Watch: D. Led – Falcons throttle Cardinals 29-18

1:02 am Dec. 1, 2014

The Atlanta Falcons dispatched the visiting Cardinals 29-18 thanks to big games from quarterback Matt Ryan, wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Steven Jackson. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Georgia Dome.

Playtime chart: Falcons went big 30 percent

11:18 am Nov. 10, 2014

The Falcons were determined to run against Tampa Bay.

They used Gabe Carimi as the Jumbo tight end on 18 of their 66 offensive snaps (27 percent) and fullback Patrick DiMarco on 20 snaps (30 percent)

Countdown to camp: Day 2 — Running backs

6:00 am Jul. 24, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The countdown rolls on!

The veterans report today. The rookies have been on site since Tuesday and the first practice is set for Friday.

The media fitness run is Saturday at noon. I’ve checked

VIDEO: Do Falcons have best WR Duo?

12:24 pm Jul. 21, 2014

Are Julio Jones and Roddy White the best wide receiver tandem in the league? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and CineSport’s Noah Coslov discuss that and what they need from Steven Jackson in 2014.


5 questions with Falcons OC Dirk Koetter

12:33 pm May. 29, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter addressed some of the issues facing the offense this offseason on Wednesday after the team’s OTA seassion.

Here’s what Koetter had to say:

Q: How will you all improve the rushing