Jerious Norwood is running out of locker space.The helmets are taking over.Hanging on one hook is Norwood's red helmet with black trim that the Atlanta Falcons wore with their throwback uniforms last month.Three black helmets claim every other available opening. There is the helmet Norwood wore when he suffered his second concussion in a three-week span last month. Two new shiny models, each equipped with different technology, including additional padding to guard against another head injury...Read Full Story
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The Atlanta Falcons were one of the surprise stories in the NFL in 2008. They were led by a rookie GM (Thomas Dimitroff), a rookie head coach (Mike Smith), a rookie QB (Matt Ryan), and a FA running back who had spent his career up to that point backing up a future Hall of Famer (Michael Turner). Going into ’08 the Falcons weren’t expected to do much. Well, Smith turned out to be a hard nosed head coach, Ryan was more poised than any rookie QB has ever been, and Turner...Read Full Story
There is breaking news every few minutes during this ultra short free agency period in the NFL. Teams are popping up on Twitter and in news articles every minute of the hour it seems. Every team that is except maybe the Falcons who continue to conduct their free agency business quietly and methodically flying under the radar.
That’s not to say that they haven’t made some significant moves. Because they have. In fact, some are extremely significant, but they aren’t blasting them out to...Read Full Story
A visit from the Atlanta Falcons stirs emotions with the New Orleans Saints even when both teams struggle.Just ask Aaron Stecker, the newest Falcons player who spent the last five seasons with the Saints.Stecker, the running back who signed with the Falcons on Tuesday, had his first practice with the team Wednesday. Coach Mike Smith says Stecker may make an immediate contribution on special teams when Atlanta plays at New Orleans on Monday night.The first-place Saints are 6-0 and the second...Read Full Story
Michael Turner doesn't want to talk too much about Atlanta's inconsistent rushing attack.Ask the Pro Bowl running back about fumbling in each of the last four games, and Turner will look up at the digital clock hanging above his locker.Next question, please."We want to be productive, man," Turner said this week. "It's hard. This is the NFL. It's hard to go out there and put up huge numbers every week, but it's something we have to do. There's no doubt."The Falcons (4-1) have several...Read Full Story
Jerious Norwood is a running back for the Atlanta Falcons, wearing number 32. 2006 is his first year as a professional football player. He played in college at Mississippi State. Jerious Norwood is 6 feet, 1 inch and weighs 210 pounds. Here you can recommend links and photos or discuss Jerious Norwood and Dirty Birds.