1. Falcons Need to Upgrade the Tight End Position

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  2. Should Atlanta Falcons Part Ways with Steven Jackson?

    Atlanta Falcons veteran running back Steven Jackson hasn't been much of a factor in the team's offense ever since joining the organization in 2013, as he's averaged just 3.5 and 3...

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  3. Inside the Huddle: Atlanta Falcons' Running Game

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  4. Falcons Free-Agent Priorities: Corey Peters

    We started the process of ranking the top 5 players out of 19 unrestricted free agents the Atlanta Falcons should re-sign with kicker Matt Bryant as the No. 1 priority, receiver/special-teams ace Eric Weems at No...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 141 reads 0 comments

  5. 5 Bargain-Bin Free Agents Who Could Fill Big Holes for the Atlanta Falcons

    Reclamation projects. Injury questions. Potential breakout stars. When looking in the bargain bin of free agency, the Atlanta Falcons need to focus on those guys who can make huge impacts despite not signing huge contracts...

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  6. Shanahan Must Step-It-Up in the Red Zone

    The Falcons , under offensive coordinators Mike Mularkey and Dirk Koetter, on average were ranked 7.1 spots higher in red zone scoring percentage (touchdowns only) than offenses directed ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 months ago 1,376 reads 0 comments

  7. 5 Pass-Rushers the Atlanta Falcons Must Consider in 2015 NFL Draft

    The Atlanta Falcons ' biggest hole on their team is easily their pass rush. After registering just 22 sacks in 2014 and having their top two edge players in Kroy Biermann and Osi ...

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  8. Richard Smith's Top Task Is to Craft a Pass Rush

    FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons defensive coordinator Richard Smith had an embarrassment of riches at defensive end at his last stop in the NFL ...

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  9. Falcons Want Workhorse Running Back, Steven Jackson Likely Not It

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Kyle Shanahan wants a workhorse running back in the Atlanta Falcons ' backfield. He was very specific on Tuesday about his desires...

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  10. Falcons' Joe Hawley Getting Up to Speed for Zone-Blocking Scheme

    Near the conclusion of last season, Joe Hawley was one of the first people to applaud undrafted rookie James Stone for an admirable job filling in as the starting center...

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  11. Falcons Coach Dan Quinn Is on Twitter | Atlanta Falcons Blog

    Falcons coach Dan Quinn, like his mentor is Seattle Pete Carroll, is on twitter. You can follow him @FalconsDQ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 months ago 85 reads 0 comments

  12. Matt Bryant Needs to Be a Falcons Priority

    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says re-signing kicker Matt Bryant should be one of Atlanta's first orders of business as new coach Dan Quinn assesses the roster.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 months ago 52 reads 0 comments

  13. Smith: We're Trying to Upgrade Team Speed

    Falcons defensive coordinator Richard Smith will lead a group of fast, physical football players in 2015, aiming to create a bunch of turnovers while making life miserable for opposing quarterbacks...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 months ago 103 reads 0 comments

  14. Calling Plays Not a Must for Falcons D-Coordinator Richard Smith

    During his introductory news conference, new Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he was undecided about calling the defensive plays this coming season...

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  15. Calling Plays Not a Must for Falcons D-Coordinator Richard Smith

    During his introductory news conference, new Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he was undecided about calling the defensive plays this coming season...

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  16. Steven Jackson Likely Out of Running in Kyle Shanahan's Offense

    New Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan was cautious with his words as he addressed the Atlanta media for the first time on Tuesday...

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  17. Shanahan: 'Matt Ryan Fits into Everyone's Offense'

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  18. 10 Things We Learned from the Falcons New Coordinators

    The Falcons ' coordinators Kyle Shanahan (offense), Richard Smith (defense) and Keith Armstrong (special teams) meet with the media on Tuesday for the first time as members of Dan Quinn's coaching staff...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 months ago 103 reads 0 comments

  19. Falcons Fill out Rest of Coaching Staff

    The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have hired Keith Carter as assistant offensive line coach, Matt LaFleur as quarterbacks coach, Doug Mallory as defensive assistant/linebackers ...

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  20. Should AtL Pursure FA TE Jordan Cameron?

    Having built their identity around a high octane offense, the Atlanta Falcons found themselves missing a crucial piece in 2014...

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  21. DE Adrian Clayborn a FA Target for Falcons

    With a full wallet and a lot of holes to plug, the Atlanta Falcons front office will be busy during the free agency period. The 2014 Falcons ranked last in passing defense and total yards allowed, and have struggled mightily agains the run for years...

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  22. Falcons Free-Agent Priorities: Eric Weems

    We started the process of ranking the Top 5 players out of 19 unrestricted free agents the Atlanta Falcons should re-sign with the guy who has to be the No. 1 priority: kicker Matt Bryant...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 months ago 52 reads 0 comments

  23. Worrilow Hitting the Weights Hard Already

    If you're in the Flowery Branch area this offseason and you hear something that sounds like thunder, there's probably no reason to look skyward...

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  24. Would the Falcons Be Better off Without Julio Jones?

    Today's AJC features something I thought I'd never write: The suggestion that the Atlanta Falcons might be better off without Julio Jones than with him...

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  25. Why Falcons Should Target FA OLB Justin Houston

    With the 2015 free agency period inching ever closer, and the Atlanta Falcons in need of some serious improvement, it's time to look at the potential targets that Dan Quinn and his increasingly large staff may pursue...

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