3 hrs ago
St. Cloud Times
7-time Pro Bowl selection finds new home
The seven-time Pro Bowl defensive end agreed to a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers on Saturday that, with incentives, could be worth $13.35 million, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports.
21 hrs ago
Freeney's Father: Dwight Would 'Love' To Play For...
Back in February, the seven-time Pro Bowler said that he would love to head east and play for the G-Men. "Playing in New York would be attractive," Freeney told SiriusXM Radio at the time.
Wed May 15, 2013
Falcons' 'red flag': Defensive end
Football Outsiders is doing a league-wide series of posts called "Red Flags," which take a look at the biggest remaining issue facing each team.
Mon May 13, 2013
Buying or Selling Every NFL Team's Offseason Strategy so Far
The NFL offseason is all but over. The flurry of activity in free agency has slowed to a crawl, and the draft is getting smaller in the rearview mirror.
Win, Lose or Draw for All 32 NFL Teams' Offseason Thus Far
As training camp rosters are finalized, an unmatched optimism protrudes into the air for all 32 teams.
Long-Time Falcons Who Are On The Cutting Block
The Falcons haven't always drafted well, and not every signing has been a brilliant one.
Sun May 12, 2013
Walker: Your Composition of a Championship Team
In the seemingly quiet period of the NFL, you know that period of time between the NFL Draft and the remaining free agent signings, one is left to shape their teams from pure, unadulterated fandom and speculation.
Fri May 10, 2013
Draft Fallout: Did Falcons complete their defense?
Thomas Dimitroff dropped breadcrumbs for weeks before the NFL draft. The Falcons general manager hinted that a first-round trade was coming, and he didn't disappoint, swapping Atlanta's 30th overall pick and a third- and sixth-rounder with the St.
The Big Lead
The Atlanta Falcons Can't Stop the Read Option, So They Went to Clemson to Study It
The Atlanta Falcons were a few plays away from reaching the Super Bowl last season - well, technically, they got lucky as hell to beat the Seahawks the round prior - and have identified a key weakness they'd like to remedy for 2013: Stopping the read option.
Atlanta Falcons Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason
While many fans enjoy following the NFL offseason because of the hope and optimism that it often generates for the coming year, the free-agency period and the draft can be nerve-racking for veteran NFL players and their families.
The Washington Post
The Other 31: Will the Falcons' offseason roster reshuffling get them into the Super Bowl?
Analysis: No one can accuse General Manager Thomas Dimitroff and Coach Mike Smith of standing pat after the Falcons' 13-win regular season in 2012 and Super Bowl near-miss, with a narrow loss to the 49ers in the NFC title game.
Tue May 07, 2013
A Farewell to John Abraham
John Abraham is not interested in a return to the Falcons, according to reports.
Canal Street Chronicles
Atlanta Falcons 2013 NFL Draft and Free Agency Roster Moves
In this series we'll take a look at the roster acquisitions made by the Saints' NFC South division rivals this off-season. Today we scout the Atlanta Falcons.
Mon May 06, 2013
Falcons rookies pass crash course in intense camp
The coach said the first-year players survived the test during three practices at the rookie camp.
Falcons don't need to take step back
The Atlanta Falcons let go of John Abraham before the start of free agency. It might be time for their fans to finally let Abraham go.
Sat May 04, 2013
Anthony Stastny: Falcons put on the defensive
The Falcons could have trolled the free-agent waters for a defensive back, as they did for a stopper on the defensive line.
Goodman brings long reach to Falcons' pass rush
The fourth-round pick from Clemson was one of two defensive ends taken by Atlanta.
Offseason report: NFC South
Jen Floyd Engel, selected the top columnist in the 2012 Associated Press Sports Editors annual contest, had covered local sports for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram since 1997 and had become a columnist in 2003 before joining Fox Sports.
Wed May 01, 2013
Projecting the 2013 Impact for Each Atlanta Falcons Draft Selection
While the San Francisco 49ers were taking just about every big name available, Dimitroff drafted a heap of under-the-radar prospects.
NFC South under-the-radar rookies
Let's have a little fun and look back at the latter stages of the NFL draft. I'm going to pick one player from each team who was drafted after the third round that might end up getting significant playing time as a rookie.