ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons began a major overhaul Tuesday after a dismal season, signing three linemen at the start of free agency, re-signing defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux, and cutting former Pro Bowl safety Thomas DeCoud.
The Atlanta Falcons today announced they have promoted Mark Collins to outside linebackers coach and hired Andrew Thacker, a Gainesville High graduate, as a defensive assistant.
ATLANTA - Falcons running back Jason Snelling has retired, ending his seven-year career.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed Corey Peters, one of the team's three defensive tackles who were unrestricted free agents, to a one-year contract.
ATLANTA - Garrett Reynolds, who lost his starting job at right guard in 2013, has been released by the Atlanta Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have signed former offensive lineman Gabe Carimi.
NEW YORK - Longtime analysts Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will not return to CBS' "The NFL Today" pregame show.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been arrested on a warrant charging him with failing to appear in court.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have hired former Ravens longtime assistant Wade Harman as assistant offensive line coach.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have released two former longtime starters, cornerback Asante Samuel and linebacker Stephen Nicholas, from their defense.
NEW YORK - Ray Guy has become the first punter elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff, head coach Mike Smith and President & CEO Rich McKay have signed contract extensions, the team announced Monday in a press release.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons hired Scott Pioli as assistant general manager on Wednesday, reuniting him with GM Thomas Dimitroff.
ATLANTA - Tony Gonzalez has one more game to play after all.
It's your move, Thomas Dimitroff.
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.
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.
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