Maurice Hector just wanted to come out and get some fresh air when the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation held a Falcons Fitness Zone Wednesday at the Positive Place Boys & Girls Club in Gainesville.
Matt Ryan, the quarterback the Falcons selected third in April's NFL draft has been the talk of the team's rookie class But Sam Baker, the team's other first-round draft choice, could see the field first. As part of a series introducing the Falcons rookies, Baker, a three-time All-American offensive tackle from USC, spoke with Times sports editor Brent Holloway recently about his thoughts during the draft, the wealth of talent at his ...
ATLANTA - For the second time in eight years, the Atlanta Falcons opened the vault and dropped a ton of cash on a franchise quarterback.
Flowery Branch – The Atlanta Falcons today signed free agent tight end Brad Listorti. Listorti, 6-4, 255 pounds, is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts where he competed in 31 games and logged 39 receptions for 608 yards and four touchdowns. He earned Atlantic 10 third-team honors in ...
ATLANTA - Matt Ryan has signed a six-year, $72-million contract with the Atlanta Falcons.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons signed former Georgia Tech safety Jamal Lewis and two more rookie free agents on Monday and released linebacker Earl Everett and safety Nick Turnbull.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Forget a southern version of Thunder and Lightning, at least for now.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Rookie running back Thomas Brown spent his first three days as a professional football player doing what most rookies do - acclimating to the surreal life.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Chad Hall hopes he made a big impression on the Falcons coaches - and that they have a long memory.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Just in time for Matt Ryan, the pride of Boston College, to become the Atlanta Falcons' new hope at quarterback, former Falcons star Jessie Tuggle showed up at minicamp on Saturday wearing a Boston College cap.
ATLANTA - Matt Ryan will have his first chance to prove he can be more than just another clipboard-toting rookie observer when the new Atlanta Falcons quarterback participates in a three-day minicamp beginning today in Flowery Branch.
FLOWERY BRANCH - There were signs Saturday that Atlanta Falcons No. 7 jerseys may become yesterday's fashion.
The Associated Press ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons linebacker Michael Boley was charged with battery after his wife accused him of becoming "physical" after an argument. Boley, 25, was arrested Saturday at his Dacula home and released on $1,200 bond for the misdemeanor. The Gwinnett County Police Department issued a release but not a full report Monday, saying officers were called to the home following ...
The Atlanta Falcons have signed former Georgia defensive end Brandon Miller and six more undrafted rookies.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson says running the ball in the NFL requires patience and commitment.
LONDON - London is getting its first NFL day game, creating a new morning time slot for viewers in the United States.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith knows the value of a strong finish, even in a dismal season such as this one.
TORONTO - Falcons safety William Moore looked into the crowd in Toronto and began wondering whether he was back home in Atlanta.
LONDON - The NFL has announced the dates of its three regular-season games in London next year, with the Dallas Cowboys playing the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 10 on Nov. 9.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Terren Jones said Wednesday it will feel like another preseason game with the Falcons if he plays against the Bills on Sunday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons have sole claim to the NFC's worst record at 2-9, a dramatic decline for a team which owned the conference's best mark one year ago.
NEW YORK - The NFL has switched the Carolina Panthers' game at New Orleans against the Saints on Dec. 8 from early afternoon to an 8:30 ET kickoff on NBC's "Sunday Night Football."
ATLANTA - After four embarrassing weeks, the Atlanta Falcons were finally competitive.
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