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Jason Snelling

Jason Snelling - #44 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 234 lbs.
Birthday 12/29/1983
Birthplace Toms River, NJ
College Virginia
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 7th round, 34th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
18 63 0

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-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Look for the Bears to get creative to test the Falcons' young blockers on the interior offensive line.

Falcons-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
Containing Falcons DEs John Abraham and Ray Edwards will be a tough test for the Bears' young offensive tackles.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Falcons 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan is coming off his best season and appears to have the necessary support, but Atlanta must win some playoff games to avoid serious disappointment.

Wire, Davis biggest Falcons cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Falcons cut veteran defensive players LB Coy Wire and DE Chauncey Davis on Friday.

Ravens use turnovers to beat winless Falcons

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ midnight ET
Chykie Brown returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown and Baltimore scored the clincher after another Atlanta turnover, in a 21-7 Baltimore win.

Falcons promote McKay to president and CEO

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced Thursday that Rich McKay has been promoted to president and CEO.

Falcons sign CB Hayden

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Falcons are making a late-offseason push to re-structure their secondary, signing CB Kelvin Hayden on Wednesday.

Falcons add S Sanders

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Patriots S James Sanders Tuesday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Falcons add C Romberg

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed C Brett Romberg on Tuesday and waived five players, getting their roster to 80 players.

Brown delivers as Steelers beat Falcons

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh WR Antonio Brown continued his electrifying preseason, catching four passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns as the Steelers beat Atlanta 34-16 on Saturday night.

Pursuit of title drives Falcons DE Abraham

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
John Abraham, entering his 12th season and sixth with the Falcons, senses the hunger to get over the hump is greater than ever in Atlanta.

Jaguars edge Falcons 15-13

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Neither David Garrard nor Blaine Gabbert led the Jaguars on a TD drive Friday night, but No. 3 QB Luke McCown did, and it was the difference in host Jacksonville's 15-13 win vs. Atlanta.

Falcons DE Abraham expecting best from Bears O-line

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
PFW asked Falcons DE John Abraham if he and his fellow defensive linemen are licking their chops as they prepare for the Bears' offensive line in Week One.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 09, 2012
Snelling was active for Atlanta's season opener against Kansas City.||||||| Snelling missed much of training camp with a right calf injury. He participated fully in practice on Friday.
Posted March 08, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed backup running back Jason Snelling. The team announced the deal Thursday. Terms were not disclosed.||||||| Snelling had 44 carries for 151 yards and 26 catches for 179 yards and one touchdown in 2011, when his versatility proved valuable. After opening the season as the backup to running back Michael Turner, Snelling also was used at fullback following Ovie Mughelli's season-ending right knee injury in October. Snelling has 1,192 yards rushing with seven touchdowns in five seasons with the Falcons.
Posted Oct. 08, 2011
Snelling is probable for Week 5 after missing last week's game with a concussion.||||||| Snelling should be good to go. He has two carries for 10 yards, used primarily on 3rd-down opportunities.
Posted Sept. 29, 2011
Snelling did not practice Wednesday because of a concussion.||||||| Snelling has to pass to the NFL's tests to play. If he's not cleared, Jacquizz Rodgers would take his snaps.
Posted Dec. 05, 2010
The Falcons will be without Snelling as Atlanta faces the Carolina Panthers.||||||| Snelling has a hamstring injury and was held out of practice last week. It means more playing time for starter Michael Turner.

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