The Atlanta Falcons are honoring a franchise fantastic this year.
Roddy White will be the 11th member inducted into the Falcons Ring of Honor, the group announced Tuesday. The service will take place prior to the Week 14 game vs. the Carolina Panthers on Dec. 8.
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To break the news, White’s former teammates Matt Ryan and Michael Jenkins met together in the group’s headquarters. Highlights from White’s career were playing Ryan shared with the news and because he walked .
“So, Rod, Jenk and that I only wanted to be the first ones to welcome you to the Falcons Ring of Honor — you are going in there,” Ryan said.
As of now, there is no more recipient in history. White is Atlanta’s all-time leader in receptions (808), receiving yards (10,863) and receiving touchdowns (63). He earned one All-Pro and four Pro Bowl selections during his 11-year career — all of which came in Atlanta.
“I needed to be more special to this franchise,” White stated. “You know if they resisted me I told [Falcons president and CEO] Rich McKay, ” I am going to come in and I’m likely to be the ideal receiver have had until that point.”
White delivered on his promise — and today he’ll forever be immortalized in lore.
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