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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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Falcons CB Robinson fined $50,000 for hit

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Falcons CB Dunta Robinson $50,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Eagles WR DeSean Jackson in Sunday's game.

Falcons CB Robinson also suffered concussion on hit

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Falcons CB Dunta Robinson has a concussion following his helmet-to-helmet hit on Eagles WR DeSean Jackson on Sunday. The collision knocked both players out of the game.

Falcons’ pass defense takes a step back in loss to Eagles

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Atlanta is still very much a threat to win the NFC South, but the breakdowns in pass coverage must be corrected.

Report: Eagles WR Jackson has 'severe concussion'

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson has a "severe concussion" with memory loss following a helmet-to-helmet hit with Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, according to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer.

Eagles offense explodes in 31-17 win vs. Falcons

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Jeremy Maclin caught TD passes of 8 and 83 yards, leading Philadelphia to a 31-17 win over Atlanta, snapping the Falcons' four-game winning streak.

Blank: Falcons WR White has matured

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Falcons owner Arthur Blank told PFW WR Roddy White is working harder and studying more than he did early in his career.

Blank cautiously optimistic about Falcons’ start

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Falcons have won four games in a row and are one of just four teams with a 4-1 record, but the team's majority owner, Arthur Blank, emphasized that it's still early in the season at the NFL ...

Falcons' Dimitroff expects Jerry’s reps to increase by midseason

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Falcons DT Peria Jerry went from being a starter at the outset of his rookie year to a sub-package player off the bench this season, but GM Thomas Dimtroff told PFW Jerry's current role shouldn't be interpreted as ...

Biermann's big play leads Falcons past Browns

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Defensive end Kroy Biermann's spectacular diving interception and return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter sent the Falcons to a 20-10 win over the gimpy Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Falcons waive LB James

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Falcons waived LB Robert James on Tuesday after he had completed a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Bryant saves Falcons with last-second FG to beat 49ers

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Matt Bryant kicked a 42-yard field goal with 2 seconds left to lift the Atlanta Falcons to a 16-14 victory over the winless San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Falcons QB Ryan, WR Douglas working on timing

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Falcons QB Matt Ryan has targeted WR Harry Douglas 16 times this season, but the second-year receiver has only six catches for 71 yards.

Falcons not shaken by loss of Norwood

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:27 a.m. ET
The Falcons lost their No. 2 running back for the season in Week Two when Jerious Norwood reportedly tore an ACL, but we hear the team is confident that Jason Snelling can pick up the slack.

Falcons place RB Norwood on I.R.

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Falcons placed RB Jerious Norwood on injured reserve Tuesday with a torn ACL

Ryan throws 3 TD passes as Falcons rout Cards 41-7

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Despite injuries to their top two running backs, the Falcons dominated Arizona and pulled out a convincing 41-7 win.

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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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