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  49ers | Could show interest in Brian Finneran    Wed Dec 28, 01:01 PM

The San Francisco 49ers could be interested in free-agent WR Brian Finneran (Falcons) if they decide to sign a receiver outside the organization.

Footballguys view: Finneran worked out for the 49ers in October and the team was impressed with his performance.

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  49ers | Brett Swain added    Tue Oct 11, 11:11 PM

The San Francisco 49ers signed free-agent WR Brett Swain (Packers) Tuesday, Oct. 11, according to a source. Swain had the best overall workout among NFL veteran WRs Chris Chambers (Chiefs), Brian Finneran (Falcons), T.J. Houshmandzadeh (Ravens), and practice squad receivers Joe Hastings and John Matthews.

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  Rams | Brian Finneran on radar    Thu Jul 28, 04:03 AM

The St. Louis Rams have shown an interest in free-agent WR Brian Finneran (Falcons).

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  Falcons | Not planning on bringing back Brian Finneran    Wed Mar 2, 11:20 AM

The Atlanta Falcons have told WR Brian Finneran's agent that they do not plan on re-signing Finneran this offseason, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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  Falcons | Five expected to play Week 10    Wed Nov 10, 03:54 PM

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling (knee), WR Brian Finneran (knee, ribs), C Todd McClure (knee), LB Curtis Lofton (knee) and CB Brian Williams (hamstring) are expected to play in the team's Week 10, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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  Falcons | Four probable for Week 10    Wed Nov 10, 02:09 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Jason Snelling (knee), WR Brian Finneran (knee, ribs), LB Curtis Lofton (knee) and CB Brian Williams (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 10, and are listed as questionable for Week 10.

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  Falcons | Four limited Tuesday    Tue Nov 9, 05:00 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee, ribs), LB Curtis Lofton (knee), RB Jason Snelling (knee) and CB Brian Williams (hamstring) were limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 9.

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  Falcons | Brian Finneran practices Friday    Fri Oct 15, 06:35 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 15, and is probable for Week 6, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's D. Orlando Ledbetter. Finneran is expected to play.

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  Falcons | Two practices Thursday    Thu Oct 14, 04:37 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) and LB Curtis Lofton (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 14, reports AtlantaFalcons.com.

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  Falcons | Brian Finneran could start Week 1    Sat Aug 21, 04:42 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran could start in Week 1 if WR Michael Jenkins (shoulder) is not healthy enough to play in the game, according to The Associated Press.

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  Falcons | Michael Jenkins will not need surgery    Mon Aug 9, 11:05 PM

Updating a previous item, Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said WR Michael Jenkins (shoulder) would not need surgery for his left shoulder injury, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Smith said, "We are going to rotate our wide receivers. (WR) Harry Douglas (knee) will be coming back. (WR) Brian Finneran and (WR) Eric Weems, they are all experienced players that will really step into his role. Again, Harry, we are bringing him along slowly and in a one-a-day mode. Brian and Eric will probably get the majority of the snaps and we'll get (WR) Kerry Meier in the game Friday (Aug. 13) night."

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  Falcons | Finneran agrees to terms     Thu Feb 11, 02:06 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a one-year deal with WR Brian Finneran. Financial terms were not disclosed. Finneran was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

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  Falcons | Finneran did not need surgery    Tue Feb 9, 01:45 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said WR Brian Finneran (knee) did not need surgery to repair the knee injury he suffered during the season. Smith said Finneran is resting the injury so he will be ready for the team's minicamp.

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  Falcons | Finneran to IR    Tue Dec 15, 03:18 PM

The Atlanta Falcons placed WR Brian Finneran (knee) on the Injured Reserve list Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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  Falcons | Finneran's injury not career-threatening    Mon Dec 14, 11:00 PM

Updating a previous item, D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) suffered another knee injury Week 14 and will be placed on Injured Reserve. The injury is not considered career-threatening and should heal without surgery, according to head coach Mike Smith. WR Troy Bergeron, currently on the practice squad, will likely take Finneran's place on the roster.

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  Falcons | Finneran to be placed on IR    Mon Dec 14, 03:21 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) will be placed on Injured Reserve after suffering a knee injury in Week 14.

Footballguys view: Finneran is a hard working pro, but his career may be in jeopardy after this latest knee injury.

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  Falcons | Finneran to start    Sun Dec 6, 11:59 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran will start in place of injured WR Michael Jenkins (ankle), who is inactive for Week 13.

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  Falcons | Three limited Friday, questionable for Week 13    Fri Dec 4, 03:28 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee), OT Sam Baker (elbow) and LB Tony Gilbert (hamstring) were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 4. Each are listed as questionable for Week 13 but are expected to play.

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  Falcons | Three limited Thursday    Thu Dec 3, 05:35 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee), OT Sam Baker (elbow) and LB Tony Gilbert (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 3. They likely will play in Week 13.

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  Falcons | Three players limited Wednesday    Wed Dec 2, 05:16 PM

AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee), OT Sam Baker (ankle, elbow) and LB Tony Gilbert (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 2.

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  Falcons | Week 12 Inactives    Sun Nov 29, 12:04 PM

The Atlanta Falcons have declared WR Brian Finneran, SS Charlie Peprah, OT Garrett Reynolds, QB John Parker Wilson, OT Quinn Ojinnaka, LB Spencer Adkins, DL Trey Lewis, WR Troy Bergeron inactive for Week 12.

Footballguys view: Michael Turner and Jerious Norwood both active for Atlanta today. Expect all three to see playing time and limit the upside for each other. Turner and Snelling are risky RB2 bets, with Norwood unlikely to have any value.

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  Falcons | Finneran out for Week 12    Fri Nov 27, 04:55 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 27. He has been ruled out for Week 12.

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  Falcons | Finneran misses practice Thursday    Thu Nov 26, 03:10 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 26.He likely will not play in Week 12.

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  Falcons | Finneran misses practice Wednesday    Wed Nov 25, 09:11 PM

CBSSports.com reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 25.

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  Falcons | Week 11 Inactives    Sun Nov 22, 11:42 AM

The Atlanta Falcons have declared AC Alvin Reynolds, WR Brian Finneran, RB Jerious Norwood, QB John Parker Wilson, RB Michael Turner, OT Quinn Ojinnaka, LB Spencer Adkins, DL Trey Lewis inactive for Week 11.

Footballguys view: Jason Snelling will get heavy duty with both Turner and Norwood down. Roddy White is active as expected and could be busy if the Falcons choose to let Matt Ryan and the passing offense loose with the running back injuries.

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  Falcons | Finneran out for Week 11    Fri Nov 20, 04:25 PM

Updating a previous report, D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) has been ruled out for Week 11.

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  Falcons | Finneran questionable for Week 11    Fri Nov 20, 03:13 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 20. He is listed as questionable for Week 11 and is not expected to play.

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  Falcons | Finneran misses practice Thursday    Thu Nov 19, 05:27 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 19, and is unlikely to play in Week 11.

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  Falcons | Two miss practice Wednesday    Wed Nov 18, 08:44 PM

Atlanta Falcons S Erik Coleman (knee) and WR Brian Finneran (knee) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.

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  Falcons | Week 10 Inactives    Sun Nov 15, 12:02 PM

The Atlanta Falcons have declared WR Brian Finneran, SS Charlie Peprah, OT Garrett Reynolds, RB Jerious Norwood, QB John Parker Wilson, OT Sam Baker, LB Spencer Adkins, DL Trey Lewis inactive for Week week.

Footballguys view: The Falcons will be without tackle Sam Baker today, which could affect both run blocking and pass protection. Jerious Norwood remains unable to play.

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  Falcons | Finneran misses practice Friday    Fri Nov 13, 03:58 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 13, and is listed as questionable for Week 10. He will not play in the game.

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  Falcons | Finneran misses practice Thursday    Thu Nov 12, 06:34 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 12. He likely will not play in Week 10.

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  Falcons | Finneran held out of practice Wednesday    Wed Nov 11, 10:22 PM

CBSSports.com reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) was "held out" of practice Wednesday, Nov. 11, but he did "run around" in the team's walkthrough. Head coach Mike Smith said Finneran's injury could "go down to the wire" in determining if he will play Week 10.

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  Falcons | Finneran injured knee Week 9    Tue Nov 10, 01:53 AM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (knee) suffered an undisclosed knee injury during the team's Week 9 game. Head coach Mike Smith was not sure if Finneran re-injured his rebuilt right knee that kept him out of football for two seasons. Smith said he would no more Wednesday, Nov. 11.

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  Falcons | Finneran, Babineaux questionable for Week 9    Fri Nov 6, 03:53 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (ankle) and DT Jonathan Babineaux (ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Nov. 6. They are listed as questionable for Week 9 but are expected to play.

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  Falcons | Three players limited Thursday    Thu Nov 5, 05:32 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (ankle), WR Brian Finneran (ankle) and LB Curtis Lofton (knee, ankle) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 5. They are expected to play in Week 9.

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  Falcons | 10 players miss practice Wednesday    Wed Nov 4, 05:20 PM

AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (ankle), OT Sam Baker (ankle), WR Brian Finneran (ankle), DT Thomas Johnson (calf), LB Curtis Lofton (knee, ankle), RB Jerious Norwood (hip), LS Mike Schneck (ribs), RB Jason Snelling (hamstring), WR Eric Weems (ankle) and TE Keith Zinger (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 4.

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  Falcons | Five miss practice Wednesday    Wed Oct 21, 09:59 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran (personal), S Antoine Harris (knee), S William Moore (hamstring), FB Ovie Mughelli (calf) and RB Jerious Norwood (hip) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 21.

Footballguys view: Norwood is likely out for an extended period.

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  Falcons | Finneran scores touchdown Saturday    Sat Aug 29, 11:50 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran had three receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown Saturday, Aug. 29. He is competing for the team's No. 3 receiver role.

Footballguys view: Finneran is a dependable receiver who should help Matt Ryan's fantasy value as a viable target in three and four wide sets, even though Finneran himself is unlikely to have fantasy relevance this year.

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  Falcons | Several players field punts Saturday    Sat Aug 8, 07:18 PM

J. Michael Moore, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons WRs Eric Weems, Brian Finneran and Chandler Williams as well as CB Brent Grimes worked as punt returners during the team's scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 8.

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  Falcons | Finneran, Jenkins work with first team Saturday    Sat Aug 8, 06:48 PM

J. Michael Moore, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran and WR Michael Jenkins worked with the first-team offense during the team's scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 8.

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  Falcons | Four to have time limited in training camp    Mon Aug 3, 10:05 PM

D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez, C Todd McClure, WR Brian Finneran and LB Mike Peterson will have their time limited in training camp.

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  Falcons | Finneran given afternoon workout off    Sun May 10, 11:10 AM

J. Michael Moore, of AtlantaFalcons.com, reports Atlanta Falcons WR Brian Finneran had the afternoon minicamp practice off Saturday, May 9. The team is allowing players 30 years and older to work out just once a day.

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