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Jonathan Babineaux

Jonathan Babineaux - #95 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 10/12/1981
Birthplace Port Arthur, TX
College Iowa
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 27th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
31 1 1

Falcons looking for pass-rush specialist to emerge

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Falcons' search for a pass-rush specialist to work into the DE rotation has been going on for years.

Falcons release OG Manuwai

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced the release of OG Vince Manuwai on Saturday.

Falcons release LB Tatupu

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The Falcons released MLB Lofa Tatupu on Wednesday, the club announced.

Is Falcons' Dent ready for starting role?

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
With Lofa Tatupu out for the season with a pectoral injury, Akeem Dent is in line to become the Falcons' starter at middle linebacker.

Falcons LB Tatupu out for the season

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu will miss the entire 2012 season after suffering a pectoral injury during a workout.

Falcons sign LB Peterson

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Falcons brought back veteran LB Mike Peterson, the team announced Monday.

Turner can't be completely dismissed on draft day

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening isn't jumping off Falcons RB Michael Turner's bandwagon just yet.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers in training camp.

Falcons LB Tatupu suffers pectoral injury

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu suffered a pectoral injury while working out, head coach Mike Smith announced.

Falcons expecting Baker to return to pre-2011 form

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
To fill one of the most critical jobs on offense, the Falcons are expecting OLT Sam Baker to put forth one of his best seasons.

Mike Smith sees lots of Falcons in Chiefs

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith sees a lot of similarities between his team and the Chiefs, their Week One opponent in Kansas City.

Falcons have void to fill on special teams

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Harry Douglas is one of the top candidates to replace Eric Weems, but the Falcons are going to hold a training-camp competition for the return jobs.

Falcons see opportunities for competition on D-line

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
As he enters the final year of his rookie deal, time is running out for Falcons DE Lawrence Sidbury to show significant improvement.

Falcons agree with S Hope

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Falcons have agreed to terms on a contract with former Titans S Chris Hope, the team said Friday. 

Former Falcons RB charged with DUI

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Former Falcons RB Jamal Anderson is facing a DUI charge after reportedly being pulled over in DeKalb County, Ga. early Sunday morning.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 13, 2011
Babineaux will miss 3-5 weeks after suffering a partially torn MCL in the season opener, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.||||||| Babineaux won't undergo surgery, but may later. Corey Peters hopes to return this week.
Posted Aug. 03, 2010
The NFL has suspended Babineaux for one game following his arrest last year on marijuana charges.||||||| Babineaux will miss the Falcons' Sept. 12 opening game at Pittsburgh. He also has been fined one week's pay, $260,000 of his $2.2 million salary.
Posted Dec. 18, 2009
Babineaux, facing a felony marijuana possession charge, said Wednesday he is sorry ``for being a distraction'' to the Atlanta Falcons.||||||| Babineaux said he is embarrassed and included Falcons owner Arthur Blank, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Mike Smith in his apology. "First and foremost, I want to apologize for being a distraction to my family, to my teammates,'' Babineaux said in his first public statement since his arrest Thursday night.
Posted Dec. 15, 2009
A police report says Babineaux was smoking marijuana as he and a friend drove through the northeast Atlanta suburbs.||||||| The Gwinnett County police report says Babineaux picked up a friend at the Atlanta airport and took him to a nearby town house to buy marijuana. Babineaux was arrested last week and charged with felony possession of marijuana. He started in Sunday's loss to New Orleans. Falcons coach Mike Smith said Monday the team followed NFL rules in letting him play. The Falcons had no immediate comment Tuesday.
Posted Dec. 12, 2009
Babineaux insists he will be cleared of felony marijuana charges. Babineaux says in a statement he and his family "have faith that you will see I'm not guilty."||||||| Falcons coach Mike Smith says he doesn't expect the arrest to be a distraction for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.

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