Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons | Not pursuing Adrian Peterson
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:01:57 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is not being pursued by the Atlanta Falcons, according to Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff.


Falcons | Mario Alford works out
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:44:03 -0700

West Virginia WR Mario Alford visited and worked out privately for the Atlanta Falcons.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman visits
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:15 -0700

Indiana RB Tevin Coleman visited the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday, April 22.


Falcons | T.J. Clemmings to visit Atlanta
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:18:23 -0700

Pittsburgh OT T.J. Clemmings will visit the Atlanta Falcons this week.


Falcons | ATL has easiest schedule
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:04:43 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons will have the easiest schedule in 2015 based off of their opponents' 2014 win percentages. The Falcons' upcoming opponents won just 41.0% of their games in 2014.


Falcons | Akeem Hunt drawing interest in ATL
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 06:30:09 -0700

Purdue RB Akeem Hunt has drawn interest from the Atlanta Falcons.


Falcons | Owa Odighizuwa will work out
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:26:30 -0700

UCLA DE Owa Odighizuwa is expected to work out for the Atlanta Falcons.


Falcons | Eric Kendricks to work out
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:23:30 -0700

UCLA LB Eric Kendricks will work out for the Atlanta Falcons Friday, April 17.


Falcons | Leonard Williams to meet with team
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:46:32 -0700

Southern California DE Leonard Williams is scheduled to meet with the Atlanta Falcons Friday, April 17.


Falcons | Joe Hawley expects to be ready for camp
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:14:55 -0700

Atlanta Falcons C Joe Hawley (knee) said he started running about a month ago and expects to be ready for the start of training camp.


Falcons | Marcus Peters works out
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:39:48 -0700

Washington CB Marcus Peters worked out for the Atlanta Falcons Wednesday, April 15, according to a source.


Falcons | Ameer Abdullah works out
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:51:04 -0700

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah worked out recently with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a team source.


Falcons | PJ Dawson visited
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:10:58 -0700

TCU LB PJ Dawson visited and worked out with the Atlanta Falcons last week, according to a source.


Falcons | Working out several MIA prospects
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 10:42:56 -0700

Miami (Fla.) WR Phillip Dorsett, Miami (Fla.) TE Clive Walford, Miami (Fla.) RB Duke Johnson, Miami (Fla.) OT Ereck Flowers and Miami (Fla.) CB Ladarius Gunter are all working out for the Atlanta Falcons Saturday, April 11. Miami (Fla.) LB Denzel Perryman is not working out for Atlanta but is meeting with the team.


Falcons | Atlanta still considering Randy Gregory?
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 19:43:34 -0700

Nebraska DE/LB Randy Gregory hasn't been ruled out as an option in the 2015 NFL Draft for the Atlanta Falcons despite his failed drug test, but general manager Thomas Dimitroff said more research is required for any player that has broken the law.


Falcons | Worked out Randy Gregory
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 10:11:18 -0700

Nebraska DE/LB Randy Gregory recently worked out for the Atlanta Falcons. The workout occurred after the news about Gregory's failed drug test was broken.


Falcons | Bud Dupree visiting
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:50:31 -0700

Kentucky LB Bud Dupree is meeting with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, April 9.


Falcons | Meeting with Vic Beasley
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:50:03 -0700

Clemson LB Vic Beasley is meeting with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, April 9.


Falcons | Dante Fowler to visit
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:47:47 -0700

Florida DE Dante Fowler has a visit scheduled with the Atlanta Falcons this week.


Falcons | Interested in Shane Ray, Vic Beasley
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 11:01:15 -0700

Missouri DE Shane Ray and Clemson LB Vic Beasley have generated pre-draft interest from the Atlanta Falcons.


Falcons | Bud Dupree meets with team
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 10:54:54 -0700

Kentucky LB Bud Dupree met with representatives from the Atlanta Falcons this week. Atlanta holds the eighth overall pick in this year's draft.


Falcons | Zeke Motta waived
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:07:39 -0700

Atlanta Falcons SS Zeke Motta was waived Thursday, April 2.


Falcons | Vic Beasley works out
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:14:40 -0700

Clemson LB Vic Beasley worked out with the Atlanta Falcons on Monday, March 30.


Falcons | Atlanta to bring Matt Schaub back?
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:29:22 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are interested in free-agent QB Matt Schaub (Raiders). The Falcons, Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets are interested in his services, and a source said he is expected to choose a team this week.


Falcons | Nick Marshall worked out
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:36:38 -0700

Auburn QB/CB Nick Marshall worked out privately for the Atlanta Falcons this past weekend. Marshall participated in only cornerback drills during the workout.


Falcons | Will lose fifth-round pick
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:13:38 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons will lose a 2016 fifth-round draft choice and have been fined $350,000 for piping in crowd noise during home games over the last two seasons. President Rich McKay will also be suspended from the NFL's competition committee from April 1 until at least June 30.


Falcons | Atlanta expected to lose pick
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:19:12 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are expected to lose a draft pick for their usage of artificial noise in their dome, according to sources. Falcons president Rich McKay is also expected to be suspended from the competition committee.


Falcons | Could add Matt Schaub
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:26:28 -0700

Free-agent QB Matt Schaub (Raiders) could be added by the Atlanta Falcons, as they currently have QBs T.J. Yates and Sean Renfree backing up QB Matt Ryan. New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn didn't rule out signing Schaub, who is familiar with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's systems from his days with the Houston Texans. Schaub also played three seasons with the Falcons early in his career behind QB Michael Vick.


Falcons | Atlanta prepared to trade top pick
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:05:21 -0700

Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said the team will consider trading its first-round pick (eighth overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft. The Falcons are prepared to lose a potential draft pick as punishment for pumping in fake crowd noise at their stadium.


Falcons | A match for Randy Gregory?
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:40:40 -0700

Former Nebraska LB Randy Gregory could be a nice fit with the Atlanta Falcons, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The Falcons possess the eighth overall pick in this year's draft.


Falcons | Sam Baker in line for LG spot
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:33:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (knee) is rehabbing a knee injury this offseason, but he could be in line for the starting spot at left guard in 2015.


Falcons | Severe penalties looming for Falcons
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:25:52 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons were informed at this week's NFL owners' meetings that they will face severe discipline, according to sources. Owner Arthur Blank admitted the team had funneled artificial crowd noise into the Georgia Dome the last two years, and the noise affected the competitive balance during games. The extent of the discipline is expected to be announced next week.


Falcons | Sticking with Charles Godfrey, Dezmen Southward at safety
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:59:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FSs Charles Godfrey and Dezmen Southward are expected to stick as the free safeties in 2015, according to new head coach Dan Quinn. "I'm not really looking to build the team through free agency," Quinn said. "There's going to be guys that we added who are going to be part of it this year. But in terms of 'Oh man, we didn't get a guy in free agency,' that will never be the case. Put it this way: I don't worry about the guys who are not here." Southward might be moved to cornerback if Godfrey pans out or the team finds a starting free safety in the draft. Southward is spending his time this offseason working on press coverage.


Falcons | More on Jacob Tamme
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:40:51 -0700

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons TE Jacob Tamme has base salaries of $1 million and $1.1 million.


Falcons | Tony Moeaki terms
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:40:17 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Moeaki signed a one-year, $745,000 deal.


Falcons | Kroy Biermann financials
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:05:37 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE Kroy Biermann has a one-year contract worth $1.925 million, with a $500,000 signing bonus.


Falcons | Jacob Tamme financials
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 23:44:22 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TE Jacob Tamme received a two-year contract with a value of just over $4 million.


Falcons | Tony Moeaki signed
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:22:34 -0700

Free-agent TE Tony Moeaki (Seahawks) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, March 19. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Falcons | Atlanta eyeing Devin Funchess
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:11:10 -0700

Michigan WR/TE Devin Funchess worked out for the Atlanta Falcons this week as the draft approaches. Funchess is projected to be taken in the second round this year, and he has played both tight end and receiver. The Falcons had a league-low 241 yards from the tight end position in 2014, according to ESPN Stats and Information. New offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is used to getting plenty of production from his tight ends.


Falcons | Jacob Tamme signs with Atlanta
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:57:41 -0700

Free-agent TE Jacob Tamme (Broncos) signed an undisclosed deal with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, March 19.


Falcons | Antone Smith financials
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 23:20:28 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith will make $1.4 million with his one-year contract, including a $1.2 million salary and a $200,000 bonus.


Falcons | Jacob Tamme visits Atlanta
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:13:44 -0700

Free-agent TE Jacob Tamme (Broncos) visited with the Atlanta Falcons Wednesday, March 18, according to a league source. He is seeking a greater offensive role.


Falcons | Jared Smith signed by Falcons
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:13:13 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent OG Jared Smith (Seahawks) to an undisclosed deal Wednesday, March 18. He was on the Seahawks practice squad in 2013, but was waived prior to training camp in 2014.


Falcons | Kroy Biermann likely to be rotation player
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:47:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE Kroy Biermann is likely to be a rotational player on the defensive front in 2015 after the team signed DEs Adrian Clayborn and O'Brien Schofield.


Falcons | Kroy Biermann re-signed
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:39:56 -0700

Free-agent DE Kroy Biermann re-signed with the Atlanta Falcons Wednesday, March 18. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Atlanta Falcons

Adams Phillip CB
Alford Robert CB
Allen Ricardo CB
Armstrong Keith AC
Asamoah Jon OG
Babineaux Jonathan DL
Baker Sam OT
Baker Sean FS
Bartu Joplo LB
Biermann Kroy DL
Bishop Brandan FS
Bolinger Russ TO
Bosher Matt P
Bradford Allen LB
Brown Gerald AC
Bryant Matt PK
Clayborn Adrian DL
Cox Bryan AC
Davis D.J. WR
Devaney Bill TO
DiMarco Patrick FB
Dimitroff Thomas GM
Durant Justin LB
Fish Jeff AC
Fragel Reid OT
Freeman Devonta RB
Gannon Jon AC
Godfrey Charles CB
Goodman Malliciah DL
Gunn Harland OG
Hagans Maurice FB
Hageman Ra'Shede DL
Hankerson Leonard WR
Harman Wade AC
Harris Josh X. LS
Havili-Heimuli Ricky DL
Hawley Joe C
Hester Devin WR
Holmes Lamar OT
Hughan Bill AC
Ishmael Kemal FS
Jackson Tyson DL
Johnson Billy AC
Jones Julio WR
Konz Peter C
Mabin Jordan CB
Mallory Doug AC
Manuel Marquand AC
Maponga Stansly DL
Martino Freddie WR
Matthews Cliff DL
Matthews Jake OT
McKay Rich TO
Miller Kyle TE
Moeaki Tony TE
Moore William SS
Morgan Chris AC
Morris Raheem AC
Nix Derrick AC
Person Mike OG
Pioli Scott TO
Quinn Dan HC
Reed Brooks LB
Reedy Bernard WR
Renfree Sean QB
Replogle Adam DL
Robiskie Terry AC
Rowen Keith AC
Ryan Matt QB
Scarnecchia Steve AC
Scelfo Chris AC
Schofield O'Brien LB
Schraeder Ryan OT
Shanahan Kyle OC
Shembo Prince LB
Shuler Mickey TE
Smith Antone RB
Smith Jacques LB
Smith Jared OG
Smith Jerome RB
Smith Richard DC
Soliai Paul DL
Southward Dezmen FS
Spruill Marquis LB
Starr Tyler LB
Stone James C
Stupar Nathan LB
Summers Mike AC
Tamme Jacob TE
Thomas Glenn AC
Toilolo Levine TE
Trufant Desmond CB
Turner Bobby AC
Ulbrich Jeff AC
Vital Lionel TO
Weems Eric WR
White Roddy WR
Williams Nick WR
Wingo Ronnie RB
Wolthausen Kevin AC
Worrilow Paul LB
Yates T.J. QB