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Early Bird Report: Grading Ridley's game vs. Chiefs; Jarrett an underrated playmaker and more

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Today’s Early Bird Report includes a grade for Calvin Ridley’s second preseason game as well as Grady Jarrett’s place among the …

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The Five Most Undervalued Players in the NFL

<i>What’s valuable in the NFL? A great quarterback? Always—unless you’re the Eagles and can win with a backup. A great running back? Not usually—unless</i> …

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Early Bird Report: Two Falcons on the NFL's perfect roster; the preseason All-NFC South team and more

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Today’s Early Bird Report includes a pair of Falcons making the NFL’s perfect roster and a ranking of the best defenses heading …

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How Jake Matthews new cap hits creates flexibility for the Falcons

More money does not always mean more problems.The Falcons are very fortunate to have the problem of needing to pay players they’ve drafted. It’s a …

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Grady Jarrett: From ash to hellfire

Grady Jarrett was used to rejection.<p>He had been told “no” more than most in a short lifetime, been overlooked at every level, learned to fend for …

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Falcons’ quarterback rotation set for exhibition opener vs. Jets

by D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution<p>1. Hardy the return man: Falcons wide receiver Justin Hardy is listed as the top kickoff and …

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Falcons agrees to three-year extension with Ricardo Allen

The Atlanta Falcons have followed up their huge Jake Matthews extension by locking up another important piece of their young core. The Falcons have …

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Falcons reach deal on extension for Ricardo Allen

Getty Images<p>The Falcons have left the money spigot open, and it’s Ricardo Allen‘s turn to drink today.<p>A league source tells PFT the Falcons have …

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Falcons extend S Allen for three years, reported $19.5 million

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a three-year extension with free safety Ricardo Allen, the team announced Monday.<p>According to multiple reports, the deal is worth $19.5 million.<p>A restricted free agent this offseason, Allen was tendered by the Falcons at the second-round level, and he …

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Falcons free safety Ricardo Allen gets three-year, $19.5 million extension, according to Adam Schefter. Allen had signed a one-year tender as a restricted free agent worth $2.914 million. Important part of the unit as the last line of defense and "eraser'' in the defensive backfield. Former fifth-round draft pick from Purdue was once on the practice squad. Next up for Falcons is extension for nose tackle Grady Jarrett.

Falcons free safety Ricardo Allen gets three-year, $19.5 million extension, according to Adam Schefter. Allen had signed a one-year tender as a …

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Falcons, S Ricardo Allen agree to extension

The Falcons have agreed to a three-year extension with safety Ricardo Allen, a source tells Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). The pact, worth …

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Falcons agree to 3-year extension with safety Ricardo Allen

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a three-year contract extension with safety Ricardo Allen, who could have become an unrestricted free agent in 2019.<p>Allen has a combined six interceptions the last three seasons. He had 54 tackles and one interception last season.<p>The …

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Peter King explains how the Falcons can return to Super Bowl; Tom Brady’s praise of Grady Jarrett

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – NBC Sports’ Peter King believes the Falcons can contend in both a very good NFC South and a very tough NFC. But for Atlanta to …

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Bulls in the pros: Marquez Valdes-Scantling consumes Pack playbook

Starting Friday, the 2018 Bulls begin preseason camp, commanding the collective attention of their fan base in the process.But in the hours leading …

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The NFL's top 25 breakout 'prospects' for 2018

Every year, Football Outsiders puts together a list of the NFL's best and brightest young players who have barely played. Eighty percent of the …

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Falcons now focused on extension for safety Ricardo Allen

Getty Images<p>The Falcons aren’t finished spending money.<p>According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the team has now turned its attention to an …

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Falcons, Ricardo Allen discussing extension

After reaching a compromise with Julio Jones and locking up left tackle Jake Matthews, the Falcons are moving on to other offseason priorities. With …

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Falcons, LT Jake Matthews agree to 5-year, $75 million extension

The Atlanta Falcons and left tackle Jake Matthews have agreed to a five-year, $75 million extension, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.Matthews, …

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Falcons sign Jake Matthews to five-year extension

Getty Images<p>It’s been a busy week for Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff.<p>He signed a contract extension that runs through the 2022 season, …

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Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews gets 5-year extension | FOX Sports

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a five-year, $75 million contract extension with left tackle Jake Matthews on Friday.<p>The …

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Source confirms NFL Network report that Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews is finalizing a five-year, $75 million extension. GM Thomas Dimitroff said yesterday negotiations were ongoing. The former sixth-overall picks getting his payday. Nose tackle Grady Jarrett and free safety Ricardo Allen are next.

Source confirms NFL Network report that Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews is finalizing a five-year, $75 million extension. GM Thomas Dimitroff said …

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Falcons agree to 5-year extension with LT Jake Matthews

Jul 27,2018<p>The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension with left tackle Jake Matthews, the team announced Friday. The deal is worth a total of $75 million, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.<p>Matthews is entering the final year of his rookie contract, which will pay him a …

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Falcons LT Matthews gets five-year extension

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year, $75 million contract extension with left tackle Jake Matthews.<p>The 26-year-old …

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The Atlanta Falcons Will Have the NFL’s Best Defense in 2018

If Keanu Neal intercepts that Nick Foles pass towards the end of the first half instead of ricocheting it off of his knee into Torrey Smith’s arms, …

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Blank on Jones: ‘He’s going to be a Falcon for life’

Falcons owner Arthur Blank was undeterred about the news that star wide receiver Julio Jones p<b>lans to sit out of training camp.</b><p>Blank still believes …

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Atlanta Falcons: 5 burning questions in 2018

<i>If the Atlanta Falcons are going to emerge from the brutal NFC South with a playoff berth, they will need to answer these five burning questions.</i><p>Dan …

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Report: Falcons Won't Give Julio Jones New Deal Before Season

The Atlanta Falcons will not give wide receiver Julio Jones a new contract before the season starts, but he is expected to show up for training camp, …

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Falcons won’t give Julio Jones new deal

The Falcons have never renegotiated a contract with more than one year left on a deal, and Jones has <i>three</i> years to go on his pact. The Falcons are …

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Falcons reportedly let Julio Jones know he's not getting new contract before 2018 season

The wide receiver wants more money but that won't be happening<p>Any number of big-name stars want new contracts ahead of the 2018 season, but at least …

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Report: Falcons won't give Julio Jones new contract in 2018

Despite his ongoing desire for a new contract, star wide receiver Julio Jones won't receive a new contract from the Atlanta Falcons in 2018, sources …

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