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  1. Falcons need to work on pass rush in camp

    ESPN.com staff

    ESPN.com Atlanta Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says the team still needs somebody to step forward in training camp and revitalize the pass rush. Tyson Jackson, Jonathan Massaquoi and Stansly Maponga are among the candidates....

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  2. How LSU fared in 'Position U' rankings

    David Ching

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- The idea for this week's "Position U" series actually came about during spring football practice at LSU -- which I assume some of you know was my first covering the Tigers. During post-practice interviews with Tigers players, i...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  3. Atlanta Falcons to be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

    Vaughn McClure

    The Atlanta Falcons will be featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks" during training camp, the team announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  4. Falcons can boost pass rush without a star

    Vaughn McClure

    The Atlanta Falcons aren't panicking -- at least not yet -- over their inability to secure a top pass-rusher this offseason. Sure, it would have been a nice luxury to land a proven talent such as Brian Orakpo or even a promising rookie such as Jad...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  5. 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
  6. What the Jaguars can expect in the draft

    michaeldirocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have 11 picks in the 2014 NFL draft, which begins a month from today. It'll be the second go-around for general manager David Caldwell, who seems to have put together a solid first draft class. What k...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  7. Arthur Blank pleased with free-agent haul

    Vaughn McClure

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank took a moment to talk about the state of his team during the owners' meetings in Orlando. He addressed a variety of issues with ESPN.com reporter Calvin Watkins, including the free-agent additions made over the p...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  8. Hester will wear No. 17 with Falcons

    Vaughn McClure

    New Atlanta Falcons return man Devin Hester said he's not the type of player to come in and demand a jersey number if it's already taken. Hester wore No. 23 as a member of the Chicago Bears, but that number is taken by cornerback Robert Alford in ...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  9. Mike Smith's past success won't matter if team falters again in 2...

    Ashley Fox

    Mike Smith knows his future in Atlanta is tied to proving that 2013 was an anomaly and not the norm, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2014
  10. Chiefs should have enough D-line depth

    Adam Teicher

    This week's signing of Cory Grissom brings to 11 the number of defensive linemen under contract to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs, after losing starting defensive end Tyson Jackson in free agency to the Atlanta Falcons, replaced him by signing Va...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  11. Walker could help with pass rush, too

    Adam Teicher

    On the surface, the Kansas City Chiefs signed Vance Walker to replace Tyson Jackson as a starting defensive end. Jackson signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Falcons and the Chiefs signed Walker from the Oakland Raiders. If Walker can play stur...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  12. Free-agency review: Chiefs

    Adam Teicher

    Most significant signing: Defensive end Vance Walker will fill the starting spot that was left when Tyson Jackson departed for the Atlanta Falcons. Walker will be expected to be a strong run defender, as Jackson was last season. The Chiefs are also h...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  13. Chiefs smart to let Jackson go

    Adam Teicher

    Louis Riddick has an interesting piece ranking the best and worst free-agent signings with regard to contract value. The only player on either of Riddick's lists with ties to the Kansas City Chiefs is defensive end Tyson Jackson, who signed with the...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  14. Q and A: Looking to comp picks next year

    Adam Teicher

    It was a hectic week for the Kansas City Chiefs this week as the free-agent signing period began. They lost five players who were regulars at some point last year (wide receiver Dexter McCluster, defensive end Tyson Jackson and offensive linemen Bran...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  15. Kansas City Chiefs sign Vance Walker for 3 years, $13.75 million

    Adam Teicher

    The Kansas City Chiefs added another free agent Friday by signing defensive lineman Vance Walker to a three-year contract worth a maximum of $13.75 million. He is guaranteed at least $3.75 million.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  16. Double Coverage: Jackson and Asamoah

    Adam Teicher and Vaughn McClure

    The Atlanta Falcons raided the roster of the Kansas City Chiefs in the opening moments of the free-agent signing period, adding defensive end Tyson Jackson and guard Jon Asamoah. Jackson was the Chiefs' first-round draft pick in 2009 and the third ch...

    Blog | March 13, 2014