The Atlanta Falcons are honoring a franchise great this year.
Roddy White is going to be the 11th member inducted into the Falcons Ring of Honor, the group announced Tuesday. The ceremony 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 team’s headquarters. Highlights from White’s livelihood were playing because he walked and the information was shared by Ryan.
“So, Rod, Jenk and that I just needed 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 deserving receiver in Falcons 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 throughout his 11-year livelihood — all of that came in Atlanta.
“I wanted to be more special to this franchise,” White said. “You know if they resisted me I told [Falcons president and CEO] Rich McKay, I am likely to come in and I’m going to be the ideal receiver have had until there”
White delivered on his promise and today he will forever be immortalized in lore.
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