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Jets WR Eric Decker high on Falcons DT Hageman

  • 7:28 am Friday, June 27th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker participated in the 5 Star Athlete Management’s football camp hosted by Atlanta-based Super-Agent Todd France and several sponsors on Thursday at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School.

Decker, who played his first four seasons with Denver, signed with the Jets as a free agent this offense. He received a five-year, $36.25 million contract with $15 million guaranteed with the Jets.

He played his college football at Minnesota and was a teammate of Falcons second-round pick DT/DE Ra’Shede Hageman.

Here what Decker had to say about Hageman:

“He’s an animal,” Decker said. “When I came in they were playing him at tight [More]

5 free agents and why they would fit the Falcons

  • 3:04 pm Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

The Falcons still have some holes to fill, but are likely to try to address them in the draft and by signing undrafted free agents.

But there are several high profile free agents still out on the market. The major problem is that they are used to making top dollar in the league. (Here’s why defensive end Jared Allen isn’t on this list.)

So, with DeCoud gone, what are they going to do at free safety? CLICK HERE

The Falcons would have to be certain that the new vets would not be disgruntled coming in at a lower salary and determine [More]