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Falcons make roster cuts

The Atlanta Falcons released tight end Ben Hartsock, cornerback Von Hutchins and defensive end Willie Evans Tuesday.

Hartsock and Hutchins were signed as free agents by Atlanta last season. Hartsock competed in 11 contests while contributing with three receptions for 26 yards last year. Hutchins missed the 2008 campaign after being placed on injured reserve with a foot injury prior to the start of the regular season.

September 01, 2009 | From staff, wire reports | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons acquire help for secondary

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons acquired cornerback Tye Hill on Tuesday in a trade with the St. Louis Rams in exchange for an undisclosed 2010 draft selection.

Hill, 5-foot-10, 185 pounds, enters his fourth season in the NFL after being selected as a first round (15th overall) draft choice by the Rams in 2006. A starter in 21 of 28 career games played, he has totaled 94 tackles (79 solo), four interceptions, 15 passes defensed, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble.

September 01, 2009 | From staff reports | Atlanta Falcons


Smith says Falcons' defensive woes are 'correctable'

FLOWERY BRANCH - Safety Erik Coleman knew the Atlanta Falcons would grimace when they watched film Monday.

September 01, 2009 | By George Henry The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons cut three to get down to 75 players

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have released defensive tackles Jason Jefferson and Tywain Myles and long snapper Robert Shiver.

August 30, 2009 | From staff reports | Atlanta Falcons


Redman's late TD toss gives Falcons win

ATLANTA - San Diego's Philip Rivers led touchdown drives in two of his three possessions in his first game since signing a contract extension, before the Atlanta Falcons' backups rallied to beat the Chargers 27-24 in an exhibition game Saturday night.

August 29, 2009 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Smith impressed with Sidbury's sacks

FLOWERY BRANCH - Lawrence Sidbury says he wants to learn how to be a great NFL pass rusher.

August 27, 2009 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Ryan excited to play more

FLOWERY BRANCH - This time last year, Matt Ryan was a wide-eyed rookie with a limited understanding on the NFL.

August 27, 2009 | By George Henry The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons still ironing out defensive starters

FLOWERY BRANCH - Coach Mike Smith is still waiting for two starters to win jobs on the left side of the Atlanta Falcons' defense.

August 25, 2009 | By George Henry The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Atlanta Falcons: Redman stays ready

FLOWERY BRANCH - As a resident of the nearby Lake Lanier Islands, Chris Redman has shown Matt Ryan the right way to fish in fresh water.

August 25, 2009 | By George Henry The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons' RB likes team makeup this season

FLOWERY BRANCH - No player carried the ball more than Michael Turner last season and no NFC team ran more than the Atlanta Falcons.

August 24, 2009 | By George Henry The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons notch first preseason win

ST. LOUIS - Atlanta Falcons starters were flawless. St. Louis Rams starters had no answer, even against the second-stringers.

August 21, 2009 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Lofton looking to lead at linebacker for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH - From the time the Atlanta Falcons made Tommy Nobis their first draft pick in 1966, the franchise has always had a long-term leader at linebacker.

August 19, 2009 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons still looking for starter to emerge

FLOWERY BRANCH - Chris Owens isn't kidding about the informational overload facing most NFL rookies.

August 18, 2009 | By Charles Odum The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Injury leaves Falcons seeking special teamers

FLOWERY BRANCH - Eric Weems, a third-year reserve who played in six regular season games last year for the Atlanta Falcons, won't buy into the addage that NFL preseson games are boring.

August 17, 2009 | By George Henry The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Late field goal beats Falcons in preseason opener

DETROIT - Matthew Stafford took his first snap as a pro and perfectly executed a play-action pass.

August 15, 2009 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


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Putnam: In a game of inches, Goodell can't afford to give Belichick any

Bill Belichick would use a Ferrari to win a soap box derby if he thought he could get away with it.

January 21, 2015 | Jared Putnam | Atlanta Falcons


Atlanta Falcons' 2nd interview with Quinn 'went very well'

ATLANTA - Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn's second interview with the Falcons appears to have strengthened his chances of becoming Atlanta's next coach.

January 20, 2015 | By Charles Odum Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Putnam: Atlanta Falcons set to gamble big on Dan Quinn

The Seahawks' miracle comeback on Sunday means the Falcons won't be able to officially begin their honeymoon phase with Dan Quinn for a couple more weeks.

January 20, 2015 | Jared Putnam | Atlanta Falcons


Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan added to Pro Bowl

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is headed to the Pro Bowl.

January 19, 2015 | For The Times | Atlanta Falcons


Falcons have second interview scheduled with Seattle's Quinn

ATLANTA - Seattle's NFC championship game win won't stop the Atlanta Falcons from talking with Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.

January 18, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


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