Falcons owner Arthur Blank spoke before the Rotary Club of Marietta and the Marietta Kiwanis Club at the Marietta City Conference Center on Wednesday.
Afterwards, we talked him about his comments on 680 The Fan concerning his displeasure that players didn’t rush to quarterback Matt Ryan’s defense after he was walloped by New Orleans safety Kenny Vaccaro last season.
(He seemed to get a kick of my new camera phone stand! …
MOBILE, Ala. – New Falcons defensive line coach Bryant Cox will be charged with ramping up the pass rush.
We’ll have to stay tuned to see if the Falcons trade up to get South Carolina’s defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, who will be long gone if they sit in the No. 6 spot of the NFL draft..
The Falcons had only 32 sacks, tied for 30th with Houston last season. Only Jacksonville (31) and …
MOBILE, Ala. – New Falcons defensive line coach Bryan Cox is certainly pretty intense.
He has the linemen at the Senior Bowl doing up-downs after they make a mistake.
Some NFL personnel men shook their heads as they walked past Minnesota defensive tackle Ra’Shede Hageman doing up-downs after committing an infraction at the North practice on Wednesday.
He’s using the up-downs as a punishment drill. The player runs in place and then …
MOBILE, Ala. – Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice and defensive line coach Bryan Cox were hired to oversee the revamping of the team’s two weakest units.
Both are working at the Senior Bowl as the Falcons try to get the North squad ready the game which is set for 4 p.m. Saturday at Ladd Peebles Stadium.
We asked them both about how they plan to instill some toughness in the Falcons.
“A lot of …