Thoughts On Hugh Thornton’s Sudden Retirement 

May 11, 2017

Apparently guard Hugh Thornton’s ankle injury led to his retirement. Thornton was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round in 2013 out of Illinois.  He started 32 of 37 games, and when he became available in the off-season. Falcons signed him to a one year deal 690,000 to compete for the right guard position that was vacated by 11 year veteran Chris Chester.  Wes Schweitzer, Ben Garland, and rookie Sean…

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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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