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Cover 9@9: Falcons post high mid-season grades

9:00 am Nov. 2, 2016

Matt Ryan threw an 11-yard touchdown to Mohamed Sanu with 31 seconds remaining to lift the Falcons to a 33-32 win over the Packers. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Georgia Dome.

Good morning!

5 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

7:55 am Sep. 13, 2016

The Falcons (0-1) are set to face the Oakland Raiders (1-0) at 4:25 p.m. on Sunday at the Oakland Coliseum.

Here are five things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday:

1. Hageman case. Some of the

10 Key Falcons offseason dates for 2016

6:00 am Jan. 15, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Now, that there is clarity in the front office, the Falcons’ focus turns to the offseason, where they will try to make strides to catch the Carolina Panthers, the three-time winners of

5 things every Falcons fan needs to know Friday

7:13 am Nov. 20, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are five things you need to know Friday about the Falcons (6-3), who host the Indianapolis Colts (4-5) at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Dome.

1. PRACTICE: The Falcons have a light

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,”

Cover 9@9: Quinn headed to the beach

9:00 am Jun. 24, 2015

(Welcome all! With the NFL becoming more of a passing league, the “Cover 9@9” blog is here for you every Wednesday at 9 a.m. We try to get to everything about the Atlanta Falcons from the

Q&A: A pre-training camp chat with Mike Smith

8:00 am Jul. 25, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – Before training camp opens today, we chatted with Falcons coach Mike Smith, the winningest coach in franchise history, who’s determined to rebound from his first losing season.

He was in good spirits during