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Rex Grossman 'excited' to get chance with Falcons

...Yates and Renfree struggled in preseason appearances the last two weeks against Tennessee and the New York Jets.Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said Grossman won't play in Saturday's exhibition at Miami. The team plans to get him ready for the...
Goodell to hear appeal of Brady's suspension

...not pick up the fifth-year option on Irvin's contract.Irvin is from Atlanta and would like to play for new Falcons head coach Dan Quinn, who was the defensive coordinator with the Seahawks before taking the Atlanta job in February.? Backup...
Falcons rookie Justin Hardy adjusting to pace of NFL

...Atlanta Falcons. He's learning that whomever the team deploys next fall had better be ready to work quickly.New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn wants to pick up the pace.Hardy is not known for his speed, yet that's not why the rookie wide receiver...
Falcons get soldier experience during Fort Gordon visit teller.With Hawley's command, the center's supporting cast fired 34 shots, landing 16 lethal hits.New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn ? along with 18 players, three alumni and two cheerleaders ? described the simulation as the most eye-opening...
Falcons head coach says he's not worried about job security

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Mike Smith isn't shying away from criticism as the Atlanta Falcons fall apart for the second year in a row. He said the team's failures fall on him.
Falcons' defense has unfamiliar faces

...assists in 2012. "I anticipate playing every week. In this league, you never know. I can see playing more."Falcons head coach Mike Smith said that defensive coordinator Mike Nolan and linebackers coach Glenn Pires have been "burning the midnight...
Falcons coach Mike Smith says mistakes will be corrected before season opener

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith says the many mistakes made against Tennessee will be corrected before the season opener at New Orleans.
Horn's stay in Atlanta may be winding down's most productive linemen, apparently because then-coach Bobby Petrino didn't like his work habits. The player quickly landed in Jacksonville and played for defensive coordinator Mike Smith, who is now the Falcons' head coach.

...for six years and I'm just excited to get this opportunity." - One day after he was introduced as the Atlanta Falcons head coach, Bobby Petrino reached agreements with his offensive and defensive coordinators. Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator...
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Vick hopes plan doesn't change

...time with the St. Louis Rams. "He's as aggressive a play caller as there is in the National Football League," Falcons head coach Jim Mora said of Martz. Led by veteran quarterback Jon Kitna and receiver Roy Williams, the Lions are throwing...