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

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

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

5 things we learned from Falcons’ practice on Tuesday

12:06 pm Aug. 8, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH –Here are five things we learned at Falcons practice on Tuesday:

1. Taylor signed. The Falcons were down a running back after B.J. Daniels suffered an undisclosed injury and signed running back Kelvin Taylor

Falcons need to part ways with Jalen Collins

5:47 pm Aug. 6, 2017

CANTON, Ohio — The Falcons knew selecting Jalen Collins was a gamble back in 2015.

He had substance abuse issues in college at LSU.

Collins, who was suspended for the first four games last season for using