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

Where to watch, listen to Falcons at Raiders

5:51 pm Sep. 15, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here’s where you can find the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Raiders game which is set for 4:25 p.m. Sunday  at O.CO (Oakland-Alameda County) Coliseum.

TV: CBS  — Play-by-Play: Kevin Harlan. Color Analyst: Rich

Falcons 55-to-1 longshots to win Super Bowl LI

2:24 pm Sep. 6, 2016

The Falcons are listed at 55-to-1 to win Super Bowl LI by 

New England Patriots: 8/1

Green Bay Packers: 19/2

Seattle Seahawks: 10/1

Pittsburgh Steelers: 12/1

Carolina Panthers: 14/1

Arizona Cardinals: 16/1

Denver Broncos: 20/1

Kansas City Chiefs: 20/1

Cincinnati Bengals: 25/1

Houston Texans:

5 things to know about the Falcons on Friday

7:28 am Sep. 2, 2016

The Falcons’ defense was solid as they defeated the Jaguars 17-15 in their final exhibition season game. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter joins Simon Rose to break it down.

Led by backup quarterback Matt Simms and

Falcons cut down to 75 players 

12:48 pm Aug. 27, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons cut down to 75 players on Saturday.

The team released safety Sergio Brown (released), offensive lineman Michael Huey, running back Gus Johnson, wide receiver Jordan Leslie, tight end Arthur Lynch, linebacker

Falcons working to sign Dashon Goldson

9:30 am Aug. 27, 2016

UPDATE: Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said on Saturday the team is talking to Dashon Goldson’s representative about signing with the today.

“We had him today and worked him out,” Dimitroff said. “He had a nice

Freeney to miss Dolphins’ game with back strain 

11:42 am Aug. 25, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney to be held out of tonight’s game with a slight back strain, according to coach Dan Quinn.

It’s a precautionary move and Freeney, a seven-time Pro Bowler, is