6:35 AM EDT, Sun October 21, 2018
11 hours ago
Tavecchio’s in town to kick it around

Tavecchio’s in town to kick it around

Giorgio Tavecchio’s been here and done that before, so it’s not like he’s new as the Falcons kicker except that, well, yeah, he’ll be very new as the Falcons kicker in Monday night’s game against the Giants because his first time didn’t really count.
12 hours ago

Oluokun turning sights and sounds into tackles

No confetti fell and there were no balloons nor kazoos last Sunday in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but Foyesade Oloukun’s breakout party happened even if you didn’t notice, and the Falcons plan to let their rookie linebacker keep making noise if he keeps hearing so well.
16 hours ago
Sanu back to practice, plans to play

Sanu back to practice, plans to play

Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu returned to practice Saturday, and he and head coach Dan Quinn expect him to play Monday night against the Giants as his injured hip continues to improve.
Oct 19, 2018
Julio’s happy to do double duty

Julio’s happy to do double duty

For Julio Jones it seemed like fun Friday as we learned more than usual about the Falcons wide receiver, perhaps because his weekly media conclave was bereft of questions about red zone targets or touchdowns not scored, and he got a chance to chat about his secret passion: bringing the wood.
Oct 19, 2018

Road to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta: NFL welcomes $2 hot dogs

An NFL executive laughed when asked in Atlanta on Friday if he could recall the last time hot dogs cost $2 at a Super Bowl.
Oct 19, 2018

Falcons look for more fumbles

When it comes right down to it, the Falcons are not forcing enough fumbles to make themselves happy, which is easy to understand considering they’ve only forced an opponent to put the football on the ground once in seven games.
Oct 19, 2018
Ridley’s role to increase for Falcons; Sanu uncertain

Ridley’s role to increase for Falcons; Sanu uncertain

Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley is expected to increase his participation in practice Friday, and defensive linemen Grady Jarrett and Derrick Shelby appear all the more likely to return to game action after their solid practices Thursday.
Oct 19, 2018

Falcons must tend to their ‘Barkley rules’ in MNF showdown with Giants

The bright lights of “Monday Night Football” return to Atlanta for the Falcons’ 43rd appearance on the once epic offering.
Oct 19, 2018
Manuel looking forward to the return of the ‘Truck Driver’

Manuel looking forward to the return of the ‘Truck Driver’

Falcons defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel couldn’t contain himself when thinking about the notion of getting defensive tackle Grady Jarrett back from his ankle injury.
Oct 19, 2018
Where to watch, listen or live stream Giants vs. Falcons

Where to watch, listen or live stream Giants vs. Falcons

What you should know about Monday’s NFL game between the New York Giants (1-5) and the Falcons (2-4):
Oct 19, 2018
5 things to know about the Braves on Friday

5 things to know about the Braves on Friday

The Braves’ season ended almost two weeks ago. They’ve since extended their manager Brian Snitker and most of his staff, while deciding to bring in a new pitching coach.
Oct 18, 2018

What Dan Quinn said as the Falcons return to practice on Thursday

Here’s what Dan Quinn had to say as the Falcons returned to practice on Thursday:
Oct 18, 2018
Jump-starting the run attack received extra attention

Jump-starting the run attack received extra attention

With the extra day to prepare for their Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants, the Falcons sounded the alarm for their rushing attack.
Oct 18, 2018
Hooper’s summer work with Ryan starting to pay dividends

Hooper’s summer work with Ryan starting to pay dividends

Falcons tight end Austin Hooper kept quarterback Matt Ryan’s cel number on speed dial over the offseason.
Oct 18, 2018
Weekend Predictions: Falcons win again as Yellow Jackets and Bulldogs lick wounds

Weekend Predictions: Falcons win again as Yellow Jackets and Bulldogs lick wounds

Georgia and Georgia Tech both have byes this week. That may be a bad thing for locals who need their fix, but I love it because I get more space to crow about my picks. The Bulldogs and Yellow Jackets let you down, but I didn’t.