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Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

Posted on: July 29, 2011 1:42 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Looks like Ray Edwards is going to have to put his boxing career on hold for, say, the next five years. That’s because the defensive end, formerly of the Vikings, has agreed to a five-year deal with the Falcons, Foxsports.com’s Jay Glazer is reporting.

This news comes on the heels of Atlanta cutting loose former No. 1 draft picks, DL Jamaal Anderson and WR Michael Jenkins, which saved the Falcons nearly $8 million against the salary cap.

Edwards definitely should help Atlanta’s defensive line. He’s accumulated 16.5 sacks in the past two seasons, and he’ll team up with John Abraham and Kroy Biermann to form what should be a pretty solid pass rush for the Falcons.

But if you just want to see what Edwards can do in a boxing ring and what he (and you!) will be missing while he plays football, click the video below.







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Since: Dec 2, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 7:11 pm
 

Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

Oh, Dimpled. So funny. It's exactly that attitude that you will regret in time. And you aren't watching enough if you haven't seen this guy's cancerous comments in the midst of championship game runs and selfish, child-like antics on a team loaded with superstars. Best of luck with him. He won't be missed in Minny.



Since: Mar 22, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 6:29 pm
 

Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

One good game against the Cowboys in the play-offs.  That is all he has done.



Since: Sep 3, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 5:51 pm
 

Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

Anyone who says this is a bad move by the Falcons knows nothing about football. Abraham and Edwards with a dose of Biermann is going to be solid. Falcons are paying Edwards roughly 1 million a year more then his back up. Plus he adds some serious toughness and attitude.

Yeah he sure does add attitude, but he isn't nearly as good as you'd think. He wont be as big of a pass rusher because I bet he sees a little more attention than with the Vikes, but he is good in run support. He was the product of playing with a good line in Allen and the Williams duo. Abraham is good, but so is Allen. The Williams command double teams though and I don't think Peters/Jerry and Babineaux command quite the amount of attention. I do think he will help the Falcon's no doubt, but I can guarantee you, Edwards went into the free agency expecting a better deal. Charles Johnson from CAR's signing bonus was the total of Ray Edwards contract and I bet he didn't expect that.



Since: Mar 20, 2008
Posted on: July 29, 2011 5:12 pm
 

Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

I thought the same thing.  



Since: Apr 12, 2007
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:59 pm
 

Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

did he just beat up a midget?



Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:50 pm
 

Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

Anyone who says this is a bad move by the Falcons knows nothing about football. Abraham and Edwards with a dose of Biermann is going to be solid. Falcons are paying Edwards roughly 1 million a year more then his back up. Plus he adds some serious toughness and attitude.



Since: Dec 10, 2006
Posted on: July 29, 2011 4:47 pm
 

Ray Edwards agrees to 5-year deal with Falcons

when i saw "edwards agrees to 5 yr deal with falcons," i thought they were talking about braylon edwards


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