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Falcons, Jaguars trying to finalize offensive line spots

...to start at left guard against the Falcons in place of Zane Beadles (calf...you're going to get banged up."The Falcons know all about that, especially...line was a huge problem in 2013. The Falcons responded by drafting Texas A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-27/falcons-jaguars-trying-finali
Atlanta Falcons haven't filled all their starting spots

...Carimi, a first-round pick by the Bears in 2011, has 19 career starts with Chicago and Tampa Bay. He signed with the Falcons as a free agent.Smith said all three candidates at the nickel back spot used on passing downs will play. Josh Wilson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-26/atlanta-falcons-havent-filled
Falcons, Jaguars trying to settle offensive line spots in preseason finale

...Atlanta, which also is looking to finalize its offensive line.Atlanta's patchwork line was a huge problem in 2013. The Falcons responded by drafting Texas A&M's Jake Matthews with the sixth overall pick.They planned to play Matthews at right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-27/falcons-jaguars-trying-settle
Steven Jackson returns to practice for Falcons

...be ready for the Sept. 7 opener against New Orleans.The Falcons have taken a cautious approach to Jackson's comeback...and rookie Devonta Freeman have been the top backups.The Falcons play their final preseason game at Jacksonville on Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-25/steven-jackson-returns-practi
Rams' Sam Bradford to miss season with torn ACL

...him here." FALCONS: Offensive lineman Mike Johnson will miss another season after going down with a foot injury.The Falcons placed Johnson on injured reserve Sunday as they reduced their roster to 75 players. He missed the 2013 season after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-24/rams-sam-bradford-miss-season
Pittsburgh Steelers' duo play against Philadelphia

...magazine's annual calculation of NFL franchise values.The Falcons are worth $1.125 billion, up 21 percent from a year...Arthur Blank paid for it in 2002.Even so, Forbes ranks the Falcons as only the 21st most valuable NFL franchise and well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-21/pittsburgh-steelers-duo-play-
Atlanta Falcons make progress against the run

...but stops well short of saying the Falcons have cured the ills that made them...acclimate quickly to the NFL. The Falcons went 4-12 as their defense finished...seventh-round pick, are also in the mix. The Falcons lost rookie Marcus Spruill, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-20/atlanta-falcons-make-progress
Falcons' Corey Peters relieved to be back in practice

...last season.Eight months later, the Falcons' defensive tackle is back on the...a part of the team, really."The Falcons have two preseason games remaining...Peters focused on his comeback, the Falcons worked in the offseason to boost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-19/falcons-corey-peters-relieved
Falcons will need Jake Matthews to step up

...through his first NFL preseason, the Falcons shifted Matthews across the line...front last season, a big reason the Falcons ranked last in the league in rushing...Ryan's career.Not surprisingly, the Falcons used their top draft pick on Matthews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-18/falcons-will-need-jake-matthe
Falcons' Sam Baker out for season with injury

...year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game.The Falcons said the injury plagued Baker sustained a torn patellar...line that was one of the league's worst a year ago.The Falcons ranked last in the league in yards rushing and quarterback...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-17/falcons-sam-baker-out-season-