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Brent Grimes

Brent Grimes - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 183 lbs.
Birthday 07/19/1983
Birthplace Philadelphia, PA
College Shippensburg
Years played 6

Falcons sign CB Johnson

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed CB Terrance Johnson Tuesday and placed CB Brent Grimes on injured reserve.

Falcons place CB Grimes on I.R.

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Falcons CB Brent Grimes will go on injured reserve after suffering an Achilles injury in Sunday’s game. 

Falcons CB Grimes signs franchise tender

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Falcons CB Brent Grimes signed his franchise tender on Tuesday, the team announced.

Will unsigned Grimes attend Falcons workouts?

Posted April 15, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Falcons could be without one of their top defensive players when they gather for the start of their offseason program April 23.

Falcons place franchise tag on CB Grimes

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
The Falcons announced on their website Friday morning that they have placed the franchise tag on CB Brent Grimes.

Free-agent scouting report: Falcons CB Brent Grimes

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 9:43 a.m. ET
The Falcons' Brent Grimes would have been one of the top cornerbacks available in free agency had the team not placed the franchise tag on him.

Dimitroff perplexed by Falcons' playoff disappointment

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Frustration is mounting in Atlanta, but it doesn't make the Falcons' lack of postseason success any easier for the team to fathom or correct.

Agent: Abraham likely to test market

Posted Feb. 22, 2012 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
Falcons DE John Abraham is likely to hit the free-agent market, according to his agent, Rich Rosa.

Falcons prepared to move on without Grimes

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Our Falcons sources expect CB Brent Grimes to be playing for a different team next season.

Grimes, Nicholas out for Falcons

Posted Jan. 08, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Falcons will be without two of their top defenders this afternoon when they face the Giants in the NFC wild-card game at MetLife Stadium.

Falcons' pass defense facing big test

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
The Packers exposed weaknesses in the Falcons' secondary when the two teams met in last season's playoffs, and the Giants have the ability to carve up a secondary, too.

Falcons CB Grimes to miss time after knee surgery

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith said Wednesday that starting CB Brent Grimes will be sidelined for an undetermined amount of time after minor knee surgery.

Vikings-Falcons matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Falcons game.

Falcons expected to reward CB Grimes for hard work

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
CB Brent Grimes should top the list of players Atlanta would like to discuss an extension with when things settle down.

More changes to Pro Bowl rosters

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Seven more players have been added to Pro Bowl rosters on Monday.

Falcons CB Grimes responding when QBs test him

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 10:27 p.m. ET
While Dunta Robinson is the much more highly paid and widely recognized cornerback in Atlanta, the team's other starting corner, Brent Grimes, looked like the Falcons' best corner Sunday in their win over the Buccaneers.

Quarterbacks setting sights on Falcons CB Grimes

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Quarterbacks are targeting Brent Grimes this season, and the Falcons' third-year corner will likely see plenty of action the rest of the way as teams look to avoid throwing the ball toward CB Dunta Robinson.

Falcons’ RCB battle wide open

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Falcons will have at least four players competing for the starting job at right cornerback in training camp, and this is a legitimate battle.

Falcons have several options at corner spot opposite Robinson

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Falcons landed a talented, expensive cornerback when they signed Dunta Robinson in March, and there could be an intriguing training-camp battle to decide who gets the starting spot opposite him.

Niners RFA OG Baas signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The 49ers today announced that projected starting OLG David Baas has signed the one-year contract he had previously been tendered.


Posted March 30, 2013
Grimes, who missed almost all of last season with an Achilles tendon injury, has signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins.||||||| Grimes started 28 games for the Atlanta Falcons in 2010-11 but was hurt in the opener last year. He was undrafted and broke into the NFL with the Falcons in 2007. Grimes, who has 13 career interceptions, will compete for a starting job with the Dolphins. They lost Sean Smith via free agency to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Posted Sept. 10, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons have lost Grimes to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury.||||||| Grimes went out in the fourth quarter of Atlanta's 40-24 win at Kansas City in the season opener. Coach Mike Smith announced Monday the cornerback will need surgery, costing Atlanta one of its best defensive backs. Grimes was a Pro Bowler in the 2010 season and got the franchise tag this past offseason when he couldn't agree on a new contract, receiving a salary of $10.2 million.
Posted March 02, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons on Friday placed the franchise tag on Grimes, assuring he will receive more than $10 million if he signs the tender.||||||| Grimes, who led the team with 17 passes defensed in 2011, is one of the most important names in an unusually large class of 17 unrestricted free agents. He had a combined 11 interceptions in 2009 and 2010 and was an alternate Pro Bowl pick in 2010. Grimes' agent, Ben Dogra, said the decision by Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff was expected.
Posted Jan. 01, 2012
The Falcons are without cornerback Brent Grimes for Sunday's playoff game against the Giants.||||||| Grimes was listed as questionable this week with the sore knee. The Falcons are hoping he can return next week against the Packers should they advance.
Posted Dec. 01, 2011
Grimes, an alternate Pro Bowl pick in 2010, had minor surgery on his right knee Thursday that will sideline him for two to four weeks.||||||| Grimes has 30 tackles and an INT this season.