ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons released quarterback Joey Harrington on Wednesday, leaving the team with only two quarterbacks as it prepares to address the position in the NFL draft.
The Associated Press ATLANTA - No matter how hard they tried to focus only on the future Monday, the Atlanta Falcons couldn't celebrate the additions of running back Michael Turner and three other free agents without paying due tribute to departed star Warrick Dunn. It was no surprise that the Falcons cut Dunn on Monday; the action was expected when Turner agreed to a six-year deal ...
ATLANTA - Michael Turner says he was won over by the Atlanta Falcons' aggressive efforts when he agreed to a six-year deal Sunday. "It was really the whole organization and what they're trying to do," Turner told The Associated Press on Sunday when asked what influenced his decision. "Everybody is fresh with a clean slate and trying to build things back up. ... I did ...
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons continued to court running back Michael Turner on Saturday while signing free-agent defensive backs Erik Coleman and Von Hutchins.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons backfield began to take shape Friday when the team re-signed quarterback Chris Redman and entertained free-agent running back Michael Turner.
INDIANAPOLIS - Overhearing an announcement that the Atlanta Falcons had called tails and won a coin flip to secure the third pick in the NFL draft, Matt Ryan interjected, "Tails never fails."
INDIANAPOLIS - The Atlanta Falcons won a coin toss for draft position on Friday, meaning they will pick third in the April 26 draft with Oakland fourth and Kansas City fifth.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Atlanta Falcons released four-time Pro Bowl tight end Alge Crumpler and six other players Friday in the first step of a major rebuilding job in the post-Michael Vick era.
MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL is asking federal court to vacate a judge's ruling allowing suspended quarterback Michael Vick to keep $16.5 million in bonuses. The NFL also wants to end the jurisdiction of U.S. District Judge David Doty over labor matters. Doty ruled earlier this month that the Atlanta Falcons would violate the NFL collective bargaining agreement if they tried to recover ...
ATLANTA - Alvin Reynolds, who previously worked with new Falcons coach Mike Smith in Jacksonville, has joined Smith's Atlanta staff as defensive backs coach.
ATLANTA - Former Georgia Southern defensive backs coach Joe Danna was named the Atlanta Falcons defensive quality control coach on Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS - Jailed quarterback Michael Vick can keep all but $3.75 million of the nearly $20 million in bonus money he received from the Atlanta Falcons following a ruling Monday by a federal judge.
FLOWERY BRANCH – Atlanta Falcons Assistant Head Coach Emmitt Thomas was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame today.
PHOENIX - Mike Smith faces plenty of challenges in his new job as coach of the Atlanta Falcons: finding a quarterback, beefing up the offensive and defensive lines, winning over a skeptical fan base still reeling from the Michael Vick debacle. But Friday, stopping by the Super Bowl media center for a meet-and-greet session, Smith's main obstacle was getting heard over a news conference for the NFL's gospel celebration, ...
ATLANTA - Former Georgia assistant coach Chris Scelfo is the latest addition to Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith's staff.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have signed four NFL draft picks, including defensive ends Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith tested Atlanta Falcons rookies with an overload of information in a short period of time.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Malliciah Goodman wasn't surprised to be asked about his long arms after his first practice with the Atlanta Falcons.
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