COVER 9@9: Longtime PR man Frank Kleha retires

9:00 am Apr. 8, 2015

(With a bizarre offseason that has included the hiring of new coach, a restructuring of the front office and the noise gate investigation, the Cover 9@9 took a few weeks off. But it’s back and

COVER 9@9: Matt Ryan hopes to finish improbable playoff push

9:00 am Dec. 24, 2014

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter & CineSport’s Noah Coslov preview Falcons-Panthers for the NFC South title by talking about their week 11 game, matchups and Mike Smith’s job status.

Welcome all! With the NFL becoming more

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

REPORT CARD: Did Matt Ryan blow the Steelers game?

7:00 am Dec. 15, 2014

Over the offseason in 2012, the Falcons decided to pay quarterback Matt Ryan like he was a Super Bowl winning quarterback.

But since the big pay day, Ryan has a pedestrian 9-21 record.

On Sunday against Pittsburgh

Q&A Aaron Rodgers: ‘This is not a trap game’

5:56 pm Dec. 4, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talked with the Atlanta media today.

He said “this is not a trap game.”  That means that Lambeau Field is not the the “Trap House.”

The Falcons (5-7)