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Peria Jerry

Peria Jerry - #94 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 295 lbs.
Birthday 08/23/1984
Birthplace Batesville, MS
College Mississippi
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 24th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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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 Nov. 29, 2012
Jerry was active for Atlanta against Carolina on Sunday.||||||| He missed last week's game against New Orleans because of a quadriceps injury.
Posted Sept. 21, 2009
Jerry sustained a season-ending knee injury in a victory over the Carolina Panthers.||||||| The rookie defensive tackle tore up his left knee in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 28-20 victory, which improved the Falcons to 2-0 for only the seventh time in the team's 44-year history. He was placed on injured reserve Monday. "It's very unfortunate for Peria,'' coach Mike Smith said. "It's a very, very violent game on the offensive and defensive lines. We're going to miss him, but we've go to move forward.''
Posted Sept. 20, 2009
Jerry, the Atlanta Falcons' No. 1 draft pick, went down with an injury in the fourth quarter of a 28-20 win over the Carolina Panthers.||||||| Jerry was hurt Sunday while Jake Delhomme was completing a 10-yard pass to Steve Smith with about 9 1/2 minutes remaining. The 294-pound rookie was treated on the field for several minutes and had to be helped to the sideline, appearing to favor his left knee. A cart whisked him to the training room. Falcons coach Mike Smith was vague about the injury after the game. He said details would be revealed when the team puts out its injury report on Wednesday.

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