Tag: Atlanta Falcons

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Dan Quinn: Roddy White’s role in offense not quite a ‘point of emphasis’

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White wants more touches, but while first-year head coach Dan Quinn is receptive to White's request, that doesn't mean it'll change. Per ESPN's...

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman scoring TDs at a historic rate

Not since 2005 has an NFL running back scored as many touchdowns in the first quarter of the season as Devonta Freeman, who now has seven rushing...

Most underrated games in NFL Week 4

Week 4 matchups featuring the premier NFL teams are receiving most of the attention, but a few underrated games are also on the schedule. Although televisions will mostly...

5 NFL teams on upset alert in Week 4

Trying to predict what will happen in the NFL from week to week is maddening. Upsets occur every single weekend, yet it's hard to predict which teams will...

Dan Quinn: Julio Jones is a rare, world-class talent

Julio Jones is off to one of the greatest starts by a wide receiver in NFL history, and Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn offered a strong...

Julio Jones preaches caution to Dez Bryant about returning from foot injury

Julio Jones knows a thing or two about recovering from foot injuries like the one Dez Bryant is currently dealing with. Therefore it would behoove Bryant to...

Roddy White believes Julio Jones will have historic fantasy football season

Attention fantasy football players: Julio Jones is really good. Just in case you need more reason to draft the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, well, his teammate Roddy...

Atlanta Falcons name Tevin Coleman starting running back

One of the NFL's few remaining running back battles was decided Tuesday, and a rookie has earned a spot in the Atlanta Falcons starting lineup. Tevin Coleman has...

Brooks Reed not going on short-term IR for Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons won't be placing pass-rusher Brooks Reed on the short-term injured reserve list, which is fantastic news for the player and the franchise. Reed has been...
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Julio Jones: Falcons offense will be “explosive”

Julio Jones shredded defenses with regularity last season, and the fifth-year wide receiver is expecting more of the same for the Atlanta Falcons offense in 2015. In an interview...

Atlanta Falcons kicking the tires on Rex Grossman

The Atlanta Falcons currently have quarterback Rex Grossman at team facilities for a workout and physical. Grossman didn't play at all last year and hasn't started a game...

Report: Julio Jones close to new deal, owner says he needs a new car

Atlanta Falcons team owner Arthur Blank says the team is close to signing a contract extension for wide receiver Julio Jones, who needs the cash to purchase...

Roddy White’s surgery could have him slipping to the No. 3 receiver slot

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is expected to have a minor surgery to clean up some loose particles in his elbow, and it could potentially have...

Mercedes-Benz acquires naming rights to Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium

Not content with its name on one NFL stadium, Mercedes-Benz has now acquired the naming rights for the new stadium being built for the Atlanta Falcons. This news...

Atlanta Falcons security hilariously practices corralling runaway fans

The security team at the Georgia Dome was hilariously seen practicing its fan-wrangling technique to prepare for when fans run onto the field. Jim Wyatt, a long-time NFL journalist who covers...
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Falcon for life? Julio Jones says yes

Receivers of Julio Jones' caliber don't come along every year, and the Atlanta Falcons must re-sign their elite wideout following the 2015 NFL season. Fortunately for the Falcons,...

Atlanta Falcons owner on Julio Jones: ‘We expect Julio to be lifer’

The Atlanta Falcons are in the midst of attempting to lock up wide receiver Julio Jones with a contract extension, but owner Arthur Blank would like to...

NFL hopeful Donte Rumph at it again, promotes himself on Twitter

Donte Rumph is desperate to fulfill his NFL dream. Rumph, as you may remember, spent time living in a "Tent of Faith" outside Atlanta Falcons team facilities earlier this...
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Roddy White: “I am definitely the starter”

Injuries have slowed Roddy White in recent seasons, but the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver remains confident that he'll contribute as a starter in 2015. According to ESPN's Vaughn...

Roddy White: Falcons Need to Pay Julio Jones

Wednesday saw star wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant land similar five-year, $70 million contracts. Now that that those major tasks have been accomplished, Atlanta Falcons...

Report: Julio Jones Could Have New Deal with Falcons Before Training Camp

With the bar set for elite NFL wide receivers, there is a "general sense" the Atlanta Falcons and Julio Jones could have an extension signed before the...

Dan Quinn Recants Statement that Atlanta Falcons Have Room For Herschel Walker

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn may have sounded a bit too convincing when he recently claimed that the team had room for 53-year-old former NFL running...

Atlanta Falcons Claim They Have Room for Herschel Walker

Former NFL running back Herschel Walker recently claimed he could still play football if given the opportunity. Apparently that caught the ear of Atlanta Falcons head coach...

Julio Jones on Potential Hold Out: “I’m Being Selfish If I’m Not Here”

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will be playing out his fifth-year option in 2015. This means he is in need of a long-term contract to take...