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  Falcons | Bralen Trice contract details    Sat May 18, 07:41 PM

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons LB Bralen Trice signed a four-year deal worth $5.9 million, including a $1.1 million signing bonus.

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  Falcons | Atlanta inks Bralen Trice to rookie deal    Fri May 17, 04:28 PM

Atlanta Falcons third-round draft choice LB Bralen Trice (Washington) signed a four-year contract on Friday, May 17. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Falcons | Atlanta woking out WRs    Fri May 17, 11:50 AM

Free-agents WR Odieu Hilaire (Bowling Green) and WR Daylen Baldwin (Vikings) will work out for the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday, May 21.

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  Falcons | Daylen Baldwin to work out    Thu May 16, 05:27 PM

Free-agent WR Daylen Baldwin (Vikings) is scheduled to work out for the Atlanta Falcons Tuesday, May 21, according to a source.

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  Falcons | Adetokunbo Ogundeji cut    Thu May 16, 04:09 PM

Atlanta Falcons LB Adetokunbo Ogundeji was released on Thursday, May 16.

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  Falcons | Anthony Johnson agrees to terms    Wed May 15, 03:22 PM

Free-agent CB Anthony Johnson (Packers) agreed to terms with the Atlanta Falcons Wednesday, May 15. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Atlanta to talk with Jerry Jacobs    Tue May 14, 05:38 PM

Free-agent CB Jerry Jacobs (Lions) is scheduled to meet with the Atlanta Falcons in the next few days, according to a source.

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  Falcons | Kirk Cousins On The Same Page With Falcons Despite Selection Of Penix    Tue May 14, 04:55 PM

Falcons quarterback Kirk Cousins insists he's not angry with the Falcons for drafting quarterback Michael Penix. Cousins was asked on the Bussin' with the Boys podcast if there's a beef between him and the Falcons over the draft, and Cousins answered, "No, I don't think there can be. I don't think it's helpful." Cousins said his only priority is winning. "We're trying to win the Super Bowl, and it's hard enough. So let's all be on the same page, and let's go try to win the Super Bowl," Cousins said.

Footballguys view: Cousins acknowledged that no player can assume his team won't draft his replacement. "This wasn't like a foreign concept. This is the NFL. Anything can happen," Cousins said. Still, no one expected the Falcons to spend the eighth pick in the draft on a quarterback. And, as PFT suggests, that raises a question about how patient the Falcons will be in their quest to win a Super Bowl with Cousins, and how soon they'll move on to Penix. Head coach Raheem told reporters last Friday that Cousins is cleared to participate in all aspects of what the club is doing in Phase II of their offseason program. Cousins has said that he's expecting to be "full speed" by the time training camp begins this summer. That he's capable of handling all aspects now is a positive sign that will indeed be the case.

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  Falcons | Atlanta without two players at OTAs    Tue May 14, 02:04 PM

Atlanta Falcons DT Grady Jarrett (knee) and RB Jase McClellan (foot) are not participating in organized team activities this week, according to head coach Raheem Morris. Per Morris, both players are expected to be ready to take part in mandatory minicamp from June 10 to June 12.

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  Falcons | Bijan Robinson sitting out of practice    Tue May 14, 01:56 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Bijan Robinson (ankle) is not participating in organized team activities this week due to an ankle injury, according to head coach Raheem Morris. Per Morris, Robinson is expected to be ready to take part in mandatory minicamp from June 10 to June 12.

Footballguys view: Robinson, who ran 214 times for 976 yards and caught 58 passes for 487 yards during his rookie season, will be an integral part of new offensive coordinator Zac Robinson's offense. We'll continue to watch for more, but Robinson comes in at RB3 on our Footballguys 2024 Draft Rankings and RB1 on our Dynasty Rankings. Those expectations don't change based on a minor issue in May.

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  Falcons | Ruke Orhorhoro signs contract    Mon May 13, 04:52 PM

Atlanta Falcons second-round draft choice DT Ruke Orhorhoro signed a four-year contract with the Falcons Monday, May 13. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Atlanta adds Ross Dwelley    Mon May 13, 04:15 PM

Free-agent TE Ross Dwelley (49ers) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Monday, May 13. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | ATL signs two defensive players    Sat May 11, 10:05 AM

The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent DE Bradlee Anae (Jets) and free-agent S Dane Cruikshank (Titans) Saturday, May 11. Both players had tried out for the club Friday, May 10.

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  Falcons | Atlanta inks three sixth-round rookies    Sat May 11, 09:54 AM

Atlanta Falcons sixth-round draft choices RB Jase McClellan (Alabama), WR Casey Washington (Illinois) and DT Zion Logue (Georgia) signed four-year contracts on Friday, May 10. Financial terms of the deals were not immediately disclosed.

Footballguys view: McClellan didn't quite live up to the Alabama draft pedigree, but he could be an effective inside runner and backup to Tyler Allgeier in that role if he makes the team.

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  Falcons | Atlanta adds Dylan Drummond    Fri May 10, 08:54 PM

Free-agent WR Dylan Drummond (Giants) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Friday, May 10, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Jase McClellan not on the field    Fri May 10, 08:41 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Jase McClellan (undisclosed) was not participating during the open portion of practice Friday, May 10, because of an undisclosed injury he suffered before the 2024 NFL Draft.

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  Falcons | JD Bertrand finalizes his rookie deal    Fri May 10, 04:53 PM

Atlanta Falcons fifth-round draft choice LB JD Bertrand (Notre Dame) signed a four-year contract on Friday, May 10. Financial terms of the deal was not immediately disclosed.

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  Falcons | Kirk Cousins 'pretty much full go'    Fri May 10, 11:26 AM

Atlanta Falcons QB Kirk Cousins (Achilles) has been 'pretty much full go' at practice, according to head coach Raheem Morris on Friday, May 10. Morris said there's no contact and no one is around his feet.

Footballguys view: Great news for Cousins here. He's got first-round pick Michael Penix behind him, but the rookie won't see the field if Cousins is healthy and playing good football.

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  Falcons | Daniel Abraham invited to minicamp    Thu May 9, 05:38 PM

Undrafted free-agent LB Daniel Abraham (Villanova) has been invited to participate in the Atlanta Falcons rookie minicamp, according to a source. He was also invited to the Seattle Seahawks rookie minicamp.

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  Falcons | Atlanta signs Kenny Oginni    Thu May 9, 05:06 PM

Free-agent DE Kenny Oginni (Chiefs) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, May 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Atlanta moving on from Ryan Swoboda    Tue May 7, 04:46 PM

Atlanta Falcons OT Ryan Swoboda (undisclosed) was waived with a non-football injury designation on Tuesday, May 7.

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  Falcons | Atlanta counting on Darnell Mooney    Fri May 3, 12:53 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Darnell Mooney will be relied on regularly this season with the new offense expected to feature three-receiver sets 90% of the time, according to Josh Kendall of The Athletic.

Footballguys view: Mooney can get by defenders in a hurry, and he's set to be a deep target for QB Kirk Cousins in 2024. Getting a fresh start with the Falcons, we'll see if the former Bears fifth-round pick (2020) can produce like he did in 2021 when he was a 1,000-yard receiver. From a fantasy perspective, Mooney is a WR5/WR6 with upside.

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  Falcons | Atlanta signs six UDFAs    Tue Apr 30, 05:30 PM

Undrafted free-agent OT Ryan Coll (Richmond), CB Jayden Price (North Dakota State), CB Anthony Sao (MidAmerica Nazarene), P Ryan Sanborn (Texas), CB Trey Vaval (Minnesota State-Mankato) and OT Nolan Potter (Northern Illinois) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Tuesday, April 30. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Atlanta inks two UDFAs    Tue Apr 30, 12:14 PM

Undrafted free-agent QB John Paddock (Illinois) and TE Austin Stogner (Oklahoma) signed contracts with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday, April 30. Financial terms of the deals were not immediately disclosed.

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  Falcons | Kyle Pitts' option picked up    Mon Apr 29, 05:42 PM

Atlanta Falcons TE Kyle Pitts had his fifth-year option exercised Monday, April 29, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The option for the 2025 season carries a guaranteed salary of $10.878 million. Pitts was the No. 4 pick in the 2021 draft out of the University of Florida. Pitts, 23, started all but two games in 2023, catching 53 passes for 667 yards and three touchdowns on a team with "deficient" quarterback play, according to Falcons owner Arthur Blank. That came after a torn MCL ended Pitts' 2022 season in Week 11. With Kirk Cousins on board as his triggerman, it's worth noting nearly 27 percent of the veteran signal caller's passes targeted tight ends last year, fifth in the NFL. That focus has benefited fantasy managers invested in players like T.J. Hockenson (TE4 in 2023 despite tearing his ACL and MCL in Week 16), Kyle Rudolph (TE10 in 2018, Cousins' first season as a Viking), and Washington's Jordan Reed (TE3 in 2015, Cousins' first season as a starter; and TE9 in 2016). If Tyler Conklin managed a TE20 season with Cousins in 2021, is it unreasonable to believe Pitts will finally turn things around this fall?

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  Falcons | Atlanta adds JaQuae Jackson     Sun Apr 28, 02:10 PM

Undrafted free-agent WR JaQuae Jackson (Rutgers) signed an undisclosed deal with the Atlanta Falcons, according to sources Sunday, April 28.

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  Falcons | Atlanta wants a lot at Coleton Beck    Sat Apr 27, 10:17 PM

Undrafted free-agent WR Coleton Beck (Virginia Tech) has received an invite to the Atlanta Falcons' rookie minicamp, according to a source.

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  Falcons | Isaiah Wooden lands with Falcons    Sat Apr 27, 08:25 PM

Undrafted free-agent WR Isaiah Wooden (Southern Utah) agreed to terms with the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday, April 27, per source. The deal includes a $15,000 signing bonus.

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  Falcons | Atlanta drafts Ruke Orhorhoro    Fri Apr 26, 07:27 PM

Clemson DT Ruke Orhorhoro was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the 35th overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

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  Falcons | Atlanta attempted to trade up for Laiatu Latu    Fri Apr 26, 02:54 PM

UCLA DE Laiatu Latu was reportedly a consideration for the Atlanta Falcons with the eighth pick in the 2024 NFL Draft before the team settled on University of Washington QB Michael Penix Jr., according to Steve Wyche of NFL Network. Per Wyche, the Falcons tried to trade back into the first round in an attempt to draft Latu, who was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 15th pick.

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  Falcons | Kirk Cousins confused by selection of Michael Penix    Fri Apr 26, 12:55 AM

Atlanta Falcons QB Kirk Cousins was said to be frustrated and confused by the team's selection of QB Michael Penix Jr, according to Cousins' agent, who noted that the team did not utilize its first-round pick to improve the club for 2024.

Footballguys view: Not to sound cold, but he'll be alright. Football isn't forever, and the Falcons need to make plans for the future. Cousins is coming off an Achilles' injury and if he gets banged up again, the team wants to be ready with a good backup. Penix was arguably the best pure passer in the class, and he could start - and star - as soon as the team needs him.

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  Falcons | Michael Penix joining Falcons    Thu Apr 25, 09:04 PM

Washington QB Michael Penix Jr. was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the eighth overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

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  Falcons | Atlanta checks in on Austin Jones    Thu Apr 25, 07:24 PM

Southern California RB Austin Jones has received interest from the Atlanta Falcons leading up to the 2024 NFL Draft.

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  Falcons | Calais Campbell could return    Wed Apr 24, 04:17 PM

Free-agent DE Calais Campbell (Falcons) is a player the Atlanta Falcons are open to re-signing this offseason, according to general manager Terry Fontenot.

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  Falcons | Matt Ryan placed on retired list    Tue Apr 23, 06:38 PM

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan was placed on the reserve/retired list on Tuesday, April 23.

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  Falcons | Bill Belichick didn't seek total control    Wed Apr 17, 09:46 AM

Former New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick didn't demand total control of the roster in his pursuit of the Atlanta Falcons head coaching position.

Footballguys view: It seemed early on that Belichick to the Falcons was going to happen. Belichick met twice with Falcons' owner Arthur Blank, and then...nothing. Atlanta went with Raheem Morris, and Belichick is not in the league this year. He'll be in the conversation next offseason, and if he doesn't want total control then perhaps some team will bring him on board to be their head coach.

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  Falcons | Atlanta meets with Spencer Rattler    Tue Apr 16, 05:13 PM

South Carolina QB Spencer Rattler recently had an official visit with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.

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  Falcons | Ladd McConkey visiting Atlanta    Fri Apr 12, 11:25 AM

Georgia WR Ladd McConkey is visiting the Atlanta Falcons ahead of the 2024 NFL draft, according to sources Friday, April 12.

Footballguys view: McConkey is drawing some Cooper Kupp comparisons in the pre-draft process. He's fun to watch on film, and McConkey was a favorite player of our very own Cecil Lammey down at the Senior Bowl earlier this year. He's fast, quick, and McConkey is competitive after the catch. He's not Kupp, but we could see him as a plus-Marvin Mims (Broncos) player for any team interested.

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  Falcons | Marshawn Kneeland visits    Tue Apr 9, 06:34 PM

Western Michigan DE Marshawn Kneeland recently had an official visit with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.

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  Falcons | James Smith-Williams joins Falcons    Mon Apr 8, 06:07 PM

Free-agent DE James Smith-Williams (Commanders) agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons Monday, April 8. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Atlanta interested in James Smith-Williams    Mon Apr 8, 05:29 PM

Free-agent DE James Smith-Williams (Commanders) met with the Atlanta Falcons last week.

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  Falcons | Atlanta adds Kevin King    Mon Apr 8, 04:08 PM

Free-agent CB Kevin King (Packers) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Monday, April 8. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Door open for Calais Campbell in Atlanta    Sun Apr 7, 09:22 PM

Free-agent DL Calais Campbell (Falcons) has spoken with Atlanta Falcons head coach Raheem Morris, and Morris said he is hoping Campbell decides to re-sign with the Falcons.

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  Falcons | Two Washington prospects work out for ATL    Fri Apr 5, 07:51 PM

Washington WR Ja'Lynn Polk and TE Jack Westover worked out with Washington QB Michael Penix Jr. in front of representatives from the Atlanta Falcons Friday, April 5, according to sources.

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  Falcons | Jared Verse visits    Fri Apr 5, 05:51 PM

Florida State DE Jared Verse recently had an official visit with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.

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  Falcons | Michael Penix Jr. works out for Atlanta    Fri Apr 5, 10:27 AM

Washington QB Michael Penix Jr. will have a private workout with the Atlanta Falcons Friday, April 5.

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  Falcons | Quinyon Mitchell scheduled to meet    Thu Apr 4, 05:08 PM

Toledo CB Quinyon Mitchell is scheduled to have an official visit with the Atlanta Falcons at some point this week, according to a source.

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  Falcons | Atlanta adds Antonio Hamilton    Thu Apr 4, 04:15 PM

Free-agent CB Antonio Hamilton (Cardinals) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, April 4. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Falcons | Eddie Goldman returns to Atlanta    Tue Apr 2, 06:13 PM

Free-agent DT Eddie Goldman (Falcons) agreed to terms with the Atlanta Falcons Tuesday, April 2, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. Goldman is attempting a comeback after retiring last year.

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  Falcons | Eddie Goldman cut loose    Tue Apr 2, 05:09 PM

Atlanta Falcons DT Eddie Goldman was released from the Reserve/Left Squad list on Tuesday, April 2.

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