Shaw Parker named vice president of Falcons’ communications

12:37 pm Apr. 21, 2016

Morgan Shaw Parker was named vice president of communicationsby the Falcons on Thursday.

Shaw Parker will assume leadership of the Falcons communications department in late May.
Shaw Parker formerly worked for Nike. She replaces former vice president

Top 10 running backs in the 2016 NFL draft

9:00 am Apr. 18, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are the top 10 running back prospects (with projected draft round) for the 2016 NFL draft, which is set for April 28-30 in Chicago:

1. Ezekiel Elliott, 6-foot, 225 pounds, Ohio State

NFL to release 2016 schedule at 8 p.m. today  

8:50 pm Apr. 13, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — The 2016 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network,, NFL Now and NFL Mobile from Verizon at 8 p.m. Thursday.
The special will break down the entire 2016 NFL regular season

Weatherspoon finds uncashed $138,000 check

7:11 pm Mar. 30, 2016

  FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon took to Twitter after his wife found an unused game check from last season while moving on Tuesday.

Weatherspoon went on to point out that the rest of his

Falcons agreed to terms with linebacker Upshaw

6:38 pm Mar. 25, 2016

 FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons, who are re-vamping their linebacker unit, agreed to terms on a one-year contract with former Ravens and Alabama outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw on Friday.

Upshaw will be counted on to add