Falcons Keeping their Own
If you were expecting the Falcons to jump out of the gates and be big spenders like the Dolphins, Rams, and Browns you were sorely disappointed with the start of the Free Agency Frenzy. Even though Dimitroff made a few quick strikes back in his early years for Michael Turner in 2008 and 2010 for Dunta Robinson, that hasn’t happened in a few years. It’s no secret that the teams that are perennial contenders rarely make huge signings on the first day, or even the first few weeks. By and large, the contracts that are signed on the first few hours of free agency are usually highly inflated. Mike Wallace signed a $ 60 million deal for 5 years and Paul Kruger inked a 5 year deal worth $ 40 million. This is not to say that they aren’t excellent players, but are they really worth that price?
There was initial talk that the Falcons were pursuing running back Steven Jackson and a deal may be imminent, but that tapered off to being between the
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