Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons | Julio Jones stars in Week 3
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:49:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones, who was probable entering Week 3 of the NFL season, hauled in nine catches for 161 yards and scored twice in a 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 18.


Falcons | Devin Hester sets NFL record
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:39:17 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester set an NFL record by scoring the 20th return touchdown in his career during the team's Week 3 game. The record was previously held by former NFL CB Deion Sanders. Hester has 14 punt return touchdowns, five kick return touchdowns and one return of a missed field goal.


Falcons | Devin Hester returns
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:55:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester returned to the game in Week 3 after missing some time because of cramps.


Falcons | Devin Hester leaves game
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:11:33 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester left the game early Week 3 because of cramps and is considered questionable to return.


Falcons | More on Harry Douglas' injury
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:05:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (foot) suffered a foot injury in Week 3 and is considered questionable to return.


Falcons | Harry Douglas helped off the field
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:56:59 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Harry Douglas (undisclosed) was helped off the field after suffering an undisclosed injury during the team's Week 3 game.


Falcons | Week 3 Inactives
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:01:47 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared DL Cliff Matthews, C James Stone, CB Javier Arenas, WR Roddy White, OT Ryan Schraeder, QB Sean Renfree, LB Tyler Starr inactive for Week 3.


Falcons | Roddy White inactive
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:54:44 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (hamstring) is inactive for Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 18.


Falcons | Roddy White to sit out?
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:36:28 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (hamstring) isn't expected to be active for the Week 3 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 18, in the opinion of CBSSports.com's Jason La Canfora.


Falcons | Roddy White expected to play
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:05:56 -0700

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (hamstring) is expected to play in Week 3 unless a dramatic occurrence happens between now and the game.


Falcons | Julio Jones probable for Week 3
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:06:59 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) practiced for the second straight day Wednesday, Sept. 17, and is probable for Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 18.


Falcons | Wednesday injury report
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:05:01 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) and LB Prince Shembo (knee) both practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 17, and are probable for Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 18.


Falcons | Roddy White could play despite absence
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:43:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (hamstring) doesn't need to practice at all this week in order to play in Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Sept. 18, according to head coach Mike Smith.


Falcons | Roddy White questionable for Week 3
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:27:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 3.


Falcons | Two have contracts extended
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:01:26 -0700

Atlanta Falcons P Matt Bosher signed a five-year contract extension with the team. LS Josh X. Harris was signed to a four-year extension as well.


Falcons | Devin Hester praised
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:55:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester is the greatest returner of all time, according to Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith. Smith said Hester is a special player with the ball in his hands and is not looking forward to going against him Thursday, Sept. 18.


Falcons | Julio Jones fully practices
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:46:06 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) fully participated in practice Tuesday, Sept. 16.


Falcons | Tuesday injury report for Week 3
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:37:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) and LB Prince Shembo (knee) both fully participated in practice Tuesday, Sept. 16.


Falcons | Roddy White not practicing
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:55:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (hamstring) is not practicing Tuesday, Sept. 16.


Falcons | Julio Jones limited in practice
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:26:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was listed as a limited participant in practice Monday, Sept. 15, due to his ankle issue.


Falcons | Roddy White misses practice
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:25:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (hamstring) was listed as missing practice Monday, Sept. 15, due to a hamstring injury.


Falcons | Jakes Matthews expected in Week 3
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:24:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) is expected to play in Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, head coach Mike Smith said Monday, Sept. 15. Matthews was listed as a limited participant in practice, and he is expected to be a full participant Tuesday, Sept. 16. If he plays, OT Gabe Carimi would shift back to right tackle, where he was rotating with OT Lamar Holmes.


Falcons | Prince Shembo limited in practice
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:23:50 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Prince Shembo (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice Monday, Sept. 15.


Falcons | Roddy White plays in Week 2
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:30:50 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) was able to start in Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals. He finished with five reception for 42 yards, and he was targeted eight times.


Falcons | Week 2 Inactives
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:34:22 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared DL Cliff Matthews, WR Courtney Roby, OT Jake Matthews, C James Stone, CB Javier Arenas, QB Sean Renfree, LB Tyler Starr inactive for Week 2.


Falcons | Roddy White probable
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:13:01 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and is probable for Week 2.


Falcons | Gabe Carimi to start at LT
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:03:44 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Gabe Carimi will start at left tackle for the injured OT Jake Matthews (ankle) in Week 2 versus the Cincinnati Bengals. OT Lamar Holmes will be at right tackle.


Falcons | Roddy White: Goal 30 points per game
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:57:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White said the team's goal coming into the year was to put up 30 points per game. Since 2004, 12 teams have averaged 30 or more points per game, and those teams combined for a record of 155-37. Only one of those teams, the 2004 Kansas City Chiefs, failed to make the playoffs. The Falcons' highest average with QB Matt Ryan was 26.2 in 2002, when they finished 13-3.


Falcons | Jake Matthews ruled out
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:34:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) has been ruled out for the team's Week 2 game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Matthews doesn't have structural damage, but he's too sore to play.


Falcons | Jake Matthews to test ankle
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:17:52 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) will test his injured ankle on the field Friday, Sept. 12.


Falcons | Jake Matthews misses another practice
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.


Falcons | Roddy White limited
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 11.


Falcons | Roddy White limited in practice
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:05:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Falcons | Jake Matthews doesn't practice
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:04:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Falcons | Jake Matthews' status uncertain
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:55:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) is not expected to play in Week 2, in the opinion of beat writer Vaughn McClure.


Falcons | Roddy White to manage knee issue
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:42:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White (knee) left the Week 1 game due to an ailment with his left knee but returned to the game. White admitted that he had his knee drained during the offseason but said an MRI wasn't required. White played in 67 of the 72 offensive snaps in Week 1.


Falcons | Jake Matthews could play
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:47:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) could play Sunday, Sept. 14, if he's not too sore. Matthews' MRI showed his high-ankle sprain injury isn't significant.


Falcons | Devin Hester could return more
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:59:19 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester could return more kicks and punts when the team plays outdoors, according to head coach Mike Smith.


Falcons | Jake Matthews update
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:39:15 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews' (ankle) high ankle sprain is on his left ankle. His status will be updated Wednesday, Sept. 10, according to head coach Mike Smith.


Falcons | Julio Jones tops 100 yards
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:57:14 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones had seven catches for 116 yards in the team's season-opening win over the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Sept. 7. It was his first regular season game since having foot surgery last season.


Falcons | Devin Hester catches five passes
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:40:38 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester caught five passes for 99 yards Sunday, Sept. 7, against the New Orleans Saints. Hester did not catch a single pass last year while with the Chicago Bears.


Falcons | Levine Toilolo finds end zone
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 18:28:46 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TE Levine Toilolo, making his first start after the retirement of TE Tony Gonzalez, had three grabs for 19 yards and a touchdown in Week 1 against the New Orleans Saints.


Falcons | Matt Ryan sets team record
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:55:39 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan threw for a team record 448 yards and three touchdowns in the Week 1 overtime win against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Sept. 7. He also eclipsed the team record for career touchdown passes (156), surpassing Steve Bartkowski (154).


Falcons | Jake Matthews has high ankle sprain
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:56:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) suffered a high ankle sprain in the Week 1 game against the New Orleans Saints, according to a league source. The injury isn't thought to be serious.


Falcons | Jake Matthews injured
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:51:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons OT Jake Matthews (ankle) suffered an ankle injury Week 1 and is considered questionable to return.


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
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
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
Jones Terren OL
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
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
Robertson Travian DL
Robiskie Terry AC
Roby Courtney WR
Rodgers Jacquizz RB
Rowen Keith AC
Ryan Matt QB
Scelfo Chris AC
Schraeder Ryan OT
Shembo Prince LB
Smith Antone RB
Smith Jacques LB
Smith Jerome RB
Smith Mike HC
Soliai Paul DL
Southward Dezmen FS
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