FLOWERY BRANCH – Atlanta Falcons first round (21st overall) draft selection, offensive lineman Sam Baker, has agreed to terms on a contract and will be present at the team's first training camp practice tomorrow morning.
FLOWERY BRANCH, GA – The Atlanta Falcons today signed offensive lineman Michael Butterworth, linebacker Coy Wire and cornerback Blue Adams. The Falcons also placed defensive tackle Trey Lewis on the active/non-football injury list, placed offensive tackle Renardo Foster on the active/physically unable to perform list, waived-injured offensive lineman Pat McCoy, reached an injury settlement with linebacker Travis Williams and waived cornerback Glenn Sharpe. Butterworth, 6-7, 298 pounds, was originally ...
Flowery Branch – The Atlanta Falcons today named Georgia Force head coach Doug Plank to the coaching staff. Plank will serve as a seasonal coaching assistant and will be assigned to special projects as well as keeping his current head coaching position with the Force."When you can add a coach of Doug Plank's caliber, it's going to strengthen your staff and ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Michael Vick was busted. Bobby Petrino was a bust.
ATLANTA - Matt Ryan will be without former Boston College teammate Tony Gonzalez when the Atlanta Falcons open training camp this month.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are still negotiating with two draft picks after signing linebacker Robert James to a four-year contract.
The Atlanta Falcons signed fifth round (138th overall) draft selection, linebacker Robert James on Tuesday to a four-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Jonesboro native Harry Douglas grew up cheering for the Falcons and looking up to players like Andre Rison. Now suiting up in the same colors as his former football idols, Douglas impressed coaches in the team's post-draft workouts, and the 23-year-old wide receiver is battling for the No. 3 spot on the depth chart behind starters Roddy White and Laurent Robinson. As part of a series introducing the Falcons rookies, Douglas spoke with ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Suspended and imprisoned NFL quarterback Michael Vick filed for bankruptcy protection Monday - a move designed to allow him to hold his real estate and other assets before a former agent begins collecting on a recent court judgment.
The Atlanta Falcons will be back in Flowery Branch before the month is finished.
Even though he started every game he played in at the University of Arizona, Wilrey Fontenot lived in the shadow of Antoine Cason, a first-round draft pick in April's NFL draft. But he didn't let himself slip through the cracks. By taking advantage of the extra opportunities he got on Saturdays, Fontenot proved he could handle being tested and finished his Wildcat career with seven interceptions and more than 170 tackles. The Falcons ...
At 16-years-old, Robert James was an unhappy cornerback at Maryvale High School in Glendale, Ariz.. In fact, he was so disgruntled he almost walked away from the game during his junior year. But eventually he learned to embrace the defensive side of the ball, and sticking with it has paid off. A fifth-round pick in April's NFL draft, James is now fighting for a spot on the Atlanta Falcons depth chart. He ...
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Atlanta Falcons today signed fifth round (154th overall) draft selection, defensive end Kroy Biermann to a four-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Biermann, 6-3, 241 pounds, played in 52 career games at the University of Montana and totaled 220 tackles, 32 sacks (the second most in school history), 45 tackles ...
ATLANTA - For the second time in seven days, the Atlanta Falcons are cutting loose a recent draft pick.
When the call finally came, everyone got quiet.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The ugliest low points of a miserable season for Matt Ryan and the Falcons have come on the road.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White is beginning to perform like an elite receiver again - just in time for a final visit to one of his favorite stadiums.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons coach Mike Smith hopes his defense is finally starting to understand how to create takeaways.
ATLANTA - From Washington's first possession to the decisive play in the final minute, Atlanta's defense kept finding ways to get its hands on the ball.
ATLANTA - The Redskins, awash in chaos and controversy, may find comfort in the reminder they're not alone in their first-to-worst misery.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Nolan knows his second season as Falcons defensive coordinator has been a borderline disaster.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons are giving rookies bigger roles, especially on defense, down the stretch of a lost season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter isn't saying much about his recent interview with Boise State.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White says the Falcons' 10th loss was especially painful.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon took a knee to catch his breath after his lumbering 71-yard interception return for a touchdown.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons don't know if they'll be facing Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Sunday.
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