Atlanta Falcons NFL team blog by the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter

Thomas Dimitroff, Scott Pioli spotted at the Peach Bowl

7:39 pm Dec. 31, 2014

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and assistant general manager Scott Pioli were spotted together on the sidelines evaluating players during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Wednesday in Atlanta.

Texas Christian pummeled Mississippi, 42-3

It’s been a rough

Report: Falcons to interview Adam Gase on Friday

7:06 pm Dec. 31, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons, who are looking to replace head coach Mike Smith, are set to interview Denver offensive coordinator Adam Gase on Friday, according to NFL Media.

“Broncos OC Adam Gase will interview with

Report: Falcons to interview Rex Ryan

9:07 pm Dec. 30, 2014

The Falcons are set to interview former New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, according to a unsourced tweet by New York Daily New reporter Manish Mehta.

Ryan interviewed for the Falcons vacancy back in 2008,

Watch: D. Led – Falcons head coaching candidates

5:58 pm Dec. 29, 2014

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov to react to the Falcons firing head coach Mike Smith and retaining GM Thomas Dimitroff, and to talk about head coaching candidates.

The Falcons have already started

Atlanta Falcons: Paul Worrilow wins PFWA Good Guy award

5:12 pm Dec. 24, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — Atlanta linebacker Paul Worrilow was named the PFWA “Good Guy Award” winner in a vote of Atlanta writers and broadcaster regularly assigned to cover the team on Wednesday.

The former undrafted player became