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Atlanta Falcons

Stadium: Georgia Dome | Coach: Dan Quinn
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense8th93.6 (24th)284.6 (5th)
Defense32nd118.4 (21st)279.9 (32nd)


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Falcons waive tight end Kyle Miller
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The Falcons announced on Sunday that they have waived tight end Kyle Miller

Miller was with the Falcons' practice squad in 2014. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Jaguars in 2012. 

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Vic Beasley promises not to take plays off for Falcons
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Falcons first-round pick Vic Beasley met with the media on Friday, and the defensive end said he knows he needs to work harder in the NFL.

"I think the biggest transition for me, from college to the NFL, would be playing lights out every play and not taking any plays off," he said, per ESPN. "I think that's my biggest weakness right now, and I plan to change that as I transition my game."

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Falcons cut Brandan Bishop, Reid Fragel, Jacques Smith, two others
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

The Falcons cut five players who spent time on the team's practice squad last season, per the Baltimore Sun.

The players released were free safety Brandan Bishop, tackle Reid Fragel, cornerback Jordan Mabin, linebacker Jacques Smith and running back Ronnie Wingo.

None of the five had appeared in a game with the Falcons.

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Falcons deny interest in trading for Seahawks' Bruce Irvin
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff denied rumors that the team was interested in trading for Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin

Reports had the Falcons pursuing Irvin prior to Thursday's first round of the draft. 

"He’s under contract," Dimitroff said in an appearance on Atlanta's 92.9 FM, Friday morning. "I didn’t give it a second thought."

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Report: Seahawks will decline option on Bruce Irvin, Falcons trade possible
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

The Seahawks will decline the fifth-year option on linebacker Bruce Irvin, according to a report by Ian Rapoport

The option would have paid Irvin $7.75 million in 2016. 

On the heels of that report, Pro Football Talk reported that the Falcons are in trade discussions to acquire Irvin. 

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