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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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Friday's 60-second rant: Payton's absence glaring in key moments

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The post-bounty Saints simply lost their edge in the absence of Sean Payton, as Thursday night's loss perfectly depicted.

Falcons' depth on defense a key to success

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Injuries and personnel decisions have tested the Falcons’ defense this season, and it has allowed the team’s depth to shine through.

Falcons pick off Brees five times, beat Saints

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
The Falcons raced to a 17-0 lead and the defense made it stand up, picking off five of Drew Brees' passes in a 23-13 victory over the Saints.

Falcons need to find selves against rival Saints

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
If Falcons are to earn the national recognition they crave, they'll have to take down their biggest rival — the Saints — on Thursday night.

Week 13 playoff scenarios

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
According to the playoff scenarios released by the NFL on Tuesday, five teams can clinch postseason berths in Week 13.

Rodgers gives Falcons' run game needed spark

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Falcons put any speculation that they were ready to abandon their running game to rest, but set off more questions about who should be playing a bigger role at running back in the process.

NFC South Spin cycle: Falcons keep hanging on

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
It will not quiet the skeptics, but the Falcons did ensure this would be their third consecutive double-digit win season on Sunday.

Falcons extend NFC South lead, defeat Buccaneers

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw for 353 yards and overcame two big turnovers by leading another late touchdown drive to give the Falcons a 24-23 victory over the Buccaneers.

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 OL Hawley suspended four games

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Falcons OL Joe Hawley was suspended for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC South Spin cycle: Stage set for Falcons-Bucs battle

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Panthers hit a new low, but the rest of the NFC South was victorious Sunday, including the Falcons and Bucs, who will meet next week.

Rivera, Mularkey, Shurmur don't come through in clutch

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.

Falcons survive Cardinals despite Ryan's five picks

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan overcame a career-worst five interceptions, and the Falcons rallied for a sloppy 23-19 victory over the Cardinals.

Release of Edwards not disruptive to Falcons' harmony

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 9:04 p.m. ET
Ray Edwards did not fit well with the Falcons and some within the organization likely felt that way long before he was released.

Falcons make roster moves

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed WR Tim Toone and TE Chase Coffman to the active roster and placed TE Tommy Gallarda on injured reserve.

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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