Dimitroff’s five best free-agent signings

12:00 pm Mar. 9, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff’s five best free-agent signings:

1. Michael Turner, RB, 2008

2. Devin Hester, WR/KR/PR, 2013

3. Mike Peterson, LB, 2009

4. Dwight Lowery, FS, 2013

5. Erik Coleman, FS, 2008




Falcons’ Trufant, Hester make PFWA’s All-NFC team

1:00 pm Jan. 12, 2015

FLOWERY  BRANCH – Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant and kick returner Devin Hester were named to the 2014 All-NFC team, chosen in voting conducted by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA).

Trufant was one of the

VIDEO: D. Led — Falcons’ offensive shuffle

11:33 am Oct. 7, 2014

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter & CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss Antone Smith’s role in the Falcons’ offense and Devin Hester’s emotions as

he prepares to face his former team on Sunday.



Falcons WR Harry Douglas inactive for Vikings

2:58 pm Sep. 28, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS — Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas, who suffered a foot injury in the Tampa Bay game, was listed as questionable on the team’s official injury report will be inactive for today’s game against the

VIDEO: Falcons on scoring 56 points

3:08 am Sep. 19, 2014

Some notes from the 56-14 win over the Bucs:

–The Falcons scored the second-most points in a single game in franchise history. Atlanta’s 56 points was the most in a game since scoring 51 points against the Carolina Panthers in 1998. The Falcons’ club record of 62 points came against the New Orleans Saints in 1973.

–WR Devin Hester broke Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Atlanta Falcon CB Deion Sanders’

REPORT CARD: Ryan had one of his worst games

7:05 am Sep. 15, 2014

CINCINNATI — Falcons coach Mike Smith was correct this week when he concluded that his team was beat in all phases of the game, including coaching.

The Bengals, with their average quarterback, mauled the Falcons with

Countdown to camp: Day 4 — Wide receivers

6:00 am Jul. 22, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The countdown rolls on!

Coach Mike Smith, who was out in Montana, and general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who was out cycling with Lance Armstrong, reported back to the office on Monday.

The HBO cameras are all