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

5 things we learned from Matt Ryan today

2:49 pm Apr. 10, 2017

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan met with the media, including an one-on-one with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution after appearing on 680 The Fan, before hosting his seventh annual celebrity golf tournament to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

5 things to know about the Falcons on Monday

6:00 am Apr. 10, 2017

Here are five things to know about the Falcons on Monday:

1. Ryan’s charity golf tournament is set. All-Pro quarterback Matt Ryan’s charity golf tournament is set for today at the TPC Sugarloaf.

2. Exhibition schedule to

HBCU prospects for the NFL draft

3:00 pm Apr. 7, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — There’s always  some hidden gems and solid NFL prospects from the historically black colleges and universities.

The Colts drafted Atlanta’s Robert Mathis out of Alabama A&M in the fifth round of the 2003

5 things we learned about the Falcons 

8:35 am Apr. 7, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons have their draft board set and are making final re-checks of players for the draft, which is set for April 27-29 in Philadelphia.

Here are the five things we learned about

Falcons’ top 5 draft needs

6:00 am Apr. 6, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH – With the draft approaching, the Falcons’ draft needs are starting to come into better focus.

Here are their top five needs for the 2017 NFL draft, which is set for April 27-29 in

Falcons’ offseason schedule set minus some OTAs

7:51 am Apr. 5, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH —  The Falcons “voluntary” offseason workout program is set to start on April 17.

Phase One consists of the first two weeks of the program with activities limited to strength and conditioning and physical

What Tony Romo had to say about his new career move

12:28 am Apr. 5, 2017

Here are excerpts from CBS Sports media conference call with CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus and former Dallas quarterback Tony Romo on Tuesday.  

CBS Sports announced that Romo, who has no full-time media experience, is

Dimitroff will listen to draft-day trade offers

6:00 am Apr. 4, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is adjusting to being at the back of the draft this season after the Falcons won the NFC and played in Super Bowl LI.

The Falcons hold the