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Ravens get defensive in win over Falcons

...that has lost four in a row, progressively scoring fewer points in each game."We had way too much pressure," coach Mike Smith said. "Our quarterback was hit and sacked way too much. There were times where we really didn't have a chance to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-19/ravens-get-defensive-win-over
Falcons lose center for rest of the season

...struggled against Baltimore's defense as Matt Ryan was sacked five times."We had way too much pressure," coach Mike Smith said. "Our quarterback was hit and sacked way too much. There were times where we really didn't have a chance to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-20/falcons-lose-center-rest-seas
Falcons coach 'frustrated' by struggles

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have put themselves in quite a bind. Now, even though coach Mike Smith says nothing is off the table, don't look for a bunch of major changes.This isn't baseball, where a struggling team might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-13/falcons-coach-frustrated-stru
Jay Cutler leads road-warrior Bears past Falcons

...won't play another game at the Georgia Dome until nearly Thanksgiving."We have to look at everything," Falcons coach Mike Smith said. "Nothing is off the table for what we have to do to get better."Chicago's Jay Cutler threw for 381 yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-12/jay-cutler-leads-road-warrior
Falcons facing crucial game against Bears in rare home stop

...That helps us to a certain extent. But across the board, home or away, we need to be more consistent."Coach Mike Smith always preaches the goal of winning every game at home and going .500 on the road. So far, the Falcons have only figured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-08/falcons-facing-crucial-game-a
Falcons still struggling to win on road

...2013 season.Strong wins at home have kept the Falcons (2-2) tied for first in the unimpressive NFC South. Coach Mike Smith isn't deceived. He said he knows his team can't expect to make the playoffs without a turnaround on the road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-29/falcons-still-struggling-win-
Falcons looking to get ball in hands of 'explosive' back Antone Smith

...opportunities for Smith against the Chicago Bears on Sunday."You get what you earn in this league," Falcons coach Mike Smith said. "And what he's done through these first five games and a couple of games last year when he had the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-09/falcons-looking-get-ball-hand
Rookie's TD catch caps Giants rally vs. Falcons

...Falcons on Sunday."We didn't do a good job of sustaining the momentum of the first half of the game," Falcons coach Mike Smith said after his team lost for the third time in as many road games this season and for the 10th time in 11 going back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-05/rookies-td-catch-caps-giants-
Injuries force Atlanta Falcons to have several backup plans

Coach Mike Smith says the Atlanta Falcons aren't concerned about the injuries that have reshuffled their offensive line.Left guard Justin Blalock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-03/injuries-force-atlanta-falcon
Falcons lose three linemen in defeat

...injury-wise," Toilolo said. "That's unfortunate that we're in that situation. But at the same time, coach (Mike) Smith always talks about being ready and next guy up trying to step in without having any drop-off."Almost as concerning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-29/falcons-lose-three-linemen-de