CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton is eager to break out of a four-game slump and the Atlanta Falcons could be exactly the opponent the fourth-year quarterback needs.
FLOWERY BRANCH - With the losses piling up for the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan felt the need to speak up.
The Atlanta Falcons ended their five-game losing streak by coming off their bye week with a tough approach up front.
TAMPA, Fla. - The Atlanta Falcons found relief from their struggles with another victory over the reeling Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Coach Mike Smith can't seem to pull the Atlanta Falcons from their two-year rut on the road.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons returned to work on Monday, a bit more upbeat after a week off.A look at the standings also gives them a reason to be hopeful.
Coach Mike Smith isn't shying away from criticism as the Atlanta Falcons fall apart for the second straight year.
LONDON - Matthew Stafford engineered the drive and Matt Prater finished it off.
LONDON - It's a long flight to England, and it'll be an even longer flight back for whichever team loses at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have placed center Peter Konz on injured reserve with a left knee injury, dealing their battered offensive line another devastating blow.
BALTIMORE - With each passing week, the Atlanta Falcons - and their offense in particular - have become progressively worse.
BALTIMORE - Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan, the two best quarterbacks to come out of the 2008 draft, see more of each other on the dinner circuit than on the football field.
Nobody expected Julio Jones and Roddy White to be a weak link in the Atlanta Falcons' offense.
Finishing strong is the ultimate goal for any football player.
The Atlanta Falcons have put themselves in quite a bind. Now, even though coach Mike Smith says nothing is off the table, don't look for a bunch of major changes.
Coach Mike Smith keeps searching for ways to fix the Atlanta Falcons, and nothing seems to work.
The Atlanta Falcons have placed starting cornerback Robert Alford on season-ending injured reserve with a broken wrist.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are headed for their second straight losing season.
ATLANTA - A loss is never a good thing.
Another Falcons practice without Julio Jones was followed by another vote of confidence from coach Mike Smith that the star wide receiver will make it back from his hip injury this week.
FLOWERY BRANCH - It's possible 5-8 never looked so good.
Falcons coach Mike Smith said Tuesday the "intention" is for wide receiver Julio Jones to play this week against Pittsburgh after hurting his hip in Monday night's loss at Green Bay.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Another big first half helped the Green Bay Packers withstand a furious rally by the desperate Atlanta Falcons.
An impressive win over Arizona's strong defense was a confidence-booster for running back Steven Jackson and the Falcons' offense.
FLOWERY BRANCH - At 5-7 and sporting the NFL's most leaky defense, the Atlanta Falcons look like a mismatch against Green Bay star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore says he has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for a crown-of-helmet hit on Arizona wide receiver Jaron Brown last week.
ATLANTA - The cost of the new Atlanta Falcons stadium has climbed to $1.4 billion.
The Atlanta Falcons are two games below .500.
ATLANTA - Getting a career day from Julio Jones, the Atlanta Falcons finally beat a team outside the anemic NFC South and remained in first place.
ATLANTA - Patrick Peterson says the Atlanta Falcons have more talent than their poor record shows.