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Franchise Tag Still A Possibility For The Falcons

Previous reports indicated that the Atlanta Falcons had no plans to use their franchise tag on any of their free agents in coming days. According to Pro Football Talk, Atlanta hasn't ruled out the use...

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 2/19

Bears The Bears could approach DE Julius Peppers about restructuring his current deal to lower his $16.3 million cap figure. (NFLTR) Bengals Josh Brown appears to have the "edge" over Mike Nugent in regards to being re-signed as...

Tony Gonzalez Starting To “Waver” On Retirement?

ESPN's Ed Werder reported on this morning's SportsCenter that impending free agent TE Tony Gonzalez is beginning to "waver" on his plans to retire. "I'm told virtually everyone in the Falcons' organization has been campaigning for Gonzalez...

Cowboys & Falcons Options For DE Dwight Freeney?

ESPN's Paul Kuharsky writes that the Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Falcons could be two options for impending free agent DE Dwight Freeney. Kuharsky adds that Freeney will almost certainly have to take "far less money" in his next...

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 2/18

NFL Draft Alabama RB Eddie Lacy will not work out at combine after suffering small tear in some tissue around his hamstring while training last week. (Adam Schefter) Lacy is likely to only running back to be taken...

Atlanta A Potential Landing Spot For DE Dwight Freeney?

Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com writes that DE Dwight Freeney could be an option for the Atlanta Falcons. Yasinskas adds that Freeney isn't a "long-term answer," but he could provide some much needed help opposite of John Abraham...

NFL News & Rumors: Friday 2/15

NFL Draft Miami QB Zac Dysert suffered a "slight tear" to his right hamstring, and won't participate in next week's Scouting Combine. (Daniel Jeremiah) Bears Bears need a tight end that can "threaten the defense", says tight...

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 2/14

NFL Draft South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney is seeking an insurance policy to protect against a potential injury next year. (FOX Sports) Mel Kiper mentioned that Brandon Weeden may have been the No. 1 quarterback in this...

Steven Jackson “Likely” To Test The Free Agent Market?

According to Jim Thomas of the St Louis Post-Dispatch, "most likely scenario" regarding Rams RB Steven Jackson is that he voids his current contract and tests the free agent market in March. Thomas adds that "sources familiar with...

Report: Falcons S William Moore Intends To Test The FA Market, Rams A Possibility?

Jim Thomas of the St Louis Post-Dispatch reports that league sources have informed him that Falcons S William Moore intends to test the open market in the coming months. Thomas suggests that the Rams could be an option...

Speculative Options For A Percy Harvin Trade

Dan Wiederer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune expects the Vikings to gauge interest in WR Percy Harvin at this year's combine. Wiederer adds that retaining Harvin for next season would most likely require Minnesota to work a long-term contract...

Michael Turner & John Abraham Could Be Cap Casualties

D. Orlando Ledbetter lists RB Michael Turner and DE John Abraham as two players who could be released this offseason. Ledbetter notes that the Falcons should have $1.7 million in cap space once they carry over $1.3 million...

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff Lobbying Hard For Tony Gonzalez To Return

Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff told reporters on Thursday that he has been "lobbying hard" to convince TE Tony Gonzalez to return for another season next year. "A guy who is 36 catching 100-plus balls, it just...

Michael Turner A Potential Cap-Casualty?

There has already been so much made of Michael Turner's declining production, but with his salary is set to increase to $6.9 million for the 2013 season, there's a good chance he could be on...