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

What Bills coach Sean McDermott said about the Falcons

11:47 am Sep. 27, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons (3-0) are set to face the Buffalo Bills (2-1) at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Sean McDermott, the former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator (2011-2016), is in

Falcons have best odds to finish season undefeated 

1:52 pm Sep. 23, 2017

DETROIT — Analysts at posted updated odds for the NFL season:


Atlanta Falcons: 999/1

Kansas City Chiefs: 1200/1

Pittsburgh Steelers: 1200/1

Oakland Raiders: 2000/1

Carolina Panthers: 2500/1

Denver Broncos: 2500/1

Detroit Lions: 5000/1

Miami Dolphins:

COVER 9@9: Sanu fitting in nicely on offense

9:00 am Sep. 20, 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, the defending NFC Champions, who will play the Detroit Lions at 1 p.m. 

Falcons make practice squad move

3:40 pm Sep. 19, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — ‪Falcons signed defensive tackle Taniela Tupou to the practice squad and waived running back Jhurell Pressley on Tuesday.

Tweetcap of Dan Quinn’s Monday press conference

3:57 pm Sep. 18, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons coach Dan Quinn was optimistic about linebacker Vic Beasley’s strained hamstring and considers him to be on a week to week basis.

Quinn answered questions from the media on Monday, a day