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Dolphins Sign CB Grimes To One-Year Deal

Dolphins Sign CB Grimes To One-Year Deal

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(MIAMI) —  The Miami Dolphins have signed cornerback Brent Grimes to a one-year contract worth $5.5 million, according to league sources.
Grimes played in only one game in 2012 with the Atlanta Falcons.  He sat out t…

Falcons Sign Osi Umenyiora

Falcons Sign Osi Umenyiora

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Osi Umenyiora is heading south.
The free agent reached an agreement Wednesday to join the Atlanta Falcons on a two-year contract, replacing long time Falcon John Abraham.
According to ESPN, the deal is worth $8.5 milli…

RB Steven Jackson Agrees To 3-Year Deal With Atlanta Falcons

RB Steven Jackson Agrees To 3-Year Deal With Atlanta Falcons

NFL via Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a three-year contract with free agent running back Steven Jackson on Thursday. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.The 29-year-old Jackson will replace Michael Turner a…

Falcons Agree to Five-Year Deal with William Moore

Falcons Agree to Five-Year Deal with William Moore

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Safety William Moore has agreed to a five-year, $30 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons Saturday, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Moore was drafted by the Falcons in the second round of the 20…

Atlanta Falcons Release Star-Studded Trio

Atlanta Falcons Release Star-Studded Trio

David Dermer/Diamond Images/Getty Images(ATLANTA) —  The Atlanta Falcons have announced that they released veterans Michael Turner, John Abraham, and Dunta Robinson on Friday in an attempt to clear major salary-cap space.
The moves saved the Falc…

Tony Gonzalez Will Probably Retire From The NFL

Tony Gonzalez Will Probably Retire From The NFL

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(ATLANTA) —  Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez said that Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers was probably his last game in the NFL.
The 36-year-old Gonzalez had made similar statements thr…

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/20/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/20/13

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL – NFC Championship Game: The San Francisco 49ers dispatched the Atlanta Falcons, 28-24 to advance to the Super Bowl.
AFC Championship Game: The Baltimore Ravens smashed the New England Patriots, 28-13 to advance to …

49ers Come Back To Beat Falcons, Clinch Super Bowl Berth

49ers Come Back To Beat Falcons, Clinch Super Bowl Berth

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The San Francisco 49ers are heading back to the Super Bowl.
The 49ers came back from 17-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 on Sunday in the NFC Championship game to clinch a trip to the Super Bowl.
It …

NFC Championship Game Preview: 49ers @ Falcons

NFC Championship Game Preview: 49ers @ Falcons

Tom Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The San Francisco 49ers head to Atlanta Sunday to take on the top seeded Atlanta Falcons in the NFC championship game.
The second seeded Niners, who are playing in their second straight championship …

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/13/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/13/13

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) — NFL Divisional Playoffs – NFC: The Atlanta Falcons edged the Seattle Seahawks, 30-28 to advance to the NFC championship game.
AFC: The New England Patriots stomped the Houston Texans, 41-28 to advance to the AFC ch…

Falcons Clip Seahawks, Head To NFC Championship

Falcons Clip Seahawks, Head To NFC Championship

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Falcons blew a big lead, and two Matts bailed them out.
Matt Bryant hit a 49-yard field goal with eight seconds left to lift the Falcons over the Seattle Seahawks, 30-28 in the NFC Divisional round of t…

Falcons Looking to Break Playoff Funk

Falcons Looking to Break Playoff Funk

Leon Halip/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Atlanta Falcons are hoping to end their playoff struggles on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.
The top-seeded Falcons will look to end Seattle’s seven game win streak and snap their playoff losing strea…

ESPN: Seahawks Will Sign Kicker Ryan Longwell

ESPN: Seahawks Will Sign Kicker Ryan Longwell

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Seattle Seahawks will sign veteran kicker Ryan Longwell, according to sources of ESPN’s Ed Werder, after their starting kicker Steven Hauschka injured his calf in the team’s playoff win over the Redskins Sunday….

Seahawks Soar Past RGIII, Redskins 24-14

Seahawks Soar Past RGIII, Redskins 24-14

Al Bello/Getty Images(LANDOVER, MD) — The Seattle Seahawks traveled across the country and defeated the Washington Redskins 24-14 in the NFC wild-card round at FedEx Field.
The Redskins (10-7) lost quarterback Robert Griffin III to another knee injury…

Koetter Agrees To Stay On As Offensive Coordinator With Falcons

Koetter Agrees To Stay On As Offensive Coordinator With Falcons

Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images(FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.) — Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter has agreed to a contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.The 53-year-old Koetter, in his first season with the Falcons, had been considered a…

Falcons Focused on Bucs, Not Playoffs

Falcons Focused on Bucs, Not Playoffs

Leon Halip/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Atlanta Falcons will look to finish 8-0 this season at home on Sunday when they host the sliding Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-9).  The Falcons will finish with the best record in the NFC, win or lose, but would …

Calvin Johnson Breaks Single-Season Receiving Yards Record

Calvin Johnson Breaks Single-Season Receiving Yards Record

Leon Halip /Getty Images(DETROIT) — Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson made history Saturday night.
Johnson caught a 26-yard pass from Matthew Stafford in the fourth quarter of the Lions game versus the Atlanta Falcons, breaking Jerry Rice’s single…

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/22/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/22/12

(NEW YORK) — NFL:  The Atlanta Falcons (13-2) ripped the Detroit Lions (4-11), 31-18.
NBA:  The Atlanta Hawks (16-9) soared past the Chicago Bulls (15-11), 92-75.
The Detroit Pistons (9-21) mystified the Washington Wizards (3-22), 96-87.
The…

NFL Preview: Falcons at Lions

NFL Preview: Falcons at Lions

Jeff Gross/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With two games to go in the regular season, the Atlanta Falcons still have a lot to play for. 
The Falcons (12-2) can clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs Saturday night by going into Ford Fi…

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/16/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/16/12

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL: The Green Bay Packers (10-4) popped the Chicago Bears (8-6), 21-13.
The Houston Texans (12-2) topped the Indianapolis Colts (9-5), 29-17.
The Minnesota Vikings (8-6) ran past the St. Louis Rams (6-7-1), 36-22.
The …

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