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Five NFL Veterans the Falcons Could Sign Before the Regular Season

By Cory Woodroof

Look, I know, I know, these types of Atlanta Falcons articles are always shameless click pieces to get you to read along with things that probably won’t happen.

It’s a shameful exercise in…ok, I’ll get off my high horse, it’s kind of fun and interesting to speculate, no?

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The Falcons under Dan Quinn have never shied away from adding talent off the street when they deem it necessary – just look at how they got Taylor Gabriel, or just last week, Austin Pasztor. They signed Philip Wheeler midway through 2015, too. O’Brein Schofield even came back for like a week last year (a sadly brief glimpse). So, y’know, it happens!

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Falcons Podcast Episode 13 featuring Falcons fan Adam Jones

Why, hello there, Falcons faithful! It’s podcast time!

Mike and Cory return for another great edition of the Rise Up Reader Podcast. This week, they’re joined by Adam Jones, a Falcons fan and Rise Up Reader who also was a former football coach in Georgia. Adam helps the guys break down the Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game and a few topics of note in the headlines.  Continue reading

The Rise Up Reader 2017 Falcons Trade Machine: Part One

By Cory Woodroof

Hi-ho, Falcons fans!

Still jazzed about that Dontari Poe contract? Me too. It’s awesome.

Free agency is just about over now, but draft season is ahead of us, as is “pre-draft NFL trade” season. It’s less of a thing, but trades do tend to happen this time of year.

So, could the Falcons pull any off? Maybe? I’ve speculated a few reasonable ones off the top of my head that could work for part one of this two-part series. Continue reading