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

COVER 9@9: What’s going on in Carolina?

9:00 am Jul. 19, 2017

Good morning! Welcome to The Cover 9@9 blog. It’s our weekly blog of everything you need to know about the Atlanta Falcons.

1. KEEP POUNDING: Gazed down at the bat phone on Monday morning and

‘Team Grimey’ gets featured in Sports Illustrated

1:02 pm Jul. 14, 2017

As the original member of “Team Grimey,” I read the SI article with great interest.

My fraternity brother and former Falcons scout Bruce Plummer discovered him at Shippensburg and recommend that he be signed. He told

Ranking the Falcons’ top 10 newcomers

3:33 pm Jul. 13, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH —  The Atlanta Falcons, after going 11-5 and winning the NFC title in Dan Quinn’s second year as head coach, attempted to upgrade the roster this offseason.

With the team set to report to

Falcons cheerleaders hold team photo shoot

9:50 am Jul. 12, 2017

Was just sitting on the deck counting down time to the start of training camp, when this bit of news flashed across my twitter timeline on Tuesday.

The Falcons Cheerleaders had their team photo shoot yesterday.