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  • Injured Players Will Be Ready By Week 1

    1 year, 3 months ago

    As the preseason draws to a close this week, questions linger about players who suffered injuries during the exhibition slate and head coach Mike Smith was quick to put concerns to rest after Monday’s practice. Smith announced that Roddy White (ankle), Asante Samuel (thigh), Peria Jerry (jaw) and Matt Bryant (back) will all be ready [...]

  • Falcons Mailbag: Defensively Focused

    1 year, 3 months ago

    In this week’s mailbag, we focus a bit more on the defensive side of the ball while tackling the Falcons’ red zone efficiency during the preseason loss to the Titans to start things out: Answer: Great question, Alex, and it allows me to bring up an important point about the preseason — specifically the third [...]

  • Jackson, Run Game Heat Up Against Ravens

    1 year, 3 months ago

    The Falcons have shifted in recent years to throwing the ball more, what with Pro Bowl wide receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones, and future Hall-of-Famer Tony Gonzalez in the mix offensively. But, clearly, the pickup of Steven Jackson in the offseason was a significant sign that the Falcons see the run game as important, [...]

  • White Leaves Game, Status Unknown

    1 year, 3 months ago

    Wide receiver Roddy White left Thursday night’s game with an ankle injury, it was announced in the press box at M&T Bank Stadium. White’s return to the Falcons’ second preseason game of the year was questionable. “I haven’t had a chance to speak in depth with Roddy,” head coach Mike Smith said after Thursday’s game. [...]

  • Falcons Countdown to Camp: WRs, TEs

    1 year, 4 months ago

    Russell Athletic Atlanta Falcons Training Camp is around the corner, beginning July 25, and AtlantaFalcons.com will take you through some of the need-to-know information for all position groups, including additions, departures and key battles. WIDE RECEIVERS The Falcons boast one of the best wide receiving tandems in the league with Roddy White and Julio Jones, [...]

  • Jackson Blogs About Experience With Falcons So Far

    1 year, 5 months ago

    If you’re interested in an unfiltered look at the Falcons through the eyes of a player, go ahead and bookmark www.sj39.com, where Falcons running back Steven Jackson provides regular blog updates. At the end of last week’s mandatory veteran minicamp, Jackson posted about his experience with his new team so far and raved about his [...]

  • VOTE: Matt’s Top Option – Roddy or Julio?

    1 year, 5 months ago

    NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks pondered the age-old teammate vs. teammate question: If teammates were put head-to-head, which would come out on top? Featured in his thoughts are Falcons wide receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones — darn near a perfect pair for this rhetorical scenario. White has the numbers and the experience, while Jones has the [...]

  • Another Falcon Set for Top 100

    1 year, 5 months ago

    NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2013 list rolls on Thursday night, starting at 8 p.m. ET, as another Falcons player will be unveiled between Nos. 20-11. Three Falcons have already made the Top 100 list. Tony Gonzalez was the first Falcon to make the list at No. 47, followed by Roddy White at No. [...]

  • Roddy Right Back at OTAs

    1 year, 5 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 [...]

  • Gonzalez Named No. 47 Player of 2013

    1 year, 6 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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