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

Cover 9@9: Falcons working on Air Sark attack

9:00 am May. 10, 2017

Good morning! Welcome to The Cover 9@9 blog. It’s our weekly blog of everything you need to know about the Atlanta Falcons, which is 9 items published at 9 a.m. each Wednesday morning.

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Market now set for Falcons to do Julio Jones extension

4:37 pm Jul. 15, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH – Now that Dallas and Denver have reached contract deals with wide receivers Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas, the market is set for Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones.

Bryant, who had threaten to holdout

COVER 9@9: What are the Falcons hiding?

9:00 am Apr. 1, 2015

(With a bizarre offseason that has included the hiring of new coach, a restructuring of the front office and the noise gate investigation, the Cover 9@9 took a few weeks off. But it’s back and

Q&A: Mike Smith upbeat before facing Lions

10:52 am Oct. 24, 2014

LONDON – Falcons coach Mike Smith held his final press conference before the game on Friday.

Here’s what he had to say:

Q: Are you please with how the practice week went over here in London?

A: I

Peterson: Jones and White are best WR tandem in NFL

1:11 pm Jun. 30, 2014

GREENSBORO – Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones recently laid claim to him and Roddy White being the top wide receiver tandem in the NFL.

Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson, arguably the best pure cornerback in the league, agreed