Roddy White RUMORS & NEWS

  • White’s agent: ‘There is one reason Roddy is no longer with the Falcons’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "As the dust starts to settle on the release of wide receiver Roddy White, the team’s all-time leading receiver, his camp is pointing the finger at offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. “There is one reason Roddy is no longer with the Falcons and it is Kyle Shanahan,” said Jonathan Feinsod,..." March 07

  • Roddy White 'kind of expected' release, said Kyle Shanahan wanted him out

    SB Nation "The Atlanta Falcons released wide receiver Roddy White on Wednesday after a year that saw the 34-year-old's production plummet. On Saturday, White spoke with ESPN while at UAB's alumni football game and opened up about his relationship with the Falcons, in particular offensive coordinator Kyle..." March 06

  • Falcons Release Roddy White "The Atlanta Falcons today announced the release of wide receiver Roddy White. “Roddy is one of the greatest players to ever put on a Falcons uniform, and even more importantly he is a man of tremendous character that I and my entire family have profound personal affection and respect for,” said..." March 03

  • Roddy White wants to play “another year or two”

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons have ended their long relationship with wide receiver Roddy White, but White isn’t ready to leave the NFL behind. White texted Josina Anderson of ESPN after receiving the news of his release from the Falcons on Wednesday and told her that he needs to find another job. White said..." March 02

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    Atlanta Falcons @AtlantaFalcons

    Quinn: Roddy White is someone we have respect for. No decision has been made. We are still in the process. #NFLCombine

  • Roddy White says it 'would be a tragedy' if he had to leave Falcons

    Sporting News "Roddy White has been a Falcon his entire 12-year NFL career. But with the team enduring a transition period, White's future with the franchise is uncertain. “It would be a tragedy if I had to leave," White told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I haven’t spoken to anybody. I haven’t been given..." February 24

  • Falcons leaning toward keeping Roddy White

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and coach Dan Quinn appear to be leaning toward retaining wide receiver Roddy White, who has two years left on his contract. White, who was drafted in the first round of the 2005 draft, had averaged 88.2 catches per season over the previous eight..." February 08

  • Falcons owner Arthur Blank: I love Roddy White

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank wants Roddy White to finish his career with the team but said the decision ultimately will come down to coach Dan Quinn. The 34-year-old White just completed his 11th NFL season and has two years left on his contract. His salary cap number is $6,043,750 next..." February 06

  • No decision yet on Roddy White’s future

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has not made a decision on releasing or retaining wide receiver Roddy White, the franchise’s all-time leading receiver who had a dramatic statistical drop off last season. “Roddy is still under contract here,” Dimitroff said. The Falcons are scouting..." January 29

  • Roddy White: 'I'm a Falcon Forever & Ever, Amen'

    TMZ "Roddy White just went all Randy Travis when describing his future in the NFL -- telling TMZ Sports, "I'm a Falcon forever and ever, amen." The ATL wide receiver was at LAX recently when we brought up that his contract with the team ends at the end of the 2017 season ... and where he sees his..." January 20

  • Josh Norman calls out Roddy White for being Falcons' fifth receiver

    CBS Sports "Before Sunday, Josh Norman had made a name for himself as one of the NFL's best young cornerbacks. By Sunday afternoon, after he and Giants wideout Odell Beckham Jr. spent three hours exchanging dirty hits, Norman was known for more than his play between the whistles. For example, here are..." December 23

  • Roddy White: Josh Norman not 'a tough guy,' not among NFL's elite

    ESPN "Falcons receiver Roddy White didn't hide his feelings about boastful Panthers cornerback Josh Norman, who got into a few scuffles with Giants star Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday. "I don't believe he's a tough guy," White told ESPN on Sunday. "When you say you're out there talking, I don't pay..." December 21

  • Roddy White says Devonta Freeman has cleared concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this week, Falcons coach Dan Quinn said that the team anticipated getting running back Devonta Freeman back in the lineup for this week’s game against the Buccaneers and one of Freeman’s teammates said Tuesday night that there’s nothing standing in Freeman’s way medically. Wide receiver..." December 02

  • Roddy White: We’re all in a funk, not just Matt Ryan

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan got the nickname “Matty Ice” because of how well he played late in close games, but he was ice cold in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 24-21 loss to the Colts. The Falcons took a seven-point lead into the final 15 minutes, but Ryan was 6-of-16 for 52 yards and two..." November 23

  • Roddy White’s doing the whole “be more involved” thing again

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After another game in which he was a small part of the game plan, Falcons wide receiver Roddy White said he wants more chances to make plays. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan targeted White just two times on 30 pass attempts during the 17-16 loss to the 49ers on Sunday. White had one catch for 20..." November 09

  • Trade Names to Watch: Matt Forte, Vernon Davis, Roddy White "With the NFL trade deadline just 10 days away -- Nov. 3 -- rumors will begin to swirl with more gusto over the next week. Speaking on NFL Network's GameDay First on Sunday, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport provided us three names to watch, but noted that all three could be difficult to trade..." October 25

  • Roddy White on trade rumors: 'I'm a Falcon, I'll be a Falcon for life'

    The Score "Roddy White doesn't believe he's going anywhere. With rumors swirling that three teams are pursuing a trade with the Atlanta Falcons for the veteran receiver, White remained confident that he would finish his career with the team that drafted him. "I'm a Falcon," White said, according to..." October 12

  • Three teams interested in trading for Roddy White "Could Roddy White finish his career in another uniform? According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the lifelong Falcons wideout who recently opened up about his lack of targets this year, is drawing interest from at least three teams as we crawl closer to the trade deadline. If wide..." October 11

  • Roddy White: ‘I’m not disgruntled’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Roddy White wanted to make one thing clear. “I’m here for one thing and that’s to win,” said White in a phone interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. He was upset with a report on that painted him as being disgruntled with his low production..." October 07

  • Roddy White: I'm not here to 'just block (expletive) people all day'

    CBS Sports "The Falcons are surprisingly undefeated after four games. But that doesn't mean everyone is entirely happy in Atlanta. And by everyone, I mean wide receiver Roddy White. By the sound of it, he's extremely angry at the lack of balls being thrown his way. "For me, at the end of the day, I want..." October 06

  • Roddy White expressed discontent with his role in the Falcons' offense

    ESPN "Of course Roddy White is ecstatic about his team's 4-0 start. At the same time, the prideful Atlanta Falcons veteran wide receiver would like to contribute more to the team's success as he strives for a Super Bowl title. The 33-year-old White, who is to make $3.7 million this season, is fifth..." October 06

  • Roddy White: Cowboys' Dez Bryant might not come back this year

    CBS Sports "The Cowboys placed Dez Bryant's recovery from his broken foot on a 4-6 week timeline. When ESPN reported that he could be facing an 8-12 week recovery, Bryant called that kind of talk "craziness." But according to Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, a lengthy recovery probably shouldn't be seen..." September 16

  • Falcons LT Jake Matthews, WR Roddy White return to practice

    The Falcoholic "Lost in all the shuffling along the offensive line, with Jonathan Asamoah being placed on injured reserve, the team trading for guard Andy Levitre, cutting Joe Hawley and picking up Gino Gradkowski off waivers, was the fact that left tackle Jake Matthews missed practice all last week with a back..." September 09

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    D. Orlando Ledbetter @DOrlandoAJC

    #Falcons WR Roddy White had bone chips removed his elbow. Docs looked at a 2012 MRI.

  • Falcons' Roddy White to undergo 'minor' elbow surgery

    Sporting News "Falcons receiver Roddy White will undergo minor elbow surgery, but coach Dan Quinn said the four-time Pro Bowl selection will play in the season opener. White will have a procedure Monday to remove some loose particles in the right joint that caused swelling, but Quinn is not concerned about..." August 24

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Dan Quinn said Roddy White will have minor right elbow surgery but will be back for Week 1

  • Roddy White elects to have knee drained, says he's not worried

    ESPN "Roddy White told that he had his left knee drained prior to minicamp, but the Atlanta Falcons receiver is not concerned about it being a major issue this season. White, who had the same knee drained last offseason, sat out the first two days of mandatory minicamp last month after the..." July 30

  • White: Falcons should 'get a deal done with Julio now' "After a week that saw Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas land matching five-year, $70 million deals, Atlanta's Roddy White says it's time for the Falcons to ante up and pay their own star receiver in Julio Jones. "If I was the GM, I would get a deal done with Julio now," White told ESPN's Josina..." July 19

  • Roddy White: The longer Falcons wait to sign Julio Jones, the more it will cost

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is heading into the final year of his contract, something that’s led to intermittent discussion in the media about a possible extension this offseason. It reportedly hasn’t led to any discussion between Jones and the Falcons, although that hasn’t dampened the..." July 17

  • Roddy White pissed off at critics mocking 1st place Falcons

    ESPN "Roddy White is fed up with critics poking fun at his first-place Falcons, their 5-7 record and the possibility that they could host a playoff game. The veteran receiver expanded on some thoughts he tweeted Friday regarding a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article. The story quoted an anonymous NFL..." December 08

  • Falcons' White 'hurting' after UAB shutdown

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White on Wednesday voiced his support for the University of Alabama-Birmingham football program, which will be dissolved by the school following this season. White released the following statement on Wednesday regarding his former school: "I would like to begin..." December 04

  • Falcons' Roddy White on ankle: 'I'll be good to go down the stretch'

    The Score "The Atlanta Falcons find themselves in a heated division title race despite a 5-7 record, and it sounds like their chances of a earning a home playoff game are about to get a boost. Receiver Roddy White says he's nearing a return from an ankle injury that forced him to miss the Falcons' win..." December 02

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    D. Orlando Ledbetter @DOrlandoAJC

    #Falcons WR Roddy White practiced on Wednesday for the first time this season to work on his timing with Matt Ryan.

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    Mike Conti @MikeConti929

    #Falcons Mike Smith tells @MorningShow929 that Roddy White will "absolutely" start vs Minnesota Sunday.

  • Falcons WR Roddy White says he's 'ready to roll' for Week 4 vs. Vikings

    CBS Sports "The Falcons didn't have Roddy White last week in their win over Tampa Bay -- not that they needed him -- but the wide receiver should be back this week for Sunday's game in Minnesota. White was asked on Thursday if he plans on playing against the Vikings, and he said he's "ready to roll." "I..." September 25

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    No doubt Roddy White (hamstring) is going to play Thursday night, barring some dramatic occurrence between now and game time.

  • Roddy White held out of practice with hamstring injury

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Roddy White suffered a hamstring injury and did not practice on Monday. Wide receiver Julio Jones (ankle), linebacker Prince Shembo (knee) and left tackle Jake Matthews (ankle) were listed on the injury report but were limited in practice." September 16

  • Roddy White won't let knee deter him

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White revealed he had his left knee drained this offseason, but the 32-year-old veteran expressed no concerns about it affecting his play moving forward. White, who appeared to bang the same knee during Sunday's 37-34 overtime win over the New Orleans Saints,..." September 10

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Roddy White three-year extension worth $23 million, $7.55M bonus, salaries $3M, $2.2M, $2.75M, $3M; $500,000 roster bonus due June 3, 2015

  • Falcons, Roddy White agree on extension

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons and wide receiver Roddy White were talking contract extension earlier in the offseason, but tabled things for a while after White’s brother was killed. They have both resumed and completed those talks. On Thursday morning, the Falcons announced that they have agreed to terms with..." July 24

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Julio Jones did some cutting on the field today. Great sign. Roddy White and Lamar Holmes missing at practice

  • Roddy White misses start of OTAs as he grieves death of half-brother

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, whose brother was killed May 17 in South Carolina, was not ready to return to the field when the Falcons began organized team activities Tuesday, a league source told Early indications are White won't participate in Wednesday's session, which..." May 28

  • Falcons' Roddy White likely to get new deal by camp "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White had been expecting a new contract extension following the draft, but a life situation has delayed those negotiations for an undetermined period of time, according to two sources informed of the situation. White's half-brother Tyrone Moore Jr. was shot..." May 27

  • Extension looming for Falcons' White

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said he would revisit contract extensions after free agency and the NFL draft. Well, the free-agency frenzy and draft have concluded. Dimitroff and the Falcons can now address unfinished business regarding some of their veterans. One player..." May 14

  • Roddy White makes good on Twitter debt with fan "Roddy White is paying up. We came down hard on the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver last week after he reneged on a playful NCAA Tournament bet with a fan on Twitter. White initially promised Dylan Hoyt a Falcons season ticket if 14th-seeded Mercer knocked off Duke. But after the Bears stunned..." March 28

  • Falcons wide receiver Roddy White arrested

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was arrested in Gwinnett County early Tuesday on a failure to appear warrant, jail records show. White, whose full name is Sharod Lamar White, was arrested by Gwinnett County police and booked into the Gwinnett County Jail just before 4:30 a.m. He was..." February 18

  • Falcons Working On A Contract Extension With WR Roddy White

    NFL Trade Rumors "Falcons WR Roddy White mentioned during an appearance on 680 The Fan’s The Front Row that he and the team were in the process of working on a contract extension that would allow him to finish his career in Atlanta. “We’re working to try to get something done,” White said, via..." February 04

  • White Wants To End Career In Atlanta

    Atlanta Falcons Blog "When the 2013 season ended, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said he hoped to have the contract of Roddy White extended and added that the four-time Pro Bowler has “made it very clear that he wants to be back here for the duration of his career.” Late last week, White, who appeared on 680..." February 03

  • Roddy White doesn't want to be an ironman

    ESPN "Roddy White previously declared his desire to be a Falcon for life as he enters the final year of his contract. As the 32-year-old receiver inches closer to a contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons, White told just how much longer he intends to play football. "How many more..." January 01

  • Roddy White has no plans to be ironman like Tony Gonzalez "Roddy White just completed a disappointing, injury-plagued campaign for the Atlanta Falcons. In reaching the finish line, the 32-year-old wide receiver completed his ninth NFL season, but he doesn't plan on being hanging around for the rest of the decade. "How many more years? I think three..." December 31

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