The Falcons were given the unusual go-ahead to tackle to the ground on the first day of full pads in training camp, and even rookie Prince Shembo could see that players were too excited to finally be hitting.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons won't be easing their way into this season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have waived wide receiver Darius Johnson.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a four-year extension with receiver Roddy White on the eve of training camp on Thursday.
ATLANTA - Mike Smith didn't like seeing the Atlanta Falcons pushed around in 2013.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have added depth and experience at linebacker by signing former Colts starter Pat Angerer.
While the Atlanta Falcons have wrapped up mini-camp, training camp in Flowery Branch is just a month away. Hard to believe, right?
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan likes to hang out with family and friends, play golf and take a vacation or two in the offseason.
The Atlanta Falcons have traded linebacker Akeem Dent to the Houston Texans for quarterback T.J. Yates, the team announced Wednesday night. The club has also agreed to terms with free agent linebacker Tim Dobbins.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Losing linebacker Sean Weatherspoon to a season-ending injury has caused a ripple effect throughout Atlanta's defense.
The Atlanta Falcons will be featured on HBO Sports' award-winning documentary series "HARD KNOCKS", the club announced today.
Coach Mike Smith believes additions to the Falcons' defense through free agency and the draft have made the unit better able to overcome a key injury.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles tendon on Tuesday and will miss the 2014 season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - For Julio Jones, eight months away from football "feels like an eternity."
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.
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.