Category: ‘Defensive Tackles’
2012 Draft Preview: Alameda Ta’amu DT University of Washington
April 2nd, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Despite their 10-6 record and franchise best four consecutive winning seasons, the Falcons have several holes to fill in this year’s draft. Positions like LT, DT, TE, Safety, ILB, and DB all have an argument for what roster spot needs to be addressed first. So today I will make the...
Introduction to Mike Nolan and (maybe) the 3-4 Defense
March 28th, 2012 at 2:07 PM
Mike Nolan was named the defensive coordinator 9 days after the playoff loss to the New York Giants. Previously he was the DC at Baltimore (2002-2004), head coach at San Francisco (2005-2008), DC at Denver (2009) and DC at Miami (2010-2011). All of these teams had one theme in common, the 3-4 defense. Even though there has...
Corey Peters Emerging for the Atlanta Falcons
November 15th, 2011 at 12:17 PM
The Atlanta Falcons entered the season hoping that 2009 first round pick Peria Jerry would emerge as a force on the interior. Jerry spent almost all of his rookie season on injured reserve and was unable to regain a starting spot despite being healthy for the entire 2010 season. The team...