FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are the five things we learned Wednesday about the Falcons (6-5), who play at Tampa Bay (5-6) in a big NFC South game at 1 p.m. Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
102515 NASHVILLE: — Falcons head coach Dan Quinn and team owner Arthur Blank look on as the team prepares to play the Titans in a football game on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in Nashville. Curtis Compton / firstname.lastname@example.org
QUINN “JACKED” OVER MEETING: Instead of being “uptight,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn was “jacked” about the players-only meeting that was held on Monday.
FREEMAN BACK: Running back Devonta Freeman was cleared from the concussion protocol and returned to practice.
HESTER WORKING: Returner Devin Hester, barring that he doesn’t have any setbacks, is expecting to play on Sunday.
RYAN ADMITS TO HIS MISTAKES: Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan continued to admit to his mistakes. Ryan also spoke about retaining in confidence and he received from kind words from Tampa Bay coach Lovie Smith.
FALCONS FAN MAILBAG: Get your questions ready for Falcons Fan Mailback from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday.
MINNESOTA GAME COVERAGE — Vikings 20, Falcons 10
5 things we learned from the 20-10 loss to the Vikings
What the Falcons had to say after the loss
12 comments from Dan Quinn on the Falcons’ loss
Ryan goes into detail about his interceptions
Quarter-by-Quarter: How the Falcons lost 20-10 to the Vikings
White feels team got complacent after 5-0 start
Falcons rookie Coleman fumbles again
Falcons defense pulling its weight
Falcons fans jeer Ryan after his second interception
FROM THE FIRST MEETING — TAMPA BAY GAME COVERAGE — Bucs 23, Falcons 20 in OT
5 things we learned in the Falcons’ 23-20 loss to the Bucs
How the Falcons lost to the Bucs in OT
10 comments from Dan Quinn after the loss to the Bucs
Adams disagreed with overtime pass interference call
Matt Ryan’s miscues help to gift the Bucs’ 20 points
QUOTEBOARD: What the Falcons were saying after the 23-20 loss to the Bucs
Tampa Bay QB Jameis Winston bests his role model: ‘Mr. Ryan’
Falcons defense holds up, but forces no turnovers
Falcons rallied behind wide receiver Julio Jones
Bucs rookie linebacker Alexander dedicates win to