The Falcons released DE John Abraham, CB Dunta Robinson and RB Michael Turner on Friday, the team announced.
Falcons DE John Abraham was arrested on misdemeanor obstruction charges on Monday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
The Falcons' search for a pass-rush specialist to work into the DE rotation has been going on for years.
As he enters the final year of his rookie deal, time is running out for Falcons DE Lawrence Sidbury to show significant improvement.
The Falcons re-signed DE John Abraham, PFW's best defensive player available, to a three-year deal, according to multiple reports.
Frustration is mounting in Atlanta, but it doesn't make the Falcons' lack of postseason success any easier for the team to fathom or correct.
John Abraham, who will turn 34 in May, still can bolster a team's pass rush and appears likely to hit the open market.
Falcons DE John Abraham is likely to hit the free-agent market, according to his agent, Rich Rosa.
Lions WR Calvin Johnson, Falcons DE John Abraham and 49ers P Andy Lee are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played for Week 15, the NFL announced Wednesday.
At the age of 33, and in his contract year, John Abraham could make a huge difference for the Falcons' defense down the stretch.
The Falcons made DE Ray Edwards their signature free-agent addition this offseason with the expectation that he would boost the pass rush playing opposite John Abraham.
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Five game against the Falcons Sunday evening.
Containing Falcons DEs John Abraham and Ray Edwards will be a tough test for the Bears' young offensive tackles.
John Abraham, entering his 12th season and sixth with the Falcons, senses the hunger to get over the hump is greater than ever in Atlanta.
PFW asked Falcons DE John Abraham if he and his fellow defensive linemen are licking their chops as they prepare for the Bears' offensive line in Week One.
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.
With Panthers CB Richard Marshall likely to qualify for unrestricted free agency after this season, he's expected to leave for greener pastures, according to NFC South Whispers.
Mustering more of a pass rush — both off the edge as well as inside — might be just the ticket for overall defensive improvement for the Falcons, who are coming off back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in franchise history.
In addition to finding help at cornerback, one of the Falcons' more important tasks this offseason will be upgrading their personnel at defensive end to help bolster a pass rush that made just 28 sacks in 2009.