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Todd McClure

Todd McClure - #62 - C

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 296 lbs.
Birthday 02/16/1977
Birthplace Baton Rouge, LA
College LSU
Years played 14
Drafted 1999, 7th round, 31st pick by Falcons

McClure retires after 14 years with Falcons

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Monday that retiring C Todd McClure will have a new home in the team's Ring of Honor.

Falcons not pointing finger at O-line for running woes

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
Veteran C Todd McClure offered a rebuke of criticism the team's offensive line has received for the Falcons' struggles in short-yardage situations.

Knowledge, experience paying off for Falcons QB Ryan

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Theories explaining Falcons QB Matt Ryan’s outstanding start to the season are in abundance, and don't overlook the role intangibles have played.

McClure says Falcons need to make defenses respect run

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
The Falcons are in a somewhat unfamiliar position with their running game ranked 25th in the league heading into Week Four.

Falcons anticipate better start for offensive line

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The O-line still has to prove it will not be a weak link, but we hear the Falcons are feeling confident that the protection for Matt Ryan will be improved from a year ago.

Falcons re-sign C McClure

Posted March 27, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to a one-year deal to re-sign free-agent C Todd McClure.

Burning questions for Falcons' O-line

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 2:05 a.m. ET
The offensive line will once again command the attention of the Falcons' decision makers this offseason, with C Todd McClure due to become a free agent.

Falcons need to string together complete games

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
The Falcons appear to be headed back to the playoffs, but there's reason to temper the optimism about their future.

Bucs seeing more of Bowers' ability emerge

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay has been slowly breaking in second-round pick Da'Quan Bowers, and the rookie is beginning to display his skills, according to NFC Whispers.

McClure: Falcons still need to find out 'who we are'

Posted Dec. 09, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
C Todd McClure has been with the Falcons through ups and downs over the years, and Atlanta has experienced a good share of both in 2011.

Falcons looking to tighten up protection for Ryan

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
Some observers are wondering if the Falcons have an O-line that will allow them to become more of a threat to throw downfield.

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.

Unassuming Mike Smith has Falcons soaring

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Mike Smith has gone from a little-known NFL assistant to the leader of one of the league's more consistent winners with a steady, upbeat and humble approach.

Falcons’ goals still within reach after loss to Saints

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
While the Falcons suffered a tough loss at home Monday night to the division-rival Saints, they shouldn't allow their confidence to be shaken much.

After Favre, starts streak belongs to Manning

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
With Brett Favre's consecutive-start streak now done, the NFList offers up the top eight current streaks, led by Peyton Manning.


Posted March 25, 2013
McClure will officially announce his retirement at a news conference Monday after spending his entire 14-year career with the Atlanta Falcons.||||||| McClure was a seventh-round pick out of LSU in 1999 and went on to become one of the team's most durable players. He set a franchise record with 148 consecutive starts and missed only four games over the last dozen seasons. While McClure had hoped to play another year or two, the team is looking to build a younger roster after losing to San Francisco in the NFC championship game.
Posted March 27, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons and McClure have agreed to terms on a one-year contract. The team made the announcement Tuesday.||||||| McClure, who will return for his 14th season with the Falcons, had his franchise-best streak of 144 consecutive starts ended when a knee injury forced him to miss last year's season-opening loss at Chicago. He returned to start the 14 of the next 15 games.
Posted Oct. 02, 2011
McClure left Sunday's game against Seattle with a knee injury and didn't return.||||||| McClure was replaced by Joe Hawley.
Posted Aug. 29, 2011
McClure expects to return on Sunday after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee last month and missing the first two games.||||||| McClure, a seventh-round draft pick of the Falcons in 1999, has started 172 of 175 career games, including six in the playoffs. He was injured in Atlanta's preseason loss Saturday at Pittsburgh.