Polian: Beasley to struggle as role-playing rookie

7:24 am May. 28, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — Former NFL executive Bill Polian drafted two of the best pass rushers of the last decade in Dwight Freeney and Atlanta native Robert Mathis.

Freeney was selected in the first round (11th overall)

Falcons’ top pick Vic Beasley takes part in OTAs

1:10 pm May. 26, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH –Falcons first-round draft pick Vic Beasley, who remains unsigned, took part in the team’s first organized team activities non-contact practice on Tuesday.

Beasley, the eighth overall pick in the draft, worked at left and

Falcons RB Antone Smith is recovering from his broken leg

6:00 am May. 21, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons running back Antone Smith, who suffered a fractured right leg while covering a punt against Carolina on Nov. 16, has started running during his rehabilitation.

“The recovery is going pretty good,” Smith

Falcons’ minicamp to be open to the public

2:30 pm May. 19, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons will hold minicamp Tuesday, June 16 through Thursday, June 18 at the team’s facilities.

The practices will be open to the public.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, June 16 — 1:10 p.m. – Practice

Wednesday, June 17

Quinn on the Falcons’ tight end situation

10:21 am May. 19, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH – With the primary offseason focus on improving the leagues worst defense, the Falcons did some minor retooling at the tight end position.

Wade Harman, a holdover from coach Mike Smith’s staff, moved over