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  • Draft Spotlight: Notre Dame OL Zack Martin

    Posted 4 hours ago

    Is he a guard or a tackle in the NFL? That's the question about Zack Martin, but it's possible the Notre Dame lineman can excel at both positions.

  • Draft Spotlight: Auburn DE/OLB Dee Ford

    Posted Apr 16, 2014

    Auburn fans know him as the defensive tonesetter for last season's SEC champion Auburn Tigers, but Dee Ford enters the NFL with a lot to prove, including if he can make a move to outside linebacker.

  • 2014 Mock Monitor 12.0

    Posted Apr 15, 2014

    One player is consistently being projected to the Falcons at No. 6 while another prospect's potential to be taken by Atlanta continues to waver among the mock drafts

  • Falcons' Recent Drafts Show Efficiency

    Posted Apr 14, 2014

    A recent blog post by National Football Post breaks down the efficiency of franchises in the draft during the past 10 years and the results are favorable for the Falcons

  • McShay's Two-Round Mock Focuses on Linemen

    Posted Apr 12, 2014

    ESPN's Todd McShay's latest mock draft should be a pleasing one to Falcons fans. In it, he's giving Atlanta two SEC lineman with their top two picks.

  • Draft Spotlight: Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward

    Posted Apr 10, 2014

    He may be small, but safety Jimmie Ward brings a lot to the field, including the versatility to play multiple positions, but Ward will most likely get drafted for his coverage skills as a potential free safety in the NFL.

  • Draft Spotlight: Ohio State OLB Ryan Shazier

    Posted Apr 9, 2014

    Blessed with rare speed, Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier is one of the top LBs in this year's class. What the junior All-American lacks in size, he more than makes up for it with his exciting brand of instinctive football.

  • 2014 Mock Monitor 11.0

    Posted Apr 8, 2014

    Buffalo outside linebacker Khalil Mack and Texas A&M offensive tackle Jake Matthews continue to trade jabs for the most popular pick to the Falcons among the Web's top mock drafts

  • Draft Spotlight: Jeremiah Attaochu

    Posted Apr 3, 2014

    Georgia Tech's all-time sack leader isn't one of the more familiar names in this year's draft, but Jeremiah Attaochu could be a name you'll want to know as we inch closer to this year's selections.

  • 2014 Mock Monitor 10.0

    Posted Apr 1, 2014

    After 10 weeks of keeping track of the web's top mock drafts, one defensive prospect rules them all and another could be gaining steam as we creep toward the 2014 NFL Draft

  • Falcons Sign Four Draft Picks

    Posted May 17, 2013

    The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have signed defensive end Malliciah Goodman, defensive end Stansly Maponga, safety Kemal Ishmael, and safety Zeke Motta.

  • Rookie Club Continues Team Captain Trend

    Posted May 8, 2013

    Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has been known to draft many team captains, due to their leadership quality. This year's rookie club is no different.

  • Equifax Winner Enjoys Experience of Lifetime

    Posted May 8, 2013

    Do people really win contests? Season-ticket holder Cliff Ross is here to emphatically say they do, as he was picked from more than 10,000 entrants in the Equifax Atlanta Falcons Draft Contest to fly to New York for the draft — a trip he'll never forget

  • Competition Expected On Youthful D-Line

    Posted May 1, 2013

    The Falcons wanted to get younger and they did just that in the offseason. During the draft, they added two more young pass rushers to their defensive front and battles are expected to ensue.

  • Dimitroff On Young O-Line: 'It's Time'

    Posted Apr 30, 2013

    Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has always been big on drafting players he thinks can develop into starters. For the young Falcons along the offensive line, the development stage is quickly coming to an end as the team expects them to begin contributing.

  • Falcons Add 24 College Free Agents

    Posted Apr 29, 2013

    With the 2013 NFL Draft closed, the Falcons set to work gathering up undrafted rookies to help fill out the roster and ended up with 24, including Boston College linebacker Nick Clancy

  • Falcons Wrap 2013 Draft With Eight Additions

    Posted Apr 28, 2013

    The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft started on Thursday night and by the time Sunday evening arrived, the Falcons had turned 11 draft spots into eight players Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is confident about.

  • Goodman, Toilolo Add More Senior Experience To Falcons

    Posted Apr 27, 2013

    After trading their third-round pick on Thursday, the Falcons started Saturday's fourth round with two picks and selected defensive end Malliciah Goodman and tight end Levine Toilolo.

  • Falcons Close Out Draft With Defense

    Posted Apr 27, 2013

    Three of the final four draft picks for the Falcons in 2013 were on defense with the one third-day offensive player being a QB, as the Falcons closed out the 2013 Draft with eight new players

  • Versatile Alford Landed With Second Pick

    Posted Apr 26, 2013

    Robert Alford turned heads as both a returner and a cornerback at the Senior Bowl this year and the Falcons liked what they saw, so much so that they selected him with the 60th pick in this year's NFL Draft.

2013 Schedule

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Date
Game
Result/Time

Week 14

Sunday, December 08, 2013, 1:00PM EST
Sun, 12/08 at 1:00 PM EST
Dec. 08
1:00 PM EST

Team Leaders

Passing:
MattRyan
Rushing:
StevenJackson 72
Receiving:
RoddyWhite 74
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Week 15

Sunday, December 15, 2013, 1:00PM EST
Sun, 12/15 at 1:00 PM EST
Dec. 15
1:00 PM EST

Team Leaders

Passing:
MattRyan
Rushing:
StevenJackson 38
Receiving:
TonyGonzalez 62
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Week 16

Monday, December 23, 2013, 8:40PM EST
Mon, 12/23 at 8:40 PM EST
Dec. 23
8:40 PM EST

Team Leaders

Passing:
MattRyan
Rushing:
StevenJackson 53
Receiving:
RoddyWhite 141
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Week 17

Sunday, December 29, 2013, 1:00PM EST
Sun, 12/29 at 1:00 PM EST
Dec. 29
1:00 PM EST

Team Leaders

Passing:
MattRyan
Rushing:
StevenJackson 41
Receiving:
RoddyWhite 91
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