After tough season, Falcons facing greater urgency in draft

Football 04/18/19, 15:31

The Atlanta Falcons spent the past couple of drafts filling in the pieces on a team with championship aspirations. This time around, they're coming off a hugely disappointing season that turned up the heat on coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff. The Falcons have the 14th overall pick in next ...

Falcons’ free-fall continues as offense shut down in loss

Football 12/02/18, 18:49

Matt Ryan could find no easy answers after the Atlanta Falcons' offense hit a new low in their fourth straight loss.Ryan threw for only 131 yards in Sunday's 26-16 loss to the Baltimore Ravens , his lowest total of his 11-year career in a game he has started and finished.The ...

Falcons sign veteran defensive end Bruce Irvin

Football 11/07/18, 13:19

The Atlanta Falcons have signed defensive end Bruce Irvin to a one-year deal announced Wednesday, reuniting the veteran with coach Dan Quinn.Irvin, cut by the Oakland Raiders on Saturday, became a free agent after clearing waivers on Tuesday with $3.8 million remaining on his contract. The Falcons, who play at ...

Falcons defense keeps coming up short at the end

Football 09/30/18, 21:55

The Atlanta Falcons are making a bad habit of collapsing in the final moments of games.They were at it again in Sunday's 37-36 loss to Cincinnati, allowing Andy Dalton to complete a 13-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Green with 7 seconds remaining."It's like just taking your heart and ripping it ...

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