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Jones, Gabriel will play against the Cardinals 

3:46 pm Aug. 26, 2017

Falcons All Pro wide receiver Julio Jones and speedy slot receiver Taylor Gabriel will play tonight against the Cardinals in the opening game at the new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, according to the team.

Jones is

Falcons’ 53-man roster analysis: Wide receivers

12:51 pm Aug. 22, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH – While longshot prospects hoping to make the Falcons roster will get a shot in the final exhibition game, most of the work has been completed.

The Falcons play their third exhibition game, which

5 Falcons who’s arrow is pointing downward

3:42 pm Aug. 21, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons can carry the entire roster through the four exhibition games this season because of a rule change, but some players have hurt their chances of making the final 53-man roster

5 Falcons who’s arrow is pointing upward

1:52 pm Aug. 21, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons can carry the entire roster through the four exhibition games this season because of a rule change, but some players have helped their chances of making the final 53-man roster

Falcons sign tackle Pasztor, release Lucas 

12:36 pm Aug. 19, 2017

PITTSBURGH — The Falcons signed offensive tackle Austin Pasztor and released offensive lineman Marquis Lucas on Saturday.
Pasztor has made 43 starts and played 58 games over five seasons in the NFL.
Pasztor, who’s 6 feet 7

Can’t wait to see Joshua Dobbs in Black and Gold

7:03 am Aug. 15, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Pittsburgh rookie quarterback Joshua Dobbs, formerly of Tennessee and Alpharetta High, fought through some tough times in his NFL debut on Friday.

Dobbs, and the Steelers, are set to host the Atlanta Falcons