NFLFROM THE FALCONS LOCKER ROOM;Free-agent activity subsides

FLOWERY BRANCH — For the Falcons , things have begun to settle after perhaps the most frenzied free-agent period in league history. At this point, the Falcons have signed 37 players for more than $127 million. They also have released two former first-round draft picks in defensive lineman Jamaal Anderson and wide receiver Michael Jenkins. ..

FROM FALCONS CAMP;Methodical not always a nice word

FLOWERY BRANCH — With his players locked out during the offseason, Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey had additional time to put the team’s offensive scheme under a microscope. In coach speak, they call this “quality control.” Mularkey, during his self-scouting, tried to assess what worked and what didn’t during the Falcons’ NFC South title run ..

New Orleans Saints Player News Update: DL Anthony Hargrove Lost to Bears

Reportedly, according to ESPN, former New Orleans Saints DL Anthony Hargrove has signed on with the Chicago Bears for the 2011 NFL season. Anthony Hargrove First caught on the web by me from Danny Cox at www.examiner.com, here is the original ESPN reports Saints DT Anthony Hargrove signs with Chicago Bears report. Tony will be ..

New Orleans Saints Player News Update: Cecil Newton, Cam’s brother, a Saint

According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk, Cam Newton’s brother joins the Saints. Now, according to Bradley Handwerger of WWL TV in New Orleans, the Saints have confirmed that C Cecil Newton has just signed a contract with the team. C Cecil Newton, Jr. Is he just a camp body or does that mean anything at ..

New Orleans Saints get Cam Newton’s brother: reports

Cam Newton’s brother, Cecil, has joined the Saints, according to a report at ProFootballTalk. The website says the 6-feet-2, 303, center has hopped over to the NFL from the UFL, the upstart football league in dire financial straits. Saints officials…

NFL TRANSACTIONS

DALLAS COWBOYS -Signed OL Doug Free, OL Kyle Kosier, S Alan Ball, WR Jesse Holley and CB Bryan McCann. ARIZONA CARDINALS-Agreed to terms with CB Richard Marshall and DT Amobi Okoye to one-year contracts. Signed CB Tae Evans. Agreed to terms with CB Patrick Peterson. Released CB Da’mon Merkerson