Playtime percentage: Shembo splits time with Bartu

10:04 am Nov. 17, 2014

CHARLOTTE – Linebacker Prince Shembo, who played his high school football in Charlotte, played 23 of 66 snaps (35 percent) and finished with four tackles. Joplo Bartu played 24 snaps (36 percent) and also had

Panthers were ready for the bubble screen

1:35 am Nov. 17, 2014

CHARLOTTE — The Falcons had a hard time completing one of their bread and butter plays: the bubble screen to wide receiver Julio Jones.

On one play, the Panthers appeared to just tackle Jones before the

Inactives: Falcons at Panthers

11:42 am Nov. 16, 2014

CHARLOTTE — Atlanta Falcons inactives: Quarterback Sean Renfree, wide receiver Freddie Martino, cornerback B J. Arenas, linebacker T. Starr, tackle Jonathan Scott, tackle Cameron  Bradfield  and defensive tackle Cliff Matthews.

Carolina Panthers inactives: Cornerback Bene Benwikere,

By the numbers: Falcons at Panthers

11:32 am Nov. 16, 2014

The Falcons (3-6) are set to face the Panthers (3-6-1) at 1 p.m. today at Bank of America Stadium.


–In past seven meetings, quarterback Matt Ryan has 100 rating, completing 165 of 248 (66.5 pct.) for

5 questions with Falcons receiver Julio Jones

11:09 am Nov. 16, 2014

Here are 5 questions with Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter:

Q: How does it feel to be closing in on another 1,000 yard season?

A: Who me? I don’t look