Atlanta Falcons News: Free agency signings continue for Atlanta Falcons
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Falcons reportedly working on deals for Chris Long, James Laurinaitis — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic
Atlanta has been busy on the market and continues to be so. Next up are potential deals for defensive end Chris Long and linebacker James Laurinaitis. Both players would help fill needs on defense and would make sense for the right price. Stay tuned.
And to follow up with that, here’s an interesting tweet as to why it would be a good move for Vic Beasley:
Five things to know about DE Derrick Shelby — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com
The Falcons bolstered their pass rush with the signing of defensive end Derrick Shelby. Get to know Shelby with this article by Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com. Here’s five things to know about one of Dan Quinn’s newest pieces on defense.
Mohamed Sanu perfect complement to Julio Jones — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
Mohamed Sanu has the task of replacing Roddy White as the No. 2 receiver in Atlanta. Sanu believes he’s up to the challenge, and Vaughn McClure of ESPN agrees. Sanu could be the perfect complement to Julio Jones and Justin Hardy in the passing game.
Grading Falcons’ free agency day one — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic
The Falcons were busy on Wednesday improving their roster. They signed Alex Mack, Derrick Shelby and brought back Adrian Clayborn. And let’s not forget the marquee signing of quarterback Matt Schaub (or not). What grade did Atlanta deserve for their business?
Next: Atlanta Falcons free agency tracker
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