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Falcons’ free agency tracker: Ismael, Roberts signed

11:20 am Mar. 14, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — There’s a misguided perception that the Falcons have been twiddling their thumbs in free agency.

Since the league’s new business year has started the Falcons, with the latest deals to safety Kemal Ishmael

Unit-by-Unit analysis: Defensive backs

10:00 am Feb. 17, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons reclaimed the NFC South title and became NFC champions for just the second time in franchise history.

The Falcons, calling themselves a Brotherhood, had a major breakthrough in Dan Quinn’s second

5 thing to know about the Falcons on Thursday

6:00 am Oct. 13, 2016

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter is in Seattle and joins Noah Coslov to compare this year’s start to last year’s and get into how the Falcons will attack the Seahawks’ defense on Sunday.

SEATTLE — After

COVER 9@9: Falcons need to lock-up Schraeder

9:00 am Oct. 12, 2016

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter is in Seattle and joins Noah Coslov to compare this year’s start to last year’s and get into how the Falcons will attack the Seahawks’ defense on Sunday.

Good morning from

5 things to know about the Falcons on Thursday

6:00 am Sep. 22, 2016

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov preview Falcons-Saints on Monday Night Football by getting into the Falcons offensive rhythm and how to fix the defense.

FLOWERY BRANCH — After posting a thrilling 35-28 victory

5 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

6:24 am Aug. 9, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are five things to know about the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday.

1. Practice today. The Falcons will practice at 10 a.m. today. Please note that Wednesday’s practice is a walk-through and will

Falcons 90-man roster analysis: Defensive backs

6:00 am Jul. 7, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — In addition to filling the right cornerback spot during Jalen Collins’ four-game suspension, the Falcons must find some depth at nickel and outside.

The Falcons must find out if Akeem King, a converted