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Dan Quinn Takes Time to Acknowledge New Stadium

Mercedes-Benz Stadium came alive for the first time on Saturday evening. Falcons fans buzzed around their new home to come see Atlanta play its first home game of the 2017 preseason, a 24-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.   Although…

Date Finalized for Georgia Dome Implosion

ATLANTA (AP) — With construction of the Atlanta Falcons' new Mercedes-Benz Stadium moving closer to completion, the implosion of the Georgia Dome has been set for Nov. 20. Steve Cannon, chief executive officer of Falcons owner Arthur Blank's AMB Group,…

Falcons to Honor Michael Vick and Roddy White

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are planning a retirement ceremony for two of the team's most prominent players — Michael Vick and Roddy White. The Falcons say Monday's ceremony at team owner Arthur Blank's offices will recognize the "contributions…

Alabama Sportswriters Name Julio Jones Pro Athlete of the Year

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Julio Jones is the Alabama Sports Writers Association's pro athlete of the year. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver earned the award after helping the Falcons make their first Super Bowl appearance since 1998 and second in…

Falcons Sign Draft Picks Harlow and Kazee

The Atlanta Falcons have signed two of this year's draft picks, offensive guard Sean Harlow and safety Damontae Kazee. Harlow was a fourth-round pick from Oregon State. Kazee was a fifth-round pick from San Diego State. Harlow will have a…

Falcons Add Defensive Tackle to Roster

The Atlanta Falcons have added a big guy to their roster. On Thursday, the Falcons agreed to a one-year, $8 million deal with former Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe. “Poe is an athletic, big guy that can push…

Falcons Tender 4 Free Agents, Including S Allen, WR Gabriel

The Atlanta Falcons have tendered four restricted free agents, including starting safety Ricardo Allen and wide receiver Taylor Gabriel, who was a surprise breakout star in 2016.  The Falcons also tendered offensive guard Ben Garland and cornerback Akeem King. The…