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Dominique Franks

Dominique Franks - #24 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 197 lbs.
Birthday 10/08/1987
Birthplace Tulsa, OK
College Oklahoma
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 5th round, 4th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
14 0 0

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.

Atlanta's savior in the secondary

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
The Falcons are beaming over offseason acquisition CB Dunta Robinson, who is expected to make a big difference in the team's pass defense this year.

Robinson enjoying 'smooth' transition to Falcons

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
Atlanta recently wrapped up its second round of OTAs and CB Dunta Robinson, who signed with the Falcons on the opening weekend of free agency, said the transition to a new team has been smooth thus far.

Bird watching

Posted May 17, 2010 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
The Falcons could be up to the task of dethroning the Saints in a division known for parity, writes PFW's Dan Parr.

Falcons DE Anderson expected to continue in hybrid role

Posted May 12, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Falcons DE Jamaal Anderson is again expected to play his more natural position, left defensive end, in the base defense before moving inside to tackle when Atlanta uses its nickel package, as he did last season. Yet, it wouldn't ...

TE Gonzalez says Falcons 'underachieved' last season

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
TE Tony Gonzalez, who is heading into his second season with Atlanta, told PFW he expects better results from the Falcons in 2010.

2010 draft choices by team: Falcons

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2010 NFL draft.

Falcons make odd choice with selection of DT Peters

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
It's hard to figure out why the Falcons passed on a pass rusher with their first third-round pick.

Falcons fill need at weak-side ’backer with Weatherspoon

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:10 p.m. ET
The Falcons didn't take the most conventional route to solving their biggest problem by taking Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon, but they did fill a big need.

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.

Four Falcons sign tenders

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
OT Tyson Clabo, OG Harvey Dahl, OL Quinn Ojinnaka and RB Jason Snelling signed their restricted free-agent tenders Thursday.

Falcons expected to address pass rush with top pick

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Falcons have been very quiet since signing CB Dunta Robinson last month, but they still have needs to fill and are expected to use their first-round draft pick on a defensive end or outside linebacker.

Falcons RB Turner's workload will be monitored closely

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
Michael Turner is still the workhorse in the Falcons' backfield, but head coach Mike Smith will be keeping a close eye on his number of carries.

Falcons sign Giordano, release Hill

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced two roster moves Tuesday.

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Posted Sept. 06, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed Franks, less than a week after he was cut by the team.||||||| Franks was a fifth-round pick by the Falcons in 2010 and started four games last season. He was beaten out during the preseason by Christopher Owens and Robert McClain for backup roles behind Brent Grimes, Dunta Robinson and Asante Samuel. But the Falcons decided to beef up their secondary depth heading into Sunday's opener at Kansas City.

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