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  • Spot Crowded Behind Gonzalez at Tight End

    1 year, 8 months ago

    It’s rare when tight end coach Chris Scelfo would ever find a positive in Tony Gonzalez’s absence, but during a crucial year — when it’s a virtual certainty that Gonzalez’s career will come to an end at the conclusion of the season — Scelfo is enjoying the chance to get a closer look during offseason [...]

  • Gonzalez Launches Fitness App

    1 year, 8 months ago

    If you’ve ever looked at Tony Gonzalez and felt inconsequential in comparison, welcome to the club. But if you’ve looked at Gonzalez and found yourself interested in trying to get to Gonzalez’s level of fitness, the future Hall-of-Fame tight end has made it much easier to get on the road to health. Gonzalez launched a [...]

  • Another Falcon to Hit Top 100 Thursday

    1 year, 8 months ago

    The Falcons cracked the NFL Network’s list of Top 100 Players of 2013 last week when tight end Tony Gonzalez came in at No. 47. Another Falcon will be unveiled on the list Thursday night as the countdown continues with Nos. 40-31. The Top 100 Players of 2013 can be seen at 8 p.m. ET [...]

  • Konz, Hawley Set for Center Battle

    1 year, 8 months ago

    Training camp is usually when we start thinking about position battles, but when a void is created by a longstanding veteran’s retirement, it seems appropriate to bring up even during offseason training activities. The center position, long an afterthought because of the steadiness and reliability of Todd McClure for 12 seasons, is now up for [...]

  • Roddy Right Back at OTAs

    1 year, 8 months ago

    Offseason training activities are strictly a voluntary affair, although you’d find that a very, very good portion of the Falcons roster shows up for the workouts. Last week, wide receiver Roddy White wasn’t on-hand for the Wednesday session open to the media, but he was back this Wednesday, working with his teammates. “It’s great to [...]

  • Jackson Having Fun Learning to Be a Falcon

    1 year, 8 months ago

    It must be strange being a nine-year veteran and a new kid on the block at the exact same time. Steven Jackson — the Pro Bowl running back the Falcons added during the offseason — has spent months learning the playbook and the Falcons way of doing things, but in the second week of offseason [...]

  • Falcons To Be Featured On NBC Sports Thursday

    1 year, 8 months ago

    Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network has created a series to highlight faces of each NFL franchise called “Who’s On Your Team’s Mount Rushmore?” The coverage of the series began Monday and the Falcons will be featured on the show at 5 p.m. Thursday. Fans will have the opportunity to vote on ProFootballTalk.com for [...]

  • McClain Surprised Everyone in ’12, Even Lewis

    1 year, 8 months ago

    Falcons secondary coach Tim Lewis has a lengthy NFL resume that includes two stints as a defensive coordinator, both with the Steelers and Giants. He’s been around the league since 1995, so it’s rare — very rare — when he sees something he’s never seen before or when a player comes from nowhere to surprise [...]

  • Falcons Continue Focus on Heads Up Football

    1 year, 9 months ago

    Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith joined former Falcons linebacker Buddy Curry earlier this week to speak to parents at a Heads Up Parent Informational Session at Flowery Branch High School for the Flowery Branch Junior Falcons. Dimitroff and Smith welcomed parents and youth coaches in attendance and discussed the NFL’s [...]

  • Gonzalez Named No. 47 Player of 2013

    1 year, 9 months ago

    There were plenty of numbers surrounding Tony Gonzalez last year — 95, 97, 99, all numbers he used to describe his chances of retiring from the game after the Falcons’ loss in the NFC Championship game. More than a month after announcing his return, the number that matters today is 47 — the spot Gonzalez [...]

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