Last week I addressed the Offensive Line position battles for the Atlanta Falcons this upcoming season. In this edition I will address the Defensive Line. This group has been much maligned over the past few […]
The requirements for a good defensive end in football are tricky. You need to be strong enough to overpower (or at least power through) a 300-pound offensive lineman when attempting to sack the quarterback. With the pass-happy NFL, nowadays a good defensive end also needs quick and nimble enough to bat down pass attempts by the quarterback or chase down a running back heading for the sidelines.
The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed backup defensive end Kroy Biermann. The team announced the deal Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed. Biermann was a fifth-round pick in 2008. He has started 17 of 64 games over […]