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Would Julio Jones hold out of training camp for a new deal?

Falcons receiver Julio Jones reportedly will skip voluntary offseason workouts as he tries to get an adjustment to a deal that currently pays him far less than other less talented and accomplished receivers. If he doesn’t get the adjustment, what will he do? With a contract that runs through 2020, Jones could have a hard [more]

Report: Julio Jones not expected at OTAs

Odell Beckham is expected to be in attendance at Giants organized team activities, but another one of the league’s top wideouts is reportedly planning to continue working out on his own. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is not expected to be with the Falcons when they start the [more]

Only 76 draft picks remain unsigned three weeks after draft

The days of lengthy training camp holdouts for draft picks has long since passed (unless you’re Joey Bosa) given the current rookie contract slotting system in place with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Just three weeks since the NFL Draft came to an end, the vast majority of draft picks have already signed their rookie [more]

Falcons sign Jason Hall, waive Terrence Magee

The Falcons signed rookie free agent Jason Hall on Tuesday. They waived running back Terrence Magee in a corresponding move. Hall originally signed with the Seahawks as an undrafted college free agent. But Seattle waived him last week. In four seasons at the University of Texas, Hall made 162 tackles, seven tackles for loss, five [more]

DeAngelo Hall says he’s “done” playing football

Washington defensive back DeAngelo Hall has decided to call it a career. According to John Keim of ESPN.com, Hall said “I’m done” in reference to his playing future. A respected veteran who has played a number of roles, he is currently weighing some broadcast and potential front office work. The 34-year-old was a free agent [more]

Falcons trying Calvin Ridley in a variety of ways

The Falcons could be getting their money’s worth from rookie receiver Calvin Ridley. Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons have used Ridley in various ways during rookie minicamp. Ridley played both outside and slot receiver on offense, and he returned punts and kickoffs. “The first impression was that I recognized the [more]

Saquon Barkley the clear favorite for rookie of the year honors

It remains to be seen whether Giants running back Saquon Barkley compiles a career that catapults him to Canton. For now, though, he’s the obvious choice to emerge from his first season with a key honor: Offensive rookie of the year. Bovada has set the odds for the award, installing Barkley as a 3/2 favorite, [more]

Falcons agree to terms with Terrell McClain

The Falcons took another step toward restocking their defensive line Friday. The team announced they had agreed to terms with veteran defensive tackle Terrell McClain. After he was cut by Washington, he drew significant interest in the market, visiting the 49ers, Dolphins and Cowboys (where he had spent the previous three seasons). But the Falcons [more]

Terrell McClain world tour heads to Atlanta

Veteran defensive tackle Terrell McClain is taking his time finding a new team, and giving everyone a chance to woo him. According to multiple reports, McClain is visiting the Falcons today. He met with the Cowboys yesterday, and has also visited the Dolphins and 49ers since being released by Washington. The 29-year-old McClain bounced around [more]

Falcons sign third-rounder Deadrin Senat

The Falcons are down to one unsigned draft pick. Four of their six draft picks signed on Wednesday and a fifth agreed to terms on Thursday. Third-round defensive tackle Deadrin Senat has signed a four-year deal with the team. Senat started at USF for three years and left school with 23.5 career tackles for loss and [more]

Ra’Shede Hageman works out for Patriots

Defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman was placed on the Comissioner’s Exempt List last September due to a domestic violence incident and remained out of the league all year after the Falcons released him a couple of days later. Hageman would eventually be given and serve a six-game suspension while a free agent. Now he’s trying to [more]

Falcons sign four draft picks

The Falcons have signed two-thirds of their draft class in one fell swoop. The team announced the signings of four of their six picks, with second-round cornerback Isaiah Oliver, fourth-round running back Ito Smith and sixth-round wide receiver Russell Gage and safety Foyesade Oluokun. Oliver was considered a possible first-round pick by many, and gives [more]

49ers sign Mike Person

The 49ers have added a veteran offensive lineman to their roster after trading Trent Brown to the Patriots during the draft. The agents for interior lineman Mike Person announced that their client has signed a contract for the 2018 season. It’s the second time that Person has signed a contract to join the team. He [more]

Mark Ingram’s potential absence comes at good spot on the schedule

The bad news is that the Saints apparently won’t have running back Mark Ingram for the first four games of the 2018 season. The good news is that it’s far from the hardest stretch of the team’s schedule. The Saints open with home games against the Bucs and Browns before hitting the road for games [more]

Courtney Upshaw visited Eagles

The Eagles may be opening the year without defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan as a result of a back injury that required surgery and they’ve met with a player who could help fill in during any absence. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team had defensive lineman Courtney Upshaw in for a visit. Upshaw was [more]

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