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AJC columnist and blogger Jeff Schultz makes a claim that Michael Sam is not playing in the NFL, or at least suiting up for a practice squad, because he is a homosexual: The NFL, like any sports league, would like you to believe it's not exclusionary.
6 hrs ago | Cincy Jungle
As you may recall, in the 2011 NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons desperately wanted to trade up for either AJ Green or Julio Jones .
The Atlanta Falcons have finally delivered their roster cuts, and with less than a week until the team hosts the New Orleans Saints for the first game of the season, we have a short time to digest the moves made.
Coming off a year in which they finished at the bottom of the NFL in pass rushing, the Falcons aren't poised to be much better in this area in 2014.
The tone of Atlanta Falcons strong safety William Moore 's voice lowered a notch as he recalled last year's second meeting with rival New Orleans, a game won 17-13 by the Saints.
The Falcons plummeted to 4-12 last season, a bitter disappointment for a team that nearly went to the Super Bowl the previous year.
Come Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons ' coaching staff will get a true measure of the offseason upgrades up front on both sides of the ball.
May 28, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Mickey Shuler during organized team activities at the Falcons Training Complex.
The 2014 Atlanta Falcons have a 53 man roster, but it's far from a final roster.
Falcons claim LB Stupar, sign 8 to practice squad Falcons claim LB Stupar, sign 8 to practice squad Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/sports/nfl/jacksonville-jaguars/2014/08/31/falcons-claim-lb-stupar-sign-8-to-practice-squad/14905349/ Dec 1, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker ... (more)
While I keep expected center James Stone to get cut and put on the practice squad, the Falcons claimed an unknown player on waivers and cut inside linebacker Tim Dobbins , according to his agent.
Players who were waived by NFL teams as part of the process to establish the 53-man roster by the league's deadline had until noon today to clear waivers, and if they remained unclaimed by other teams, those players were then eligible to be added to practice squad rosters.
For those living in a cave without cable TV, the Urban Dictionary defines "spoilers" as: "When someone reveals a previously unknown aspect of something which you likely would have rather learned on your own."
Jun 18, 2014; Flowery Branch, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons linebacker Jacques Smith and defensive end Nosa Equae loosen up on the field during Minicamp at Falcons Training Complex.
The cut down to 53 man rosters is always an exciting but painful experience for NFL fans and teams alike as every year deserving players are ruthlessly dispatched into the unknown world of an NFL free agent.
The Atlanta Falcons have reached the roster limit of 53 by cutting 10 players, including 2014 draft picks Ricardo Allen and Travian Robertson.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:22 am
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