Falcons Exercise Jake Matthews’ 5th Year Option

April 25, 2017

Falcons chose to exercise left tackle Jake Matthews fifth year option. According to Kelsey Conway Matthews will be with the Atlanta Falcons through 2018 season.  Falcons have exercised @jakematthews70 5-year option keeping the LT under contract w/ATL through the 2018 season https://t.co/NuDFBMF5jI pic.twitter.com/TPAxpIi2Hx — Kelsey Conway (@FalconsKelsey) April 25, 2017 Jake had a rough second half of the SuperBowl and some may think it’s a bit premature to exercise this right. What are your…

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Falcons Trufant Agree To 5 Year $69M Extension 

April 8, 2017

Falcons have agreed to terms with with one of the NFL best corners Desmond Trufant. The Atlanta Falcons and the 2015 Pro Bowl corner agreed on a five year 69 million 42 guaranteed extension on Saturday April 8th via Jordan Schultz of the Huffington Post.  Trufant suffered a pectoral injury in November 2016 causing him to miss the Falcons Superbowl run. Trufant contract puts him in elite company. Redskins Josh Norman…

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Hugh Thornton Contract Breakdown

March 25, 2017

Here you are Falcons Fam! Hugh Thornton’s contract breakdowns. It isn’t a huge deal so Falcons don’t have to worry about having cap issues. What are your thoughts? Hugh Thornton (Falcons) $690K salary, $310K incentive — Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) March 24, 2017

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Report: Falcons sign Hugh Thornton and 2 Fullbacks

March 25, 2017

After losing Patrick DiMarco to the Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons finally addressed the fullback position. They signed former Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman Soma Vainuku and Colts guard Hugh Thornton. Vainuku is an undrafted free agent out of USC, he signed with the Houston Texans in 2016. Derrick Coleman (legally deaf) last played with the Seattle Seahawks in 2015 Both guys will battle for the vacant roster spot. As for Hugh…

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BREAKING – Falcons Have Signed Saftey Kemal Ishmael to 1 Year Deal

March 14, 2017

Falcons Fam I’m sure you can agree that Kemal Ishmael is a BALLER and you’re happy to see him back. Yes, I said he’s back. Falcons have reached an agreement with the free agent saftey for a one year deal for 2.5 million. Confirmed by Adam Schefter Kemal Ishmael has agreed with Falcons on a 1-year deal for $2.5M, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2017

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Lions Sign Former Falcons LB Paul Worrilow

March 8, 2017

Lions Have Agreed to terms with former Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow. The #Lions have agreed to terms with FA LB Paul Worrilow, source said. Fills a big need — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2017 Worrilow was replaced by Deion Jones as starting middle linebacker. Worrilow has a total of 386 career tackles with four sacks and two interceptions. He’s expected to compete for a starting linebacker spot in Detroit….

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