FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White knows better than most how the Atlanta Falcons' expectations have changed.
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Atlanta Falcons are very much aware of the amount of season ending injuries that have struck players from around the NFL just days into training camp.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Peter Konz had his proverbial baptism by fire as a rookie, starting 12 games at right guard for the Atlanta Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Ask Osi Umenyiora about playing in Atlanta and the Falcons' new defensive end smiles instantly.
FLOWERY BRANCH - It's been a relatively busy offseason for Tony Gonzalez, and not in a physical sense.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan is staying put as the Atlanta Falcons' quarterback.
ATLANTA - Rookie cornerback Desmond Trufant has signed a four-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons and was the first player to report for the start of training camp.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons tried four times to win a playoff game under coach Mike Smith before reaching the NFC championship game last season.
Single-game tickets for the Atlanta Falcons 2013 season will go on sale at 10 a.m. today, the team announced Tuesday. Single-game tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.atlantafalcons.com/tickets or www.ticketmaster.com.
ATLANTA FALCONS OPEN CAMP: Thursday, Flowery Branch LAST YEAR: 28-24 home loss to 49ers in NFC championship game kept Atlanta from reaching its second Super Bowl. Falcons won the NFC South with a 13-3 overall record and beat Seattle for first playoff win in five years with quarterback Matt Ryan and coach Mike Smith. Ryan set career highs with 4,719 yards passing, 32 TDs and 99.1 passer rating. IMPORTANT ADDITIONS: RB Steven Jackson, DE Osi ...
The Atlanta Falcons won't leave Hall County for training camp this summer. Not even for the team's annual Kia Motors Friday Night Lights scrimmage.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford aren't having an easy time learning how to play cornerback in the NFL.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson is still trying to feel his way through his first offseason with the Atlanta Falcons.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has won the 2013 Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.
ATLANTA - The board overseeing planning for a new Falcons stadium in downtown Atlanta gave the thumbs-up Tuesday to a design that invokes the giant bird's wings and would feature enormous windows showcasing views of the city.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons don't know if they'll be facing Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson says running the ball in the NFL requires patience and commitment.
LONDON - London is getting its first NFL day game, creating a new morning time slot for viewers in the United States.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith knows the value of a strong finish, even in a dismal season such as this one.
TORONTO - Falcons safety William Moore looked into the crowd in Toronto and began wondering whether he was back home in Atlanta.
LONDON - The NFL has announced the dates of its three regular-season games in London next year, with the Dallas Cowboys playing the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 10 on Nov. 9.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Terren Jones said Wednesday it will feel like another preseason game with the Falcons if he plays against the Bills on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons have sole claim to the NFC's worst record at 2-9, a dramatic decline for a team which owned the conference's best mark one year ago.
NEW YORK - The NFL has switched the Carolina Panthers' game at New Orleans against the Saints on Dec. 8 from early afternoon to an 8:30 ET kickoff on NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
ATLANTA - After four embarrassing weeks, the Atlanta Falcons were finally competitive.
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