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Colts' improving defense faces tall task against Falcons

Sep. 19, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts cornerback Kenny Moore II understands this week's challenge each time he pops in an Atlanta Falcons tape. He sees quarterback Matt Ryan, the 2016 league MVP, adjusting on the fly to new wrinkles posed by defensive coordinators. He sees Julio Jones , the fast, physical...

Falcons have several areas to fix after sloppy opener

Sep. 9, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Say this much for the Atlanta Falcons: They wasted no time showing how ill-prepared they were to start the season. Coach Dan Quinn said Monday he's confident the team will make corrections before Philadelphia visits Mercedes-Benz Stadium this weekend, but he faces a long list of...

Falcons Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA FALCONS (7-9) New faces: OG James Carpenter, OG Jamon Brown, DE Adrian Clayborn, SS J.J. Wilcox, S Chris Cooper, S Afolabi Laguda, DE Chris Odom, DT Tyeler Davison, OT John Wetzel, RB Tony Brooks-James, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, tight ends coach Mike Mularkey. Key losses: RB Tevin Coleman, CB...

Patriots boost tight end depth, acquire Saubert from Falcons

Aug. 12, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The New England Patriots have acquired tight end Eric Saubert from the Atlanta Falcons for a conditional draft pick. Saubert, entering his third season, had five catches for 48 yards for the Falcons in 2018. He played in 16 games with one start. He had one catch for 7 yards in...

Julio Jones to skip Falcons' preseason schedule again

Jul. 30, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — For the second straight year, Julio Jones will sit out the Atlanta Falcons' full preseason schedule. Jones said Tuesday he will be coaching the team's younger wide receivers in Thursday night's Hall of Fame game against the Denver Broncos in Canton, Ohio. Jones and the Falcons...