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  1. Double Coverage: Falcons at Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas and Vaughn McClure

    When the season started, the Atlanta Falcons were a trendy Super Bowl pick and a lot of people thought the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could make the playoffs. As it turns out, both NFC South squads are floundering. They've combined for only three wins. ...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  2. Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith 'going nowhere,' says GM

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff made it clear that head coach Mike Smith's job remains secure despite outside speculation following the team's 2-7 start.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2013
  3. Gruden talks QBs, 'championship defense'

    Rich Cimini

    ATLANTA -- In a pregame sitdown with, Jon Gruden discussed the New York Jets quarterback situation, including coach Rex Ryan's ill-fated decision to play Mark Sanchez behind a backup offensive line in a preseason game. Gruden said he was ...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  4. NFC South links: Freeman feeling pressure? staff

    Atlanta Falcons General manager Thomas Dimitroff tells D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the Falcons are not in a rush to get a contract together for quarterback Matt Ryan because, "We all know that Matt is going to be here ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  5. NFC South third round at a glance

    Pat Yasinskas

    Unless there's a trade, the NFC South is done with the third round of the draft. This will be a short summary since the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons didn't have picks in the round. Let's take a look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and th...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  6. Lattimore could make sense for Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Over the past few months, I spent a lot of time out at the Fired Football Coaches Association office in Tampa. That's where Jon Gruden works and that's where Gruden's QB Camp was filmed. My assignment was to help Gruden write scouting reports on a...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  7. Could Falcons fly up to top-3 picks?

    Bill Williamson

    Sports Illustrated is reporting that the Atlanta Falcons would like to trade up from the No. 30 overall pick in next week's draft. The Falcons need a cornerback. The top cornerback is Alabama's Dee Milliner. Could the Falcons be so interested in M...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  8. NFC South programming notes

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thanks for your patience while I was off Tuesday and while I was out on assignment the past few hours. I was at the "Fired Football Coaches Association" office in Tampa. That's Jon Gruden's office. I got a chance to watch the filming of an upcomi...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  9. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a quick run through the afternoon headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS In this radio interview, cornerback Dunta Robinson said the Falcons had a special chemistry in their locker room. From everything I saw all season, h...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  10. NFC South programming notes

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- I'll be traveling back to NFC South Blog headquarters Friday afternoon. That means we'll have to skip the NFC South chat this week, but we'll pick it up next week. Our usual Final Word post will be popping up a bit later and it will be ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  11. Video: Previewing Broncos-Falcons staff

    Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico preview the "Monday Night Football" matchup between the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons....

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  12. Southern exposure for Week 2

    Pat Yasinskas

    Since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are playing on the road Sunday, we don't have to wait for the Thursday afternoon deadline to find out if their game will be televised locally. Let's turn to for our weekly look at which markets the NFC Sou...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  13. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the day's top headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS According to Daniel Cox, Atlanta cornerback Dunta Robinson believes the Falcons can have the league's No. 1 pass defense. That's a very lofty goal, but I do t...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  14. NFC South: Free-agency primer

    Pat Yasinskas

    Atlanta Falcons Key free agents: CB Brent Grimes (franchise tag), LB Curtis Lofton, DE John Abraham, WR Harry Douglas and C Todd McClure. Where they stand: The Falcons put the franchise tag on Grimes but would like to sign him to a long-term co...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  15. End of the line for Raheem Morris?

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Raheem Morris has his schedule all set for Monday. "There will be a 10 o'clock meeting," the coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers said. "There'll be another 11 o'clock one. We'll have a 12 o'clock press conference and I'll see you there. ...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  16. Jon Gruden praises Atlanta's defense

    Pat Yasinskas

    With very little fanfare, the Atlanta Falcons' defense has emerged as the best in the NFC South. The Falcons rank No. 9 in overall defense. They're fourth against the run and No. 17 against the pass. It also appears as if injured cornerbacks Brent...

    Blog | December 21, 2011