Falcons coach Dan Quinn is looking forward to the return of safeties Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen. He's was also pleased with the addition of defensive tackle Tyeler Davison, defensive end Adrian Clayborn and safety J.J. Wilcox. He also noted that one of the unintended consequences of last season was the rapid development of linebacker Foye Oluokun.
The second annual Quarterback Coaching Summit was held Monday and Tuesday in Atlanta. The coaching clinic was held to help minority coaching candidates from the pro and college ranks prepare for their careers and possibly become NFL head coaches.
Falcons cornerback Isaiah Oliver discusses his move into the starting lineup. Left tackle Jack Matthews started as a rookie and plans to help rookie guard Chris Lindstrom and rookie tackle Kaleb McGary get ready for the season. Wide receiver Julio Jones discusses his contract situation.
Falcons guard James Carpenter has started in 97 games and played in 103 since being taken in the first-round of the 2011 NFL draft. He's played with Seattle and the New York Jets. The Augusta native is looking forward to his first season with the Falcons.
With Tampa Bay in the news this week, it made sense to take a walk around the NFC South and see how the Falcons' opponents tried to improve this offseason. We look at their key moves and drafts as the teams are in Phase 3 of the offseason.
Falcons owner Arthur Blank shed some light on how he feels about the direction of the team after going 7-9 last season in the wake of a national reporter writing that he kept hearing that Blank was "restless" in Atlanta. Also, head coach Dan Quinn drops by to set the stage for the rest of the offseason.
We graded the Falcons first round of the draft in a blog and one of the executives told us about an team incident that Kaleb McGary and we asked him about it. He didn't want to the discuss the situation.
The Falcons own the 14th pick in the NFL Draft and may select an offensive linemen. Do you trust them considering their draft track record under general manager Thomas Dimitroff? We look at other options (trading up) and hear from tight end Austin Hooper and linebacker De'Vondre Campbell.
Since Dan Quinn arrived in Atlanta, the Falcons have taken at least one player in each draft from LSU and this year will likely be no different. LSU's Greedy Williams is the top rated cornerback in the draft and should be available with the Falcons pick with the 14th overall pick.
The Falcons have focused on getting better in the trenches, but the CBA limits contact and has led to glorified iron-sharpens-iron practices. The Falcons need to find if their line is sturdy enough by holding joint practices with another team. Also, a look to who's on the Falcons' draftboard and a review of the exhibition schedule.
Owner Arthur Blank said that DT Grady Jarrett and WR Julio Jones will be "Falcons for Life." But will the $15.2 million franchise tag preclude Jarrett from attending Phase I of the team's offseason program, which is set to start April 15.
The owners passed a rule to to make offensive and defensive pass interference and non-calls reviewable in the final two minutes of the first half and second half on a trial basis for one year. The rule passed 31-1, with only the Bengals in dissent.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff covered a lot of ground during his interview with the media at Georgia's Pro Day. He discusses the free agent signings, Georgia players, Grady Jarrett, Julio Jones and the upcoming NFL draft.
The Falcons have elected to add offensive help in free agency. With the NFL draft just over a month away, they can know turn their full attention to their draft board, visits and workouts from prospects.
The Falcons placed the $15.209 million franchise tag on defensive tackle Grady Jarrett and that left the team with several issues to deal with. We discuss those issues and have some special guests to help us to start getting ready for the NFL draft.
Falcons coach Dan Quinn did not want to use injuroies as an excuse for the teams' 7-9 record in 2018 and plans to have a 'edgy' team in 2019. General manager Thomas Dimitroff discusses how tough it is to scout collegiate offensive linemen.