Falcons president Rich McKay is the new chairman of the NFL's competition committee, the league announced Tuesday.
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.
While the Falcons will be looking for speed, perhaps at receiver and defensive end, in this year's draft, GM Thomas Dimitroff and his staff are probably also keeping a close eye on offensive linemen at the Scouting Combine.
Former Falcons S Erik Coleman has agreed to a one-year deal with the Lions, according to multiple reports.
The Falcons have signed TE Robbie Agnone and announced that DT Trey Lewis has signed a contract extension.
The Falcons hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski to be the team's new quarterbacks coach, replacing Bill Musgrave.
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.
The Falcons made a pair of transactions on Wednesday, extending LB Coy Wire and cutting S Erik Coleman.
Falcons owner Arthur Blank and rock star Jon Bon Jovi have held talks in which Bon Jovi would buy 15 percent of the franchise for $150 million, according to an ESPN.com report.
GM Thomas Dimitroff has had a few weeks to digest Atlanta's crushing playoff loss to the Packers in the divisional round, and PFW spoke with him earlier this week at the Super Bowl media center.
Armed with a three-year extension, Falcons head coach Mike Smith is determined to improve the playoff-contending Falcons.
The Falcons signed head coach Mike Smith to a three-year contract extension on Thursday. Smith led the Falcons to an NFC-best 13-3 record in 2010.
The Titans have been granted permission to interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey for their vacant head-coaching position, according to ESPN.
The NFC jumped out to a huge first-half lead and won the Pro Bowl 55-41 on Sunday in Honolulu, led by Falcons QB Matt Ryan and Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall, the game MVP.
We hear the Falcons would be content to head into next season with the same group of running backs that helped them finish 12th in the league in rushing in 2010.