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Ryan happy to have record extension signed before camp

May. 7, 2018 3:40 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Matt Ryan pulled out his secret weapons to seal the five-year contract extension that made him the NFL's highest-paid player. Ryan brought his infant twin boys, Marshall and John, to Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank's office on Friday, when the deal was signed. "Tough...

Falcons' Freeman encouraged by progress with injured knee

May. 2, 2018 3:54 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — After struggling with a knee injury late last season, Devonta Freeman says he is on track to returning to the form that made him the NFL's highest-paid running back. Freeman missed two games for the Atlanta Falcons last season following his second concussion in four months. Then...

'Trader Tom' keeps streak intact as Falcons add offense

Apr. 28, 2018 9:10 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Through more than a decade as Atlanta Falcons general manager, Thomas Dimitroff has always found a way to make a least one trade during the NFL draft. Trader Tom kept his record intact Saturday. For the 11th straight draft, Dimitroff found a willing partner, dealing Atlanta's two...

The Latest: SMU receiver Trey Quinn is 'Mr. Irrelevant'

Apr. 28, 2018 7:21 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft Saturday (all times local): 6:15 p.m. "Mr. Irrelevant" 2018 is SMU receiver Trey Quinn. Quinn was the final player selected in the three-day NFL draft, No. 256 overall by the Washington Redskins. After playing his first two seasons at LSU, the 6-foot,...

The Latest: Cowboys acquire Jihad Ward from Oakland

Apr. 28, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft Saturday (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys have acquired defensive lineman Jihad Ward from Oakland for receiver and kick returner Ryan Switzer. It's the second trade of the day for the Cowboys involving a receiver, this time with one leaving...

Falcons bolster offense by picking RB Smith, WR Gage

Apr. 28, 2018 4:58 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have bolstered their offensive depth by selecting running back Ito Smith and wide receiver Russell Gage in the NFL draft. The Falcons traded two seventh-round picks to the Rams for the sixth-round selection used for Gage. Atlanta closed its draft by selecting...

Falcons go with defense in 2nd, 3rd rounds of draft

Apr. 27, 2018 11:33 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff turned their focus to defense in the second and third rounds of the NFL draft Friday night, adding depth with cornerback Isaiah Oliver and bringing aboard a potential starter in 300-pound tackle Deadrin Senat. Defensive...

No pressing needs for Falcons heading into wide-open draft

Apr. 25, 2018 12:18 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are used to focusing on one or two positions in the NFL draft. Not this year. After a Super Bowl appearance two years ago and another trip to the playoffs last season, the Falcons are fairly content with their roster. Oh, sure, they've got needs like every...