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

Tweetcap of Dan Quinn’s Monday conference call

2:50 pm Sep. 11, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcon coach Dan Quinn answered questions from the  media on Monday to address the aftermath of the 23-17 win over the Chicago Bears.

Here are some of the highlights from media tweets:

Report: Grace on team, Brunskill released 

2:18 pm Sep. 2, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons are going to push right up to the 4 p.m. deadline to cut down to their 53-man roster on Saturday. 

Linebacker Jermaine Grace has been told he’s made the team, according

Falcons make a trade for a tackle 

12:29 pm Sep. 1, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Denver traded offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo to the Falcons for a 2018 fifth-round pick on Friday, according to the team.

The deal was previously reported per source by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Sambrailo was a

Falcons part ways with five players 

11:46 am Aug. 30, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons got a head start on trimming their roster down Wednesday when they waived wide receiver Reginald Davis III, offensive tackle Wil Freeman, and safeties Jordan Moore and Deron Washington.

The Falcons

Sarkisian to call games from the sideline

3:37 pm Aug. 29, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has called plays from the sidelines for his entire career and plans to continue doing so this season he told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday.

Sarkisian experimented during