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  • Jones Following Lead of Umenyiora, Jackson

    1 year, 6 months ago

    It’s not often when a player from one side of the ball is able to influence someone from the other, but Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora has made quite the impression on wide receiver Julio Jones. During an interview over the weekend with FoxSports.com, Jones said he’s taken note of Umenyiora’s work ethic and is [...]

  • Ryan Not Affected By Changes in QB Room

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Matt Ryan has seen a lot of change in his professional career with the Falcons. From offensive coordinators to quarterback coaches to teammates, change seems to be a constant so far in Ryan’s six-year career. Perhaps one of the few other constants is current quarterbacks coach Glenn Thomas, who has been in the building — [...]

  • Falcons, USA Football To Hold Safety Clinic Saturday

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Former Atlanta Falcons linebacker and USA Football Master Trainer, Buddy Curry, will conduct a Heads Up Football Player Safety Coach clinic on Saturday, June 22 at Rock Creek Sports Complex in Dawsonville, Ga. Curry will instruct more than 20 Player Safety Coaches representing leagues throughout the state. This group will then teach Heads Up Football [...]

  • Coaching Staff Gets Another Look at Toilolo

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Falcons coaches were able to get a second look at fourth-round tight end Levine Toilolo this week as the rookie returned to Flowery Branch after completing his academic obligations at Stanford. Toilolo, who along with first-round pick Desmond Trufant missed most of voluntary offseason training activities to finish his degree, got to the Falcons’ headquarters [...]

  • Gonzalez Excused from Next Week’s Minicamp

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Head coach Mike Smith said Friday that veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez has been excused from next week’s mandatory veteran minicamp at Falcons headquarters in Flowery Branch. For the minicamp schedule and dates open to the public, click here.

  • Join Us Saturday for Grill With The Falcons

    1 year, 6 months ago

    The Mall of Georgia is hosting one of the greatest tailgate competitions of all time ever seen on planet Earth on Saturday, and you should be there. OK, apologies for the hyperbole, but beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Grill With The Falcons Built By The Home Depot will take place outside Mall of Georgia, with [...]

  • Jackson Using Diet to Prolong Career

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Falcons running back Steven Jackson is taking a page from the “Tony Gonzalez Book of Playing Forever” as the new ball carrier is using his diet to keep himself as fresh as he can. Speaking with CBSSports.com’s Pete Prisco earlier this week during OTAs, Jackson said he’s gone gluten-free and he believes it’s going to [...]

  • Matthews Impressing So Far in Year 3

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Seventh-round selections are always a low-risk gamble. Sure, there’s plenty of solid talent that comes out of the last round of the NFL Draft, but expectations for players selected then are relatively short. In preparation for his third season with the Falcons, seventh-round defensive end Cliff Matthews is looking to be quite the payoff so [...]

  • Smith Confident Spoon, Nic Will Return for Minicamp

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Head coach Mike Smith was asked about linebackers Sean Weatherspoon and Stephen Nicholas on Tuesday, as the two veterans have spent OTAs conspicuously on the sideline while the team works on the field, and the news sounds good. The two linebackers have been held out with injuries, but Smith said Tuesday that he thinks the [...]

  • Toilolo to Return; Maponga Out Til Camp

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Head coach Mike Smith gave a few updates about a couple of rookies after Tuesday’s OTAs session in Flowery Branch. Tuesday, first of all, saw the return of rookie cornerback and first-round pick Desmond Trufant after he finished his degree at Washington. Smith said fourth-round TE Levine Toilolo was finishing his degree at Stanford on [...]

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