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Dan Quinn looking to transform Falcons' defense

...draft pick. More defensive help came with the second-round pick, cornerback Jalen Collins, and such veteran additions as linebackers Justin Durant, Brooks Reed and O'Brien Schofield and defensive end Adrian Clayborn.Quinn raised some eyebrows during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-28/dan-quinn-looking-transform-f
Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced to two games

...the Steelers play at St. Louis.TEXANS: Placed outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney on the physically unable to perform list...weekend.It's only a six-week internship coaching inside linebackers for the Cardinals, through training camp and the four preseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-28/leveon-bells-suspension-reduc
2015 Atlanta Falcons training camp preview

...winning seasons, cost coach Mike Smith his job. The team lost four starting offensive linemen to season-ending injuries. Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, expected to be the defense's top playmaker, hit IR before the season. Wide receiver Julio Jones had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-27/atlanta-falcons-preview-capsu
South Carolina defenders put dismal 2014 behind them

COLUMBIA - South Carolina linebacker T.J. Holloman likes having short-term memory, particularly...is probably going to be the biggest thing this year," said linebacker Skai Moore, the team's leading tackler each of the past two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-24/south-carolina-defenders-
Bulldogs mull options with talented defensive unit

...showed playmaking ability at inside linebacker this spring.The position already had...first-teamer at both inside and outside linebacker one of the storylines to watch when...of talented edge rushers at outside linebacker.Senior Jordan Jenkins is a first-team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-21/bulldogs-mull-options-tal
ACC's 'sleeping giants' ready to make some noise this season

...and VMI. TENNESSEE: Defensive back Devaun Swafford is ending his playing career for health reasons.? Former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson will be tried separately from ex-Volunteers teammate Michael Williams as both men face aggravated rape charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-22/accs-sleeping-giants-read
Newcomers make early impression for Falcons

Linebackers Brooks Reed and Justin Durant...who played inside and outside linebacker with the Houston Texans for four...injury, is playing strongside linebacker and Durant at weakside linebacker.Falcons coach Dan Quinn has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-21/newcomers-make-early-impressi
Poll: UGA to win SEC East

...been the pick."It's always the goal to win the SEC East, win the SEC championship, move on to the natty," outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins said referring to reaching the national championship. "We try to not get into all that preseason stuff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-16/poll-uga-win-sec-east
Ex-Jacket Demaryius Thomas signs five-year deal with Broncos

...five years than any receiver in franchise history. CHIEFS: Linebacker Justin Houston agreed on a six-year, $101 million contract...not only the richest in Chiefs history but the richest for a linebacker in NFL history.The only defensive player to ever sign for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-15/ex-jacket-demaryius-thomas-si
Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables keeping fiery approach after ending with No. 1 defense

...first-round draft picks in defensive end Vic Beasley and linebacker Stephone Anthony.Venables said his players rose to the...over for standouts Grady Jarrett and DeShawn Williams. At linebacker, Clemson's depth chart lists B.J. Goodson, Korrin Wiggins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-07-15/clemson-defensive-coordin