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

Falcons RB Freeman wants NFL rushing title

2:23 pm Oct. 28, 2015

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman has emerged from rookie backup to a star in his second year.

He leads the league in rushing after Week 7 and said he wants to end the season with the

Falcons wary of big plays by Bucs

1:38 pm Oct. 28, 2015

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said his team is focused on limiting Tampa Bay’s big plays on Sunday.

“The explosive plays that they able to create in both the run game and the pass game,” Quinn said

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NFL Power Rankings: Parity grows

6:01 am Oct. 27, 2015

There are five undefeated teams, one with team with one loss and three with two. The Falcons are not as good as the undefeated teams and maybe not even the Cardinals but even with their

Tweetcap: Falcons beat Redskins in OT

5:05 pm Oct. 11, 2015

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman scored a TD with 24 second left–after his earlier TD that looked like a TD was overturned on replay. The Redskins kicked a field goal with no time on the

Three sick Falcons starters return to practice

11:23 am Nov. 21, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH–Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, running back Steven Jackson and fullback Patrick DiMarco are back at practice today after missing time because of illness. Jones had missed two days of practice and Jackson and