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.
ATLANTA - If there was ever a must-win game in October, this was it for the Atlanta Falcons.
ATLANTA - Devin Hester danced around the question, knowing that everyone wonders what he thinks - really thinks - about former teammate Jay Cutler.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Only two NFL running backs have more touchdowns than Atlanta's Antone Smith.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons are back in familiar surroundings for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears.
The Atlanta Falcons have signed wide receiver Freddie Martino from their practice squad to the active roster.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have improved their red zone efficiency, statistically speaking, from last year.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The Atlanta Falcons had everything in place to end their woes away from home.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - New York defensive coordinator Perry Fewell got the attention of the Giants earlier this week with a simple statement heading into the game with the Atlanta Falcons.
Osi Umenyiora still goes online to play video games against his buddy Victor Cruz.
When the Atlanta Falcons returned to practice Wednesday, it looked a bit like training camp.
The Atlanta Falcons are facing a dramatic overhaul on their offensive line after announcing Tuesday that injuries have ended the seasons for center Joe Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons' current stretch of road games would be a challenge even under ideal circumstances.
MINNEAPOLIS - Teddy Bridgewater got hurt before he could finish a fine first NFL start.
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.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan cringed on Wednesday when remembering his most recent games against Arizona's defense.
ATLANTA - More time-management issues. A blown lead in the fourth quarter. Another loss outside the NFC South.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are thrilled to be playing at home. Josh Gordon is excited to be playing anywhere.
Cornerback Desmond Trufant knows the Atlanta Falcons' secondary faces a major challenge as Josh Gordon returns this week for Cleveland.