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The Falcoholic Mar 9, 2017
2017 Atlanta Falcons free agency primer and signing tracker

2017 Atlanta Falcons free agency primer and signing tracker

Free agency goes live today, and we’ll be keeping up with everything here. At 4 p.m. today, the NFL will throw its doors open to the cleansing winds of free agency, and teams will throw all their money out the window in response. Well, most teams. The Atlanta Falcons will not be one of the big players in free agency this year. Instead, they’ll look to fill a couple of holes with mid-tiered free agents and acquire useful depth ahead of the draft, locking down their own top priority free agents. They’ve got Matt Schaub under contract already, while they lost fullback Patrick DiMarco to...
Boston Herald Mar 9, 2017
The Latest: Falcons retain backup QB Schaub and Upshaw

The Latest: Falcons retain backup QB Schaub and Upshaw

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times local):12:04 p.m.The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to contract extensions with backup quarterback Matt Schaub and defensive tackle Courtney Upshaw.The NFC champions have focused on retaining players in the offseason."Courtney proved to be versatile in our defensive scheme and he will continue to play several roles along our defensive line," general manager Thomas Dimitroff said. "We know the value of having an experienced backup at quarterback." Schaub spent his first three seasons in Atlanta, before being traded to the Houston Texans in...
The Falcoholic Mar 8, 2017
Falcons Fanfiction Corner: The Falcons Attempt to Re-sign Their Offensive Free Agents

Falcons Fanfiction Corner: The Falcons Attempt to Re-sign Their Offensive Free Agents

But a figure from the team’s past tries to tear the team apart. Can the Falcons come up with a way to stop him? Date: March 8, 2017 Location: Flowery Branch, Georgia; Atlanta Falcons Outdoor Practice Facility Falcons new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian walks alongside Falcons’ offensive unrestricted free agents (Matt Schaub, Jacob Tamme, Levine Toilolo, Eric Weems, Chris Chester, and Tom Compton) from the team headquarters to the practice field. STEVE SARKISIAN: “Guys, I’m thrilled that you’re all about to re-sign in Atlanta. I hear that your agents are in the team...
The Falcoholic Mar 8, 2017
Free Agency Tweet Recap: Tampering Period Wednesday Afternoon Edition

Free Agency Tweet Recap: Tampering Period Wednesday Afternoon Edition

Patrick DiMarco departs, Matt Schaub re-signs, and #FalconsTwitter reacts Today started with Dave recapping a quiet first day of free agency legal tampering, noting the relative silence and ending with the line “For the sake of this website’s traffic, though, I hope today brings something interesting.” Well, today did get interesting, starting with an early-afternoon nugget buried in a Jason LaCanfora report saying that the Falcons could be one of a few teams considering signing Chiefs NT Dontari Poe. Ok, fine, maybe that buried LaCanfora nugget didn’t rank especially high on the...
The Falcoholic Mar 8, 2017
Falcons ink Matt Schaub to new two year, $9 million deal to back up Matt Ryan

Falcons ink Matt Schaub to new two year, $9 million deal to back up Matt Ryan

The team locks down its backup quarterback for two more years. It appears that Matt Schaub will finish his NFL career in Atlanta, as he just received a two year deal from the Falcons to serve as Matt Ryan’s backup once again. Falcons and QB Matt Schaub reached agreement on a two-year, $9 million deal, per sources.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 8, 2017 Schaub was a shaky starter over his last couple of years in that role, but as a veteran backup, he’s far from the worst option available, has a good rapport with Matt Ryan, and certainly is familiar with the offense at this...
NFL Trade Rumors Mar 8, 2017

Falcons Re-Sign QB Matt Schaub To Two-Year, $9M Deal

Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons and QB Matt Schaub have reached agreement on a two-year, $9 million deal. Schaub, 35, is a former third-round pick of the Falcons back in 2004. He spent three years in Atlanta before he was traded to the Texans for the 2007 season. After seven years in Houston, the Texans traded … The post Falcons Re-Sign QB Matt Schaub To Two-Year, $9M Deal appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Rotoworld Mar 8, 2017

Schaub agrees to keep caddying for Matt Ryan - Matt Schaub (QB) Atlanta Falcons

Falcons agreed to terms with QB Matt Schaub on a two-year, $9 million deal.
NFL Trade Rumors Feb 27, 2017

NFL Notes: 49ers, Broncos, Patriots, Ravens, Steelers

49ers Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area takes a look at some potential free agent targets that could make sense for the 49ers this offseason. Maoicco’s list includes RB Chris Thompson (Redskins), LB Keenan Robinson (Giants), WR Pierre Garcon (Redskins), QB Matt Schaub (Falcons) and DE Jabaal Sheard (Patriots). Broncos Troy Renck of Denver 7 … The post NFL Notes: 49ers, Broncos, Patriots, Ravens, Steelers appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.

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