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Q&A: Roddy White believes Stone is ready to play

  • 11:28 am Friday, October 24th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

LONDON – Falcons wide receiver Roddy White spoke to the media after practice on Friday.

Here’s what he had to say (edited for clarity):

Q: Who won penalty shootout?

A: Kenny, our goalie, did a heckuva job. I think they scored one out of 5, So that’s a pretty good stop ratio, That sounded pretty good to me.

Q: How will the offense perform behind the revamped offensive line?

A: We just got to get the ball out a little quicker because of our offensive line situation. We have to  find a way to do 7 and 8-man protections and push the ball down the [More]

Falcons sign 20 undrafted rookies, 5 from SEC

  • 7:54 pm Monday, May 12th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons released their list of 20 undrafted free agents that have signed with the team on Monday.

We had 17 of the 20 names for you on Sunday. The three additions are Arkansas State wide receiver Julian Jones, Kansas State wide receiver Tramaine Thompson and Wisconsin tight end Brian Wozniak.

Here’s the list of players:

Geraldo Boldewijn, WR, Boise State, 6-4, 220:  Started each of Boise State’s 13 games during his final collegiate season…was the Broncos’ third-leading receiver…caught 39 passes for 528 yards on the season, both career highs.Brenden Daley, LB, Hawaii, 6-3, 250: Named honorable mention All-Mountain West…appeared in [More]

Undrafted rookie list: Falcons sign Vols’ Stone

  • 12:17 pm Sunday, May 11th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

FLOWERY BRANCH — Tennessee center/guard James Stone has agreed to an undrafted rookie free agent deal with the Falcons, according to his agents.

The Falcons have reached agreements with several players, but will not release the official list until Monday after all of the contracts are signed.

Here are some of the players the team has reached agreements with:

Geraldo Boldewijn, WR, Boise State, 6-4, 220:  Started each of Boise State’s 13 games during his final collegiate season…was the Broncos’ third-leading receiver…caught 39 passes for 528 yards on the season, both career highs.

Brenden Daley, LB, Hawaii, 6-3, 250: Named honorable mention All-Mountain West…appeared in all [More]