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Falcons Need to be Aware of Speed on KC Defense

The Kansas City Chiefs are bruised, battered and befuddled on defense. One Pro Bowl linebacker, Tamba Hali, will miss this weekend’s opener while he serves a one game suspension. Another, Derrick Johnson, is listed as questionable on the injury report and has been limited in practice all week. Also questionable are starters Brandon Flowers and […]

Falcons Bring Back Franks, Waive Injured Receiver Toone

Less than a week after being a surprise cut from camp, Dominique Franks has returned to the Atlanta Falcons. Franks officially rejoined the Falcons late last night when receiver Tim Toone was waived with an injury. Since being cut last week, Franks had attended workouts with the Pittsburgh, Miami and week one opponent Kansas City. […]

Falcons 2012 Roster Finalized; Schillinger Out for Year

The Atlanta Falcons have announced both their 53-man and practice squad rosters. Here’s a look at the 2012 opening day squad. Quarterbacks (3) 1-Matt Ryan 2-Dominique Davis 3- Luke McCown Davis’ impressive preseason allowed the Falcons to free up money in the form of releasing Chris Redman, and so the undrafted free agent assumes a […]

Falcons, Jaguars Hope to Avoid Fanfare

It’s a couple hours before kickoff, and there isn’t much to say about tonight’s Falcons/Jaguars match up in Jacksonville. If all goes according to plan, there won’t be much to say about it after the fact either, at around 10:30 or so when the preseason slate concludes. Tonight’s aim will be to ensure all 25 […]

Falcons get to 75; Waive Parker Wilson, Place Peters on Injured List

The John Parker Wilson era is over in Atlanta. Wilson was the team’s final cut of the first wave of preseason roster moves, as he was dismissed from camp yesterday night. The former Alabama Crimson Tide had been with the Falcons since the summer of 2009, after going undrafted earlier that year. Wilson never saw […]

Falcons Victory On Scoreboard Marked by Solid Play Across the Board

For the first time this preseason, everything seemed to come full circle for the Atlanta Falcons Friday night in Miami. Strengths continued to be strengths, and several problem areas sorted themselves out. Defensive coordinator Mike Nolan revealed his plan for the makeup of the starting secondary. The number of penalties committed last week was cut […]

Preseason Week Three Pregame Injury Report

Here’s the pregame injury report for tonight’s third preseason game against the Dolphins in Miami; In: -Lamar Holmes. Rookie left tackle set to make NFL debut after missing preseason weeks one and two with toe injury. -Akeem Dent. Missed Cincinnati game with a concussion, has returned to contact drills and is cleared to play tonight. […]

Falcons’ Defensive Report + Injury List; Preseason Week 2

A major let down in week one of the preseason, the Falcon defense rose to the occasion on Thursday, looking every bit the part of an 11-man, redemption-seeking unit. While things weren’t perfect, the D’s week two performance was certainly strong enough to assuage some of the concerns those following the team saw highlighted in […]

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