Countdown to camp: Day 5 — Offensive line

6:00 am Jul. 21, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — Football is almost back!

Coach Mike Smith, who’s been out in Montana, and general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who’s been out cycling with Lance Armstrong, report back to the office today.

The rookies report Tuesday, the

UPDATE: Falcons are $10.1 million under the salary cap

1:51 am Mar. 14, 2014

After the recent $80.5 million free agency spending spree, the Falcons are $11.6 million under the $133 million salary cap, according to NFLPA documents.

UPDATED SUNDAY AT 8:40 AM: The NFLPA documents have been updated to include Joe Hawley’s contract. The Falcons have $10,194,447.00 million (top 51) under the cap for 2014, according to NFLPA documents.

NFLPA UPDATE

Current Contracts:58

TR Share:$353,718,750.00

Adjusted Cap: $135,743,934.00

Benefit Share: $33,250,000.00

Team Cap: $125,549,487.00

Salary Cap: $133,000,000.00

Cap Room: $10,194,447.00

Adjustments:

Previous Year Carryover:$3,129,200.00

Q&A with Falcons right guard Jon Asamoah

7:51 pm Mar. 12, 2014

Falcons right guard Jon Asamoah, formerly of the Kansas City Chiefs, signed a five-year contract after becoming an unrestricted free agent. Terms of his deal were undisclosed, but it averaging $4.5 million per year.

Asamoah was

VIDEO: Reaction to Falcons free agent moves

4:10 pm Mar. 12, 2014

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Jeff Schultz join CineSport’s Noah Coslov to review the Falcons’ signings on the first day of free agency and to discuss where the team still has needs.

Kansas City Chiefs free agent offensive guard Jon Asamoah started nine games in 2013. (Scott Cunningham / Getty Images)

Falcons are targeting linemen in free agency

6:30 am Mar. 10, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The legalized tampering period started Saturday at 4 p.m. and agents around the league were giddy.

With an increase in the salary cap from $123 million to $133 million, the agents are expecting more robust deals this season.

Defensive end Red Bryant (above in video from the Super Bowl) landed a deal with Jacksonville after being released by Seattle.

“History tells you that there will be more deals out