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

Falcons sign tackle Pasztor, release Lucas 

12:36 pm Aug. 19, 2017

PITTSBURGH — The Falcons signed offensive tackle Austin Pasztor and released offensive lineman Marquis Lucas on Saturday.
Pasztor has made 43 starts and played 58 games over five seasons in the NFL.
Pasztor, who’s 6 feet 7

Can’t wait to see Joshua Dobbs in Black and Gold

7:03 am Aug. 15, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Pittsburgh rookie quarterback Joshua Dobbs, formerly of Tennessee and Alpharetta High, fought through some tough times in his NFL debut on Friday.

Dobbs, and the Steelers, are set to host the Atlanta Falcons

Falcons to hold McKinley out of first exhibition game

5:09 pm Aug. 10, 2017

MIAMI— The Falcons are going to hold first-round draft pick Takkarist McKinley out of the exhibition game against Miami tonight, Coach Dan Quinn told The Atlanta-Journal Constitution before taking the field for warm-ups.

Quinn said McKinley has

5 things we learned from Falcons’ practice on Tuesday

12:06 pm Aug. 8, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH –Here are five things we learned at Falcons practice on Tuesday:

1. Taylor signed. The Falcons were down a running back after B.J. Daniels suffered an undisclosed injury and signed running back Kelvin Taylor