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Akeem Dent

Akeem Dent - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 239 lbs.
Birthday 09/27/1987
Birthplace Atlanta, GA
College Georgia
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 3rd round, 27th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Key matchup: Bucs RB Doug Martin vs. Falcons run defense

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
We look ahead to Sunday’s game in Tampa, when the Falcons’ run defense will get its first look at Doug Martin, in today’s Key Matchup.

Falcons see progress from MLB Dent

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Falcons were very pleased with how Akeem Dent responded to a new challenge in Week Nine.

NFC South teams have questions at MLB spot

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
A tie binding each of the four NFC South teams is concern at middle linebacker, but how worried should they really be?

Injuries plague Falcons' defense up the middle

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The return of DT Corey Peters, Atlanta’s top interior D-lineman last season, is not imminent.

Is Falcons' Dent ready for starting role?

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
With Lofa Tatupu out for the season with a pectoral injury, Akeem Dent is in line to become the Falcons' starter at middle linebacker.

Falcons LB Tatupu out for the season

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu will miss the entire 2012 season after suffering a pectoral injury during a workout.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 09, 2012
Falcons coach Mike Smith says Dent sustained a concussion in the 31-17 loss to Baltimore.||||||| He will miss next week's exhibition against Cincinnati.

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