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

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

5 things to know about the Falcons today

6:00 am Mar. 11, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcon have been in a free agency frenzy since the league’s new business year opened at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Here are five things to know as

5 things to expect from the Falcons this week

6:00 am Mar. 7, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH – This will be a busy week for the Falcons with the start of the free agency, the aftermath of Roddy White’s release and the team’s use of gender-based questions at the NFL

5 things we learned about the Falcons this week

7:05 am Mar. 4, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH – It’s been an historic week in franchise history with the release of the team’s all-time leading wide receiver.

Here are the five things we learned this week:

1. WHITE RELEASED: The Falcons, after returning