Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons | Harry Douglas not practicing
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:43:44 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) will not practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. Douglas traveled to London with the team and hopes to play in Week 8.


Falcons | Matt Ryan heavily pressured
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:20:12 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan was sacked five times as the team's offensive line continues to struggle with injuries and poor play. "We had way too much pressure," head 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 get the play off, and that's very difficult for a quarterback, and we have to do better with our protection."


Falcons | Peter Konz has torn ACL
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:12:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons C Peter Konz (knee) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Week 7. Konz was placed on Reserve/Injured and is out for the year.


Falcons | Make two roster moves
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:44:58 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons placed C Peter Konz (knee) on Reserve/Injured and signed OT Jonathan Scott Monday, Oct. 20.


Falcons | Peter Konz to have exam Monday
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:01:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons C Peter Konz (knee) left the Week 7 game against the Baltimore Ravens due to a knee injury, and he was unable to return. He will be examined Monday, Oct. 20.


Falcons | Peter Konz injury update
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:55:10 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons C Peter Konz (knee) suffered a knee injury in Week 7 and is considered questionable to return.


Falcons | Peter Konz helped off field
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:28:16 -0700

Atlanta Falcons C Peter Konz (undisclosed) was helped off the field after suffering an undisclosed injury in Week 7.


Falcons | Week 7 Inactives
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:35:06 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared OT Cameron Bradfield, DL Cliff Matthews, OG Harland Gunn, WR Harry Douglas, CB Javier Arenas, QB Sean Renfree, LB Tyler Starr inactive for Week 7.


Falcons | Julio Jones probable
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:23:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and is probable for Week 7.


Falcons | Friday injury report for Week 7
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:10:02 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), OG Justin Blalock (back), WR Devin Hester (hamstring), LB Prince Shembo (knee) and Nathan Stupar (knee) all fully practiced Friday, Oct. 17, and are probable.


Falcons | Harry Douglas ruled out
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:08:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) has been ruled out of the team's Week 7 game.


Falcons | Thursday injury report
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:44:23 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Prince Shembo (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 16, while OG Justin Blalock (back), DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and LB Nathan Stupar (knee) fully participated in practice.


Falcons | Devin Hester does some drills
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:35:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 16.


Falcons | Julio Jones limited
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:19:38 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 16.


Falcons | Harry Douglas could return soon
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:13:15 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) has a chance to play in Week 8, according to WR Roddy White. Douglas did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 16, and head coach Mike Smith said there is no timetable for Douglas' return.


Falcons | Roddy White looking to play better
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:00:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White said he knows has been off to a slow start this season and will try to improve his play. "I've gotten off to a really slow start," White said. "Not one of my favorable years that I'm having. But I've got to turn my game around for our team to start playing better. I'm a leader on this team, and I haven't been going out there and playing like Roddy White football. I've got to get back to just being myself - go out there and just cut it loose - and whatever happens, happens." White has dropped three passes on 39 targets this season, which is tied for fourth most among receivers.


Falcons | Levine Toilolo dropping passes
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:49:40 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TE Levine Toilolo has dropped six passes on 21 targets this season. Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter said Toilolo has been working hard on his catching ability during practice.


Falcons | Wednesday practice report
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:06:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), OG Justin Blalock (back), WR Devin Hester (hamstring), LB Prince Shembo (knee) and LB Nathan Stupar (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.


Falcons | Julio Jones limited
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:01:45 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.


Falcons | Harry Douglas misses practice
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:00:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.


Falcons | Owner confident in GM, coach
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:43:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he has confidence in general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith even though the team has a 2-3 record.


Falcons | Julio Jones nicked up
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:48:50 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was spotted slowly dragging his left foot as he left the locker room Monday, Oct. 13. His left ankle has bothered him since the Week 4 game. He rarely practices fully early in the week because of the ailment, but it's not the same foot that he had surgically repaired twice.


Falcons | Antone Smith doing a lot with little
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:21:28 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith is ranked 10th among running backs in non-PPR scoring leagues despite having just 23 total touches (13 carries, 10 receptions). What's helped Smith so far is his ability to break long touchdowns. He has five so far on the season.


Falcons | Another long TD for Antone Smith
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:09:03 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith hauled in a 41-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter of the Week 6 game against the Chicago Bears.


Falcons | Roddy White leaves briefly
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:24:52 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (head) appeared to suffered an apparent head injury in the second quarter of the Week 6 game against the Chicago Bears, but no foul was called. The training staff is working on him on the sidelines, and he was able to return after a brief absence.


Falcons | Week 6 Inactives
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:46:44 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared QB Sean Renfree, CB Javier Arenas, LB Tyler Starr, OT Cameron Bradfield, OG Harland Gunn, WR Harry Douglas, DT Cliff Matthews inactive for Week 6.


Falcons | Devin Hester expected to play
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:49:48 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester (hamstring) is expected to play in Week 6 even though he is listed as questionable, according to head coach Mike Smith. Hester likely would be the No. 3 receiver if he is active for the game.


Falcons | Antone Smith is on the rise
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:14:16 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith has averaged 17.2 yards per touch in the offense in five years with the team, and he is the only player since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger with six offensive touchdowns of at least 35 yards in his first 25 career touches. Smith had the second-most snaps of his career (11) last week, and head coach Mike Smith conceded this week that the back has earned more touches.


Falcons | Work out Nick Williams
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:59:06 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons worked out free-agent WR Nick Williams (Steelers) Friday, Oct. 10.


Falcons | Friday injury report
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:13:46 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OG Justin Blalock (back) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 10, and is listed as questionable for Week 6. OT Jake Matthews (ankle), LB Prince Shembo (knee) and FS Kemal Ishmael (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.


Falcons | Julio Jones probable
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:12:44 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 10, and is listed as probable for Week 6.


Falcons | Devin Hester questionable for Week 6
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:18:56 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 6 against the Chicago Bears.


Falcons | Harry Douglas ruled out
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:16:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) has been ruled out for Week 6 against the Chicago Bears.


Falcons | Roddy White staying busy
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:50:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White is running an NFL-leading 40.5 routes per game this season.


Falcons | Thursday practice report
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:50:19 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 9. OG Justin Blalock (back), FS Kemal Ishmael (ankle), OT Jake Matthews (ankle) and LB Prince Shembo (knee) were limited during practice.


Falcons | Julio Jones limited
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:45:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 9.


Falcons | Harry Douglas not practicing
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:13:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) is not participating in practice Thursday, Oct. 9.


Falcons | Ryan Spadola added to practice squad
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 08:01:53 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent WR Ryan Spadola (Dolphins) to their practice squad Thursday, Oct. 9.


Falcons | Wednesday practice report
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:11:37 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. OG Justin Blalock (back), FS Kemal Ishmael (ankle), OT Jake Matthews (ankle) and LB Prince Shembo (knee) were limited during practice.


Falcons | Julio Jones limited
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:07:17 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.


Falcons | Harry Douglas not on the field
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:01:16 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.


Falcons | Coach gets vote of confidence
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:49:39 -0700

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith got a vote of confidence from owner Arthur Blank on Tuesday, Oct. 7, saying "Smitty and the team delivered over a long period of time".


Falcons | Make two roster moves
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:31:03 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons released WR Courtney Roby and promoted WR Freddie Martino from their practice squad Tuesday, Oct. 7.


Falcons | Prince Shembo to rush more?
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:33:06 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Prince Shembo may be used more as an edge rusher, according to defensive coordinator Mike Nolan.


Falcons | More touches for Antone Smith?
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:45:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith has earned more touches because of his play this season, head coach Mike Smith said Monday, Oct. 6.


Atlanta Falcons

Alford Robert CB
Allen Ricardo CB
Arenas Javier CB
Armstrong Keith AC
Asamoah Jon OG
Babineaux Jonathan DL
Baker Sam OT
Baker Sean FS
Bartu Joplo LB
Biermann Kroy DL
Blalock Justin OT
Bolinger Russ TO
Bosher Matt P
Bradfield Cameron OT
Brown Gerald AC
Bryant Matt PK
Carimi Gabe OT
Collins Mark AC
Cox Bryan AC
Danna Joe AC
Davis D.J. WR
Davis Drew WR
Devaney Bill TO
DiMarco Patrick FB
Dimitroff Thomas GM
Douglas Harry WR
Fish Jeff AC
Fragel Reid OT
Freeman Devonta RB
Gannon Jon AC
Goodman Malliciah DL
Gunn Harland OG
Hagans Maurice FB
Hageman Ra'Shede DL
Harman Wade AC
Harris Josh X. LS
Hawley Joe C
Hester Devin WR
Holmes Lamar OT
Hughan Bill AC
Ishmael Kemal FS
Jackson Steven RB
Jackson Tyson DL
Johnson Billy AC
Johnson Mike P. OL
Jones Julio WR
Koetter Dirk OC
Konz Peter C
Lewis Tim AC
Lowery Dwight SS
Maponga Stansly DL
Martino Freddie WR
Massaquoi Jonathan LB
Matthews Cliff DL
Matthews Jake OT
McClain Robert CB
McFadden Kimario S
McKay Rich TO
Miller Kyle TE
Moore William SS
Motta Zeke SS
Nix Derrick AC
Nolan Mike DC
Pascoe Bear TE
Peters Corey DL
Pioli Scott TO
Pires Glenn AC
Reedy Bernard WR
Renfree Sean QB
Replogle Adam DL
Robertson Travian DL
Robiskie Terry AC
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Rowen Keith AC
Ryan Matt QB
Scelfo Chris AC
Schraeder Ryan OT
Scott Jonathan OT
Shembo Prince LB
Smith Antone RB
Smith Jacques LB
Smith Jerome RB
Smith Mike HC
Soliai Paul DL
Southward Dezmen FS
Spadola Ryan WR
Spruill Marquis LB
Starr Tyler LB
Stone James C
Stupar Nathan LB
Summers Mike AC
Thomas Glenn AC
Tice Mike AC
Toilolo Levine TE
Trufant Desmond CB
Umenyiora Osi DL
Vital Lionel TO
Weatherspoon Sean LB
Weems Eric WR
White Roddy WR
Wilson Josh CB
Wolthausen Kevin AC
Worrilow Paul LB
Yates T.J. QB