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

Dimitroff on signing returner/receiver Andre Roberts

3:26 pm Mar. 14, 2017

“Andre is an experienced receiver that will come in and compete for our returner spot as well as provide depth at wide receiver,” Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said. “We are really happy with the

Dimitroff on bringing back safety Kemal Ishmael

3:20 pm Mar. 14, 2017

“We are pleased to be able to get Kemal back,” said general manager Thomas Dimitroff. “He is one of the toughest competitors we have and continued to battle every week last year despite a shoulder

Falcons’ free agency tracker: Ismael, Roberts signed

11:20 am Mar. 14, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — There’s a misguided perception that the Falcons have been twiddling their thumbs in free agency.

Since the league’s new business year has started the Falcons, with the latest deals to safety Kemal Ishmael

Dimitroff on Dontari Poe: ‘We are interested…’

1:27 pm Mar. 13, 2017

UPDATE: 10:35 P.M. — Poe is in Atlanta tonight, wrapping up dinner with Falcons’ officials.

UPDATE, 1:34 P.M. — Poe is scheduled to visit the Falcons within the next 24 hours.

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5 things to know about the Falcons on Monday

10:23 am Mar. 13, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons have stayed with their plan to retain their own players in free agency.

General manager Thomas Dimitroff told the fans that was the plan immediately after the Super Bowl, again at

Robinson follows Shanahan to San Francisco; Weems to Titans

7:51 am Mar. 10, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Speedy former Falcons wide receiver Aldrick Robinson signed a two-year contract with San Francisco 49ers, according to NFL Media.

Robinson reunites with former Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who recently was named the

UPDATED: Falcons’ free agency tracker: Who’s staying, who’s going

6:00 am Mar. 9, 2017

UPDATE: Falcons officially announce re-signing quarterback Matt Schaub and defensive tackle Courtney Upshaw.

“The plan we laid out for this offseason begins with re-signing our own players, and we are fortunate to get deals done with Courtney and Matt this morning,” General manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement. “Courtney proved to be versatile in our defensive scheme and he will continue to play several roles along our defensive line. We