REPORT CARD: Falcons’ defense turns in A-plus outing

11:40 pm Dec. 21, 2014

NEW ORLEANS — The Falcons’ defense transformed Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ 200th career start into a nightmare.

The defense was stout against the run and attacked Brees as they registered a season-high five sacks and added

Koetter concerned about tackling on interceptions

10:34 am Dec. 18, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter wants to see some better effort and tackling when the opposition intercepts passes.

He was irate about the offense’s inability to tackle Pittsburgh’s William Gay on his 52-yard

White doesn’t take bait on ‘Funeral’ comments

3:03 pm Dec. 17, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — In a conference call with the New Orleans media, Falcons wide receiver Roddy White wouldn’t take the bait when informed that Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis said that they were going to have

VIDEO: D. Led — Falcons can use lessons from last game

2:42 pm Dec. 17, 2014

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and CineSport’s Noah Coslov preview Falcons-Saints by talking about what Atlanta can use from its week 1 win, what to expect from Julio Jones and the two defenses.

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Falcons need turnovers against Saints

12:00 pm Dec. 17, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons were able to pull out the 37-34 overtime victory against the New Orleans Saints in the season opener because they won the turnover battle, 2-1.

With the Saints leading 20-17 and

Falcons have contingency plans for Julio Jones

5:46 pm Dec. 16, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, the team’s offensive play-caller, is making contingency plans for wide receiver Julio Jones to play against the Saints at 1 p.m. Sunday at the

Superdome.

“It’s hard when you