Latest Russell Gage News

Falcons' London embraces health, contract at rookie minicamp

May. 13, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Drake London celebrated good health and a new contract on the first day of the Atlanta Falcons' rookie minicamp. London, the wide receiver who was the Falcons' first-round pick in last month's NFL draft from Southern California, missed the end of the 2021...

Bucs draft DT Logan Hall, G Luke Goedeke, RB Rachaad White

Apr. 30, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are determined to give Tom Brady everything he needs to pursue an eighth Super Bowl title. That includes versatility and depth on the defensive and offensive lines, which the defending NFC South champions addressed by taking Houston's...

Falcons draft USC WR London, get much-needed big-play threat

Apr. 28, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Maybe it won't be so easy for defenses to focus all their attention on Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts after all. The Falcons added help for Pitts in the NFL draft, and with that help came impressive size. The Falcons continued to...

With Brady back, Buccaneers look to bolster depth in draft

Apr. 22, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Thanks to Tom Brady’s return, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren’t looking for any quick fixes in the NFL draft. The seven-time Super Bowl champion’s decision to end his brief retirement not only resolved the team’s quarterback situation, but also helped...

2023 QB class may influence Falcons' direction in NFL draft

Apr. 22, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The talent of the quarterbacks who might be available to the Atlanta Falcons in 2023 could impact decisions by general manager Terry Fontenot with the No. 8 overall pick in next week's NFL draft. Pittsburgh’s Kenny Pickett and Liberty’s Malik Willis...

Buccaneers aim to bolster depth, build for future in draft

Apr. 22, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

27. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (14-5) LAST SEASON: With Tom Brady leading the league in completions, attempts, passing yards and touchdowns, the Bucs followed up winning their first Super Bowl victory in nearly two decades by setting a franchise record for regular season wins and...

With QB decision in spotlight, Falcons need WR, edge rusher

Apr. 22, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

8. ATLANTA FALCONS (7-10) LAST SEASON: The Falcons were outscored 459-313, making seven wins something of an accomplishment under first-year coach Arthur Smith. Highlights included the play of rookie tight end Kyle Pitts, who led the team with 68 catches for 1,026 yards, and...

WR Godwin signs deal, happy about Bucs other offseason moves

Mar. 21, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Godwin’s excited about Tom Brady’s decision to unretire, as well as all the moves the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making to position themselves for another Super Bowl run. That includes the 26-year-old receiver, who’s coming off knee surgery, getting a...

Bucs sign WR Russell Gage, acquire G Shaq Mason in trade

Mar. 18, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are trying to give Tom Brady everything he needs to compete for another championship. Free agent receiver Russell Gage and guard Shaq Mason, acquired in a trade from the New England Patriots on Friday, are the latest additions to a...

Ridley suspension for '22 makes WR area of need for Falcons

Mar. 15, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA FALCONS (7-10) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Cordarrelle Patterson, LB Foyesade Oluokun, TE Lee Smith, TE Hayden Hurst, S Erik Harris, PK Younghoe Koo, WR Russell Gage, QB A.J. McCarron, SS Duron Harmon, CB Isaiah Oliver, OL Josh Andrews, DE Steven Means, CB Fabian Moreau, LS...