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Robert James

Robert James - #51 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 224 lbs.
Birthday 12/26/1983
Birthplace Phoenix, AZ
College Arizona State
Years played 4
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 3rd pick by Falcons

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White's 33-yard TD gives Falcons 26-21 victory

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Roddy White hauled in a 33-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan with 20 seconds remaining and the Atlanta Falcons, after squandering a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter, rallied to beat the Baltimore Ravens 26-21 on Thursday night.

White to play tonight for Falcons

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Falcons WR Roddy White is active for tonight's game and is expected to be in the Atlanta starting lineup.

NFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
WR Roddy White has stood out on a contending Falcons team. Read our midseason team reports on the NFC South.

Falcons WR White expected to play

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Falcons WR Roddy White is expected to play in the team's Week 10 game vs. the Ravens on Thursday, according to head coach Mike Smith.

Turner scores 2 TDs, Falcons hold off Bucs

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Michael Turner scored two early touchdowns and the Atlanta Falcons held off Tampa Bay with a gutty goal-line stand, taking over sole possession of first place in the NFC South with a 27-21 victory Sunday.

Falcons OLT Baker improving after rough start

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 11:09 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith tried to put a damper on the rumors that OLT Sam Baker was in danger of losing his starting job to fifth-year veteran Will Svitek.

Q&A with Falcons RB Michael Turner

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
With the first-place Falcons enjoying a Week Eight bye, RB Michael Turner spent some time reflecting on the team's 5-2 start in an interview with PFW.

Falcons RB Turner content with workload

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m. ET
Michael Turner, who is on pace for about 300 carries this season, told PFW he likes how he's been used thus far.

Return of injured players could help Falcons' struggling pass defense

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
The Falcons are hoping CB Dunta Robinson will be able to return from a concussion in Week Nine.

White moving to top of fantasy WR pecking order

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
If you had to pick one wide receiver to put in your fantasy lineup with the game on the line, there wouldn't be a better option right now than Roddy White.

White's 201 receiving yards help Falcons hold off Bengals

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Roddy White had a spectacular day for Atlanta, catching 11 passes for 201 yards and leading the Falcons to a wild 39-32 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Falcons CB Robinson (concussion) out

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
CB Dunta Robinson will be held out of the Falcons' Week Seven game against the Bengals after suffering a concussion last Sunday against the Eagles.

Weatherspoon's recovery taking longer than expected

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 9:55 p.m. ET
The Falcons will not rush rookie OLB Sean Weatherspoon back from a knee injury, even though a source said they were ecstatic with his play early in the season.

Bengals defensive coordinator blasts Petrino

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is still upset with Bobby Petrino for bailing on him and the Falcons with three games left in the 2007 season.

Falcons TE Peelle to miss 4-6 weeks

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Falcons TE Justin Peelle will miss 4-6 weeks after having surgery on Tuesday for a sports hernia.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 05, 2010
James, who was suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, has been waived by the Atlanta Falcons.||||||| James, a fifth-round pick in 2008 from Arizona State, was eligible to return from his suspension for this week's game at Cleveland. He played in only one game and did not record a tackle last season.
Posted July 08, 2010
The NFL has suspended James for four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.||||||| The 26-year-old James played in only one game and did not record a tackle. James, from Arizona State, was a fifth-round pick by the Falcons in 2008. He missed his rookie season with a concussion. James' suspension begins with the Falcons' Sept. 12 opener at Pittsburgh. He will be eligible for the Oct. 10 game at Cleveland.
Posted Aug. 05, 2008
Lingering symptoms from a concussion have forced James to be shut down for the season by the Atlanta Falcons.||||||| The Falcons waived James, a fifth-round draft pick from Arizona State, on Tuesday after a specialist determined the linebacker was not recovering from a concussion as well as expected.
Posted July 16, 2008
The Falcons signed James on Tuesday.||||||| James, a fifth-round pick, on Tuesday became the ninth of the team's 11 draft picks to sign. Financial terms were not disclosed. The 5-foot-11, 218-pound James had 174 tackles in four seasons at Arizona State. He was chosen the team's most valuable defensive player after setting a career high with 108 as a senior.

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