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The Falcoholic Aug 13, 2018
Thomas Dimitroff and the well-oiled front office machine

Thomas Dimitroff and the well-oiled front office machine

Through careful planning and number crunching, Thomas Dimitroff and the front office have been able to re-sign everyone. The Atlanta Falcons have made great strides since those mediocre to awful seasons in 2013 and 2014, basically rebuilding their entire foundation through incredibly savvy draft selections and free agent signings. Between 2013 and 2018, the Falcons have added the following players via the draft: Desmond Trufant, Robert Alford, Jake Matthews, Devonta Freeman, Ricardo Allen, Vic Beasley, Tevin Coleman, Grady Jarrett, Keanu Neal, Deion Jones, De’Vondre Campbell, Austin...
The Falcoholic Aug 8, 2018
Ricardo Allen embodies Dan Quinn’s Falcons

Ricardo Allen embodies Dan Quinn’s Falcons

No player on the roster right now means more to this team’s soul than Allen. Monday, the Atlanta Falcons chose to extend starting free safety Ricardo Allen with a three-year deal, putting him with the organization through 2021. It was a vital move to retain who many feel is the quarterback of the defense, one of the best at his position and a locker room spark plug that leads, teaches and inspires in equal measure. But, before we talk about how important Allen is to the Falcons, I’d like to talk about his balls. Well, not those kind of balls. We’ll get to them in due time. No,...
VIDEO: Watch the moment Ricardo Allen was released by Falcons on ‘Hard Knocks’

VIDEO: Watch the moment Ricardo Allen was released by Falcons on ‘Hard Knocks’

Before Ricardo Allen and the Atlanta Falcons agreed upon a three-year, $19.5 million contract extension Monday, Allen was cut by the Falcons in 2014.
The Falcoholic Aug 6, 2018
What Ricardo Allen’s extension means for the Falcons and for #37

What Ricardo Allen’s extension means for the Falcons and for #37

The veteran safety gets job security, and the Falcons get the security they covet on the back end of the defense for three more seasons. Earlier today, as my esteemed colleague Matthew Chambers wrote, the Falcons locked up Ricardo Allen with a three year, $19.5 million extension. The surprise was not that this deal got done so much as the fact that it’s done this early and this painlessly, especially because Allen has been playing for peanuts for years now. The annual average of $6.5 million puts Allen around 15th in the NFL for safety salaries, right in line with Glover Quin and Barry...
Fox Sports Aug 6, 2018

Falcons agree to 3-year extension with safety Ricardo Allen

Falcons agree to 3-year contract extension with safety Ricardo Allen
ClutchPoints Aug 6, 2018
Falcons news: Atlanta agrees to lucrative three-year extension with Ricardo Allen

Falcons news: Atlanta agrees to lucrative three-year extension with Ricardo Allen

The Atlanta Falcons have followed up their huge Jake Matthews extension by locking up another important piece of their young core. The Falcons have agreed to a three-year, $19.5 million extension with safety Ricardo Allen, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. Allen, 26, was a fifth-round pick by the Falcons in the 2014 NFL Draft. However, […] The post Falcons news: Atlanta agrees to lucrative three-year extension with Ricardo Allen appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Falcoholic Aug 6, 2018
Ricardo Allen signs three-year, $19.5 million extension with the Atlanta Falcons

Ricardo Allen signs three-year, $19.5 million extension with the Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons are aggressively keeping their core players, including Ricky. We spent most of the last season expecting the Atlanta Falcons to let Ricardo Allen leave in free agency after the 2018 season. They are just out of cash, especially with the Grady Jarrett extension looming. We were wrong. The Falcons kept Allen, and based on the numbers, really wanted to keep him in red and black. Luckily there was a little foreshadowing today. Ricardo Allen, his agent Drew Rosenhaus, and owner Arthur Blank talking after practice. Extension on the way? pic.twitter.com/FM86HzgxJX— vaughn mcclure...
The Falcoholic Jul 31, 2018
As the Falcons work toward extensions, all seems quiet for Tevin Coleman

As the Falcons work toward extensions, all seems quiet for Tevin Coleman

The speedy back is probably heading for another football team in 2019. It’s striking how swiftly the Falcons are moving on contracts at the moment. They managed to make things right (for the moment) with Julio Jones and get Jake Matthews a five year extension, and they’ve talked about tackling new contracts for Grady Jarrett and Ricardo Allen next. They’re moving along on retaining much of their core, in other words. There are a couple of names missing from that list, you’ll notice. One is Andy Levitre, who may be entering his final year in Atlanta. The other is Tevin Coleman, and...
The Falcoholic Jul 31, 2018
2018 Falcons training camp: Defense shines Monday, all quiet Tuesday

2018 Falcons training camp: Defense shines Monday, all quiet Tuesday

It’s encouraging to hear the defense is doing well. We’ve now seen several days of training camp practices, and while you don’t want to get overly excited about a handful of scrimmages and workouts, the Falcons look really good. Especially on defense. In a scrimmage that didn’t tell us much about the state of the depth chart, but did tell us that the Falcons have assembled some Grade A, genuine talent on the defensive side of the ball. There were three interceptions—one was Ricardo Allen picking off Justin Hardy (?), one was Blidi Wreh-Wilson picking Matt Ryan, and the other was...
Fox Sports Jul 28, 2018

Falcons hoping for big return on big investment in offense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Ricardo Allen began listing the weapons on the Atlanta Falcons' offense and shook his head.
Blogging Dirty Jul 28, 2018

Training Camp Edition: Atlanta Falcons 2018 Season Picks, Predictions, and

This will be Blogging Dirty’s preliminary look into the Atlanta Falcons 2018 season. After training camp and preseason we will release an updated article with our locked in predictions. 1st Quarter of the Season Week 1. Atlanta Falcons at the Philadelphia Eagles The Falcons week one matchup against the Eagles seems like the best chance […] Training Camp Edition: Atlanta Falcons 2018 Season Picks, Predictions, and - Blogging Dirty - Blogging Dirty - An Atlanta Falcons Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Falcoholic Jul 27, 2018
Ricardo Allen and Grady Jarrett are “next” after Jake Matthews contract extension

Ricardo Allen and Grady Jarrett are “next” after Jake Matthews contract extension

Arthur Blank has opened up his wallet this offseason, and it just won’t close shut. The Atlanta Falcons stayed very silent in free agency this year, but it appears to have been their plan all along. The team just broke off Julio Jones with a little more 2018 money, gave Jake Matthews a $75 million deal, and they don’t plan on stopping. Up next are two of Atlanta’s top performing, young defensive players. When the #Falcons adjusted WR Julio Jones’ deal, they made sure they could still reward LT Jake Matthews, DT Grady Jarrett and S Ricardo Allen. Now that Matthews & ATL have agreed...

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