FLOWERY BRANCH - Joey Harrington and Byron Leftwich both think they have a bright future in Atlanta.
ATLANTA - Mike Singletary would not elaborate Friday on his interest in pursuing the Atlanta Falcons head coach position for a second straight year. One year ago, Singletary - the San Francisco 49ers' assistant head coach - was a finalist in the Falcons' coach search. The Falcons instead hired Louisville coach Bobby Petrino, who this year quit after only 13 games to take the job at ...
FLOWERY BRANCH- Todd McClure spent the last three years feeling good about his job. The Atlanta Falcons' ninth-year center was the leader of an offensive line that blocked for the NFL's No. 1 rushing attack.
ATLANTA - A loss is surely not the way the Atlanta Falcons want to end their disappointing season. But if Seattle beats them at the Georgia Dome on Sunday, the Falcons could get a consolation prize: a higher position in the next NFL draft.
ATLANTA - Whether it's a close game or blowout, the Atlanta Falcons can't find a way to win. The latest setback, losing in overtime at Arizona, was the Falcons' sixth straight defeat. Players are so beaten down emotionally and physically that interim coach Emmitt Thomas gave them Monday off. Promoted to replace Bobby Petrino two weeks ago, Thomas told the team to focus on what went right ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Arizona Cardinals blew a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter. Boos echoed through the stadium.
GLENDALE, Ariz. - This disjointed, dysfunctional season can't end fast enough for the Atlanta Falcons. The Arizona Cardinals at least have a goal of finishing .500 if they beat the Falcons on Sunday and follow that up with a season-ending win at home over St. Louis. Atlanta, on the other hand, is like some battered prize fighter going down for the count. No wonder. The ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - If owner Arthur Blank hires a coach whose personality is directly opposite from Bobby Petrino's, DeAngelo Hall wants to return to the Atlanta Falcons next year.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Bill Parcells will not be joining the Atlanta Falcons as head of football operations. Parcells turned down the position, Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Wednesday in a statement. Blank said the team had an agreement in principle with Parcells, but after he told the Falcons he was considering an offer from the Miami Dolphins, negotiations fell through. "We gave it our best shot, and ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Steve Spurrier brought in new leaders to fire up South Carolina's defense and special teams. And the Gamecocks' head ball coach put himself on notice to improve, too.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Owner Arthur Blank has to wonder if the Atlanta Falcons' run of bad news will ever end. Bill Parcells' rejection Wednesday of Blank's offer to oversee football operations capped an embarrassing 10-day stretch for Atlanta.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Warrick Dunn doesn't want his career to end with a whimper. The three-time Pro Bowl running back, who last month became just the 22nd NFL player to rush for 10,000 career yards, has too much pride to leave the Atlanta Falcons in such disrepair.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Atlanta Falcons running back Warrick Dunn has been helping single mothers buy new homes for several years, but Tuesday he chose the first dad for his first "Home for the Holidays" venture in the city where he starred in college. Dunn, who played at Florida State between 1993 and 1996, presented a Tallahassee man and his four children with the keys to a new furnished, fully-stocked ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - One game as interim head coach was all Emmitt Thomas needed to evaluate the Atlanta Falcons.
NEW YORK - Roddy White and four other Atlanta Falcons were fined by the NFL for violating uniform regulations with tributes to Michael Vick during last week's Monday night game.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons have signed four NFL draft picks, including defensive ends Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga.
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