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Falcons' Matt Ryan isn't feeling added pressure about facing rival Saints

...Quarterback Matt Ryan says he and the Atlanta Falcons face no added pressure with everything...but that has not been the case.The Falcons (5-9) have lost three of four heading...said he's used this mindset since the Falcons drafted him No. 3 overall in 2008. His...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-17/falcons-matt-ryan-isnt-feelin
Falcons prepare contingency plans around status of Julio Jones

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter is...your best guys is going to go."The Falcons (5-9) must beat the Saints (6-8...we'll have him ready to go this week," Falcons coach Mike Smith said. "He improved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-16/falcons-prepare-contingency-p
Falcons place Alford on injured reserve

The Atlanta Falcons placed starting cornerback Robert Alford on season-ending injured...Mike Smith said Alford underwent surgery Monday.Smith added that the Falcons (5-9) hope to have Julio Jones, the NFL's second-leading receiver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-15/falcons-place-alford-injured-
Atlanta Falcons lose game, not playoff hopes

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are headed for their second consecutive...Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, the Falcons can still make the playoffs by winning...without star receiver Julio Jones, the Falcons (5-9) slipped behind Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-14/atlanta-falcons-lose-game-not
Atlanta Falcons have shown 'no give up' in games lately

...better than others.Take the Atlanta Falcons, who showed plenty of fight at Lambeau...The 43-37 setback didn't bump the Falcons (5-8) out of first place in the woeful...8-5)."There's no give-up," Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan said. "There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-13/atlanta-falcons-have-shown-no
Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones is expected to play on Sunday

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Another Falcons practice without Julio Jones was followed...really turning it on," White said.The Falcons (5-8) lead the NFC South with a tiebreaker...one-half game behind the co-leaders.The Falcons could win the division by beating the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-12/atlanta-falcons-julio-jones-e
Falcons can control their destiny in NFC South

...5-8 never looked so good.The Atlanta Falcons have played just well enough to control...at Green Bay. Despite the loss, the Falcons still lead the division with a tiebreaker...crazy" - in part because he believes the Falcons could have put the division away."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-11/falcons-can-control-their-des
Falcons coach hopeful Julio Jones, William Moore will play vs. Steelers

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons coach Mike Smith said Tuesday the...ready to go against Pittsburgh."The Falcons (5-8) remain tied for first in...being sent back to the bench.The Falcons have won three of five, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-09/falcons-coach-hopeful-julio-j
Area Announcements

...information, call (706) 722-8878.Football? The West Augusta Falcons are looking for kids ages 5-12 to join their 2015 football...for the following schools are eligible to be a West Augusta Falcon: Sue Reynolds, Lake Forrest, Warren Road, Garrett, Tutt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-12/area-announcements
Packers fend off Falcons

...24-point lead before holding off the Atlanta Falcons for a 43-37 victory Monday night.The...career-best 259 yards receiving for the Falcons before leaving with a hip injury. Jones...to the Atlanta 6 effectively ended the Falcons' upset hopes.Lacy wiggled from side...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-08/packers-fend-falcons