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A View on How the Falcons Will Deal with the Salary Cap Issues in 2012

Football Outsiders is out and doing Division by Division looks at the salary cap and how it affects each team around the league. To see about the entire NFC South – click HERE Here’s the Falcons breakdown, and some of the background on how they think things will play out for the team. Estimated Cap […]

LB Curtis Lofton Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Falcons linebacker Curtis Lofton has been named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Wednesday. Lofton had 14 tackles and returned an interception 26 yards for a touchdown in the Falcons’ 45-24 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The 2008 second-round pick out of Oklahoma has a team-high 147 […]

Falcons at Saints Thursday Injury Report

Atlanta Did not participate: DE John Abraham (not injury related), TE Tony Gonzalez (not injury related), CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), C Todd McClure (not injury related), LB Stephen Nicholas (toe), RB Jason Snelling (illness), RB Michael Turner (groin) Limited participation: WR Harry Douglas (groin), CB Brent Grimes (knee), LB Curtis Lofton (ankle), DT Corey Peters […]

Falcons at Seahawks Friday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), DE Cliff Matthews (knee), LB Stephen Nicholas (calf), RB Jason Snelling (concussion) Questionable: WR Roddy White (thigh) Probable: T Sam Baker (ankle), CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring), LB Curtis Lofton (foot) Seattle Out: G Robert Gallery (groin) Doubtful: S Kam Chancellor (quadriceps), CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) Probable: OT Jarriel King […]

Falcons Giving LB Curtis Lofton More Leeway In Games In 2011

Dan Pompei of the National Football Post reports the Falcons are giving Curtis Lofton more responsibility on the field. After hearing about Lofton running the defense during lockout practices and seeing how he thinks like a coach, Falcons coaches decided to give the fourth year middle linebacker more leeway in games this year. Last year, […]

Are the Falcons the best team in the NFC?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Shz9zUfADBI My thoughts, response to Atlanta being dubbed the NFC’s best team: First things first, let’s give these “Dirty Birds” some props, they’ve earned it.  Let’s give them the respect they deserve, kudos they are due; especially the man calling the shots on the sidelines.  Mike Smith is an outstanding head coach.  No question about […]

Falcons-Eagles Preview

An opportunistic Falcons defense is getting help from youngsters like Lofton, Moore Q&A session with Eagles Gab Mike Burke: EaglesGab Mike Burke: Right now, the Falcons stand at 4-1 with their only loss coming in an overtime game. What are your impressions of the team at this point in the season? FalconsGab Russ Loede: My […]

LB Lofton and CB Tiller Sit Out Practice

A couple of Falcons sat out practice on Saturday as the team got down the business at training camp: Linebacker Curtis Lofton was held out of practice with a hamstring injury. Cornerback Tony Tiller injured his left ankle. The AJC updates their injuries as well as other parts of the camp HERE

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