#AtlantaFalcons

  • Atlanta Falcons have fired all three coordinators!

    Offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian talks to reporters during media day prior to the NCAA Football National Championship Game on January 7, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. File photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo The Atlanta Falcons fired offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel and special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong, the team...
  • Falcons draft another Alabama receiver, Calvin Ridley

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) – The Atlanta Falcons went with another Alabama receiver for their offensive arsenal, picking Calvin Ridley with the 26th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night. Ridley will join Julio Jones to provide an additional deep target for quarterback Matt Ryan in an...
  • Falcons’ Matt Bryant agrees to 3-year contract extension

    ATLANTA – Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant will be with the team for a few more years. The franchise’s all-time leading scorer agreed to a three-year extension that will keep him from becoming a free agent on March 14. Bryant, 42, will remain with the Falcons through the 2020...
  • Falcons expect fixes to new stadium’s roof for 2018 season

    ATLANTA (AP) – The Atlanta Falcons expect the retractable roof on Mercedes-Benz Stadium to be “fully operational” for the 2018 season and next year’s Super Bowl. Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay told The Associated Press on Wednesday he expects the team to have more open-air home games in...
  • Falcons’ offensive coordinator Sarkisian to return in 2018

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) – Steve Sarkisian will return as the Atlanta Falcons’ offensive coordinator despite a decline in production in his debut 2017 season. Sarkisian has been the target of criticism as the Falcons, who lost at Philadelphia in the divisional round of the playoffs last week, fell short...
  • Falcons’ Matt Ryan misses practice Tuesday

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Matt Ryan was missing in action at Falcons practice Tuesday. That is obviously a cause for concern. The team is getting ready for their Divisional Playoff game which will be at Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, so it is unusual for him to miss any practice....
  • Falcons handle Rams to show they can protect lead

    LOS ANGELES – This time, there was no huge comeback to douse the Atlanta Falcons. They surely know better. Instead, the Falcons are headed to a date in Philadelphia for the NFC divisional playoffs after pasting the Los Angeles Rams, 26-13, at the L.A. Coliseum on Saturday night. Atlanta...
  • Falcons fans start petition to remove NFL officiating crew

    ATLANTA – The Atlanta Falcons were not able to score a touchdown in last Sunday’s game until there was 2:40 left on the clock. Many fans took to social media to voice their complaints against those officiating the game. The Falcons lost their Christmas Eve game to the Saints...
  • Falcons look to clinch playoff spot on the road against Saints

    ATLANTA – When Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman found the end zone on a 32-yard run with less than eight minutes to play in the Monday Night Football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Falcons looked as if they would go ahead and put the Buccaneers away in...