FLOWERY BRANCH - New Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith continued to fill his staff Saturday with four additions, including receivers coach Terry Robiskie and defensive line coach Ray Hamilton, who previously worked with Smith in Jacksonville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Character. Loyalty. Integrity.
Last year is one the Atlanta Falcons and their fans would like to forget.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Brian VanGorder left South Carolina as defensive coordinator on Thursday to take the same job with the Atlanta Falcons.
Flowery Branch - The Atlanta Falcons today named Mike Mularkey the team's new offensive coordinator and Brian VanGorder Atlanta's defensive coordinator. Mularkey comes to the Falcons with a vast amount of coaching experience in the NFL, which includes two years as a head coach (Buffalo Bills) and two ...
RICHMOND, Va. - A man who sold a female pit bull to Michael Vick's dogfighting operation and attended some of the fights escaped prison time Friday because he cooperated with investigators and did not physically harm any of the dogs. Oscar Allen was sentenced to three years probation and fined $500 for his limited involvement in the Bad Newz Kennels dogfighting ring that operated out of Vick's 15-acre spread ...
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons say Mike Smith is everything they want in a head coach, no matter that he's never been one before.
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Falcons have zeroed in on Jacksonville defensive coordinator Mike Smith as the team's next coach, a person familiar with the search said today.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' search for a new head coach continued to focus on defensive assistants as Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier had his first interview with the team on Saturday. Frazier's interview came one day after Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mike Smith had his second meeting with the team. Smith previously talked with Falcons owner Arthur Blank before Friday's first meeting with the team's new ...
ATLANTA - The Falcons lost ne of the top candidates for their head coaching job when Jason Garrett decided Thursday to remain in Dallas as the Cowboys' offensive coordinator.
ATLANTA - Thomas Dimitroff knows how he wants the Atlanta Falcons to operate: just like his previous employer.
ATLANTA - One day after introducing their new general manager, the Atlanta Falcons got back to work trying to find a head coach Wednesday, meeting with Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Jason Garrett for the second time. Thomas Dimitroff, who was hired as GM last weekend, indicated the Falcons may have their man by the end of this week. If that's the case, Garrett and former Baltimore Ravens ...
ATLANTA - Tom Dimitroff was hired as general manager of the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, leaving his job as director of scouting for the unbeaten New England Patriots.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons appear to be close to hiring New England Patriots director of college scouting Tom Dimitroff as their general manager, but no deal has been signed, a Falcons official said Saturday. "We're talking," Falcons spokesman Reggie Roberts said. "Do we have a signed contract, which indicates we have a general manager? We don't have one." Roberts, who confirmed the talks are with Dimitroff, ...
ATLANTA - Roddy White, whose breakout season was perhaps the best thing to happen to the Atlanta Falcons in an otherwise dreary 2007, will be a big part of some new coach's plans for 2008.
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.
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.
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