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

5 things to know about the Falcons on Monday

7:15 am Apr. 3, 2017

Here are five things to know about the Falcons on Monday:

1. Locals Day is Wednesday. The Falcons will host players from the area eligible for the NFL draft including Georgia offensive lineman Tyler Catalina.

Alabama defensive

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,”