ATLANTA - In the midst of two losing seasons, the Atlanta Falcons tried to pump up the noise.
ATLANTA - The Falcons' financially conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving next year.
Jacob Tamme found the bigger offensive role he was looking for in Atlanta, where the Falcons were seeking a veteran tight end a year after the retirement of Tony Gonzalez.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed defensive end Kroy Biermann, who led the team in sacks last season.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons added defensive help from the free-agent market Thursday by signing defensive end Adrian Clayborn and cornerback Phillip Adams.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons added depth at wide receiver on Wednesday by signing free agent Leonard Hankerson, who fought two serious injuries in his four seasons with the Washington Redskins.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons fortified the middle of new coach Dan Quinn's defense Tuesday by signing free-agent linebackers Brooks Reed and Justin Durant.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed backup quarterback T.J. Yates.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons released wide receiver Harry Douglas, starting offensive guard Justin Blalock and defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi on Friday, a day after cutting running back Steven Jackson.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons on Thursday released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team couldn't recapture his 1,000-yard form that made him one of the league's top backs with the Rams.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have signed kicker Matt Bryant to a contract extension.
The Falcons' new offensive coordinator can't wait to get started with Matt Ryan.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Dan Quinn is looking to build a defense that plays "fast and physical" and an offense with balance as coach of the Atlanta Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.
ATLANTA - The NFL is trying to determine if the Atlanta Falcons pumped fake crowd noise into the Georgia Dome for home games the last two years.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said Friday he believes Missouri defensive end Shane Ray, whose toe injury kept him from participating in the NFL combine, will be ready for the start of the 2015 season.
NEW YORK - Among the Patriots' rewards for winning the Super Bowl is hosting the season opener.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Even the most established Falcons players are scrambling to make a good first impression with new coach Dan Quinn.
FLOWERY BRANCH - New Falcons coach Dan Quinn did more than just say hello to his players in the first team meeting this week.
The Atlanta Falcons will take on the Tennessee Titans, the New York Jets, the Miami Dolphins and the Baltimore Ravens in this season's 2015 preseason schedule, according to a press release sent Thursday by the team.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have waived safety Zeke Motta, who missed the 2014 season with a neck injury.
STOCKTON, Calif. - College football Hall of Famer, former NFL quarterback and war hero Eddie LeBaron Jr. has died. He was 85.
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