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  1. Darrelle Revis to Falcons? Doubt it

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons have been tied to a possible trade for New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. I'm not buying it. Sure, Revis would be a nice upgrade for any secondary. But I don't think he's in Atlanta's plans. General manager Thomas D...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  2. Falcons keep plowing with Peter Konz

    Pat Yasinskas

    As it turns out, the Atlanta Falcons aren't planning to jump over that playoff hurdle that's been talked so much about. They simply plan to plow right through it. The latest evidence came Friday night when the Falcons used their second-round draft...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  3. Falcons weigh in on Asante Samuel

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons could not discuss cornerback Asante Samuel until he officially was on their roster. Well, the paperwork has been finalized. The Falcons traded a pick in this year's draft (reportedly, a sixth-round choice) to Philadelphia for S...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  4. Falcons want to help John Abraham

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons shocked more than a few of their fans when they didn't go after defensive end Mario Williams in free agency. As owner Arthur Blank explained in this column from Saturday, coach Mike Smith and general manager Thomas Dimitroff ch...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  5. Arthur Blank explains Falcons' offseason

    Pat Yasinskas

    Given the way Atlanta Falcons fans have reacted to what the team has done (or, more accurately, not done) this offseason, I was expecting Arthur Blank to pull out earmuffs as he reached into his pocket just before the start of an interview last week....

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  6. NFC South free-agency assessment

    Pat Yasinskas

    Atlanta Falcons Key additions: LB Lofa Tatupu, G Vince Manuwai Key losses: LB Curtis Lofton, WR/KR Eric Weems Keeping their own: Much to the chagrin of their fans, the Falcons chose not to pursue defensive end Mario Williams or any other big...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  7. Falcons have their pass-rusher

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons have their new pass-rusher. It's their old pass-rusher. John Abraham has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Falcons, Adam Schefter reports. The deal is for three years, and financial terms have yet to be disclo...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  8. Falcons starting off very quietly

    Pat Yasinskas

    The biggest NFC South surprise out of the first night of free agency isn't the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreeing to terms with receiver Vincent Jackson and chasing a bunch of other free agents. We knew coming into free agency that the Bucs were among ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  9. Free-agent fun by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    As we get ready for the start of free agency, let's have some fun with numbers. Let's turn to ESPN Stats & Information for some interesting nuggets on players that could be joining or leaving the NFC South. Houston defensive end Mario William...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  10. Curtis Lofton could stay in NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Back in 2008, it appeared the Atlanta Falcons drafted a quarterback for their offense and defense. They took quarterback Matt Ryan in the first round and middle linebacker Curtis Lofton in the second round and the thinking was the Falcons would ha...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  11. Dunta Robinson gives Falcons cap space

    Pat Yasinskas

    Very quietly, the Atlanta Falcons have started freeing up salary-cap space. Considering the Falcons already were a good bit under the cap, this could be a sign they're gearing up for a big splurge in free agency. There's been talk about them pursu...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  12. Falcons need to pursue Mario Williams

    Pat Yasinskas

    If there's going to be one really big free-agent splash in the NFC South, I expect it to come from the Atlanta Falcons. I don't expect much from the Carolina Panthers or New Orleans Saints simply because they don't have the salary-cap room. The Ta...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Another sign John Abraham will walk?

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons just announced they have re-signed defensive end Kroy Biermann, which may be more significant than it sounds. This could be a sign that veteran John Abraham won't be returning. Although no one is going to confuse Biermann with ...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  15. Draft Watch: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Each Thursday leading up to the NFL draft (April 28-30), the NFL blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today's topic: history in that spot. Carolina Panthers The Panthers' top pick is No. 1 ove...

    Blog | April 07, 2011