- 3:58 pm Thursday, July 24th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter
FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters has style.
He drove into training camp with a new ride, a Kia Soul!
The youngsters love the hip care, but after signing a new $1.5 million contract this offseason he could have went the sports car route.
“It has plenty of room,” said Peters, who’s 6-foot-3, 305 pounds. “It rides good.”
Peters, who’s coming back from a ruptured Achilles surgery, was plenty early for the 5 p.m. team meeting. He was placed on the active/physically unable to perform list.
He was injured in the 15th game of the season against San Francisco.
“It’s just snapped,” said Peters, [More]
- 8:16 pm Monday, March 3rd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter
The free agency picture became a little clearer with the passing of the franchise and transition tag deadline on Monday.
The biggest news of the day was that Buffalo safety Jairus Byrd, a three-time Pro Bowl defensive back, was not tagged and appears to have a clear path to the open market.
The Falcons now have 53 players signed, but counting the top 51, per league rules, the Falcons are at $113.3 million against the cap, according to National Football League Players Association documents. The cap for next season will increase to $133 million.
Once the $7 million slot that Tony Gonzalez is [More]