Atlanta Falcons Take a Break But Freddie Falcon Keeps Going
Current team members include John Abraham (55), Jamaal Anderson (98), Jonathan Babineaux (95), Sam Baker (72), Kroy Biermann (71), Justin Blalock (63), Michael Boley (59), Eric Brock (42), Keith Brooking (56), Thomas Brown (27), Tyson Clabo (77), Erik Coleman (26), Harvey Dahl (73), Chauncey Davis (92), Thomas DeCoud (28), Harry Douglas (83), Jason Elam (1), Brian Finneran (86), Renardo Foster (79), Domonique Foxworth (24), Simon Fraser (75), Jamaal Fudge (29), Wayne Gandy (68), Tony Gilbert (51), Brent Grimes (20), Antoine Harris (41), Ben Hartsock (89), Chris Houston (23), Von Hutchins (25), David Irons (30), Chevis Jackson (222), Grady Jackson (90), Robert James (0), Jason Jefferson (99), Michael Jenkins (12), Michael Koenen (9), Trey Lewis (97), Curtis Lofton (50), Todd McClure (62), Pat McCoy (64), Lawyer Milloy (36), Kindal Moorehead (94), Ovie Mughelli (34), Stephen Nicholas (54), Jerious Norwood (32), Quinn Ojinnaka (76), Justin Peelle (87), Marcus Pollard (81), Jason Rader (85), Chris Redman (8), Laurent Robinson (19), Matt Ryan (2), Mike Schneck (46), Glenn Sharpe (37), D.J. Shockley (3), Jason Snelling (44), Alex Stepanovich (69), Michael Turner (33), Michael Vick (7), Eric Weems (14), Todd Weiner (74), Roddy White (84), Ben Wilkerson (67) and Coy Wire (52).
Of those members, Vick remains suspended. Members on injured save include Brown, Harris, Hartsock, Hutchins, Irons, James, McCoy and Robinson. Members who are unable to perform include Foster and Lewis.
No team is as effective without a great group of coaches. Falcons have head coach Mike Smith, defensive backs Emmitt Thomas, defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey, special teams Keith Armstrong, wide receivers Terry Robiskie, strength and conditioning Jeff Fish, defensive assistant Joe Danna, offensive line Paul Boudreau, running backs Gerald brown, assistant offensive line Paul Dunn, assistant strength and conditioning Bill Hughan, defensive line Ray Hamilton, assistant special teams Tom McMahon, quarterbacks Bill Musgrave, linebackers Glenn Pires, defensive backs Alvin Reynolds and offensive assistant Glenn Thomas.
The Falcons were established in 1966 and currently play all of their home games at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons will keep up the No. 24 pick in the 2009 draft to be held on Saturday, April 25, 2009 in New York, New York. With the season official over, team mascot Freddie Falcon won’t be hanging up his uniform just however. For $250, Freddie Falcon will make your Metro Atlanta area Valentine’s Day delivery and give your sweetheart a box of chocolates, a Falcons gift page that include a free hair makeover from Salon Red and a dozen roses.
Although Freddie Falcon is most comfortable at home in the Georgia Dome, he has travelled to Japan, Las Vegas, New York, Egypt, Hawaii, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Florida and Guam. Freddie Falcon also has been captured on video in the mall, going tubing, at training camp, doing the Soulja Boy and the MC Hammer dances.