ATLANTA - Matt Ryan can check off a couple of preseason goals.
FLOWERY BRANCH - For Matt Ryan, it's all about the footwork.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Brian Finneran allowed himself a satisfied smile.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.- Jacksonville quarterback David Garrard moved his offense easily through the Atlanta Falcons' defense Tuesday during a scrimmage at the Atlanta Falcons Training Complex in Flowery Branch, Ga.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Jacksonville coach Jack Del Rio knows NFL owners could eliminate two preseason games as early as next year.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan and tight end Tony Gonzalez say despite their success together, there is room for improvement.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Harry Douglas is on the verge of reclaiming his status as a potential breakout receiver for the Atlanta Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White hopes Michael Vick never has another brush with law enforcement.
Even on a blazing hot day, Statesboro kids got a chance to get a good workout in as they participated in the Gatorade Junior Training Camp sponsored by the Atlanta Falcons Tuesday at the Boys and Girls Club and at Mill Creek Regional Park.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon wishes the Atlanta Falcons' rookie mini-camp included a few veterans.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Kroy Biermann could be John Abraham's new pass-rush complement at defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Mike Peterson, the self-proclaimed "Daddy Lion" of the Atlanta Falcons' linebackers, didn't wait long to assign his new protege a nickname.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons achieved the balance they sought in the NFL draft by adding immediate help at outside linebacker and future help on the offensive line.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Sean Weatherspoon walked up to the podium at the Atlanta Falcons complex on Friday wearing a dark suit with a red tie, matching red pocket square and white Falcons cap.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Even after signing Dunta Robinson, the Atlanta Falcons were still focused on defense in the NFL draft.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Corey Peters battled doubts about his future in the NFL after he tore his Achilles tendon late last season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - When the Atlanta Falcons drafted Jake Matthews, they figured he would take over at left tackle someday.
HOUSTON - J.J. Watt feels as if he gets asked about playing with Jadeveon Clowney every day.
HOUSTON - For Brian Cushing, there's no substitute to being on the field.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The mandate came from the top of the Atlanta Falcons' chain of command when the offseason began.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Antone Smith, best known for his special teams play in his first five seasons with the Falcons, finally has a chance to show he deserves playing time at running back.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Jake Matthews' first live NFL action gives Atlanta coach Mike Smith reason to think the No. 6 overall draft pick has potential to become an elite player.
ATLANTA - Atlanta's Matt Ryan and Miami's Ryan Tannehill showed how starting quarterbacks should handle preseason openers.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons hope to find clarity in the competition to determine quarterback Matt Ryan's backup in Friday night's preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A visit from the Tennessee Titans on Monday didn't change the tone of the Atlanta Falcons' fight-filled training camp.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson's latest hamstring injury is giving Jacquizz Rodgers, Devonta Freeman and Antone Smith a chance to fill the void at running back for the Atlanta Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan is expanding his leadership role to include teaching young players and other newcomers in his seventh training camp with the Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons won't be easing their way into this season.