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

Shanahan believes Manziel getting ‘bad rep’

2:58 pm Feb. 10, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan believed that Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is receiving a bad reputation for having a lousy work ethic and he wished his former pupil, who’s checked into a

Tom Moore: Johnny Manziel ‘will be good’

10:59 am Jul. 1, 2014

GREENSBORO — Longtime NFL assistant coach Tom Moore, 75, knows a few things about developing quarterbacks.

While with the Indianapolis Colts, he helped to develop Peyton Manning. Moore is currently a consultant with the Arizona Cardinals.

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Mock 4.0: Falcons to select Michigan OT Taylor Lewan

12:28 pm May. 7, 2014

[protected-iframe id=”62f3c7bd93ff7c274dbcdaaaa85eaf42-58441833-57875119″ info=”Watch video; width=”600″ height=”364″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”] We purposefully didn’t do 10,000 mocks during the extended pre-draft process this year.

That time was better spent on researching players, keeping track of the private workouts and

Mayock concerned about Clowney’s mentality

4:00 pm Feb. 19, 2014

[protected-iframe id=”18163f3bf5ffea49fc06e009e443936f-58441833-57875119″ info=”Watch video; width=”600″ height=”364″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”]INDIANAPOLIS – NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock is ready to hold court for the next week and help anchor the league’s television coverage.

He likes the 2014 draft class, which is headed by South Carolina’s defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.

“This year, the draft is stacked,” Mayock said. “I think you can get a quality player for three or four rounds.”

After the 2013 collapse, the Falcons are