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

Falcons’ photographer Jimmy Cribb releases book

5:47 pm Sep. 30, 2016

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons longtime photographer Jimmy Cribb, like most kids growing up in Alabama, wanted to play football in high school.

He went for tryouts and the head coach told the 5-foot-2 Cribb, “You’ll never

Is Tony Moeaki the answer at tight end for the Falcons?

8:42 am Jun. 25, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons sought to upgrade the tight end position this offseason by signing Jacob Tamme and Tony Moeaki in free agency.

Tamme received a two-year, $4 million contract with $400,000 guaranteed, while Moeaki,

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

VIDEO: Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter after OTAs

2:36 pm May. 28, 2014


–Tuesday – OTA No. 2.

–Thursday – OTA No. 3.

–Friday – Strength and Conditioning plus a rookie practice

–Monday– OTA No. 4.

–Tuesday, June 3 – OTA No. 5.

–Wednesday, June 4 – OTA No. 6.

–Thursday, June 5 – Rookie Practice.

–Monday, June 9 – Hacks vs. Jocks golf tournament. Defending champs – Team Scelfo.

–Tuesday, June 10 – OTA No. 7.

–Wednesday, June 11 – OTA No. 8.

–Thursday, June 12 – OTA

Could Dennis Pitta replace Tony Gonzalez?

1:29 pm Feb. 24, 2014

When the Falcons return from the NFL scouting combine, they will turn their attention to free agency.

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said there has been a lot of internal discussions about the team’s free agents,

Tony Gonzalez impressed by Michael Sam’s courage

2:00 pm Feb. 19, 2014

In his new position as a television analyst, former Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez will have to develop well-thought out positions on league issues.

CBS has him slated to start out on three shows.

“It will give

Gonzalez still ticked at ESPN over contrived Ryan flap

10:00 am Feb. 19, 2014

Former Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he wanted to clear the air with Falcons fans about a recent magazine article that suggested he somehow disrespected Matt Ryan.

“There was no firestorm,”

Tony Gonzalez expects Falcons to rebound in 2014

6:00 am Feb. 19, 2014

Former Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he felt the Falcons would rebound from their last-place finish in 2014.

After winning his first playoff game and reaching the NFC championship game, he returned