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  • 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 [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • Cheerleaders Reveal New Uniform Tops

    2 years, 5 months ago

    The Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders will be sporting a new look at some games in 2012 as they have replaced their white jersey tops with a solid punch of red with their new uniform tops. “We’re really excited. We’ve added more bling and we’ve added more color,” cheer coordinator Chato Hendrix said. “This year, we’ve added [...]

  • Hill Expects O-Line to Earn Reputation

    2 years, 5 months ago

    It wasn’t too long ago when the Falcons offensive line was in the spotlight of the biggest game of the year. While the group of guys that make up the unit prefer to keep a low profile, one of the best defensive ends in the game spoke up about them and it wasn’t pretty. It [...]

  • Jones Debuts New Do, Feels Better with Ryan

    2 years, 5 months ago

    It wasn’t long ago when Julio Jones took the offseason by storm, cutting off his patented dreadlocks in a dramatic online video that spread like wildfire throughout circles of Falcons fans. With the new look, Jones stepped in front of the media after Wednesday’s OTAs session to discuss the decision, which was one hot topic. [...]

  • Still Rising Up

    2 years, 5 months ago

    Two years ago when actor Samuel L. Jackson first stepped into the Georgia Dome to shoot the first “Rise Up” commercial spot, he never thought he’d be back doing another version two years later. But there he was Saturday, at the Falcons’ team headquarters in Flowery Branch, Ga., shooting a couple of particularly powerful TV [...]

  • You See What They See

    2 years, 5 months ago

    For as long as instant replay has been in effect in the NFL, once a challenge has been issued by a coach, the head official saunters to a private booth and no one in the stadium really knows what he’s looking at before making a ruling on a play. No longer. One of the biggest [...]

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