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

5 things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

6:00 am Aug. 23, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons (2-0) are set to play the Miami Dolphins (1-1) in their third  exhibition game at 8 p.m. on Thursday at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.

The Falcons are set to practice

5 quick takes from Falcons’ Saturday practice

11:54 am Jul. 30, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are five quick takes from Saturday’s practice, the third of training camp.

1. Julio Jones held back. Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones attended practice, but did not take part in many

5 things we learned about the Falcons this week

6:00 am Jul. 8, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — With Independence Day in our rear view mirrors, the countdown to training camp can officially start.

The Falcons report to training camp on Wednesday, July 27. The first practice is set for  Thursday,

Falcons 90-man roster analysis: Defensive backs

6:00 am Jul. 7, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — In addition to filling the right cornerback spot during Jalen Collins’ four-game suspension, the Falcons must find some depth at nickel and outside.

The Falcons must find out if Akeem King, a converted

5 things we learned from the Falcons today

12:49 pm May. 4, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons cornerback Robert Alford, running back Devonta Freeman and linebacker Paul Worrilow spoke to the media today after the offseason practice.

Here’s are a five quick takeaways:

1. Navy Seal. Falcons coach Dan Quinn

5 things every Falcons fan needs to know today

8:24 am Oct. 13, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — Here’s everything you need to know about the Falcons (5-0), who play the New Orleans Saints (1-4) at 8:25 p.m. Thursday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, this morning.

Big practice day. The Falcons practice today

Falcons’ report card: Alford erased shaky play, coaching

10:04 am Oct. 12, 2015

Robert Alford returned an interception for a touchdown in overtime to lift the Falcons over the Washington Redskins and help Atlanta remain unbeaten. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports.

Robert Alford’s 59-yard interception return propelled

How did the Falcons get to 5-0?

8:25 am Oct. 12, 2015

How did the Falcons get to 5-0?

In the pre-game poll, 63 percent of the voters predicted that the Falcons would win in a rout, 29 percent predicted a win in a squeaker, five percent picked