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

Falcons make a trade for a tackle 

12:29 pm Sep. 1, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Denver traded offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo to the Falcons for a 2018 fifth-round pick on Friday, according to the team.

The deal was previously reported per source by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Sambrailo was a

5 things we learned from Dimitroff and Quinn today

12:33 pm Apr. 20, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn held their pre-draft press conference today.

Here are the five things we learned:

Moving on up. The  Falcons are looking to move up in

2016 unit-by-unit analysis: The offensive line

2:00 pm Feb. 15, 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 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

6:00 am Oct. 18, 2016

The Falcons fell to the Seahawks 26-24 on a controversial call. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and DJ Sixsmith discuss the missed pass interference call towards the end of the game.

After losing 26-24 to the

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

Atlanta Falcons 90-man roster analysis: Offensive line

7:50 am Jun. 30, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons offensive line coach Chris Morgan believes the unit can be much improved after a strong 2015 season.

Morgan, who was assisted by Keith Carter, made the rushing attack more potent after ranking