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

10 draft picks to put the Falcons back on top

10:00 am Apr. 21, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons are in the final stages of setting their draft board for the NFL draft, which is set for May 8-10.

They start offseason conditioning today. We’ll have some media access on Tuesday.

Also, several of the top prospects including UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack are scheduled to visit Flowery Branch next week.

The Falcons have also been connected to

Tennessee RB Rajion Neal at Falcons’ Locals Day today

12:38 pm Apr. 15, 2014

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Some of the names are starting to come in as the Falcons are hosting their “locals day” work out today in Flowery Branch.

The event is not open to the media

NFL combine: Big Ten corners Roby, Dennard shine

3:40 pm Feb. 25, 2014

Two Big Ten cornerbacks from Georgia had strong workouts on the final day of the NFL scouting combine on Tuesday.

Former Ohio State standout Bradley Roby, of Peachtree Ridge High, and Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard, of

Ted Roof drops by to see Attaochu, Thomas

7:34 pm Jan. 21, 2014

MOBILE, Ala. – Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Ted Roof made his way to the Senior Bowl.

After the South’s practice at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Tuesday, he was talking to former Tech standouts Jeremiah Attaochu and Jemea Thomas on the field.

Thomas was a late addition to the Senior Bowl South roster.

“There was a high level of talent down there at the East-West Shrine game,” Thomas said. “The talent here is much better.”

Thomas played