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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

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Late FG lifts Falcons over Packers

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Matt Bryant kicked a 47-yard field goal with 9 seconds remaining to give the NFC-leading Atlanta Falcons their fifth straight win, 20-17 over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Packers-Falcons prediction

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the Week 12 Packers-Falcons in Atlanta.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 12 game against the Falcons in Atlanta.

Falcons SS Moore impressing in first season as starter

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
An injury to Erik Coleman gave Falcons SS William Moore his first opportunity to start in Week Two, and he's established himself as one of the team's more promising young defensive players since then.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 12 game against the Falcons in Atlanta.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 12 game against the Falcons in Atlanta.

2011 NFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph could be rather expensive to re-sign once the 2011 free-agent signing period begins, but GM Mark Dominik is expected to do whatever it takes to retain the highly regarded Joseph.

Readers say Falcons will win NFC South

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
More than half of the respondents to a just-concluded poll believe that first-place Atlanta will go on to win the division, ahead of defending Super Bowl-champion New Orleans.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 12 game against the Falcons in Atlanta.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 12 game against the Falcons in Atlanta.

Week 13 NFC South showdown moved to later kickoff time

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that the NFC South showdown between the Falcons and Buccaneers in Week 13 has been moved from a 1 p.m. ET kickoff to 4:15. The matchup will be broadcast on FOX.

Ryan, Falcons overpower Rams

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes and directed an offense so dominant that three St. Louis defenders left with cramps in the Atlanta Falcons' 34-17 victory over the Rams on Sunday.

Quarterbacks setting sights on Falcons CB Grimes

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Quarterbacks are targeting Brent Grimes this season, and the Falcons' third-year corner will likely see plenty of action the rest of the way as teams look to avoid throwing the ball toward CB Dunta Robinson.

Numbers dip, but Falcons pleased with TE Gonzalez

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan attempted a career-high 50 passes in Atlanta's Week 10 win over Baltimore, and six-time All-Pro Tony Gonzalez was targeted only five times in the game.

Ravens leave door open after comeback

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 3:01 a.m. ET
The Ravens' second-half rally highlights their potential, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening, but they are not a completed product just yet. 

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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