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Falcons CEO Steve Cannon finalist for 2020 Salute to Service Award
Steve Cannon, Chief Executive Officer of the AMB Group, is named a finalist for the 2020 Salute to Service Award. Cannon has also been named the 2020 recipient of the USO's Patriot Award.
Freddie Falcon sings carols to Falcons fans
Scenes from the Atlanta Falcons Singing Sensations presented by Mercedes-Benz.
2020 GHSA Girls Flag Football Semifinals
The 2020 GHSA Girls Flag Football Semifinals were held at the Home Depot Backyard Wednesday. The finals will be played on December 28 at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Georgia State University. They'll be broadcasted on GPB TV.
First look at cleats to be worn for 'My Cause, My Cleats'
From the Equal Justice Initiative to Operation Underground Railroad, Atlanta Falcons players are supporting causes important to them in Week 13. More than half of the Falcons roster will wear specially designed cleats against the New Orleans Saints to raise awareness.
Falcons give thanks to fans with surprise visits from Freddie
In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, Freddie Falcon partnered with Mercedes-Benz to surprise 30 Season Ticket Members with a $250 gift card to purchase all the holiday dinner essentials along with other fun Atlanta Falcons themed gifts!
Photos: Veterans receive a special surprise from Freddie Falcon for Veteran's Day
In honor of Veteran's Day, Season Ticket Members had the opportunity to nominate a Veteran to receive a surprise visit from Freddie Falcon. The delivery also included a special package filled with Atlanta Falcons and military themed items.
Salute to Service National Anthem video captured at Dobbins Air Force Base
SMSgt Christian Michael sang the National Anthem at Dobbins Air Force Base for the Salute to Service game on Sunday against the Broncos. Maj. Jason Markzon and Tech. Sgt. Zachary Grant also participated in the video shoot. Take a look at images from the shoot as we celebrate Veteran's Day.
Rookies surprise Children's patients for Hometown Huddle | Happy Halloween
Falcons Rookies took part in a virtual Halloween-themed hospital visit to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston this week using OhmniLabs' Ohmni Telepresence Robots, sponsored by AT&T. Falcons rookies dressed in Halloween costumes as the robots traveled from room to room to visit patients at Children's Health Care of Atlanta.
First Down for Fighters
In honor of Crucial Catch during the month of October, the Atlanta Falcons hosted eight cancer fighters and survivors to First Down for Fighters presented by Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Honorees were treated to a virtual painting activity, socially distanced homegating deliveries from Freddie Falcon and were recognized during the Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons game through pre-recorded videos.
Freddie Falcon sends care packages to mothers working during pandemic
Freddie Falcon sent his annual Mother's Day Freddie-Gram deliveries presented by Coke and Publix specifically to women working on the frontlines during the current pandemic. Freddie stuck to social-distancing by interacting with the ladies virtually.
Mattress Firm provides movie night to children at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
The Atlanta Falcons partnered with Mattress Firm to surprise 25 children in need with a movie night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium complete with beds on the field for a premium viewing experience. The kids were also treated to bicycles and toys from Santa as well as visits from Falcons players and cheerleaders.
Thank You Coach | Falcons reunited with former coaches
Several current Atlanta Falcons players took an opportunity to thank their former coaches by inviting them to Atlanta for the weekend. The players wrote letters thanking the coaches for everything they did for them and visited with them after the team's walk-through.
Falcons community All-Stars honored at annual Community Honors Dinner
The Atlanta Falcons players who spent the most time giving back to the community in 2019 were celebrated during the annual Community Honors Dinner this week. Ricardo Allen was named Man of the Year, Falcons CEO Steve Cannon received the Salute to Service Award nomination and coach Matt Land received High School Coach of the Year.
Falcons participate in 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign
From the Atlanta Humane Society to the American Diabetes Association, Atlanta Falcons players are supporting causes important to them in Week 14. More than half of the Falcons roster will wear specially decorated cleats against the Carolina Panthers to raise awareness.
Families of fallen heroes surprised with custom jerseys honoring loved ones
Head coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons invited 94 families in the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) to Mercedes-Benz Stadium where they received custom, military themed jerseys honoring their loved ones. The evening is one part of a larger weekend full of events for the families.
Baby shower honors expecting veteran mothers | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a Salute to Sisterhood baby shower for expecting veteran mothers; Atlanta Falcons Women's Association attended as guests to mingle with the expectant mothers. The event was a part of the team's Salute to Service Week, presented by Zaxby's.
Giving back to homeless veterans | Salute to Service Week
Blank Family of Businesses associates came together to create care packages for homeless veterans currently at the Veteran's Empowerment Organization (VEO); including items such as gloves, blankets, toiletries, etc. The event was part of the team's Salute to Service Week presented by Zaxby's.
Battle of the Bases flag football tournament | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a flag football tournament between multiple Georgia military installations during Salute to Service Week presented by Zaxby's. Current and former Falcons players participated as honorary captains/coordinators.
Pros vs. Joes ping pong tournament | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons kicked off Salute to Service Week presented by Zaxby's with a ping pong tournament between Atlanta Falcons Rookies, high school football players and active military. The week of events focuses on giving back to the military.
Falcons Social Justice Committee hosts private screening of 'Just Mercy' film
The Atlanta Falcons and its Social Justice Committee hosted a private early screening of the film, "Just Mercy" with social justice and community partners in attendance. Members of the committee include Ricardo Allen, De'Vondre Campbell and Steven Means who focus on initiatives that address social justice issues in the community.
Falcons host high school breast cancer awareness game
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness High School Game presented by Emory at Hallford Stadium where Southwest DeKalb High School played against Miller Grove High School. The game and stadium featured many pink elements to support and raise awareness for breast cancer.
Falcons CEO Steve Cannon nominated for 2019 Salute to Service Award
Steve Cannon, Chief Executive Officer of the AMB Group, was named the Atlanta Falcons 2019 Salute to Service Award nominee. The Falcons have won the award, which recognizes support for the military community, for three straight years with Ben Garland (2018), Andre Roberts (2017) and head coach Dan Quinn (2016).
Falcons 'Huddle for 100' at North Georgia food bank
Atlanta Falcons fans contributed to the Huddle for 100 initiative by volunteering for 100 minutes at a food bank in North Georgia alongside Atlanta Falcons players, Cheerleaders and Freddie Falcon. The group sorted food that will be distributed to families in need. In honor of its 100th season, the NFL is inviting fans to partner with them, the players, and the teams in Huddle for 100.
'First Down for Fighters' honors Georgia cancer survivors
Atlanta Falcons players and legends honored 8 individuals from Georgia who have survived or are currently battling various types of cancer at the First Down for Fighters event, presented by Grady Health. The evening was spent in the team's locker room where guests were surprised with tickets to the upcoming game against the Rams.
Falcons give back to Atlanta during Hometown Huddle
The Atlanta Falcons participated in the NFL-wide Hometown Huddle initiative on Tuesday by visiting 10 different locations in Metro Atlanta to give back to the community. Take a look at some of our photography team's favorite images from the day in this gallery, presented by Cigna.
Dan Quinn invites future honorary captain to join team huddle
Monday morning head coach Dan Quinn had more than one surprise for D'Eric Salder, a 10-year-old who lost his leg due to complications at birth. Salder, who was invited to be the honorary captain at the upcoming game against the Redskins, was surprised by Quinn with a custom jersey and invited into the team huddle at the end of practice. Quinn announced that Salder is officially an Atlanta Falcon.
Julio Jones, Matt Ryan give personal invitation to honorary captain
WR Julio Jones was the first to invite 10-year-old D'Eric Salder to be an honorary captain at the Falcons' upcoming game against the Washington Redskins. QB Matt Ryan confirmed the good news shortly after. Several other players and head coach Dan Quinn took time to meet Salder, who lost his leg due to complications at birth and dreams of playing football.
Falcons fish with veterans off the coast of Tybee Island
The Atlanta Falcons hosted wounded military veterans to the 12th annual Fishing with the Falcons tournament, presented by Zaxby's, near Savannah, Ga. Current and former Falcons players joined the veterans for dinner and lunch during the two-day event.
Falcons host Mom's Football Academy in Savannah
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a Mom's Football Academy in Savannah, Ga. this week. The event featured speakers on proper equipment fitting, positions, football fundamentals and steroid use. The night will ended with on-field drills with former Atlanta Falcons players.
PHOTOS: Together We Rise Girls Flag Football Championship
The Atlanta Falcons hosted the Together We Rise Girls Flag Football Championship Summit for girls from each of Gwinnett County School District's 19 high schools to listen to panelists about the sports industry and compete for the championship title. Here are some of our favorite images from the day.
PHOTOS: Ben Garland - 2018 Salute to Service Award
The NFL and USAA announced that G Ben Garland is the recipient of the 2018 Salute to Service Award. The award acknowledges the efforts by members of the NFL community to honor and support members of the military community. Garland is the third-straight member of the Atlanta Falcons to win the award.
PHOTOS: Best of 2018 - Atlanta Falcons Community
Under the guidance of Owner Arthur Blank, who believes in the power of sports to not only bring people together, but to allow us to act as a catalyst for building community, the Atlanta Falcons prioritize community outreach. Take a look back at some of our favorite moments of giving back in 2018.
PHOTOS: Falcons thank coaches that encouraged them from high school to NFL
Several Atlanta Falcons players recognized their high school coaches this month through the Falcons' 'Thank You Coach' program. The coaches were treated to a relaxing weekend in Atlanta with visits to the team walk through in Flowery Branch and the game against the Arizona Cardinals.
PHOTOS: Players sing carols at children's hospital
Atlanta Falcons players, family, staff and cheerleaders sang at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Hospital to brighten the spirits of the kids there this holiday season. The group also signed autographs and handed out teddy bears as they went room-to-room caroling.