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Falcons looking to get ball in hands of 'explosive' back Antone Smith

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Only two NFL running backs have more touchdowns than Atlanta's Antone Smith.The mystery is why Smith hasn't had more chances to add to his total.Among Falcons running backs, Steven Jackson, Jacquizz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-09/falcons-looking-get-ball-hand
Falcons' Antone Smith likely to see more touches this season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Antone Smith, best known for his special teams...practice with an undisclosed injury.Antone Smith and Jacquizz Rodgers could be the...advantage of those opportunities."Antone Smith was not drafted out of Florida...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-11/falcons-antone-smith-likely-s
Flacco, Ryan set for rare meeting

...stuff, and the guys have stepped up and played well," right guard Marshal Yanda said.RUNNING WILD: Atlanta rookie Antone Smith has totaled 255 yards on his five touchdowns, including a 41-yard reception from Ryan last week in a 27-13 loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-18/flacco-ryan-set-rare-meeting
Jay Cutler leads road-warrior Bears past Falcons

...tie the game late in the third quarter.But the Atlanta comeback, highlighted by yet another long scoring play for Antone Smith, was deceiving.The Bears dominated most of the way, outgaining the Falcons in total yards (478-287) and controlling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-12/jay-cutler-leads-road-warrior
Falcons coach 'frustrated' by struggles

...of Kroy Biermann. Offensively, the most pressing issue is figuring out a way to get more touches for running back Antone Smith, who has scored five touchdowns this season ? all on plays of at least 38 yards.The Falcons next travel to Baltimore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-13/falcons-coach-frustrated-stru
Rookie's TD catch caps Giants rally vs. Falcons

...end their woes away from home.Matt Ryan and his makeshift offensive line had a 10-point third-quarter lead after Antone Smith scored, the defense was holding Eli Manning and the Giants in check and the special teams even contributed a few points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-05/rookies-td-catch-caps-giants-
Falcons lose three linemen in defeat

...injured in the third.Atlanta rallied from a 13-point deficit early in the third quarter to take a 28-27 lead on Antone Smith's 48-yard touchdown run.Teddy Bridgewater completed 19 of 30 passes for 317 yards before leaving late with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-29/falcons-lose-three-linemen-de
Atlanta Falcons will stick to alternating backs in Week 2

...prepare to visit Cincinnati (1-0) this weekend, Jackson likes how Jacquizz Rodgers, rookie Devonta Freeman and Antone Smith are helping him complement the game plan."Each guy has earned his carries and his playing time," Jackson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-10/atlanta-falcons-will-stick-al
Devin Hester proves ability to thrive on Falcons offense

...chipped in with three catches and a TD. All four running backs had a catch as well, including a short throw that Antone Smith turned into a 54-yard score.The Falcons don't expect those numbers from Hester every game, but hope the opener...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-08/devin-hester-proves-his-abili
Running game has improved for the Atlanta Falcons

...with the St. Louis Rams. That has taken a bit of getting used to, but he seems accepting of his new role.Rodgers, Antone Smith and rookie Devonta Freeman all provide a change of pace to the lumbering Jackson, an element the Falcons are determined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-24/running-game-has-improved-atl