EXCLUSIVE Q&A: Blank discusses front office, new coach and PSLs

9:34 pm Jan. 30, 2015

PHOENIX – Falcons owner Arthur Blank, after attending commissioner Roger Goodell’s “State of the NFL’ address, granted an exclusive interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday.

Blank has not commented since the team announced a restructuring

Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith headed to the ATL?

4:49 pm Jan. 28, 2015

PHOENIX – The Falcons started two undrafted players and a rookie at their key linebacker positions last season, while Seattle has the Super Bowl MVP from last season Malcolm Smith sitting on the bench.

Smith had

Bennett nearly left the Seahawks for the Bears

4:27 pm Jan. 28, 2015

PHOENIX – Seattle defensive end Michael Bennett, who led the Seahawks with seven sacks during the regular season, believes the Patriots present a much stiffer challenge than Denver did in last season’s Super Bowl.

“I think

Josh McDaniels on his interview with the Falcons

4:40 pm Jan. 27, 2015

PHOENIX – New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, who was interviewed by the Atlanta Falcons, wants to become an NFL head coach again some day.

“I was very fortunate to have a chance to meet them,”

Seahawk defenders laud Dan Quinn

6:22 pm Jan. 26, 2015

PHOENIX – Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner and defensive end Cliff Avril are big-time supporters of defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who’s set to be named as the Falcons’ 16th head coach on Monday.

“I think he’s done

Quinn’s coaching staff starting to take shape

7:00 am Jan. 26, 2015

PHOENIX – Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who’s set to be named the Falcons next head coach on Feb. 2 in Atlanta, has arrived here for Super Bowl XLIX.

Quinn’s coaching staff is starting to take