After fielding a less-than-impressive defensive line in 2012, the Atlanta Falcons are determined to improve their front four in 2013.
The following slideshow features five players who have struggled in recent years at their current position but have the skill set to excel in another role with their current team.
The Falcons have moved carefully and specifically this offseason, not adding many players, but adding veterans at positions of need.
Police are searching for a man they say tried to forge an old rent check from Atlanta Falcons player Julio Jones.
Dec 9, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones makes a catch in the second half at Bank of America Stadium.
Stephen Nicholas and Sean Weatherspoon are both recovering from surgeries that will keep them on the sidelines when organized team activities get underway .
OCTOBER 28: Jon Bon Jovi attends the NFL match between St Louis Rams and New England Patriots at Wembley Stadium on October 28, 2012 in London, England.
The Falcons were a pretty good defense last season when they blitzed, but they couldn't get pressure on the quarterback with a standard four-man rush.
Atlanta Falcons When he signs his new deal, quarterback Matt Ryan is projected to be a member of the $100 million club .
Some Atlanta Falcons players hosted Wounded Warrior veterans in a special fishing outing on Lake Lanier Wednesday.
Today, we come to one of the most loaded positions on the roster, both in terms of potential depth and sheer weight.
Jan 20, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree catches a pass ruled out of bounds against the Atlanta Falcons during the second quarter in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome.
The Atlanta Falcons really opened up their offense, like many had been calling for them to do, in the 2012 NFL season.
Dec 16, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers stiff-arms New York Giants defensive back Will Hill during the second half at the Georgia Dome.
The worker who was freed from a construction accident Tuesday in Buford was at the home of an Atlanta Falcons player, according to a media report.
San Francisco 49ers' LaMichael James celebrates his touchdown run with teammate Michael Crabtree during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan.