• by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Falcons' Patrick DiMarco ready to compete with Collin Mooney

    Falcons fullback Patrick DiMarco wasn't threatened when the team signed Collin Mooney during the offseason. It's just going to push me to be a better player," DiMarco said, per ESPN. "When competition comes to you, you've got to step up to the plate and you've got to play good. That's my whole thing. There's nothing that he's going to do that's going to change me. I've just got to continue to work on my craft and continue to get better every day

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Falcons re-sign Patrick DiMarco, Cliff Matthews

    The Falcons re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews, the team announced on Tuesday. DiMarco was an exclusive-rights free agent, and Matthews was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March. DiMarco had 17 catches for 111 yards and a touchdown in two seasons with the Falcons. Matthews has appeared in 32 games, mainly on special teams, in four years with the team. The Falcons also brought in WR Nick Williams, a former Redskin.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Falcons list injury report for Week 15

    Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (hip) is the most notable player listed as questionable for Week 14 against Pittsburgh. other players deemed questionable were fullback Patrick DiMarco (illness) and safety William Moore (foot). Guard Jon Asamoah (back), guard Justin Blalock (back), wide receiver Harry Douglas (foot), defensive end Stansly Maponga (elbow), defensive tackle Paul Soliai (shoulder) and wide receiver Roddy White (ankle) were all labeled as probable. Meanwhile, cornerback Robert Alford (wrist) was the only player on the report ruled out for Sunday.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Falcons get offensive contributions on MNF

    The Falcons got a bunch of contributions in their 43-37 loss at Green Bay. Running back Jacquizz Rodgers ran three times for 20 yards and caught a 14-yard pass. Wideout Harry Douglas caught two of three targets for 11 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown. Rookie running back Devonta Freeman caught two passes for 10 yards, and receiver Eric Weems had a 5-yard touchdown reception. Fullback Patrick DiMarco had a 9-yard grab. They'll all play the Steelers in Week 15.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Eight Falcons probable for Sunday game against Browns

    The Falcons are all but perfectly healthy for their Sunday game against visiting Cleveland. Cornerback Robert Alford (wrist) and offensive tackle Jonathan Scott (hamstring) are out, but the other eight players on their injury report are probable. That group includes guard Jon Asamoah (shoulder), defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (knee), wide receivers Drew Davis (foot), Harry Douglas (foot), Julio Jones (illness) and Devin Hester (wrist) and running backs Steven Jackson (illness) and Patrick DiMarco (illness).

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Falcons' role players chip in vs. Panthers in Week 11

    The Falcons received minor contributions from several role players in Week 11 against Carolina. In the running game, Jacquizz Rodgers carried the ball twice for 4 yards and caught three passes for 8 yards. In the passing game, Levine Toilolo caught two of the four passes thrown his way for 23 yards. Patrick DiMarco came down with two receptions for 14 yards.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Falcons get minor contributions from several role players Week 8

    The Falcons received minor contributions from several role players in a Week 8 loss to the Lions in London. Jacquizz Rodgers had just one carry for 2 yards but all three of his targets for 28 yards. Levine Toilolo caught all two of his targets for 26 yards. Patrick DiMarco was targeted twice and finished with one catch for no gain in a 22-21 defeat.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Falcons backup pass catchers do little Week 4

    The Falcons backup pass catchers didn't make a big impact Week 4 against the Vikings. Levine Toilolo managed to catch one pass for 12 yards, but that was it. Patrick DiMarco played a larger role, pulling in a 1 yard score in the second quarter. It was his only caught of the contest. Both players will look for more Week 5 against the Giants.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Falcons backups get on the board Thursday

    The Falcons backups made an impact Thursday against the Buccaneers. With the team up by a ton, Atlanta started using their subs in the third quarter. Jacquizz Rodgers received five carries for 6 yards. Rodgers also caught a pass for 3 yards. Eric Weems seemed to be the biggest beneficiary, hauling in four passes for 69 yards. Fullback Patrick DiMarco gained 35 yards on three catches. Levine Toilolo also contributed, catching two passes for 25 yards. Courtney Roby picked up 11 yards on one reception. They'll take on the Vikings Week 4.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Falcons get offensive contributions

    The Falcons got several minor offensive contributions in their 34-24 loss at San Francisco. Among them, running back Jason Snelling carried once for minus-2 yards, caught three passes for 15 yards and recovered an onside kick. Fullback Patrick DiMarco caught a 2-yard pass, while tight end Levine Toilolo was targeted once without a catch.