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

Poll: Should Falcons put Michael Vick in the Ring of Honor?

10:19 am Jun. 14, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons don’t retire jersey numbers.

Only linebacker Jessie Tuggle has his number retired, according a team official.

The team does induct players into the Ring of Honor.

“The Atlanta Falcons organization doesn’t officially retire

Cover 9@9: Quinn’s new staff taking shape

9:00 am Feb. 15, 2017

Good morning! Welcome to The Cover 9@9 blog. It’s our first Post-Super Bowl weekly blog of everything you need to know about the Atlanta Falcons, which is 9 items published at 9 a.m. each Wednesday

Roddy White: ‘Keeping my options open’

8:22 am Oct. 3, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Former Falcons wide receiver Roddy White wants to continue playing.

“I feel like physically I could still play football for a couple more years,” White said on NFL Network’s pre-game show on Sunday.

7 quick takes from Falcons’ OTAs: Freeman very limited

1:36 pm Jun. 7, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons, with running back Devonta Freeman limited, just completed their OTA practice on Tuesday.

We’ll speak to coach Dan Quinn and several players later. Check back for updates on Freeman and interviews

Cover 9@9: Sanu ready to prove his worth

9:00 am May. 18, 2016

1. Sanu ready to prove himself. Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, who’s slated to replace Roddy White in the offense, is working to learn Kyle Shanahan’s offensive system.

“It’s a lot different from what we ran