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

10 draft picks to put the Falcons back on top

10:00 am Apr. 21, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons are in the final stages of setting their draft board for the NFL draft, which is set for May 8-10.

They start offseason conditioning today. We’ll have some media access on Tuesday.

Also, several of the top prospects including UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack are scheduled to visit Flowery Branch next week.

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Dee Ford: There is no feud with Jadeveon Clowney

7:01 am Mar. 5, 2014

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn edge rusher Dee Ford, after his stellar showing at the school’s Pro Day on Tuesday, wanted to make one thing clear.

Despite his brash comments about South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney at

Auburn Pro Day: Dee Ford has stellar showing

12:16 pm Mar. 4, 2014

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn defensive end Dee Ford, who didn’t workout at the NFL scouting combine for medical reasons, had a vertical jump of 35 1/2 inches and lifted 225 pounds 29 times on Tuesday.