Atlanta Falcons

Stadium: Georgia Dome | Coach: Mike Smith
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense14th77.9 (31st)265.2 (7th)
Defense23rd135.8 (26th)243.6 (21st)
Falcons give Roddy White a contract extension
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Falcons announced a four-year extension for receiver Roddy White on Thursday. It should keep him with the team for the rest of his career. 

White, 32, had a down year in 2013 because he tried to play through a high-ankle sprain. But he finished the season strong with 43 catches for 502 yards and two scores in his last five games. He's expected to keep up that kind of production this season as part of the team's one-two punch at receiver alongside Julio Jones. 

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Corey Peters, Zeke Motta go on PUP list
by Larry Hartstein |

The Falcons placed defensive tackle Corey Peters and safety Zeke Motta on the PUP list to start camp. Peters is rehabbing from a torn Achilles he suffered last December, while Motta has a neck injury that could jeopardize his career, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"Corey will be rehabbing on the side to start training camp," coach Mike Smith said. "But we have been very optimistic about his work in the offseason with our guys in athletic performance, with the trainers and the doctors. As soon as they clear him, we’ll get him back and on the field. ... He’s has done a very good job with his rehabilitation."

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Julio Jones cleared for practice but will be limited
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Falcons receiver Julio Jones has been cleared for training camp practice, the next step in his recovery from a broken foot, but coach Mike Smith said he'll be limited in his snaps. 

"Our number one goal is to make sure that we've got everybody as healthy as we possibly can be, but we know that we have to get these guys some work together and reps. Julio will be out there participating in practice right from the start," Smith added per the Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Falcons ink Pat Angerer
by Larry Hartstein |

The Falcons signed former Colts linebacker Pat Angerer after working him out Tuesday, reports the National Football Post.

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Falcons sign Jeremy Ebert
by Larry Hartstein |

Former Jaguars receiver Jeremy Ebert signed with the Falcons, according to his agent. Ebert played in five games with Jacksonville last year, making three catches.

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