FLOWERY BRANCH - Before breaking out with his first 100-yard rushing game in more than a year last week, Warrick Dunn appeared on the verge of yielding first-string honors in Atlanta to Jerious Norwood. Instead, Dunn solidified his starting status with 27 carries for 100 yards in a win over San Francisco. He also moved closer to 10,000 yards for his career. Dunn didn't have to be reminded Wednesday ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Jonathan Babineaux expressed relief on Wednesday after he was cleared of a felony animal cruelty charge that could have sent the Atlanta Falcons' defensive tackle to prison. "I'm just happy the whole situation is over with," Babineaux said. "It's been a long process. I've been waiting it out and it's finally over." Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter said Wednesday he dismissed the charges ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Coach Bobby Petrino cracked a slight grin when asked about the Atlanta Falcons' first NFC victory.
ATLANTA - Vernon Davis hauled in the hurried pass from Alex Smith and saw nothing but end zone. Chris Crocker didn't give up, though, and his shoestring tackle wound up saving a rare win for the Atlanta Falcons. Crocker tripped up Davis at the 1, Lawyer Milloy threw the 49ers for a loss on the next play and Atlanta held on Sunday for an ugly ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - So much is right in Jamaal Anderson's life as a professional football player.
FALCONS GAME AGAINST 49ERS ON SUNDAYAT GEORGIA DOME WILL BE BLACKED OUT FLOWERY BRANCH – The Atlanta Falcons today announced that tickets remain for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers and accordingly, the game will be blacked out locally in Atlanta. <span style="font-family: ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - DeAngelo Hall made it through Day 1 of his media blackout. "I ain't doing nothing the rest of the season," the Atlanta Falcons cornerback said Wednesday when approached by a reporter. "I'm done talking."
FLOWERY BRANCH - On that giddy day nine months ago, which now seems more like nine years, Bobby Petrino bragged he was getting one of the best coaching jobs in the NFL. At the time, it didn't sound so far-fetched.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Trey Lewis spent the last three months learning the nuances of nose tackle from Grady Jackson. When Lewis looked around the Atlanta Falcons' locker room on Thursday, his 350-pound mentor was just a distant memory.
FLOWERY BRANCH - DeAngelo Hall plans to give it his all the rest of the season. He wonders if the Atlanta Falcons are making the same commitment. The Pro Bowl cornerback went off on his team Wednesday - specifically coach Bobby Petrino and the front office - after the Falcons (1-6) released defensive tackle Grady Jackson during the bye week. "I don't know what kind of message ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons quarterback Byron Leftwich underwent surgery on his right ankle Wednesday and will be out three to four weeks, giving Joey Harrington another chance as the starter. In his first start for the Falcons, Leftwich sustained a high ankle sprain against New Orleans in a 22-16 loss Sunday. The surgical procedure will help speed the recovery process, coach Bobby Petrino said. <font ...
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons limped into their bye week all banged up.
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - Former Atlanta Falcons tight end Jim Mitchell died Saturday after suffering an apparent heart attack. He turned 60 on Friday.
NEW ORLEANS - Call him Reggie "The Bruiser" Bush. People know the flashy Heisman Trophy winner out of Southern Cal by all those highlights of him cutting, spinning and sprinting away from people in the open field.
NEW ORLEANS - If there were ever a game for Joe Horn to get his mojo back, this would be it.
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Atlanta Falcons announced today that they have signed cornerback Robert Alford. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Flowery Branch - Matt Ryan spoke almost in hushed tones whenever the issue of a new contract came up on Tuesday at OTAs.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones says their offense could be unstoppable in 2013.
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