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Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:SHAME ON THE TWO young men who jumped out of their white Crown Vic and stole lawn equipment from the elderly man mowing my neighbor's lawn. Yes, that was me standing on the street and yelling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-23/rants-raves
New Falcons coach Dan Quinn shows off high-energy style on first day of training camp

...opening day of training camp.The high-energy style captured the attention of his players, including rookie outside linebacker Vic Beasley Jr., who said seeing his new coach so involved "says a lot.""I've never seen a head coach actually getting involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-31/new-falcons-coach-dan-quinn-s
Vic Beasley eager to prove Falcons made right call in draft

ATLANTA- Now that Vic Beasley has signed a four-year rookie contract and finished his first mini-camp, the rookie defensive end is eager for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-18/vic-beasley-eager-prove-falco
Updated book by Vic Dunawy is a good read

Vic Dunaway was one of the most popular outdoor writers a few decades ago. He also was an expert when it came to rigging tackle and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-07-09/updated-book-vic
Dan Quinn looking to transform Falcons' defense

...and tied for 30th in sacks in 2014, when they finished 6-10 for their second straight losing record.A strong edge rusher, Vic Beasley, of Clemson, was Quinn's first draft pick. More defensive help came with the second-round pick, cornerback Jalen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-28/dan-quinn-looking-transform-f
2015 Atlanta Falcons training camp preview

...running back. Rookie Tevin Coleman and second-year player Devonta Freeman are top candidates to start. First-round pick DE Vic Beasley will look to show he can be an impact player as edge rusher. New offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will install zone-blocking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-27/atlanta-falcons-preview-capsu
Falcons take Clemson's Vic Beasley with No. 8 pick

...his pass rusher.The way the first round developed, a deal wasn't necessary.The Falcons selected Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley with the No. 8 overall pick in the NFL Draft Thursday night to address a glaring need on a struggling defense.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/falcons-take-clemsons-vic-be
Vic Beasley, Falcons come to terms on contract

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have reached terms on a four-year contract with defensive end and former Clemson star Vic Beasley, the NFL's No. 8 overall draft pick.Beasley has participated in offseason training activities, but he was limited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-12/vic-beasley-falcons-come-term
Falcons coach Dan Quinn impressed with Vic Beasley's quickness

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - New Falcons coach Dan Quinn isn't surprised how Vic Beasley stands out among the team's rookie class.After watching his first rookie minicamp with Atlanta on Friday, Quinn was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-08/falcons-coach-dan-quinn-impre
Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables keeping fiery approach after ending with No. 1 defense

...game. But that showing was led by several seniors up front, particularly two NFL first-round draft picks in defensive end Vic Beasley and linebacker Stephone Anthony.Venables said his players rose to the challenge of reaching No. 1, something the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-07-15/clemson-defensive-coordin