Last year, as the Falcons became the "Cinderella Story" of the NFL going from 4-12 to an 11-5 playoff team, rookie QB Matt Ryan got the most hype because cool-under-pressure demeanor. While Ryan was a key to their success, it was the defense that helped return them to postseason play and this year it's the reason they are going to be watching from home in January...
December 14, 2009
As first reported by NFL.com's Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons have re-signed defensive end Chauncey Davis to a four-year, $14 million contract. The deal is front-loaded, according to sources, with $8 million to be paid over the first two years.
March 3, 2009