This is the March 8, 2013 news archive. View today's Falcons rumors and news.
NFL teams can't sign soon-to-be free agents currently under contract with their current teams until next Tuesday, but released players are fair game, and the Kansas City Chiefs snapped up just such a player on Friday night. As first reported by ESPN's A…Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Mar 8, 2013Former Falcons defensive end John Abraham currently is touring a couple of West Coast teams, the Seahawks and the 49ers. Next, Abraham will head in the opposition direction. The potential destinations include either the Titans or the Saints. The order …Share Tweet
The Falcons Will Get a New Stadiumnytimes.com Mar 8, 2013The Atlanta Falcons have a deal with the city for a $1 billion stadium with a retractable roof, with the team picking up 80 percent of the cost.Share TweetLet’s take a team-by-team look at the highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat: ATLANTA FALCONS CB (Charleston): I really like your idea of the Falcons going after Avril. He's young and could lock down the defense for a while. With around 20 mill in caShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Mar 8, 2013The Falcons opted not to use the franchise tag to secure the services of safety William Moore from the 2013 season, but that wasn’t a sign that they didn’t want Moore to remain in Atlanta. The team is still interested in holding onto Moore and D. OrlaShare TweetWelcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week’s topic: Who should be the primary target (including trades) for each team when free agency begins? Atlanta Falcons. After releasing veteranShare TweetCNNSI.com Mar 8, 2013The deadline has passed for teams to assign franchise tags to the impending free agents they want to keep. Those who weren't tagged and don't re-sign with their teams before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 12 will officially enter the free agent market.Share TweetTime for a look at the Friday morning headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS With John Abraham gone, D. Orlando Ledbetter throws out the possibility of the Falcons moving defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux to defensive end. Babineaux did …Share Tweet