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Falcons ready to kick off 2012 season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Entering his eighth NFL season, Roddy White believes this Atlanta Falcons team is the best he's seen.

September 03, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons fall short in preseason finale

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - When undrafted receiver Kevin Elliott arrived in Jacksonville, he had as much confidence as a seasoned veteran.

August 30, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons want more than playoffs

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have made a habit of reaching the playoffs.

August 28, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Fresh start excites Abraham, Edwards

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - John Abraham usually doesn't mind publicly critiquing his teammates on the Atlanta Falcons' defensive line.

August 27, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons try to sort out a crowded secondary

FLOWERY BRANCH - Brent Grimes tears off from one practice field to the next, leaping over a tackling pad that's about as tall as he is along the way.

August 21, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Rookie QB makes impression

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Once again, Dominique Davis is the new quarterback in camp, marveling at the work of established starter Matt Ryan.

August 20, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons WR White not concerned about big numbers

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Roddy White doesn't shy away from the diva tendencies of many successful receivers.

August 14, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Ryan feeling good so far in preseason

  FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - As he prepares for his fifth season as starting quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan is grateful for all the rest he can get.

August 13, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons' Dent out with concussion

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is having a tough time keeping his starting middle linebacker healthy.

August 11, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons' Smith to start 'real evaluation process'

ATLANTA - Mike Smith isn't thinking about the opponent as his Falcons enter their preseason opener against the Baltimore Ravens.

August 08, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons' Smith bounces up after taking big hit

DALTON, Ga. - The rule for the Falcons-Titans combined practice was no tackling to the ground.

August 06, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


White, Jones expect big results for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Roddy White and Julio Jones believe they can become the NFL's top receiving tandem.

August 02, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Ryan stays humble

By CHARLES ODUM

July 30, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


New DC Nolan aiming to shape up Falcon defense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta coach Mike Smith is looking for new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan to help the Falcons increase their third-down stops.

July 28, 2012 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Tony Gonzalez leaning strongly toward retirement

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is close to retiring from the NFL.

July 27, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


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Youth leads Falcon defense

FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has put a strong emphasis since the start of training camp on improving the team's run defense.

August 20, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Peters back in practice

FLOWERY BRANCH - Corey Peters battled doubts about his future in the NFL after he tore his Achilles tendon late last season.

August 19, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


With Baker out for season, Falcons shift offensive line

FLOWERY BRANCH - When the Atlanta Falcons drafted Jake Matthews, they figured he would take over at left tackle someday.

August 18, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Watt and Clowney await Falcons

HOUSTON - J.J. Watt feels as if he gets asked about playing with Jadeveon Clowney every day.

August 15, 2014 | By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons, Texans practice together

HOUSTON - For Brian Cushing, there's no substitute to being on the field.

August 13, 2014 | By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Soliai, Jackson beefing up D-line

FLOWERY BRANCH - The mandate came from the top of the Atlanta Falcons' chain of command when the offseason began.

August 12, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Smith a pleasant surprise at RB

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.

August 11, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons rookie OL Matthews impresses Smith

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.

August 09, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Ryan comes out sharp, Falcons win

ATLANTA - Atlanta's Matt Ryan and Miami's Ryan Tannehill showed how starting quarterbacks should handle preseason openers.

August 08, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons' backup QBs in spotlight vs. Dolphins

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.

August 07, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons host Titans

FLOWERY BRANCH - A visit from the Tennessee Titans on Monday didn't change the tone of the Atlanta Falcons' fight-filled training camp.

August 04, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Backup RBs prepping quickly

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.

August 02, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Matt Ryan teaching, adjusting to new faces on offense

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.

July 29, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Trufant, Alford step into Atlanta defense leadership roles

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.

July 28, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Better protect Matt

FLOWERY BRANCH - Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.

July 26, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


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