB Scott Starks, OT Todd Wade, WR Troy Williamson inactive for Week 2.

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Jaguars | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:26:00 -0700

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared C Brad Meester, RB Chauncey Washington, WR Jerry Porter, DL Jimmy Kennedy, LB Mike Peterson, CB Scott Starks, OT Todd Wade, WR Troy Williamson inactive for Week 2.

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Jaguars | Peterson wants a new deal

Sat, 02 Aug 2008 22:20:19 -0700

The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson is entering the final year of a six-year, $21 million deal, and is looking for a new contract. He has become increasingly frustrated with his contract situation to the point this may be his final year with the Jaguars. He considered holding out, demanding a trade or complaining through the media. However, he decided he is going to let his play do the talking.

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Jaguars | M. Peterson will start at linebacker

Tue, 01 Apr 2008 13:35:15 -0700

Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said LB Mike Peterson will start at linebacker in 2008. "I think it's safe to say Mike remains a starter." Del Rio said.

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Jaguars | Week 19 Inactives

Sat, 12 Jan 2008 16:09:04 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared CB Aaron Glenn, WR Charles Sharon, RB LaBrandon Toefield, FS Lamont Thompson, LB Mike Peterson, LB Shantee Orr, OG Tutan Reyes, OG Uche Nwaneri inactive for Week 19.

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Jaguars | Week 19 Inactives

Sat, 12 Jan 2008 16:06:10 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared CB Aaron Glenn, WR Charles Sharon, RB LaBrandon Toefield, FS Lamont Thompson, LB Mike Peterson, LB Shantee Orr, OG Tutan Reyes, OG Uche Nwaneri inactive for Week 19.

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Jaguars | M. Peterson out for Divisional Round

Wed, 09 Jan 2008 15:42:00 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (hand) has been officially ruled out for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

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Jaguars | M. Peterson questionable for Divisional Round

Tue, 08 Jan 2008 15:49:40 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (hand) is expected to get word from his doctor Tuesday, Jan. 8, on whether he is cleared to practice. Peterson is considered questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

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Jaguars | M. Peterson questionable for Divisional Round

Tue, 08 Jan 2008 15:12:48 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars LB Mike Peterson (hand) is expected to get word from his doctor Tuesday, Jan. 8, on whether he is cleared to practice. Peterson is considered questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

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