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Atlanta Falcons


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

Tack FF Int
15 1 0

Run defense under Falcons' microscope during bye

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Falcons anticipated there would be a drop-off vs. the run, but it's an area the team is focused on improving.

Falcons place DT Peters on injury list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Falcons got to the 75-player roster limit by placing DT Corey Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list and waiving QB John Parker Wilson.

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.

Cowboys covet Chiefs' Carr

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 2:04 a.m. ET
If Chiefs CB Brandon Carr hits the free-agent market, you can expect the Cowboys to make a strong pitch to sign him, according to NFC Whispers.

Backs have little room to run against Falcons

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
OLB Sean Weatherspoon's improvement this season has helped the Falcons' stout run defense.

Backup duty suiting Falcons DT Jerry

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
Third-year veteran DT Peria Jerry started the first four games of the season, but he has been coming off the bench since Week Five.

Falcons DT Peters making progress

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 12:29 a.m. ET
The Falcons were very pleased with the impact DT Corey Peters made as a rookie last season, and he's becoming a better all-around player in Year Two.

Falcons want DT Jerry to seize opportunity

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
Peria Jerry will make his first start since Week Two of his rookie season when the Falcons play the Bears on Sunday.

Falcons’ Jerry, Peters expected to battle for starting job

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
The Falcons will have an intriguing position battle at defensive tackle if training camp starts on time this year.

Falcons awaiting ruling from league on Babineaux

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Falcons are still awaiting word from the league on whether DT Jonathan Babineaux will be disciplined for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Falcons sign third-round pick Peters

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed third-round pick Corey Peters on Tuesday, the team announced.

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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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