Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Falcons' picks:Round 3/83 -- Corey Peters, DT, 6-3, 300, Kentucky: He was a three-year starter for the Wildcats at defensive tackle and had 146 career tackles. Last season, he had 49 tackles (24 solo), 11 tackles for loss, five passes defensed and one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Corey Peters News
03/12/15 - DE Corey Peters left the Falcons for the Cardinals Wednesday (March 11), agreeing to terms on a three-year contract worth $10.5 million. The 6-3, 305-pound Peters joins the Cardinals from the Atlanta Falcons where he played the previous four years after being drafted in the third round of the 2010 draft out of Kentucky. With the Falcons, Peters played in 70 games with 55 starts and collected 175 tackles (125 solos), 12 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception.
The 26-year old Peters played in 15 games last season and had 33 tackles, two sacks and six tackles for loss. In 2013, he started 15 games and set career highs with 48 tackles and five sacks.
03/04/15 - DT Corey Peters is likely headed for free agency. The team has a lot of cash tied up in Tyson Jackson and Paul Soliai. Also, snaps would free up for the development of Rashede Hageman.
09/03/14 - DT Corey Peters (Achilles) was listed on the team's official injury report. Peters, who suffered his injury in the 15th game of last season against San Francisco, is coming back from offseason surgery. For Peters, it was just his third-padded practice."I think Corey did some good things," Falcons coach Mike Smith said after practice.
"I want to get in there and really watch the tape ... and get an opportunity to speak with Corey."
08/18/14 - DT Corey Peters (Achilles) returned to the practice field Monday for the first time since he tore his Achilles tendon. Peters suffered the injury in Game 15 against the 49ers last season. He has been on the Physically Unable to Perform list since the start of training camp.
"Corey is way ahead of schedule in terms on his rehabilitation with his Achilles," coach Mike Smith said. "It's going to be fun to watch him get indoctrinated into what we are doing this season."
08/18/14 - DT Corey Peters (Achilles) returned to the practice field Monday for the first time since he tore his Achilles tendon. Peters suffered the injury in Game 15 against the 49ers. He has been on the physically unable to perform list since the start of training camp. "Corey is way ahead of schedule in terms of his rehabilitation with his Achilles," coach Mike Smith said. "It's going to be fun to watch him get indoctrinated into what we are doing this season."