5 things to know about the Falcons on Thursday

6:00 am Aug. 25, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons (2-0) are set to play the Miami Dolphins (1-1) in their third  exhibition game at 8 p.m. tonight at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.

Here are five things to know about

5 quick takes from Falcons’ Monday practice

11:38 am Aug. 15, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are five quick takes from Monday’s practice.

1. Mayes down. Nose tackle Chris Mayes, who played at Georgia and is from Griffin, was escorted from the field by a trainer with an

Cover 9@9: Julio Jones on going for the 2,000-yard mark

9:00 am Aug. 10, 2016

With the Falcons opening the preseason on Thursday, which position will be most closely analyzed under the microscope? Watch AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Noah Coslov for the answer.

1. Jones distances himself from Ryan. Falcons

The NFL’s complete top 100 list

4:36 pm Jul. 7, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was revealed as No. 8 on NFL Network’s The Top 100 Players of 2016.

This was Jones’ fourth career appearance on the list, and he

Freeman distraught over police shooting in Baton Rouge

11:14 am Jul. 7, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons running back Devonta Freeman spoke out on twitter about shooting of a Louisiana man by the Baton Rouge police.

#AltonSterling enough is enough,” Freeman tweeted. “So distraught I don’t have words.”

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