Falcons adding Todd McClure in their Ring of Honor

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Former Falcons center Todd McClure will be honored by the team this season.

The Falcons announced that McClure will be inducted into their Ring of Honor. He will formally join the group during a ceremony held at halftime of an October 30 home game against the Panthers.

McClure was a seventh-round pick in 1999 and missed his rookie year after tearing his ACL. He started seven of the 10 games he played for Atlanta the next year and went on to start 188 more games for the Falcons before retiring at the conclusion of the 2013 season.

McClure is the 12th person to join the Falcons Ring of Honor. Wide receiver Roddy White joined in 2019 and was the last player added to the group.

7 responses to “Falcons adding Todd McClure in their Ring of Honor

  1. It is impressive he went from a 7th round pick and losing the rookie season due to an ACL tear to being a ring of honor inductee. He was lucky he was not cut before he even played a down.

  2. “Hi, I’m Todd McClure. You may recognize me from such NFL teams as the Falcons.”

  3. While dependably starting for any one NFL team for 13 years is an impressive accomplishment for any player, especially a seventh-round draft choice, I’m not sure that alone should land someone Ring of Honor immortality. I perused the rest of the Falcons inductees and, while a very good player and certainly an exemplary human being, Warrick Dunn’s inclusion in such a group based on his six years with Falcons is also questionable. These kinds of decisions tend to be very subjective and usually have no set criteria.

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