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Corey Peters

Corey Peters - #91 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 06/08/1988
Birthplace Pittsburgh, PA
College Kentucky
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 19th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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McKay named competition committee chairman

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Falcons president Rich McKay is the new chairman of the NFL's competition committee, the league announced Tuesday.

NFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.

Falcons face decisions on starting O-linemen

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
While the Falcons will be looking for speed, perhaps at receiver and defensive end, in this year's draft, GM Thomas Dimitroff and his staff are probably also keeping a close eye on offensive linemen at the Scouting Combine.

Reports: Lions sign former Falcons S Coleman

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
Former Falcons S Erik Coleman has agreed to a one-year deal with the Lions, according to multiple reports.

Falcons sign TE Agnone, extend contract of DT Lewis

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
The Falcons have signed TE Robbie Agnone and announced that DT Trey Lewis has signed a contract extension.

Falcons add Bratkowski to staff

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
The Falcons hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski to be the team's new quarterbacks coach, replacing Bill Musgrave.

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Falcons extend Wire, release Coleman

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons made a pair of transactions on Wednesday, extending LB Coy Wire and cutting S Erik Coleman.

Report: Jon Bon Jovi in talks with Falcons

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
Falcons owner Arthur Blank and rock star Jon Bon Jovi have held talks in which Bon Jovi would buy 15 percent of the franchise for $150 million, according to an ESPN.com report.

Dimitroff: Adding speed, developing Douglas and Sidbury part of Falcons’ plan

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
GM Thomas Dimitroff has had a few weeks to digest Atlanta's crushing playoff loss to the Packers in the divisional round, and PFW spoke with him earlier this week at the Super Bowl media center.

Falcons’ Smith takes contract extension in stride

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Armed with a three-year extension, Falcons head coach Mike Smith is determined to improve the playoff-contending Falcons.

Falcons extend Smith's contract

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The Falcons signed head coach Mike Smith to a three-year contract extension on Thursday. Smith led the Falcons to an NFC-best 13-3 record in 2010.

Titans granted permission to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Titans have been granted permission to interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey for their vacant head-coaching position, according to ESPN.

Falcons stars help NFC win Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The NFC jumped out to a huge first-half lead and won the Pro Bowl 55-41 on Sunday in Honolulu, led by Falcons QB Matt Ryan and Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall, the game MVP.

Falcons expected to keep RB corps intact

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
We hear the Falcons would be content to head into next season with the same group of running backs that helped them finish 12th in the league in rushing in 2010.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 26, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons activated Peters from the reserve injured list Friday.||||||| Peters, a third-round draft pick in 2010, has started 30 of 31 career games for Atlanta. He has been sidelined since May because of a stress fracture in his left foot. Peters is likely to work behind Peria Jerry when the Falcons (6-0) visit Philadelphia (3-3) on Sunday.
Posted Oct. 22, 2012
Peters, a starter the last two seasons, returned for limited activity Monday in his first practice this season.||||||| Peters, on the reserve injured list with a stress fracture in his left foot, will be eligible to make his season debut on Sunday at Philadelphia.
Posted Aug. 26, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons placed starting defensive tackle Corey Peters on the injured reserve list and waived third string quarterback John Parker Wilson on Sunday.||||||| Peters missed all of training camp and preseason with a left foot injury. The earliest Peters can return is Oct. 28 at Philadelphia. He must sit out the first six games. Peters, a third-round pick from Kentucky in 2010, started 30 of his 31 games over the past two years. Peria Jerry is starting at nose tackle to replace Peters, who has 73 tackles, four sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed in his career.
Posted Aug. 15, 2011
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said Monday that Peters will not participate this week when the Falcons practice this week in Jacksonville and play the Jaguars in a preseason game on Friday.||||||| Peters was injured in practice Sunday and had to be carted off the field, but the team doesn't believe the knee was structurally damaged.

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