1.Southward embraces move to corner. Dezmen Southward is flattered by the comparisons.
He really is.
But there has to be more than his physical stature and long braids that dangle outside of his helmet.
“The looks and everything, …
After the recent $80.5 million free agency spending spree, the Falcons are $11.6 million under the $133 million salary cap, according to NFLPA documents.
UPDATED SUNDAY AT 8:40 AM: The NFLPA documents have been updated to include Joe Hawley’s contract. The Falcons have $10,194,447.00 million (top 51) under the cap for 2014, according to NFLPA documents.
Adjusted Cap: $135,743,934.00
Benefit Share: $33,250,000.00
Team Cap: $125,549,487.00
Salary Cap: $133,000,000.00
Cap Room: $10,194,447.00
Previous Year Carryover:$3,129,200.00
The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Jeff Schultz join CineSport’s Noah Coslov to review the Falcons’ signings on the first day of free agency and to discuss where the team still has needs.
Just chatted with Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff on a conference call and he believes the team added some grit and toughness in free agency today.
He was on his way to dinner with the new …
UPDATE: 4:36 P.M: — The Falcons agreed to a five-year contract with offensive guard Jon Asamoah on Tuesday.
“We have agreed to a deal,” said Joe Panos, Asamoah’s agent. “Jon took less to go to Atlanta, flat out. …
FLOWERY BRANCH — The legalized tampering period started Saturday at 4 p.m. and agents around the league were giddy.
With an increase in the salary cap from $123 million to $133 million, the agents are expecting more robust deals this season.
Defensive end Red Bryant (above in video from the Super Bowl) landed a deal with Jacksonville after being released by Seattle.
“History tells you that there will be more deals out …