This is the April 23, 2014 news archive. View today's Falcons rumors and news.

Atlanta Falcons News and Rumors

Continuing our draft preview series with a look at the Falcons

Continuing our draft preview series with a look at the Falcons

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 23
The Falcons had methodically turned themselves into one of the NFC’s most consistent teams of the last half-decade, and even won a playoff game. But it all came crashing down last year, when injuries exposed them as a bit of a house-of-cards team. This …
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Atlanta Falcons schedule analysis

    Atlanta Falcons schedule analysis

    ESPN.com Apr 23
    Breakdown: What jumps out immediately when glancing at the Atlanta Falcons' schedule: A season-opening tilt against their bitter NFC South rival New Orleans Saints on Sept. 7. The two met in last year's season opener in New Orleans, won by the Saints, 2…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule analysis

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers schedule analysis

    ESPN.com Apr 23
    Breakdown: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to find out right away if their many offseason moves have helped closed the gap in the NFC South. The Bucs play their three division foes (Panthers, Falcons and Saints) within the first five weeks of the sch…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Coach defends Clowney's work ethic

    Coach defends Clowney's work ethic

    ESPN.com Apr 23
    When Jadeveon Clowney sits down with a member of the Atlanta Falcons' front office or coaching staff during his Wednesday visit, the question about his desire is bound to come up. Critics continue to offer harsh assessments of the South Carolina defensi…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Will bigger, stronger equal better Falcons?

    Will bigger, stronger equal better Falcons?

    ESPN.com Apr 23
    Seeing new defensive end Tyson Jackson toss 120 dumbbells around like trash bags Tuesday was a positive sign for an Atlanta Falcons team desperately in need of some heavy lifting. Yet such strength means nothing if the Falcons fail to use it to their ad…
    Upvote Share Tweet

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: 'Fail Mary' reunion perfect way to start 2014; more schedule Sn…

    Apr 23
    Takeaways from the long-awaited but not understated release of the NFL's 17-week, 256-game 2014 regular-season schedule ...