Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons | Nine released
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:06:07 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE Nosa Equae, FB Maurice Hagens, CB Jordan Mabin, WR Freddie Martino, S Kimario McFadden, OT Pat McQuistan, TE Jacob Pedersen, OG Adam Replogle and DT Donte Rumph were released Friday, Aug. 29.


Falcons | Cut Josh Vaughan
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:22:51 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons cut RB Josh Vaughan Friday, Aug. 29.


Falcons | Cut Yawin Smallwood
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:11:30 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons released LB Yawin Smallwood Friday, Aug. 29.


Falcons | Cut Pat Angerer
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:10:48 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons released LB Pat Angerer Friday, Aug. 29.


Falcons | Strong outing for T.J. Yates
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:23:23 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB T.J. Yates threw for two touchdowns and 243 yards in his team's 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.


Falcons | Big game for Devonta Freeman
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:07:16 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman had 12 carries for 42 yards and a touchdown and five catches for 45 yards during the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28.


Falcons | Steven Jackson to play?
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:58:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) could play a few snaps tonight to test out his injured hamstring, according to ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure.


Falcons | Jacques Smith fined
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:10:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Jacques Smith has been fined $8,268 by the NFL for his actions Saturday, Aug. 23, against the Tennessee Titans. Smith was penalized and ejected for unnecessary roughness.


Falcons | Three competing for RT job
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:04:44 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OTs Lamar Holmes, Gabe Carimi and Ryan Schraeder are all candidates for the starting right tackle job. Holmes appears to be the favorite for the job because of his experience.


Falcons | Gabe Carimi to play Thursday
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:29:42 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Gabe Carimi (ankle) practiced for the second day in a row Tuesday, Aug. 26, and will play multiple positions in the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28, according to head coach Mike Smith.


Falcons | Jon Asamoah returns
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:25:50 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OG Jon Asamoah (leg) was back on the field during practice Tuesday, Aug. 26, after missing Monday's practice with a leg injury.


Falcons | Nickel role still unsettled
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:20:40 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CBs Robert McClain, Javier Arenas and Josh Wilson will continue their battle for the nickelback role during the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28, according to head coach Mike Smith. "I don't really want to talk about who's going to get the first look, but all three are going to play," Smith said. "I don't think you can read into who gets the first snaps. It's going to be a matter of guys getting an opportunity to go out there and compete. We will put them in much quicker in the ball game then we have in the previous weeks. They won't take a whole half. It will be rotations by series."


Falcons | Want power ground game
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:30:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers was stopped on a fourth-and-1 run during the team's third preseason game, and heading into the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28, head coach Mike Smith said he wants to emphasize being able to run the ball effectively in obvious running situations.


Falcons | Dezmen Southward sits
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:18:27 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Dezmen Southward (concussion) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 26.


Falcons | D.J. Davis placed on PUP
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:02:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR D.J. Davis (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, Aug. 25.


Falcons | Two players return to practice
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:32:49 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Gabe Carimi (ankle) and TE Mickey Shuler (concussion) were able to participate in practice Monday, Aug. 25.


Falcons | Two miss practice
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:28:42 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OG Jon Asamoah (undisclosed) and FS Dezmen Southward (head) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 25.


Falcons | Steven Jackson could play
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:21:40 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) could receive some playing time in the final preseason game, according to head coach Mike Smith. Jackson is expected to be ready for the start of the regular season.


Falcons | Steven Jackson practicing
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:06:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) is participating in practice Monday, Aug. 25.


Falcons | Trim roster
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:39:52 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons waived DE Theo Agnew, LB Brenden Daley, LB Darin Drakeford, SS Devonta Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, QB Jeff Mathews, LB Walker May, RB Jerome Smith, WR Tramaine Thompson and TE Brian Wozniak Sunday, Aug. 24.


Falcons | Tyrell Johnson released
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:19:07 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons released SS Tyrell Johnson Sunday, Aug. 24.


Falcons | Mike P. Johnson placed on IR
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:10:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Mike P. Johnson (foot) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 24, after injuring his foot in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 23.


Falcons | Three sidelined
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:07:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Marquis Spruill (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve. WR Drew Davis (foot) and SS Zeke Motta (neck) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.


Falcons | Dezmen Southward injured
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:08:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Dezmen Southward (head) left the team's game Sunday, Aug. 24, with a head injury.


Falcons | Eric Weems contract details
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:48:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Eric Weems signed a one-year contract with the team that is worth $730,000. The deal will count for $570,000 against the salary cap.


Falcons | Sign Eric Weems
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:58:31 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent WR Eric Weems (Bears) Thursday, Aug. 21. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Falcons | Waive Jabin Sambrano
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:57:55 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons waived WR Jabin Sambrano Thursday, Aug. 21.


Falcons | Steven Jackson remains out
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:43:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) is not participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 21.


Falcons | Two more don't practice
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:36:24 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) and OT Gabe Carimi (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Falcons | Courtney Roby leaves practice
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:29:02 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Courtney Roby (personal) left practice early Tuesday, Aug. 19, to attend the birth of his child.


Falcons | Mickey Shuler sits
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:23:16 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TE Mickey Shuler (concussion) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Falcons | Corey Peters ahead of schedule
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:21:33 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters (Achilles') is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn Achilles, according to head coach Mike Smith. Peters should be ready for the regular season opener.


Falcons | Courtney Roby not with team
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:33:33 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Courtney Roby (personal) is in Indianapolis to attend the expected birth of a child.


Falcons | Gabe Carimi not practicing
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:56:37 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Gabe Carimi (ankle) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Falcons | Julio Jones not practicing
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:52:01 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (rest) was not participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Falcons | Corey Peters practices
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:33:46 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters (Achilles') is participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Falcons | Steven Jackson not practicing
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:29:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) is not participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Falcons | Sam Baker to IR, sign OT
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:53:11 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons placed OT Sam Baker (knee) on Reserve/Injured with a torn patellar tendon and signed free-agent OT Pat McQuistan (Titans) to an undisclosed deal Monday, Aug. 18.


Falcons | Corey Peters returns
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:11:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters (Achilles') returned to practice Monday, Aug. 18.


Falcons | Lamar Holmes works with starters
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:35:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Lamar Holmes worked at right tackle with the first-team offense during practice Monday, Aug. 18.


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.


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.


Falcons | Sam Baker done
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:16:49 -0700

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (knee) is out for the season with a torn patellar tendon.


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).


Falcons | Sam Baker injury update
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:28:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons OT Sam Baker (knee) suffered a torn patella tendon, according to the early diagnosis. If tests confirm that diagnosis, Baker would likely miss the entire 2014 season.


Atlanta Falcons

Alford Robert CB
Allen Ricardo CB
Arenas Javier CB
Armstrong Keith AC
Asamoah Jon OG
Babineaux Jonathan DL
Baker Sam OT
Baker Sean FS
Bartu Joplo LB
Biermann Kroy DL
Blalock Justin OT
Boldewijn Geraldo WR
Bolinger Russ TO
Bosher Matt P
Brown Gerald AC
Bryant Matt PK
Carimi Gabe OT
Collins Mark AC
Cox Bryan AC
Danna Joe AC
Davis D.J. WR
Davis Drew WR
Devaney Bill TO
DiMarco Patrick FB
Dimitroff Thomas GM
Dobbins Tim LB
Douglas Harry WR
Ebert Jeremy WR
Fish Jeff AC
Freeman Devonta RB
Gannon Jon AC
Goodman Malliciah DL
Gunn Harland OG
Hagans Maurice FB
Hageman Ra'Shede DL
Harman Wade AC
Harris Josh X. LS
Hawley Joe C
Hester Devin WR
Holmes Lamar OT
Hughan Bill AC
Ishmael Kemal FS
Jackson Steven RB
Jackson Tyson DL
Johnson Billy AC
Johnson Mike P. OL
Jones Julio WR
Jones Terren OL
Koetter Dirk OC
Konz Peter C
Lewis Tim AC
Lowery Dwight SS
Maponga Stansly DL
Massaquoi Jonathan LB
Matthews Cliff DL
Matthews Jake OT
McClain Robert CB
McKay Rich TO
Moore William SS
Motta Zeke SS
Nix Derrick AC
Nolan Mike DC
Pascoe Bear TE
Peters Corey DL
Pioli Scott TO
Pires Glenn AC
Reedy Bernard WR
Renfree Sean QB
Robertson Travian DL
Robiskie Terry AC
Roby Courtney WR
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Rowen Keith AC
Ryan Matt QB
Scelfo Chris AC
Schraeder Ryan OT
Shembo Prince LB
Shuler Mickey TE
Smith Antone RB
Smith Jacques LB
Smith Mike HC
Soliai Paul DL
Southward Dezmen FS
Spruill Marquis LB
Starr Tyler LB
Stone James C
Summers Mike AC
Thomas Glenn AC
Tice Mike AC
Toilolo Levine TE
Trufant Desmond CB
Umenyiora Osi DL
Vital Lionel TO
Weatherspoon Sean LB
Weems Eric WR
White Roddy WR
Wilson Josh CB
Wolthausen Kevin AC
Worrilow Paul LB
Yates T.J. QB