REPORT CARD: Falcons’ defense turns in A-plus outing

11:40 pm Dec. 21, 2014

NEW ORLEANS — The Falcons’ defense transformed Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ 200th career start into a nightmare.

The defense was stout against the run and attacked Brees as they registered a season-high five sacks and added

Falcons have contingency plans for Julio Jones

5:46 pm Dec. 16, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, the team’s offensive play-caller, is making contingency plans for wide receiver Julio Jones to play against the Saints at 1 p.m. Sunday at the

Superdome.

“It’s hard when you

OFFICIAL: Julio Jones and William Moore are out

10:34 am Dec. 14, 2014

UPDATE: Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) and S William Moore (foot) have been officially declared out of the game today against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to the team.

Jones, who arrived at the Georgia Dome at

Watch: D. Led – Falcons’ challenge vs. Big Ben

5:34 pm Dec. 12, 2014

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and CineSport’s Noah Coslov preview Falcons-Steelers by talking about Julio Jones, the Steelers’ NFC South losses and Atlanta’s concern over Ben Roethlisberger.

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Watch: D. Led – Falcons throttle Cardinals 29-18

1:02 am Dec. 1, 2014

The Atlanta Falcons dispatched the visiting Cardinals 29-18 thanks to big games from quarterback Matt Ryan, wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Steven Jackson. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Georgia Dome.