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4 minutes ago, jidady said:

Right. The Falcons have figured out the system on this one. We had Morten Andersen from 1995-2000 when he was 35-40. Then, we brought him back in 2006 and 2007 when he was 46/47.

Then, we swapped to Elam, who was 38 and 39 at the time. Since 2009, we've had Matt, who started with us when he was 34 and will be 44 this year.

Old, proven kickers are much more reliable. It's that simple.

Exactly.

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And the 6th pick was Jake Matthews, who may remain with his team for the duration of his career! 

3 minutes ago, FentayeJones said:

 

Wasn't Hyde gonna get cut anyhow? Texans GM is getting fleeced today. They apparently want a WR badly as well. We should see if they'll give us anything for Justin Hardy.

Carlos Hyde rushed eight times for 29 yards in the Chiefs' preseason finale.

The fact that Hyde was on the field at all indicates that he's a prime candidate to be among the Chiefs' final roster cuts. Damien Williams is locked in as the starter, while both sixth-round pick Darwin Thompson and incumbent backup Darrel Williams have passed Hyde on the depth chart. Hyde's next suitor will be his fifth team in the past two seasons.

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28 minutes ago, jidady said:

I suspect he'll be like Prater. He'll go somewhere else and be good once he gets over the yips. The talent is there, and he was really good for us when Matt was out last year. In games that matter, he's 21 out of 26 with several 50+ yarders.

I don’t think we have seen last of Taveechio as a falcon. He may be back, weird things have happened. If he can be consistent.

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25 minutes ago, jidady said:

Right. The Falcons have figured out the system on this one. We had Morten Andersen from 1995-2000 when he was 35-40. Then, we brought him back in 2006 and 2007 when he was 46/47.

Then, we swapped to Elam, who was 38 and 39 at the time. Since 2009, we've had Matt, who started with us when he was 34 and will be 44 this year.

Old, proven kickers are much more reliable. It's that simple.

And before Morten Andersen we had Norm Johnson for his age 31-34 seasons and he was really good. He was an 86.6% kicker in a Falcons uniform. But yeah, I've said several times, kickers always have their best seasons after age 30.

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Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 03:59 PM

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Falcons 2019 roster announced

 

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The Atlanta Falcons cut their roster down to meet the league-mandated 53-man limit on Saturday. In the process, the team released a total of 35 players and placed quarterback Matt Simms on injured reserve.

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There are some notable players among those the Falcons released, including a few veterans.

Tight end Logan Paulsen, linebacker Bruce Carter and rookie receiver Marcus Green were among those waived this weekend. The Falcons also waived offensive lineman Dieugot Joseph with an injury settlement on Tuesday.

Beginning at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, teams can begin signing players to their 10-man practice squad. Here is the full list of players (in alphabetical order) the Falcons waived and/or released:

  • S Parker Baldwin
  • LB Yurik Bethune
  • WR Christian Blake
  • RB Tony Brooks-James
  • LB Richie Brown (Waived/injured)
  • CB Taveze Calhoun (Waived/injured)
  • LB Bruce Carter (Released)
  • DT Stefan Charles (Released)
  • S Chris Cooper
  • LB Tre Crawford
  • TE Thomas Duarte
  • QB Danny Etling
  • OL Adam Gettis (Released)
  • TE Alex Gray (Waived/injured)
  • WR Devin Gray
  • WR Marcus Green
  • OL Sean Harlow
  • DE Austin Larkin
  • S Ronald Martin (Released)
  • LB Chase Middleton
  • DE Durrant Miles
  • C Chandler Miller
  • CB Jalen Myrick
  • CB Ryan Neal
  • DE Chris Odom
  • TE Logan Paulsen (Released)
  • LB Del'Shawn Phillips (Waived/injury settlement)
  • OT Jaelin Robinson
  • CB Jayson Stanley (Waived/injury settlement)
  • K Giorgio Tavecchio
  • DT Jacob Tuioti-Mariner
  • K Blair Walsh (Released)
  • OL John Wetzel (Released)
  • WR C.J. Worton
  • DT Justin Zimmer
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