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Falcons Placing RB Devonta Freeman On Injured Reserve

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports is reporting that the Falcons are placing RB Devonta Freeman on injured reserve Tuesday with a foot injury. Ian Rapoport adds that Freeman is undergoing groin surgery, but...

Falcons Signing K Giorgio Tavecchio

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Falcons are likely to sign K Giorgio Tavecchio to replace Matt Bryant, who is dealing with a hamstring injury, in Week 7. Tavecchio, 28, originally signed on with the...

NFC South Notes: Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers

Buccaneers Buccaneers HC Dirk Koetter said that the decision to fire DC Mike Smith was the “second-most difficult” thing he’s had to do in his career, behind losing a player at Boise State....

NFC Notes: Cardinals, Falcons, Redskins

Cardinals Cardinals HC Steve Wilks called the report that they may be open to trading All-Pro CB Patrick Peterson “ludicrous” following Sunday's loss to the Vikings. Peterson said he didn't hear about the report until after...

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman & DT Grady Jarrett Out For Week 6

Jordan Schultz reports that Falcons RB Devonta Freeman is out for Week 6's game against the Buccaneers. Falcons HC Dan Quinn confirmed that Freeman is out along with DT Grady Jarrett (ankle). Earlier in the week, Ian Rapoport...

NFL Notes: Le’Veon Bell, Trade Ideas, Eagles

Le'Veon Bell Jason La Canfora mentioned during an interview with 94 WIP on Thursday that the Steelers are monitoring the Eagles' situation and "hoping that Howie Roseman calls back" regarding a potential trade for RB Le'Veon...

NFC South Notes: Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers

Buccaneers Regarding Buccaneers G Ali Marpet's five-year, $55 million contract extension, Adam Schefter reports that Marpet will earn $12.625 million of his salary in the first year of his deal, $23.25 million by...

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman’s Week 6 Status In Doubt Due To Bone Contusion

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Falcons RB Devonta Freeman is dealing with a bone contusion in his foot and his Week 6 status is in doubt. The good news for Freeman is that he...

NFC East Notes: Cowboys, Falcons, Giants, Panthers

Cowboys Cowboys owner Jerry Jones questioned HC Jason Garrett's decision to punt the ball late into the overtime period on fourth and one. “We were being outplayed. It’s time for risks at that particular time,” Jones said,...

NFC South Notes: Falcons, Panthers, Saints

Falcons The Atlanta Falcons officially ruled out CB Justin Bethel (knee), DT Grady Jarrett (ankle, knee), and DE Derrick Shelby (groin) for Sunday's game against the Steelers. Panthers The...

NFL Notes: Dolphins, Falcons, Panthers

Dolphins Dolphins DE Andre Branch (knee) returned to practice on Thursday for the first time in a week. A prior report mentioned that Branch was expected to miss 2-4 weeks with...

NFL Transactions: Thursday 10/4

Browns Browns promoted DL Brian Price to their active roster. (NFLTR) Browns waived DL Devaroe Lawrence. Chiefs Chiefs signed TE Deon Yelder to their practice squad....

Falcons Sign DT Justin Zimmer To PS, Release DB Taveze Calhoun

The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that they've signed DT Justin Zimmer to their practice squad and released DB Taveze Calhoun from the unit. The Falcons' practice squad now consists of: QB Kurt Benkert ...