FLOWERY BRANCH - Coach Mike Smith gave his Atlanta Falcons an important reminder about one of football's most basic principles: Playoff teams don't whiff on tackles.
So if any Atlanta players or assistant coaches think the Falcons can overlook fundamentals like technique and gap control, Smith knows their margin for error to earn an NFC playoff spot could be wasted.
December 17, 2008|
By George Henry
The Associated Press
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.