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50 Akeem Dent LB
Height/Weight: 6-1/239 | Birthdate: 9/27/1987 | Birthplace: Atlanta, GA, USA | Team: Houston | College: Georgia | NFL Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 1/0
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T.J. Yates traded for Akeem Dent


by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/19/2014) The Texans traded quarterback T.J. Yates, who was believed to be waived but apparently not, to the Falcons for linebacker Akeem Dent. The trade was announced on Thursday. 

Yates, a former fifth-round pick of the Texans, gives the Falcons some needed experience and depth at quarterback behind Matt Ryan. Playing over 13 games, including a five-week stint as the starter in 2011, the Georgia native has 1,100 passing yards and three touchdowns with a rush score and six interceptions and four fumbles lost. 

Dent is a former third-round pick of the Falcons. In 47 games (20 starts), Dent totaled 136 total tackles, 1.5 sacks, a forced fumble and three passes defensed. 


Report: Akeem Dent likely to undergo surgery


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/20/2014) Falcons linebacker Akeem Dent, bothered by an ankle injury throughout the season, is heading for a second opinion and likely will undergo surgery, reports ESPN.com. It would be a minor cleanup procedure, the report said.

Dent had 51 tackles and 1.5 sacks in 15 games.


Four questionable Falcons should go Week 13


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/1/2013) Falcons LB Akeem Dent, DE Malliciah Goodman, S Zeke Motta and LB Sean Weatherspoon are active Week 13 against the Bills.

All four players were questionable coming into the game. They were all able to get through limited practice Friday.


Four Falcons listed as questionable


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/29/2013) Falcons LB Akeem Dent, DE Malliciah Goodman, S Zeke Motta and LB Sean Weatherspoon are questionable Week 13.

All four players were able to practice this week, but were limited during practices. Weatherspoon was actually able to practice in full Thursday, but was downgraded to limited practice Friday.


Five Falcons healthy enough to play


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/3/2013) Falcons offensive lineman Sam Baker (knee), linebacker Akeem Dent (ankle), offensive lineman Joe Hawley (elbow), defensive lineman Peria Jerry (toe) and offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds, who were listed on Friday's injury report, are all active for Week 9 at Carolina.

Four Falcons listed as probable


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/1/2013) Falcons LB Akeem Dent, C Joe Hawley, DT Peria Jerry and G Garrett Reynolds are listed as probable on the team's injury report Week 9.

Hawley and Jerry were limited in practice Thursday, but were able to practice in full Friday. Both Dent and Reynolds were full go both days. 


Akeem Dent active for Week 8


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/27/2013) Falcons line backer Akeem Dent is active Week 8 against the Cardinals. 

Dent was listed as questionable on the team's injury report due to an ankle injury. Dent was able to play through an injury Week 7.


Only one ruled out for Falcons defense in Week 8


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(10/25/2013) The Falcons defense is mostly in good shape for Week 8 against the Cardinals, as two of four defenders listed on the injury report are expected to play through their ailments. While linebacker Stephen Nicholas (thigh) has already been ruled out for Sunday's game, defensive back Robert Alford (ankle) and defensive lineman Corey Peters (shoulder) are both probable. Akeem Dents (ankle) is questionable as well. 

Akeem Dent playing against Buccaneers


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(10/20/2013) Falcons linebacker Akeem Dent, who was limited in practice Thursday and Friday with an ankle injury, is active for Week 7 against the Buccaneers. He was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report.

Dent is averaging 7.0 tackles in four games this season. He also had 1 1/2 sacks Week 3 at Miami.


Akeem Dent deemed questionable Week 7


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/18/2013) Falcons LB Akeem Dent has been listed as questionable against the Buccaneers Week 7.

Dent has been dealing with an ankle injury. He was unable to practice Wednesday, and was limited both Thursday and Friday.


Falcons announce Week 5 inactives


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/7/2013) There were no big surprises as the Falcons listed seven inactives for Monday's game against the Jets: running back Steven Jackson (hamstring), left tackle Sam Baker (knee), linebacker Akeem Dent (ankle), safeties Kemal Ishmael and Zeke Motta, guard Harland Gunn and tight end Chase Coffman (knee).

Two Falcons players ruled out Week 5


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/3/2013) The Falcons announced Thursday linebacker Akeem Dent (ankle) and tackle Sam Baker (knee) won't play Week 5 vs. N.Y. Jets. 

Falcons get defensive contributions


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/30/2013) Falcons defensive back Desmond Trufant and linebacker Joplo Bartu each made six tackles in the loss to the Patriots. Trufant had a pass defended, Bartu a tackle for loss.

They tied for second on the team behind linebacker Akeem Dent, who made eight tackles before leaving with an ankle injury. Safety Thomas DeCoud and defensive tackle Corey Peters added five tackles apiece.


Falcons lose two more linebackers


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/29/2013) Falcons linebackers Akeem Dent and Paul Worrilow sustained injuries in the second half of the game against the Patriots. Dent hurt his ankle, and Worrilow hurt his knee.

Dent had eight tackles, one for loss, before leaving.


Akeem Dent with a multi-sack game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/22/2013) Falcons linebacker Akeem Dent enjoyed another productive performance as he registered 1 1/2 sacks in Sunday's game against the Dolphins in Week 3.

Dent took down Ryan Tannehill in the third quarter and helped Joplo Bartu take him down again in the fourth quarter. He posted five tackles (three solo), one tackle for loss and two quarterback hits in a 27-23 defeat.

Akeem Dent active, as expected


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/22/2013) As expected, Falcons linebacker Akeem Dent was ruled active for Week 3 at Miami despite a shoulder injury. He has 15 total tackles through his first two games of the season.

Two Falcons probable vs. Miami


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/20/2013) The Falcons have just two players listed as probable for Week 3 against the Dolphins, based on Friday's injury report: linebacker Akeem Dent (shoulder) and center Peter Konz (knee). Both players were able to practice in full Friday. 

Akeem Dent outperforms Sean Weatherspoon Week 1


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/8/2013) Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who was typically one of the Falcons' top tacklers last season, had a solid season debut Week 1 at New Orleans, recording seven tackles, including five solo. Fellow linebacker Akeem Dent actually led the team in tackles, though, finishing with 11, including five solo.

Dent improves tackle production


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/11/2012) Falcons linebacker Akeem Dent, getting another start with Sean Weatherspoon sidelined by an ankle injury, recorded a season-high nine tackles, including six solo, Week 10 at New Orleans. He now has seven tackles or more in three of his last four games.


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