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

COVER 9@9: Falcons need to lock-up Schraeder

9:00 am Oct. 12, 2016

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter is in Seattle and joins Noah Coslov to compare this year’s start to last year’s and get into how the Falcons will attack the Seahawks’ defense on Sunday.

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5 thing to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

7:33 am Oct. 11, 2016

The Falcons turned up the defensive pressure and made life miserable for rookie Paxton Lynch. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Justin Horowitz discuss the Falcons’ 23-16 win over the Broncos.

SEATTLE — After posting a

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

5 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

7:55 am Sep. 13, 2016

The Falcons (0-1) are set to face the Oakland Raiders (1-0) at 4:25 p.m. on Sunday at the Oakland Coliseum.

Here are five things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday:

1. Hageman case. Some of the

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