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  • Players Lending Input Into New Coordinators’ Schemes

    2 years, 4 months ago

    The first day of 2012 Russell Athletic Atlanta Falcons Training Camp went about as smooth as can be considering the Falcons are continuing to hone and perfect new offensive and defensive schemes. The additions of new offensive and defensive coordinators in the offseason might sound like a huge wrench in the flow of things as [...]

  • Veteran Safety Chris Hope Eager to Lead

    2 years, 4 months ago

    With the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans, veteran safety Chris Hope had a close relationship with everyone in the organization — from coaches to scouts to grounds crew to cooks. He knew everyone, and everyone knew him. So his first day wearing red and black was a little bit odd for the 11-year veteran. [...]

  • Falcons Report for Camp, Eager to Hit the Field

    2 years, 4 months ago

    For linebacker Stephen Nicholas, Wednesday couldn’t come fast enough. But all the Falcons trickling into the team’s headquarters in Flowery Branch, reporting for 2012 Russell Athletic Training Camp, felt the same way. They’re just ready to hit the field. Nicholas, in particular, had to watch from the sidelines throughout OTAs and minicamp as an injury [...]

  • Stephen Nicholas, Lamar Holmes Cleared for Camp

    2 years, 4 months ago

    With the news of linebacker Lofa Tatupu being lost for the season with a pectoral injury comes the good news that the Falcons will return two players who weren’t able to participate during OTAs and minicamps due to injuries. Head coach Mike Smith confirmed Tuesday that linebacker Stephen Nicholas and rookie tackle Lamar Holmes have [...]

  • Smith Says LB Lofa Tatupu Will Miss Entire Season

    2 years, 4 months ago

    During the weekend, head coach Mike Smith announced that linebacker Lofa Tatupu suffered a pectoral injury during a recent workout. On Tuesday came more bad news, as Smith announced Tatupu’s season is over. “As you know, Lofa suffered a pectoral injury last week,” Smith said. “After further testing, it was determined that he would require [...]

  • Falcons Unveil Training Camp Sandwich

    2 years, 4 months ago

    What’s better than a nice meal of pulled pork, mac & cheese, cole slaw, onion rings and a nice side of bacon? Putting it all on one bun, that’s what. The Falcons and Aramark are bringing that culinary masterpiece to Russell Athletic Atlanta Falcons Training Camp, starting July 25, where fans visiting camp can get [...]

  • Nolan: Weatherspoon Can Be a Guy to Win Games For Us

    2 years, 5 months ago

    The selection in April 2010 of Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon has paid dividends for the Falcons in his first two years in the league, and heading into Year 3, the question looms: Are we just seeing the tip of the iceberg as far as what Spoon is capable of? Mike Nolan thinks so. The new [...]

  • Bosher Most Affected by Lockout During Rookie Season

    2 years, 5 months ago

    Perhaps one of the less-written-about storylines in professional football is the pressure a punter faces every time he steps out on the field. Naturally, the position isn’t exactly written about all the time. A good punter is like a good offensive lineman: You only hear about him if he’s suddenly not so good, and if [...]

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