Latest Tevin Coleman News

Browns' Taylor faces Bills; Mayfield-Allen spicy subplots

Aug. 16, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

Cleveland has no quarterback competition. The Browns have made it clear that the starting job is Tyrod Taylor's, but that hasn't quieted the buzz around Baker Mayfield, who had a dazzling preseason debut last week. The No. 1 overall pick will follow Taylor on Friday night and play up to two quarters against...

Ryan eager for second chance to get Falcons offense moving

Aug. 13, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Dan Quinn briefly struggled with his plan to play quarterback Matt Ryan for only one series in the Atlanta Falcons' preseason opener at the New York Jets. That one series was so flawed the coach was tempted to give Ryan and the starters an opportunity for atonement. Quinn stuck...

Jon Gruden returns to sideline for Raiders

Aug. 9, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

"Chucky" is back on the sideline at the Coliseum. Jon Gruden makes his return for the Oakland Raiders when they host the Detroit Lions in their exhibition debut on Friday night. Gruden last coached a home contest in Oakland on Jan. 12, 2001, when the Raiders beat the Jets 38-24 in a playoff game. Oakland lost the...

Falcons keep close eye on position battles against Jets

Aug. 8, 2018 2:54 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be searching for the final piece of the offensive line charged with protecting Matt Ryan when they open their preseason schedule at the New York Jets. Right guard is the only position on the line without a set starter, and that will be a key competition...

Devonta Freeman feeling good, smiling again for Falcons

Aug. 4, 2018 2:44 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Even as he enters his fourth season, Tevin Coleman is still taking notes from Falcons teammate Devonta Freeman on all the basics that go with being an NFL running back. How to run. How to catch. How to block. How to make teammates smile. In training camp, Freeman's contagious...

QB Matt Ryan looks to regain his MVP form with Falcons

Jul. 30, 2018 7:29 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan is eager to regain his MVP form with the Atlanta Falcons. It sure seems possible with Julio Jones in camp, first-round pick Calvin Ridley ready to make an impact and — perhaps most important — a full season in the books with offensive coordinator Steve...

Falcons hoping for big return on big investment in offense

Jul. 28, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Ricardo Allen began listing the weapons on the Atlanta Falcons' offense and shook his head. Wide receivers Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu and Calvin Ridley. Running backs Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman. Quarterback Matt Ryan. The safety said facing those playmakers is like a bad...

Falcons Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 21, 2018 12:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA FALCONS (11-7) OPEN CAMP: July 27, Falcons practice facility, Flowery Branch, Georgia LAST YEAR: One year after reaching Super Bowl, Falcons finished third in NFC South and lost to Philadelphia in second round of playoffs. Quarterback Matt Ryan, working under new coordinator Steve Sarkisian, had decline...

NFC South Training Camp Capsules

Jul. 21, 2018 12:05 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (12-6) OPEN CAMP: July 26, Ochsner Sports Performance Center, Metairie, Louisiana LAST YEAR: Helped by infusion of elite young talent, Saints pulled out of three-year rut of mediocrity and won NFC South. They were seconds away from advancing to NFC title game, only to be thwarted by Minnesota...