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

2016 unit-by-unit analysis: The defensive line

10:00 am Feb. 16, 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 Super Bowl questions with Jonathan Babineaux

2:00 pm Feb. 3, 2017

HOUSTON — Here’s what Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux had to say to the media at the Super Bowl:

(on what it is like being a veteran on a younger defense) “You know what, it’s been

A closer look at the Falcons pass rush

12:09 pm Jun. 9, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH – The top offseason priority for the Falcons has been to figure out how to generate a ferocious pass rush.

The coaches will point out that pass rush isn’t all about sacks. You also

Jonathan Babineaux

Top 50 Falcons: No. 48, Jonathan Babineaux

12:30 pm Oct. 28, 2015

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is counting down the Top 50 players in Atlanta Falcons history during the franchise’s 50th anniversary season. No. 48 is defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux.

Years played for Falcons: Jonathan Babineaux, or “Babs” as

5 things every Falcons fan needs to know today

6:00 am Oct. 6, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here’s everything you need to know about the Falcons (4-0), who face Washington (2-2) at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Dome, this morning:

(VIDEO: Babineaux: ‘Sky is the limit for us’)

Falcons are

A closer look at the Falcons’ defensive line rotation

10:00 am Oct. 1, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons have played nine defensive linemen in two of the three games.

Defensive end Malliciah Goodman didn’t play against the Giants because of a triceps injury.

“We are trying to roll them through,”

7 things we’ve learned so far at Falcons Camp Quinn

7:58 am Aug. 4, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons are enjoying what coach Dan Quinn called a “recovery day” today.

They’ll return to practice at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday before hosting their Friday Night Lights even at 7 p.m.