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  • 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 [...]

  • Palmer Visits Serbia to Teach, but Ends Up Learning More

    2 years, 5 months ago

    The way Falcons tight end Michael Palmer talks about his recent “summer vacation” story, it’s quite apparent that it affected him on a very deep level. Earlier this month, he took a week off from voluntary OTAs in Flowery Branch to travel to the Eastern European country of Serbia with five football coaches and his [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Falcons Cheerleader Barely Misses USA Olympic Team

    2 years, 5 months ago

    Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader Kat M. finished fifth in the women’s trials in pole vault for the US track & field team Sunday night, barely missing out on making the team for the London Olympics in August. Kat, who has only been pole vaulting for a handful of years after being discovered at Clemson, said last [...]

  • Halls of Fame Getting Crowded with Falcons

    2 years, 5 months ago

    This has been a big two weeks for the Falcons as far as hall-of-fame inductions go. Last week, quarterback Chris Redman was inducted into the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame, alongside former players Mo Moorman, Dan Neal, Bubba Paris and Rob Bironas. Redman was drafted in the third round by the Baltimore Ravens, where [...]

  • Dimitroff Named Horrigan Award Winner by PFWA

    2 years, 5 months ago

    Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff was named the 2012 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America, it was announced Thursday, for making himself consistently available to local and national media. Dimitroff is the 39th winner of the Horrigan Award and is the first NFL general manager since 2006 and third member [...]

  • Cheerleader Hopes to Vault Into Olympics

    2 years, 5 months ago

    Rookie Falcons cheerleader Kat M. will be spending her summer doing more than just learning choreography for the upcoming season. This week, she’ll be traveling to Eugene, Ore., to hopeful fulfill what has been a lifelong dream of hers. Kat is participating in the USA Track and Field Olympic Team Trials this week at the [...]

  • Blalock Conducts Atlanta Symphony During Concert

    2 years, 5 months ago

    Falcons guard Justin Blalock has a passion for music and he showed it off Thursday night in Atlanta as he guest-conducted John Williams’ Raiders March (the Indiana Jones theme song) with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra during its side-by-side concert at the Woodruff Arts Center. Blalock recently became the voice of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s “When [...]

  • QB Coach: OTAs Good to Ryan, Jones

    2 years, 5 months ago

    After the Falcons’ session of OTAs last week, wide receiver Julio Jones made a big deal out of the difference he’s experienced this year with an offseason program as opposed to last year, when he was at the mercy of the lockout that all but wiped away offseason training programs for teams. Jones marveled at [...]

  • Wounded Vets, Falcons Spend a Day on the Lake

    2 years, 5 months ago

    Tuesday afternoon was full of beautiful weather and great company on Lake Lanier in Buford, Ga., for the fifth annual Fishing with the Falcons event, which say the 2012 Rookie Club and several veteran players take time out of their week to fish with and pay tribute to wounded military veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. [...]

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