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Harry Douglas, Justin Blalock among more cuts by Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons released wide receiver Harry Douglas, starting offensive guard Justin Blalock and defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi on Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-27/harry-douglas-justin-blalock-
Falcons kicker Matt Bryant gets contract extension

The Atlanta Falcons signed kicker Matt Bryant to a contract...unrestricted free agent.Bryant, who joined the Falcons in 2010, was successful on 29 of 32 field-goal...50 yards or longer.Since joining the Falcons, Bryant has made 88.6 percent of his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-25/falcons-kicker-matt-bryant-ge
Falcons release Steven Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team...averaged only 3.7 yards per carry. In 2013, his first season with the Falcons, he had 543 yards rushing in 12 games.Jackson was a first-round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-26/falcons-release-steven-jackso
Falcons sign fullback Patrick DiMarco, defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions.Matthews could have signed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-24/falcons-sign-fullback-patrick
Midland Valley among several programs competing for finals appearances

...reached the Class AAA Lower State finals four of the past five years, and the state finals in 2011 and 2014. Snelgrove said the Falcons are constructed and play a similar game as the Mustangs."It's going to be interesting, because they are a mirror image...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-02-27/midland-valley-among-
Georgia House passes $44.6 billion state budget, keeping insurance for part-time school employees

...Supreme and Appeals courts a $12,000 salary boost and maintained a $23 million bond for a parking deck near the new Atlanta Falcons stadium downtown.Deal's request to fund 278 new caseworkers to investigate complaints of abused or neglected children and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-26/georgia-house-passes-446
New coordinator Kyle Shanahan eager to get started with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Falcons' new offensive coordinator can't...chance at a very good future."The Falcons also introduced defensive coordinator...replace Mike Smith, who was fired by the Falcons after two consecutive losing seasons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-10/new-coordinator-kyle-shanahan
Falcons' coaching search could turn into waiting game

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' coach search could become a waiting...defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.The Falcons might be positioned to target Quinn...with other teams in the bye week, the Falcons could have an advantage over at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-15/falcons-coaching-search-could
Patient Falcons get their man in Dan Quinn

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' long wait for new leadership on the...Quinn was named the team's coach.The Falcons said Quinn will be introduced at a news...Quinn agreed to a five-year contract.Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he was impressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-02/patient-falcons-get-their-man
New Atlanta coach Dan Quinn has plan for Falcons

...with balance as coach of the Atlanta Falcons.The former Seattle defensive coordinator...two straight losing seasons.The Falcons announced Quinn's hiring Monday...Quinn's expertise may be defense, but Falcons owner Arthur Blank chose him "to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-03/new-atlanta-coach-dan-quinn-h