REPORT CARD: Defense didn’t show up vs. Vikings

12:16 am Sep. 29, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS — The Falcons defense stunk up TCF Bank Stadium.

At halftime, owner Arthur Blank was discussing the team’s porous play with general manager Thomas Dimtroff in an animated exchange.

This is clearly not what Blank expected

Q&A: Bridgewater ready for first NFL start vs. Falcons

2:47 pm Sep. 24, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – The Minnesota Vikings were hoping to bring rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater along slowly this season.

But when starting quarterback Matt Cassel suffered a broken foot against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Bridgewater

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Mock 4.0: Falcons to select Michigan OT Taylor Lewan

12:28 pm May. 7, 2014

We purposefully didn’t do 10,000 mocks during the extended pre-draft process this year.

That time was better spent on researching players, keeping track of the private workouts and doing as many interviews and conference calls

Louisville’s Marcus Smith to work out for Falcons

3:10 pm Mar. 17, 2014

Falcons didn’t directly address their lack of a pass rush in free agency.

However, they have taken four defensive ends in recent drafts — Cliff Matthews, Jonathan Massaquoi, Malliciah Goodman and Stansly Maponga – and hope to get Kroy Biermann