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  1. Will bigger, stronger equal better Falcons?

    Vaughn McClure

    Seeing new defensive end Tyson Jackson toss 120 dumbbells around like trash bags Tuesday was a positive sign for an Atlanta Falcons team desperately in need of some heavy lifting. Yet such strength means nothing if the Falcons fail to use it to th...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  2. Falcons' Peter Konz motivated to improve

    Vaughn McClure

    If Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Peter Konz experiences a dramatic turnaround this coming season, retired ex-teammate Tony Gonzalez might have to be credited with an assist. After Konz suffered through a miserable 2013 campaign, he took to hea...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  3. Breaking down Joe Hawley's contract

    Vaughn McClure

    The Atlanta Falcons made Joe Hawley a priority going into free agency although he wasn't re-signed until after the market opened. Hawley proved his worth last season when he stepped in as the starting center ahead of Peter Konz, who was shifted ov...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  4. O-line search could leave Falcons 'Zany'

    Vaughn McClure

    The Atlanta Falcons need offensive line help anywhere they can get it, and securing a veteran offensive guard appears to be a priority. Last year's struggles at right guard were well documented as both Garrett Reynolds and Peter Konz failed to pla...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  5. Offensive line self-evaluation: Peter Konz

    Vaughn McClure

    After getting bumped out of a starting role at two different positions this past season, Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Peter Konz realizes his job could be on the line. At the same time, a familiar face could be the one who determines his futu...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  6. Falcons' offensive line shows progress

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons' coaching staff got an early Christmas gift Monday night: improved play on the offensive line. No, it was not a strong enough performance to wipe out every bad memory from this season. But it was an encour...

    Blog | December 25, 2013
  7. Weatherspoon, Konz return to full practice

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Mike Smith didn't get all his players back to full participation, as he had hoped, but the coach still likes the overall health of his Atlanta Falcons heading into Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Linebacker Sean...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  8. Double Coverage: Falcons at Packers

    Rob Demovsky and Vaughn McClure

    Last season, the Atlanta Falcons were one quarter away from reaching the Super Bowl, and the Green Bay Packers reached the divisional round of the playoffs. Eleven months later, the teams have a combined record of 8-15-1. That's why the NFL mov...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  9. Injury report: Falcons as healthy as ever

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said he doesn't anticipate any player missing Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers due to injury. Four players were limited during Wednesday's practice: tight end Tony Gonzalez (t...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Atlanta Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    ATLANTA -- A few thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 17-13 loss to New Orleans Saints on Thursday night at the Georgia Dome: Showing fight: Tight end Tony Gonzalez promised the Falcons would come out with some fight despite entering the game with a 2...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  11. Mike Smith to tinker with lineups, play time

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- It's hard to remember too many times this season when Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith spoke positively about the play of one individual offensive lineman. That's what Smith did, sort of, on Monday when he talked about ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  12. Reynolds, Konz start Falcons' shuffling

    Vaughn McClure

    TAMPA, Fla. -- If Peter Konz has a future here with the Atlanta Falcons, he is prepared to move forward as an offensive guard. Konz, the starting center for the first nine games of the season, moved over to right guard as the coaches opted to bench ...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  13. Longest yard haunts Falcons, offensive line

    Vaughn McClure

    ATLANTA -- One yard. That's all that stood between the Atlanta Falcons and rebounding from a dismal 2013 start. One yard might have given them much-needed momentum going into the bye week. One yard might have given fans hope the team would snea...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  14. Double Coverage: Falcons at Saints

    Pat Yasinskas and Ashley Fox

    Sean Payton is back to right the wrongs of last season, when his New Orleans Saints went off the rails in his absence. The first test of the season is a fitting one: The Saints open against their hated NFC South rivals, the Atlanta Falcons, who ran a...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  15. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    METAIRIE, La. -- Let's take a swoop through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The city of Atlanta and one of the two churches that sit on the proposed South stadium site have agreed to a $19.5 million deal. Mayor Kasim Re...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  16. Things to watch at Atlanta's camp

    Pat Yasinskas

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons will hold their first practice of training camp this afternoon. Here are five things I'll be keeping a close eye on: Steven Jackson. The Falcons signed Jackson to spice up their running game after Michael...

    Blog | July 25, 2013