Latest Bryan Edwards News

Mariota favored over rookie Ridder in Falcons QB camp derby

Jul. 15, 2022 11:40 AM EDT

ATLANTA FALCONS (7-10) CAMP SITE: Flowery Branch, Ga. LAST YEAR: The Falcons, looking for a fresh start under first-year coach Arthur Smith and general manager Terry Fontenot, were outscored 459-313. It marked Atlanta's fourth consecutive losing season and helped...

WR Batson signs with Falcons for reunion with Smith, Mariota

Jun. 02, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed wide receiver Cameron Batson, who comes to the team with connections to coach Arthur Smith and quarterback Marcus Mariota. Batson, 26, had 22 catches for 197 yards with two touchdowns in three seasons with Tennessee,...

Falcons QB Mariota willing to be mentor but hungry to start

May. 26, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Marcus Mariota is saying all the right things about mentoring Atlanta Falcons rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder. Mariota would prefer to perform that mentoring role as the Falcons starter. After starting a combined six games the past three...

Falcons QB Ridder early to rise — and lead — at rookie camp

May. 14, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Desmond Ridder's drive to be first begins with an early start at his Atlanta Falcons rookie minicamp apartment. The quarterback's roommates — wide receiver Drake London, running back Tyler Allgeier and tight end John FitzPatrick — can't help but...

Falcons acquire WR Edwards from Raiders, cut CB Sheffield

May. 13, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons bolstered their thin ranks at receiver by acquiring Bryan Edwards from the Las Vegas Raiders on Friday. The Falcons are sending a fifth-round pick in 2023 to Las Vegas, while also acquiring a seventh-rounder next year from the Raiders....

Falcons' London embraces health, contract at rookie minicamp

May. 13, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Drake London celebrated good health and a new contract on the first day of the Atlanta Falcons' rookie minicamp. London, the wide receiver who was the Falcons' first-round pick in last month's NFL draft from Southern California, missed the end of the 2021...