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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...

Falcons Rumors: Brent Grimes & William Moore

Brent Grimes According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Falcons CB Brent Grimes could target a one-year deal during free agency rather than the long-term deal that almost certainly would have received prior to tearing his Achilles tendon. The fact...

Falcons Being Courted To Move To Los Angeles?

According to a report from WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed informed the cities' counsel that "business interest in Los Angeles" is trying to convince the Falcons to relocated to California. Falcons' owner Arthur Blank is trying to secure...

Falcons Willing To Allow CB Brent Grimes To Leave Via Free Agency?

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution wonders whether or not CB Brent Grimes still has a role in the Falcons' secondary next season. Ledbetter notes that Atlanta already has a lot of cash tied up in...

More Talk That Michael Turner’s Time With The Falcons Could Be Nearing An End

Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that RB Michael Turner "probably won't be brought back" with the Falcons next season. Schultz mentions that Atlanta seems to be focused on employing a running back by committee approach, but adds...

Falcons Still Holding Out Hope That Tony Gonzalez Will Return

Falcons head coach Mike Smith mentioned that he expects to sit down with TE Tony Gonzalez regarding the topic of retirement. Gonzalez has remained adamant throughout the season that he intends to retire, but left a very small...

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 1/21

49ers Jim Harbaugh announced that David Akers will remain the team’s kicker despite missing a field goal against the Falcons. (NFLTR) Bengals Bengals may look to the draft to find a backup quarterback for next season. (NFLTR) Browns Browns CEO Joe Banner...

Matt Ryan’s Shoulder Injury Will Not Require Surgery

According to Falcons head coach Mike Smith, Matt Ryan suffered a sprain to his non-throwing shoulder that will not require offseason surgery. The injury happened during the fourth quarter of Sunday's NFC Championship loss to...

Speculative Options For Steven Jackson Should He Become Available

Technically speaking, Rams RB Steven Jackson is not set to become an unrestricted free agent in the coming months. He was a $7 million option that would allow him to return to St Louis...

Falcons Preparing To Offer Matt Ryan A “Mega-Contract”

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports, via Pro Football Talk, that the Atlanta Falcons are prepared to offer QB Matt Ryan a "mega-contract" no matter what the result of the team's current playoff run is. Ryan, 27, is set...

Ed Reed’s Time In Baltimore Coming To An End?

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Ravens' players seem to believe that this is Ed Reed's last season in Baltimore. Reed, 34,  is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. La Canfora specifically...