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Judge signs off on moving Aaron Hernandez to different facility

...Receiver Drew Davis was placed on the physically unable to perform list for training camp after recent foot surgery.Coach Mike Smith said Davis, a three-year veteran, "felt some discomfort in his foot at the end of minicamp" last month and has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-07/judge-signs-moving-aaron-hern
Overtime

...placed receiver Drew Davis on the physically unable to perform list for training camp after recent foot surgery.Coach Mike Smith said that Davis, a three-year veteran, "felt some discomfort in his foot at the end of minicamp" in June and has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-05/overtime
Roddy White is still mouring loss of his brother

...that's missing."He's always going to be with me on and off the football field and for the rest of my life."Coach Mike Smith said he wanted White to remain with family during most of the off-season team work before the three-day minicamp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-17/roddy-white-still-mouring-los
Falcons' Sean Weatherspon ruptures Achilles tendon, will miss season

...when the injury occurred."During Sean's run today with our medical staff, he suffered an injury," head coach Mike Smith said. "We sent Sean to the doctor for some additional testing and evaluation and unfortunately the results showed that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-10/falcons-sean-weatherspon-rupt
Falcons' Jones says recovery feels like 'eternity'

...South Carolina nightclub in May."He's been through a lot the last three or four weeks with his family," said coach Mike Smith. "It was good for him to be back with his football family. He looked great."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-10/falcons-jones-says-recovery-f
Colin Kaepernick receives lucrative six-year extension from 49ers

...The sides had made it a top priority to get a deal done before the start of training camp in July. FALCONS: Coach Mike Smith hopes defensive coordinator Mike Nolan has a full complement of healthy players after the team endured so many injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-04/colin-kaepernick-receives-luc
Steven Jackson believes the Atlanta Falcons' running game will be improved

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Mike Smith knows his Falcons finished last in the NFL in rushing last season. The coach just has a difficult time saying the words."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-28/steven-jackson-believes-atlan
Running back Devonta Freeman 'relieved' to land with Falcons

...season begins. Jacquizz Rodgers is still young, but has never reached 100 carries in any of his three seasons.Coach Mike Smith says the 5-foot-8, 208-pound Freeman might look like a change-of-pace back, but has the strength to run inside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-18/running-back-devonta-freeman-
No. 1 pick Jadeveon Clowney joins Texans for first practice

...the transition to linebacker will be that difficult."I don't see any big differences," he said. FALCONS: Coach Mike Smith says he doesn't want his defense to be predictable or easily labeled.Draft pick Ra'Shede Hageman is a very big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-16/no-1-pick-jadeveon-clowney-jo
Atlanta Falcons set stage for long-term deal with Julio Jones

The Atlanta Falcons exercised the fifth-year option on wide receiver Julio Jones on Tuesday.Falcons coach Mike Smith said last week the team planned to have Jones around for a long time.The option will allow the team to start working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-04-29/atlanta-falcons-set-stage-lon