1. Falcons Rookie DE Takkarist McKinley Celebrates NFL Paycheck with Dance Party

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley —who turned heads last month with a wild post-draft interview —threw himself a little Snapchat dance party on Thursday...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 7,567 reads 0 comments

  2. Michael Vick Says He Hasn't Talked to Falcons Regarding Retiring with Franchise

    Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick clarified to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com on Sunday that he has not yet spoken to the Atlanta Falcons organization about his desire to sign a one-day contract and retire with the team...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 277 reads 0 comments

  3. Michael Vick Says He Plans to Sign 1-Day Contract, Retire with Atlanta Falcons

    Free-agent quarterback Michael Vick said he's talking with the Atlanta Falcons about the idea of signing a one-day contract with the organization to officially retire as a member of the Falcons...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 81,313 reads 0 comments

  4. Former England Rugby Player Alex Gray to Join Atlanta Falcons Practice Squad

    Former England Sevens rugby player Alex Gray is set to join the Atlanta Falcons ' practice squad as part of the NFL 's new International Player Pathway program...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 7,248 reads 0 comments

  5. Thomas Dimitroff 'Confident' Falcons Will Sign Devonta Freeman to New Contract

    Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is "confident" the organization will be able to work out a long-term contract extension with running back Devonta Freeman. On Saturday, Jeremy Bergman of NFL ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 2,344 reads 0 comments

  6. Devonta Freeman Says He Wants 'To Be Elite Paid' in Falcons Extension

    Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is not going to give the defending NFC champions a hometown discount on his next contract. Speaking to ESPN's Josina Anderson , Freeman made it clear what he believes he's worth...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 21,677 reads 0 comments

  7. Devonta Freeman Says He's 'Patient' About Negotiating New Contract with Falcons

    While he's still seeking a new deal with the Atlanta Falcons , running back Devonta Freeman isn't going to let his contract status impede his preseason preparations for the 2017 campaign...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 1,532 reads 0 comments

  8. Takkarist McKinley, Atlanta Falcons Agree to Rookie Contract

    The Atlanta Falcons have locked down their first-round pick, agreeing to a deal with defensive end Takkarist McKinley on Thursday, according to the team's official Twitter account ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 4,929 reads 0 comments

  9. Julio Jones Says Falcons Had 'Amazing' 2017 NFL Draft in TMZ Interview

    Wide receiver Julio Jones praised the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday for the potential improvements they made in the 2017 NFL draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 6,434 reads 0 comments

  10. Takkarist McKinley Reportedly Won't Be Fined for Cursing During Draft Speech

    Atlanta Falcons linebacker Takkarist McKinley will not be fined for dropping an F-bomb during his on-camera interview at the 2017 NFL draft...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 48,793 reads 0 comments

  11. Eric Saubert NFL Draft 2017: Scouting Report for Atlanta Falcons' Pick

    Pro Day Results Height Weight 40 Time 3-Cone Short Shuttle 6'5" 253 lbs 4.67s 7...

    Matt  Miller Written by Matt Miller about 4 months ago 7,222 reads 0 comments

  12. Brian Hill NFL Draft 2017: Scouting Report for Atlanta Falcons' Pick

    Measurables Height Weight 40 Time Arm Length Hand Size 3-Cone 6'0 5/8" 219 lbs 4.54s N/A N/A 7...

    Matt  Miller Written by Matt Miller about 4 months ago 9,377 reads 0 comments

  13. Damontae Kazee NFL Draft 2017: Scouting Report for Atlanta Falcons' Pick

    Measurables Height Weight 40 Time Arm Length Hand Size 3-Cone 5'10 ¼" 184 lbs 4.54s 30 ⅞ " 8 ⅝ " 7...

    Matt  Miller Written by Matt Miller about 4 months ago 8,369 reads 0 comments

  14. Sean Harlow NFL Draft 2017: Scouting Report for Atlanta Falcons' Pick

    Pro Day Results Height Weight 40 Time Arm Length Hand Size 6'4" 303 lbs 5...

    Matt  Miller Written by Matt Miller about 4 months ago 6,975 reads 0 comments

  15. Takkarist McKinley NFL Draft 2017: Scouting Report, Grade for Falcons Rookie

    Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere. B/R's NFL coverage delivers must-see gridiron analysis on a daily basis...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 4 months ago 72 reads 0 comments

  16. Falcons' Takkarist McKinley Drops F Bomb, Praises Grandma in Emotional Speech

    The Atlanta Falcons will hope to upgrade their defense with the selection of UCLA's Takkarist McKinley with the No. 26 of the 2017 NFL draft. The Falcons traded up with the Seattle Seahawks to make the selection...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 214,104 reads 0 comments

  17. Jake Matthews' 5th-Year Contract Option Picked Up by Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons announced Tuesday that they picked up the fifth-year option on Jake Matthews ' rookie deal, keeping him under contract through the 2018 season...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 2,391 reads 0 comments

  18. Joe Mixon Reportedly Not on Falcons' 2017 NFL Draft Board

    The Atlanta Falcons have taken controversial Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon off their draft board, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 7,029 reads 0 comments

  19. Taylor Gabriel Signs 1-Year Tender with Atlanta Falcons After Breakout Season

    Wide receiver Taylor Gabriel signed his one-year tender Saturday to remain with the Atlanta Falcons , according to Kelsey Conway of the team's official website. ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 6,850 reads 0 comments

  20. 2017 Atlanta Falcons Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info

    The Atlanta Falcons ' 2016 season was a fever dream come true. Their offense coalesced into the league's most dominant unit, with Matt Ryan posting MVP numbers and helping carry the team all the way to the sport's pinnacle...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 13,476 reads 0 comments

  21. Roddy White Retires from NFL After 11 Seasons with Falcons

    Longtime Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White officially announced his retirement from the National Football League on Friday after going unsigned for the 2016 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 52,309 reads 0 comments

  22. Migos Hit-Maker Quavo Was Actually a Record-Setting High School Quarterback

    "Run with that sack, call me Boobie ," raps Quavo on "Bad and Boujee," his trio Migos' Billboard Hot 100 chart topper (and the inspiration for some of 2016's best memes)...

    Natalie Weiner Written by Natalie Weiner about 4 months ago 88,406 reads 0 comments

  23. Devonta Freeman Will Participate in Falcons Minicamp Amid Contract Negotiations

    Despite looking for a better contract, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman won't hold out from offseason workouts. "I'm doing everything," Freeman said Wednesday, per Alex Marvez of Sporting News...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 3,521 reads 0 comments

  24. Matt Ryan Says He's Watched Super Bowl 51 Loss to Patriots Multiple Times

    After the Atlanta Falcons blew a 25-point lead in losing Super Bowl LI to the New England Patriots , quarterback Matt Ryan watched the game film several times. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 27,900 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL1000: Atlanta Falcons 2017 NFL Draft Preview

    No team has ever lost a Super Bowl after holding a 25-point lead, which means no team has ever had to overcome those scarring memories the following season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by NFL1000 Scouts about 4 months ago 14,766 reads 0 comments