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Atlanta Falcons


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 sign veteran TE Kelly

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed veteran TE Reggie Kelly on Tuesday. Kelly spent the first four seasons of his career in Atlanta.

Preseason Week Two power rankings

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the Falcons and impressive rookie WR Julio Jones sit at No. 5 overall.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
The Saints are preparing to be without their best defensive end, Will Smith, for the first four games while he serves a suspension. PFW goes inside the NFC South to examine each club's outlook for 2011.

Henne struggles early, throws TD in Dolphins' comeback win

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' starting offense sputtered while the Falcons' first-stringers impressed, but Miami came away with a 28-23 win in Atlanta.

Franks pushing Owens in Falcons' camp battle

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
Dominique Franks is coming on strong at Falcons training camp and is making a strong push to beat Chris Owens in the nickelback competition.

Falcons re-sign Snelling

Posted Aug. 07, 2011 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Falcons have re-signed RB Jason Snelling to a one-year contract, keeping Michael Turner's top reserve on the roster.

Recent NFL history hurts Packers' repeat odds

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even though the Packers will have a slew of key players returning from injury, the parity in the NFC promises to make a second consecutive league title a tough task.   

Report: Rams sign RB Norwood

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Rams found their complement to Steven Jackson, signing RB Jerious Norwood, to a one-year deal.

Dahl's exit sets up ORG position battle for Falcons

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
The Falcons re-signed OLG Justin Blalock and ORT Tyson Clabo, but will have an open competition at right guard.

Falcons re-up with Blalock

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Falcons reached an agreement with OG Justin Blalock on a new contract Sunday. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports it is a six-year deal.

Edwards' signing wise for Falcons, who face more O-line calls

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
With the Falcons adding DE Ray Edwards, the focus turns to the O-line, with OG Justin Blalock unsigned and Harvey Dahl moving on.

Falcons improve 'D' with addition of Edwards

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Falcons just added another piece to help them achieve their goal, stated way back in February, of being a more explosive team in 2011.

Report: Bucs sign P Koenen

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:24 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have reached an agreement with P Michael Koenen, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Falcons sign first-round pick Jones

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, the Falcons and WR Julio Jones have agreed on a four-year, $16.2 million fully guaranteed contract.

Falcons re-sign OT Clabo

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:04 p.m. ET
The Falcons have re-signed RT Tyson Clabo, their top priority this offseason.

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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