1. Report Card Grades for Atlanta Falcons' Undrafted Free-Agent Signings

    The Atlanta Falcons have officially announced their free-agent list, and it contains 20 players who just missed the draft. Of this list, the Falcons could wind up keeping four or five on the roster to contribute toward a potential playoff run in 2014..

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  2. Post-Draft Power Rankings: Falcons Soar

    The last time we saw the Atlanta Falcons in the ESPN Power Rankings, they were hovering somewhere near the bottom...

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  3. Extension Looming for Falcons' White

    Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said he would revisit contract extensions after free agency and the NFL draft...

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  4. Hageman Expected to Enhance Pass Rush

    It may be an unconventional route, but the Falcons believe they've improved their pass rush in the draft with the addition of Ra'Shede Hageman...

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  5. DEPTH CHART: How to Stack Amoeba 4-3/3-4 Defense

    “There are certain matchups you don't want to expose any of your linebackers to all the time, but when you got an illusion going on somewhere else you can allow that to happen,” Smith said...

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  6. Falcons' Pass Rush Still Looks Like a Problem

    Think of a football team as your house. Even if things seem fine structurally, the kitchen and bathrooms probably need updating, the carpet needs to be ripped up and everything needs a new coat of paint...

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  7. Falcons Not Wowing Vegas: Are Concerns Real?

    According to the first post-draft odds in Las Vegas the Falcons are 40-1 win the Super Bowl (via Bovada). That places them tied for only 13th overall, and maybe more significantly only tied for eighth among NFC teams...

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  8. Tony Gonzalez's Position Cut from Falcons' Offense

    Before Tony Gonzalez accepted a job with CBS' "The NFL Today" pregame, he joked about returning to Atlanta if Falcons jump out to a hot start this season...

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  9. Breaking Down Atlanta Falcons' Roster After the 2014 NFL Draft

    The Falcons roster took a huge turn for the better in the 2014 NFL draft. Taking Jake Matthews and Ra'Shede Hageman shows that the Falcons have adjusted their overall philosophy to one that states that trench warfare wins more games...

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  10. Falcons Add 20 College Free Agents

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  11. Falcons Rookies Select Jersey Numbers

    The 2014 drafted Falcons Rookie Club members have chosen their jersey numbers with the team, including Jake Matthews' decision to wear No...

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  12. Freeman Not Just 'Change of Pace' Back

    It seems that every running back entering the NFL at a height lower than 5-foot-10, gets the Ray Rice treatment. The Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl running back stands at 5-foot-8, but despite his smaller stature, he runs with elusive authority...

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  13. Kiper Grades: B-Minus Fair for Falcons

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  14. Debate: Which Falcons Rookie Will Have the Best 2014 Season?

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  15. Could Cornell QB Make Falcons?

    The Atlanta Falcons haven't officially put out their list of signed undrafted free agents, but plenty of names of signed players circulated immediately after the draft...

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  16. Falcons 2014 NFL Draft: Impact Meter for Atlanta's Rookie Class

    The Atlanta Falcons had nine picks in the 2014 NFL draft , taking offensive tackle Jake Matthews in the first round...

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  17. Atlanta Falcons: Complete 2014 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The Atlanta Falcons had a good draft where they were able to add potential franchise-changing players throughout their entire team...

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  18. Falcons Defensive Rookies to Join Open Competition for Jobs

    The Falcons ' defense didn't do anything well in 2013—no surprise considering the team's 4-12 flop—and that ineptitude helps explain why they went heavy on that side of the ball with their draft picks...

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  19. Dimitroff Stands Behind LB Shembo

    As Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff reflected on his nine draft picks Saturday evening, he found himself on the defensive about one in particular: outside linebacker Prince Shembo...

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  20. How DE/OLB Tyler Starr Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    Atlanta has always needed a true boom-or-bust pass-rushing prospect, and Tyler Starr from South Dakota is the perfect one for them to try out. He's got great physical attributes that suggest his natural ability as a pass-rusher...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 2,913 reads 0 comments

  21. How LB Yawin Smallwood Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons spent one of their final draft picks on another linebacker who should help bolster their depth at the position in Yawin Smallwood out of Connecticut...

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  22. Atlanta Falcons Undrafted Free Agents: Need-to-Know Info for Every Signee

    The Atlanta Falcons got bigger, stronger and just plain better this year. The goals of the draft were to get meaner and better up front...

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  23. 2014 NFL Draft Profile: Yawin Smallwood

    Strong safety-option quarterback who also played basketball as a Massachusetts prep. Redshirted in 2010. Started all 36 games of his career at middle linebacker, pacing UConn tacklers his final two seasons -- totaled 94 tackles, 2...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 3 months ago 567 reads 0 comments

  24. 2014 NFL Draft Profile: Tyler Starr

    Engaged with a son. Prepped at a small school in Iowa, where he won a state basketball championship and went to three state title games in football. Redshirted in 2009 and did not play in 2010 (academics)...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 3 months ago 877 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL Draft 2014: A Look at Dimitroff's Trading Record

    FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has now made a trade in all seven of his drafts with the team...

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