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

VIDEO: D. Led – Falcons to match up with Texans

6:59 pm Aug. 13, 2014


Date                               Practice Times (public availability)

Thursday, August 14                Combined Practice w/ Houston Texans (Houston, TX), 9 a.m. ET

Friday, August 15                     Pregame Walkthrough (No Media Availability)

Saturday, August 16                  Falcons at Houston Texans

NRG Stadium

8:00 p.m. ET – CW69

Sunday, August 17                           Players’ Day Off (No Media Availability)

Monday, August 18                         Practice 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (closed to the public)

Break Camp

Falcons revamped line to get tested early by Texans

9:23 am Jun. 12, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons revamped offensive line will get tested early in training camp when they travel to hold two practices against the Houston Texans before playing them in an exhibition game on Saturday,

12 teams who could draft UGA star Aaron Murray

6:00 am Mar. 19, 2014

Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray is set to leave for Phoenix today to start the final month of his preparations before Georgia’s Pro Day on April 16.

“He will work with quarterback coach Terry Shea,” said Pat Dye,

Louisville’s Marcus Smith to work out for Falcons

3:10 pm Mar. 17, 2014

Falcons didn’t directly address their lack of a pass rush in free agency.

However, they have taken four defensive ends in recent drafts — Cliff Matthews, Jonathan Massaquoi, Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga — and hope to get Kroy Biermann

VIDEO: Johnny Manziel at the NFL scouting combine

12:28 pm Feb. 21, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, a projected top 10 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, measured 5-foot-11 3/4, and weighed 207 pounds, according to NFL Media analysts Gil Brandt and Daniel Jeremiah.