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

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.

INJURY REPORT: Douglas, Babineaux questionable

11:08 am Oct. 24, 2014

LONDON — Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas (foot) and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (foot) were listed as questionable on the team’s final injury report of Friday.

Douglas practice for the past two days. He was returning

Countdown to camp: Day 6 — Defensive line

6:00 am Jul. 20, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The countdown can kick into overdrive this weekend.

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