ATLANTA - With so many teammates hurting, Julio Jones had to play an even bigger role for the Atlanta Falcons.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are offering an extra $8 million to purchase a church property that sits at the site of a proposed $1 billion, retractable roof stadium that the NFL team wants to build, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said Friday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - For Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford, there was no time for a leisurely transition to the NFL.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have some of the most dynamic offensive players in the league.
NEW ORLEANS - Just like last season, Matt Ryan had the Atlanta Falcons achingly close to a late go-ahead touchdown against New Orleans at the Superdome. Once again, they could not finish the deal.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White isn't promising he'll be 100 percent for the Falcons' opener at the Saints on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan knows that being a quarterback comes with certain responsibilities.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons coach Mike Smith isn't terribly concerned that his offensive line and secondary had some big leaks in a preseason loss at Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Beating a team that played in the NFC championship game is nice in the preseason. Winning when both the Titans and Atlanta Falcons played their starters into the second half makes it even better.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans certainly are getting tested this preseason by one playoff team after another. And now they get to play Atlanta, a team that just missed a trip to the Super Bowl.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson is even more excited about the potential of the Atlanta Falcons' offense now that tight end Tony Gonzalez is back at practice. Jackson signed a three-year, free-agent contract as the NFL's active leading rusher in March for a myriad of reasons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - While the Atlanta Falcons hustled their way through a drill Tuesday, Tony Gonzalez grabbed a clipboard from an assistant coach, a bit perplexed about what was going on.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith was in a good mood after practice Saturday because his starting offense rolled Thursday night a 27-23 preseason loss at Baltimore, and it figures to get better Sunday with the return of Pro Bowl tight end Tony Gonzalez.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Sean Weatherspoon returned to Atlanta Falcons practice on Monday after sitting out a week because of a left finger injury.
ATLANTA - A jubilant Brian Banks described his preseason debut with the Atlanta Falcons as "better than any roller-coaster ride you can ever get on."
FLOWERY BRANCH, - The Atlanta Falcons' most glaring unanswered questions are on offense as they began a short practice week before their final preseason game against ...
ATLANTA - Rex Grossman, who hasn't taken a snap in an NFL game since 2011, could soon join the competition to be the backup for ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Matt Ryan has no plans to become a running quarterback.
ATLANTA - Tennessee rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota, whose first two drives ended with an interception and a fumble, recovered to lead a touchdown drive in the ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The start of the preseason schedule finds the Atlanta Falconsstill looking at different combinations on their new-look offensive line.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn isn't going to make comparisons to his old team.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Team owner Arthur Blank wants Julio Jones to be with theAtlanta Falcons his entire career.
BUFORD, Ga. - One week into training camp, first-year coach Dan Quinn is pleased theAtlanta Falcons haven't been hit with a major injury.
By CHARLES ODUM
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Devonta Freeman was more than willing to take up the slack when Atlanta Falcons rookie running back Tevin Coleman missed Wednesday ...
ATLANTA - After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiverJulio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive.
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