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Reports: QB Michael Penix Jr., Falcons agree to contract terms

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to contract terms with quarterback Michael Penix Jr., their first-round pick, according to multiple media reports on Friday.

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Insider has major news on Falcons QB Michael Penix Jr.

He is in an unusual situation that could have him sitting until at least his age-26 season.

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Falcons Sign First-Round QB Michael Penix Jr., Wrap Up Draft Class

The Atlanta Falcons have signed first-round QB Michael Penix Jr to a rookie contract, according to Jordan Schultz.  Atlanta has now signed all eight of their picks from the 2024 NFL Draft.  Penix, 23, transferred from Indiana to Washington for the 2022 season, after spending four seasons at Indiana.

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Michael Penix Jr. signs rookie contract with Falcons

Michael Penix Jr. has become the latest rookie quarterback to sign his contract with his new team.

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Steelers Claim DT Willington Previlon Off Waivers From Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially claimed DT Willington Previlon off of waivers from the Falcons on Friday, per the NFL Transactions wire.  Previlon, 27, originally signed on with the Packers as an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers back in 2020.

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Falcons sign first-round draft pick Michael Penix Jr., rookie contract details revealed

The Atlanta Falcons have officially signed first-round draft pick Michael Penix Jr., inking the former Washington Huskies quarterback to a four-year deal.

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Bijan Robinson provides first impression of Kirk Cousins

The Atlanta Falcons have a new quarterback bringing renewed hope into the building for the 2024 season and things are going swimmingly between the former Viking and returning running back Bijan Robinson so far.

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Breaking down the Falcons tight end transformation in 2024

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Kyle Pitts is still atop the depth chart, but from there much has changed.

Tight end was perhaps the prized position in Arthur Smith’s offense, with the team sinking the fourth overall pick into Kyle Pitts and significant investments via trades and signings in the rest of the depth chart. The running gag about the Falcons never having enough tight ends during the Smith era had a real ring of truth to it, and it led to red zone targets for MyCole Pruitt...

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Atlanta Falcons Receive Brutal Prediction for QB Kirk Cousins

Looking ahead to the upcoming 2024 NFL season, the Atlanta Falcons are receiving quite a bit of hype. With Kirk Cousins now the starting quarterback, many fans and media members are expecting a big leap forward from the franchise.

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Falcons Make Four Roster Moves

The Atlanta Falcons announced they signed OT Jaryd Jones-Smith and DT Prince Emili on Thursday. Atlanta also released OT Nolan Potter and DL Willington Previlon in corresponding moves, per Terrin Wack of the team’s site.

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ESPN gives the Falcons a C- grade for the 2024 offseason

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The Falcons were given a bottom five grade.

With the dust having settled in the aftermath of free agency and the draft, we have some time to contemplate the moves made over the course of the past few months as we anxiously await another training camp late next month.

ESPN dropped a paywalled article grading each NFL team’s offseason, trying to take a comprehensive approach in looking at free agency, trades, draft picks, extensions and coaching changes.

The...

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Raheem Morris gives his plan for Bijan Robinson: ‘Get the ball to Bijan as much as you can’

Raheem Morris has a plan for Bijan Robinson that Atlanta Falcons fans are going to love. While speaking to reporters during minicamp last week, the Falcons head coach revealed how the team’s star running back will be used during the 2024 season.

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Why is Arthur Blank being inducted into Falcons Ring of Honor with Matt Ryan?

The Falcons announced on Tuesday that the greatest player in the franchise’s history, Matt Ryan, will be the newest member of Atlanta’s Ring of Honor, and his classmate… Arthur Blank?

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Who will make or break the Falcons offense in 2024? ft. Aaron Freeman: The Falcoholic Live, Ep291

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Expectations for the Falcons offense in 2024 are sky high. Hosts Kevin Knight and Adnan Ikic are joined by Aaron Freeman (Locked On Falcons) to discuss the players who will make or break Atlanta’s offense this season.

Fellow Falcoholics, welcome to episode 291 of The Falcoholic Live! Expectations for the Atlanta Falcons offense in 2024 are sky high after adding Kirk Cousins in free agency and moving to a new system under Zac Robinson. Hosts Kevin...

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Falcons sign former UFL defensive lineman Prince Emili

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Atlanta dips into the United Football League again.

The Atlanta Falcons had an opportunity to spend some time with their 90 man roster between organized team activities and mandatory minicamp, and predictably, they see a need for some change. The team has elected to turn to the spring United Football League to make those roster tweaks, reportedly signing UFL offensive lineman Jaryd Jones-Smith earlier this week and now adding more depth to the...

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NFC Notes: Bijan Robinson, Bryce Young, Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers

Buccaneers QB Baker Mayfield has been reunited with college teammate WR Sterling Shepard in Tampa this offseason and can sympathize with Shepard’s need for a fresh start.  “We’re down on receivers and we needed some guys to come in and step up,” Mayfield said, via Jenna Laine of ESPN.com.

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The Atlanta Falcons Declined This Trade To Draft Michael Penix Jr.

One of the biggest surprises of the 2024 NFL Draft was when the Atlanta Falcons selected Washington Huskies quarterback Michael Penix Jr. with the eighth pick.

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Falcons HC Raheem Morris leaves former MVP QB Matt Ryan with special surprise

Longtime Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan thought he was returning to Flowery Branch, GA just to give a speech to his former team.  But the Falcons

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Magic 8 Ball predictions for the 2024 Atlanta Falcons

Mattel's Magic 8 Ball has been predicting the future since 1946. We ran a few questions about the Falcons by one, and the results were a mixed bag.

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Falcons to induct Matt Ryan, Arthur Blank into Ring of Honor

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Atlanta is set to honor the franchise’s greatest quarterback and longtime owner.

Matt Ryan is the greatest quarterback in Atlanta Falcons history and a potential Hall of Famer. Arthur Blank has been the team’s owner throughout their most successful epoch, and has poured money into the city and the team throughout his tenure. Now both are being inducted into the franchise’s Ring of Honor.

The team announced the big news on Tuesday, with the duo set...

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