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Ryan has better relationship with Shanahan

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan believes a better working relationship with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has fueled the offense?셲 fast start this season.


Meet new Falcons linebacker A.J. Hawk

Meet new Falcons linebacker A.J. Hawk

Falcons linebacker A.J. Hawk, who signed a one-year contract on Wednesday, had his first practice with the team on Thursday.
Falcons say they?셶e got handle on new Broncos QB Siemian

Falcons say they?셶e got handle on new Broncos QB Siemian

The Falcons don?셳??have much video to review of Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian, a first-year starter, but coach Dan Quinn said he believes they?셶e seen enough of him to know what to expect.

Falcons punter Bosher (hamstring) sits out practice

Falcons punter Matt Bosher is not practicing today because of a right hamstring injury.Coach Dan Quinn did not mention Bosher?셲 injury during his media session earlier today.
Falcons: Stadium still on schedule for 2017 football season

Falcons: Stadium still on schedule for 2017 football season

While introducing some wiggle room into Mercedes-Benz Stadium?셲 planned opening date, the Falcons organization reiterated Wednesday that the new downtown facility will be ready for the start of next football season.
The Falcons look great! (Didn?셳 we say that last year?)

The Falcons look great! (Didn?셳 we say that last year?)

The Falcons are playing as well as a team with the league?셲 third-worst defense can play. They?셱e moving the ball and even scoring touchdowns as if ??to quote the former Pirates announcer Bob Prince ??tomorrow?셲 lunch was around the corner.
Deion Jones out of practice with ankle injury

Deion Jones out of practice with ankle injury

Falcons starting middle linebacker Deion Jones, who suffered an ankle injury against the Panthers, did not practice on Wednesday.
Julio Jones named NFC offensive player of the week

Julio Jones named NFC offensive player of the week

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who caught 12 passes for a franchise-record 300 yards in a 48-33 victory over Carolina on Sunday, was named the NFC?셲 offensive player of the week on Wednesday.
Super Bowl champs up next for Falcons

Super Bowl champs up next for Falcons

Road trip!The Falcons are set to start their fall road trip, which will last over a week and include stops in Denver and Seattle.
LEADOFF: Today?셲 early buzz in Atlanta sports

LEADOFF: Today?셲 early buzz in Atlanta sports

The numbers are in ??on how a wild weekend of big games fared in the Atlanta TV ratings.The top draw, by far, was the Falcons??rousing victory over the Panthers.
Weatherspoon a big loss on defense

Weatherspoon a big loss on defense

The Falcons??revamped defense suffered a setback on Monday.Veteran linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who had been filling in for injured rookie De?셑ondre Campbell at weakside linebacker, suffered a season-ending ruptured Achilles tendon in Sunday?셲 48-33 win over Carolina.
Weatherspoon out with ruptured right achilles

Weatherspoon out with ruptured right achilles

Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered a ruptured achilles and is likely out for the remainder of the season, according to his agent Ryan Williams.
Alford battled; Collins to return

Alford battled; Collins to return

Falcons cornerback Robert Alford returned an interception 30-yards for a touchdown and ended the game with another interception against the Panthers on Sunday.

Carolina secondary has no answers for Jones

Sunday afternoon was like a waking nightmare for the Panthers??secondary, whose battered members may in their sleep find visions of Julio Jones in their heads.

Newton enters concussion protocol after hit by Jones

The Panthers??return to Charlotte Sunday was somber as the defending NFC champions sport a 1-3 record, and it was made worse as defending NFL MVP Cam Newton entered the concussion protocol.
What Matt Ryan had to say after the 48-33 win over the Panthers

What Matt Ryan had to say after the 48-33 win over the Panthers

Here?셲 what Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who passed for 503 yards and four touchdowns, had to say after the 48-33 win over the Panthers on Sunday:On what was working between him and Julio Jones:?쏻ell we had good matchups and Kyle (Shanahan)did a great job of dialing up plays all day, he stayed aggressive.

Falcons rookie Hooper scores first TD

The Falcons ran the same play and got an even better result from rookie tight end Austin Hooper on Sunday.
What Julio Jones had to say after the 48-33 victory over the Panthers

What Julio Jones had to say after the 48-33 victory over the Panthers

Here?셲 what Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones had to say after catching 12 passes for 300 yards and a touchdown in the 48-33 victory over Carolina on Sunday:On the success in the passing game today:?쏧t feels great.
Campbell was told he?셝 miss 4 to 6 weeks

Campbell was told he?셝 miss 4 to 6 weeks

Falcons linebacker De?셑ondre Campbell, who suffered an ankle injury in during the closed portion of practice on Sept.
Old pro Freeney shows new trick with Falcons

Old pro Freeney shows new trick with Falcons

Panthers left tackle Mike Remmers was expecting Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney?셲 famous spin move and that?셲 what he saw?봴ntil he didn?셳.
Falcons rookie Neal holds own vs. Greg Olsen

Falcons rookie Neal holds own vs. Greg Olsen

The Falcons decided rookie safety Keanu Neal would have the main responsibility in pass coverage against Greg Olsen, Carolina?셲 superlative tight end.
Inactives: Panthers at Falcons

Inactives: Panthers at Falcons

Falcons starters Matt Ryan, Julio Jones , Mohamed Sanu, Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman all appeared on the injury report over the week, but all will play against the Panthers today at the Georgia Dome.
Panthers hope to get Benjamin open

Panthers hope to get Benjamin open

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton didn?셳 want to reveal how the Minnesota Vikings took away his top target, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin last week.
3 key matchups: Panthers at Falcons

3 key matchups: Panthers at Falcons

Panthers MLB Luke Kuechly vs. Falcons QB Matt Ryan: Kuechly, a three-time All-Pro, is off to another strong start.
Julio Jones is the X-factor for the Falcons

Julio Jones is the X-factor for the Falcons

The Falcons will be more determined to get All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones involved against the Panthers??staunch defense.
Are Falcons ready for NFC South takeover?

Are Falcons ready for NFC South takeover?

The Falcons hope to throw a NFC South takeover party in the Georgia Dome on Sunday.It?셲 early, but a victory over Carolina, the three-time defending division champion, would legitimize the Falcons??fast start before they hit to road to Denver and Seattle.
Freeman returned to practice; Campbell, Worrilow out for Panthers

Freeman returned to practice; Campbell, Worrilow out for Panthers

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (illness) returned to practice on Friday after missing the previous day?셲 workLinebacker?셲 De?셑ondre Campbell (ankle) and Paul Worrilow (groin) will not play against the Panthers at 1 p.
Freeman held out of practice, Coleman limited

Freeman held out of practice, Coleman limited

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, who sounded like he had a cold on Wednesday during open locker room, was held out of Thursday?셲 practice with an ?쐇llness,??according to the team?셲 official injury report.

Julio Jones: ?쁈?셫 not injured??

Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones didn?셳 suffer any setback to his calf injury in the game against the Saints.
Matt Ryan on Brett Favre?셲 comments

Matt Ryan on Brett Favre?셲 comments

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was not too concerned about Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre?셲 comments that he needs to win in the playoffs.

Falcons injury report: Sanu returns

Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu will return to practice on a limited bases Thursday after missing the previous day, coach Dan Quinn said.
Jones??had lowest output in 54 games

Jones??had lowest output in 54 games

Fantasy football owners were in an uproar after Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones had just one catch for 16 yards in the 45-32 victory over the Saints on Monday.
Ryan named NFC player of the month

Ryan named NFC player of the month

Quarterback Matt Ryan, who has the Falcons off to a surprising 2-1 start, was named the NFC?셲 offensive player of the month on Thursday.
Coleman making time-share work

Coleman making time-share work

After opening last season as the Falcons’ starting running back, Tevin Coleman’s rookie season quickly went off the rails.
What Ron Rivera had to say about the Falcons

What Ron Rivera had to say about the Falcons

Carolina coach Ron Rivera spoke to the Atlanta media on Wednesday during a conference call.Here?셲 what he had to say:Q: What happened against Minnesota?
Injury report: Ryan practices, Coleman limited

Injury report: Ryan practices, Coleman limited

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who injured his left thumb against the Saints, was listed on the team’s official injury report, but he fully participated in practice on Wednesday.
What Cam Newton had to say about the Falcons

What Cam Newton had to say about the Falcons

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spoke to the Atlanta media on Wednesday during a conference call.Here?셲 what he had to say:Q: What is the big point of emphasis as you all prepare for the Falcons?
Keanu Neal passes first NFL test

Keanu Neal passes first NFL test

Falcons rookie safety Keanu Neal played 53 of 81 of the defensive snaps (64 percent) in his NFL debut against the Saints on Monday.
Falcons??young defense is a work in progress

Falcons??young defense is a work in progress

It?셲 Carolina week, which has been made even more interesting by how the three-time defending NFC South champion Panthers have stumbled out of the starting blocks.
Campbell to start running on ankle

Campbell to start running on ankle

Falcons linebacker De?셑ondre Campbell is set to running on his left ankle injury.He is getting closer to returning to practice, but may not be ready to play against the Carolina Panthers at 1 p.

Matt Ryan on thumb injury: ?쁈?셫 good to go??

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who leads the league with a passer rating of 119, will not miss any practice time with his injured left thumb.
Neal makes strong debut for Falcons

Neal makes strong debut for Falcons

Falcons rookie safety Keanu Neal made his NFL debut in the 45-32 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Monday.
Falcons create a new memory for themselves in New Orleans

Falcons create a new memory for themselves in New Orleans

The homecoming didn?셳 belong to the New Orleans Saints this time. The Falcons provided no moment that would be commemorated in bronze, no joy to a division rival that has owned them for the better part of a decade, no fodder for more lampooning by a Monday night television audience.
Falcons, Saints protest with unity circle

Falcons, Saints protest with unity circle

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and Saints quarterback Drew Brees brokered a deal to bring both teams together for a display of unity before the nationally televised Monday Night Football game.
Photos: Falcons @ Saints

Photos: Photos: Falcons @ Saints

The Atlanta Falcons meet the New Orleans Saints in a Week 3 matchup of NFC South rivals Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Falcons, Saints join national protests after anthem

Falcons, Saints join national protests after anthem

After the national anthem was played, the Falcons and the New Orleans Saints held hands in a circle in a powerful display of unity before the nationally televised game.
Falcons at Saints: The inactives

Falcons at Saints: The inactives

The Saints (0-2) will be without safety Kenny Vaccaro, who has an ankle injury, when they play the Falcons (1-1) tonight at the Superdome.
Deion Jones is on the hot seat

Deion Jones is on the hot seat

Falcons rookie middle linebacker Deion Jones has the green dot on the back of his helmet, which signals that he has the communication unit.
Neal could be the X-factor

Neal could be the X-factor

Rookie strong safety Keanu Neal was drafted to add a physical presence to the defense and help cover running backs and tight ends.
Snead, Cooks are dangerous receivers

Snead, Cooks are dangerous receivers

Saints quarterback Drew Brees like to throw deep.Wide receivers Willie Snead IV and Brandin Cooks both average over 16 yards per reception and the Saints are working rookie Mike Thomas into the action.
3 key matchups: Falcons at Saints

3 key matchups: Falcons at Saints

Falcons CB Desmond Trufant vs. Saints WR Brandin Cooks: Trufant has one interception and two pass breakups.

Julio Jones: ?쁚es, I will play Monday night??

Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones returned to practice from his calf injury and pronounced himself ready to play against the Saints on Monday Night after Saturday’s practice.
Neal to make NFL debut against Saints

Neal to make NFL debut against Saints

Falcons rookie safety Keanu Neal, who’s recovering from knee surgery, is set to make his NFL debut against the Saints on Monday Night Football.
Shanahan?셲 pleased with no-huddle results

Shanahan?셲 pleased with no-huddle results

Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, despite rolling up 528 yards of offense and scoring on six of seven possessions against Oakland, still plans to use the no-huddle offense on a case-by-case basis.
The rebirth of Weatherspoon

The rebirth of Weatherspoon

It was nearly 33 months to the date that Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon started his last NFL football game.
Julio Jones held out of pactice as calf injury lingers

Julio Jones held out of pactice as calf injury lingers

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who has a calf injury, did not practice on Friday.Falcons coach Dan Quinn was hoping that Jones would practice in a limited fashion, but still expects him to play on Monday.
What Sean Payton had to say about the Falcons

What Sean Payton had to say about the Falcons

New Orleans coach Sean Payton spoke with the Atlanta media during a conference call on Thursday. Here’s what he had to say: Q: What will be the Saints focus for the big rivalry game on Monday Night Football?
Miffed Schofield ready to dominate

Miffed Schofield ready to dominate

O’Brien Schofield is back with the Falcons and he’s really not too happy about it. He was at home stewing at all 32 teams in the league because no one gave him an decent offer after a solid season with the Falcons in 2015.
Julio Jones held out of practice with calf injury

Julio Jones held out of practice with calf injury

Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones, who had a player fall on the back of his calf with 5:02 to play in the Oakland game, did not practice on Thursday.
Falcons sign Schofield, waive Ward

Falcons sign Schofield, waive Ward

With two key injuries to linebackers, the Falcons signed linebacker O’Brien Schofield on Thursday.
Worrilow out 3 to 4 weeks with groin injury

Worrilow out 3 to 4 weeks with groin injury

Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow suffered a groin injury and will miss up to three to four weeks, according to his agent Atlanta-based agent Hadley Engelhard.
Falcons juggle their practice squad

Falcons juggle their practice squad

After terminating the practice squad contracts of two players, the Falcons held tryouts for five players on Tuesday.
Vote for Matt Ryan to help the USO

Vote for Matt Ryan to help the USO

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is a finalist for this week?셲 FedEx Air player of the week award for his play against Oakland.
Ryan leads league in passer rating, explosive plays

Ryan leads league in passer rating, explosive plays

The Falcons ran some no-huddle against the Raiders and the old Matt Ryan ??Matty Ice ??showed up with three straight red-zone scoring drive late to win the game against Oakland.
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