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41 Dezmen Southward FS

Atlanta Falcons

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
16231.0100

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Quinn: Falcons will move Prince Shembo back to OLB
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

New Falcons coach Dan Quinn met with the media at the Indianapolis scouting combine on Thursday and discussed his plans for the team's defensive players. 

The biggest news was that the team plans to move Prince Shembo back to outside linebacker. Shembo was drafted as an outside linebacker, but injuries on the defense required him to move inside. 

Shembo had 59 tackles for the Falcons in his rookie season, but he'll likely play more of a role in the pass rush from the outside. He had nine sacks as a senior at Notre Dame while playing OLB. 

Quinn also plans to use Tyson Jackson and Paul Soliai on the inside. They split time between defensive tackle and end last season, but Quinn was impressed with their size at the tackle spots. Soliai had 29 tackles and a sack last season. Jackson had 22 tackles. 

Quinn said Dezmen Southward, who played exclusively at safety last season, will get a look at the cornerback position as well. 

Southward had 23 tackles, one sack and two pass defenses last year. 

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Falcons S Dezmen Southward undergoes wrist surgery
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Falcons safety Dezmen Southward is recovering from wrist surgery, ESPN.com reports.

Southward was drafted early in the third round in 2014 and racked up 23 tackles, one sack and one interception while playing 257 snaps across 13 games. His role in the defense of incoming head coach Dan Quinn has yet to be determined.

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Dezmen Southward ready to go
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Falcons defensive back Dezmen Southward, who was listed as probable on Friday's injury report with a concussion, is active for Week 1 against the Saints.

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Two lone Falcons on injury report expected to play
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

The Falcons should have a full complement of players for Week 1 against the Saints, as they enter Sunday's game with only two players listed on the official injury report.

Defensive lineman Corey Peters (Achilles) and defensive back Dezmen Southward (concussion) were both able to participate in practice without limitation throughout the week and are officially probable for Sunday's game. There are no other players on the injury report for the game.

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Dezmen Southward sits out finale with concussion
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Falcons rookie safety Dezmen Southward will not play Thursday against the Jaguars because of a concussion, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. It remains to be seen if he'll be ready for Week 1 of the regular season.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/7/14NO0000
29/14/14CIN0000
39/18/14TB0000
49/28/14MIN0000
510/5/14NYG0000
610/12/14CHI0000
710/19/14BAL0000
810/26/14DET0000
1011/9/14TB0000
1111/16/14CAR01.000
1211/23/14CLE0010
1311/30/14ARI0000
1412/8/14GB0000
1512/14/14PIT0000
1612/21/14NO0000
1712/28/14CAR0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2014Atlanta Falcons162316.0711-5-5.0-502
TOTAL162316.0711-5-5.0-502
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/210
Birthdate:
10/1/1990
Age:
24
Hometown:
Indianapolis, IN, USA
School:
Wisconsin
NFL Experience:
2
Awards:
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