Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons | Mohamed Sanu expected to play Week 4
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:55:05 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) is likely to play in Week 4 versus the Carolina Panthers after a shoulder injury kept him out of the second half in the team's Week 3 win over the New Orleans Saints.


Falcons | Matt Ryan says thumb is fine
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:41:57 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan (thumb) said his injured left thumb is fine, and he put a glove on the hand in Week 3 to ensure his grip on the ball.


Falcons | Matt Ryan tosses pair of touchdowns
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:21:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan (thumb) completed 20 of his 30 pass attempts for 240 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Week 3 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26. He injured his thumb late in the fourth quarter and had the thumb taped while being fitted with a glove.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman scores thrice on MNF
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:20:44 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Tevin Coleman rushed 12 times for 42 yards with three touchdowns in the Week 3 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26. He added three receptions for 47 yards on three targets.


Falcons | Devonta Freeman torches NOLA
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:20:08 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman had 14 carries for 152 yards in the Week 3 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26, and he added five receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown on five targets.


Falcons | Julio Jones nearly gets blanked
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:19:08 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (calf) was targeted six times in the Week 3 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26, but he managed just one catch for 16 yards. That first reception did not come until the second half.


Falcons | Mohamed Sanu unable to return
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:18:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the Week 3 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26. Head coach Dan Quinn said Sanu tried to return but was unable to do so.


Falcons | Matt Ryan appears to injury thumb
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:23:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan (thumb) suffered a left thumb injury in the fourth quarter of the Week 3 game against the New Orleans saints Monday, Sept. 26. He had his thumb taped up and he is wearing a left glove.


Falcons | Mohamed Sanu nursing shoulder issue
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:17:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the second quarter in Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints and he is questionable to return.


Falcons | Julio Jones blanked in first half
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:12:12 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (calf) is active in Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26, but while the Falcons have seven different receivers with a catch, Jones has zero grabs.


Falcons | Atlanta's Week 3 inactives
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:24:20 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared LB Courtney Upshaw, FS Dashon Goldson, LB De'Vondre Campbell, TE Joshua Perkins, OG Mike Person, LB Paul Worrilow, OG Wes Schweitzer inactive for Week 3.


Falcons | Julio Jones active Monday
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:16:26 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (calf) is active against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26.


Falcons | Atlanta brings back Terron Ward
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:56:39 -0700

Free-agent RB Terron Ward (Falcons) was signed to the practice squad of the Atlanta Falcons Friday, Sept. 23.


Falcons | Atlanta waives Blake Sims
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:53:02 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons waived RB Blake Sims off the practice squad Friday, Sept. 23.


Falcons | Sean Weatherspoon will start
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:10:32 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon will start at inside linebacker in Week 3 in place of LB De'Vondre Campbell (ankle).


Falcons | Saturday injury report for Atlanta
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:09:19 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Paul Worrilow (groin) did not participate in practice Saturday, Sept. 24, and has been ruled out for Week 3. LB Brooks Reed (shoulder) was limited during practice but is not on the injury report. DE Dwight Freeney (non-injury), DT Ra'Shede Hageman (illness), WR Justin Hardy (shoulder), FS Kemal Ishmael (shoulder), DE Tyson Jackson (heel), DT Grady Jarrett (elbow) and SS Keanu Neal (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.


Falcons | Mohamed Sanu practices in full
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:06:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu (ankle) fully participated in practice Saturday, Sept. 24, and is not on the injury report for Week 3.


Falcons | Julio Jones listed as questionable
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:05:14 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (calf) was limited during practice Saturday, Sept. 24, and is listed as questionable for Week 3.


Falcons | De'Vondre Campbell out for Week 3
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:50:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons rookie LB De'Vondre Campbell (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 3 versus the New Orleans Saints.


Falcons | Keanu Neal set to make debut on MNF
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:42:59 -0700

Atlanta Falcons rookie S Keanu Neal (knee) missed the first two games of the season following an August knee scope but will see his first action on Monday, Sept. 26, against the New Orleans Saints to end Week 3.


Falcons | Atlanta won't force the ball to Julio Jones
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:04:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones only has 13 targets through two games this season after recording 204 last year, and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan doesn't appear interested in changing that approach anytime soon. Six Falcons have four or more receptions through the first two games, while TE Jacob Tamme has two more catches and three more targets than Jones. "You really hope (Jones) is one-on-one, but it's nice when he's not and he's got some bad looks, there's a lot of other opportunities out there (for the other players). … You don't have to force it into tough looks. You can go where the coverage tells you. … You might not have the same numbers for (Jones) and stuff, but I think the result ends up improving the offense," Shanahan said.


Falcons | Julio Jones expected to play
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:22:26 -0700

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said WR Julio Jones (calf) is expected to be available for Week 3's game against the New Orleans Saints, even though he missed practice Friday, Sept. 23.


Falcons | Friday injury report for Atlanta
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:03:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB De'Vondre Campbell (ankle) and LB Paul Worrilow (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23. WR Justin Hardy (shoulder), FS Keanu Neal (knee) and LB Brooks Reed (shoulder) were limited during practice. DE Dwight Freeney (non-injury), DT Ra'Shede Hageman (illness), FS Kemal Ishmael (shoulder), DE Tyson Jackson (heel) and DT Grady Jarrett (elbow) fully participated in practice.


Falcons | Mohamed Sanu limited
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:54:49 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 24.


Falcons | Julio Jones sits again
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:50:52 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 23.


Falcons | Terron Ward waived
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:51:14 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Terron Ward was waived Thursday, Sept. 22.


Falcons | Paul Worrilow undergoes surgery
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:05:46 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Paul Worrilow (groin) underwent surgery Thursday, Sept. 22, to repair his groin injury. Head coach Dan Quinn did not give a timetable for Worrilow's return, but it is believed that he will miss at least four weeks.


Falcons | Paul Worrilow to have surgery
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:16:33 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Paul Worrilow (groin) will have surgery to repair a groin-related issue Thursday, Sept. 22, and will miss at least four weeks.


Falcons | Sean Weatherspoon to start Week 3
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:12:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon is expected to start at weak-side linebacker in Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Sept. 26 with LB De'Vondre Campbell (ankle) and LB Paul Worrilow (groin) sidelined.


Falcons | Philip Wheeler likely moving inside
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:11:31 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are likely to move LB Philip Wheeler from outside to inside linebacker following the injury to LB Paul Worrilow (groin).


Falcons | Paul Worrilow may miss several weeks
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:47:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Paul Worrilow (groin) may be sidelined for three to four weeks because of his groin injury.


Falcons | O'Brien Schofield re-ups with Falcons
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:59:55 -0700

Free-agent LB O'Brien Schofield (Falcons) was re-signed by the Atlanta Falcons to a one-year deal Wednesday, Sept. 21.


Falcons | O'Brien Schofield expected to return
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:23:54 -0700

Free-agent LB O'Brien Schofield is expected to sign with the Atlanta Falcons this week, according to ESPN's Vaughn McClure.


Falcons | Keanu Neal expected to practice Thursday
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:02:22 -0700

Atlanta Falcons first-round rookie S Keanu Neal (knee), who hasn't played this season after having arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in the preseason, is expected to return to practice on a limited basis Thursday, Sept. 22.


Falcons | Julio Jones dealing with calf strain
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:05:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (calf) has been diagnosed a calf strain, although it is not believed to be serious, according to ESPN's Vaughn McClure.


Falcons | Julio Jones expected to be fine
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:24:49 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (leg, ankle) missed the final drive of the Week 2 game with a leg injury that wasn't related to his previous left ankle injury, but the team expects him to be fine.


Falcons | Week 2 Inactives
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 12:20:50 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared LB Brooks Reed, LB De'Vondre Campbell, TE Joshua Perkins, FS Keanu Neal, OG Mike Person, RB Terron Ward, OG Wes Schweitzer inactive for Week 2.


Falcons | Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman splitting time
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 07:17:01 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman is listed as the team's No. 1 running back on the depth chart, although the organization considers RB Tevin Coleman to be just as talented and tries to give equal touches to both players.


Falcons | Keanu Neal could return soon
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:08:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Keanu Neal (knee) did some things during the team's walkthrough Friday, Sept. 16, and may be able to play in Week 3. He has been ruled out for Week 2.


Falcons | Julio Jones like the no-huddle
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:37:16 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones scored a 25-yard touchdown in Week 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers out of the no-huddle offense, and he said he likes the way offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan uses the no-huddle.


Falcons | Dwight Freeney practices
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:09:49 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE Dwight Freeney (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 16, and is not on the injury report for Week 2.


Falcons | Devonta Freeman not on injury report
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:04:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 16, and is not on the injury report for Week 2.


Falcons | Week 2 injury report
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:12:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB De'Vondre Campbell (ankle) and FS Keanu Neal (knee) have been ruled out of the Week 2 game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 18. DE Brooks Reed (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Week 2.


Falcons | Mohamed Sanu will play Week 2
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:53:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu (ankle) was a full participant in practice Friday, Sept. 16, and will play Week 2 against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 18, according to head coach Dan Quinn.


Falcons | Julio Jones ready for Week 2
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:41:12 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was a full participant in practice Friday, Sept. 16, and will play Week 2 against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 18, according to head coach Dan Quinn.


Atlanta Falcons

Alford Robert CB
Allen Ricardo CB
Armstrong Keith AC
Babineaux Jonathan DL
Batiste Tarris CB
Beasley Vic LB
Blank Arthur TO
Bolinger Russ TO
Bosher Matt P
Brown Gerald AC
Bryant Matt PK
Campbell De'Vondre LB
Chester Chris OG
Clayborn Adrian DL
Coleman Tevin RB
Collier Joel TO
Collins Jalen CB
Compton Tom OT
Cox Adam FB
Cox Bryan AC
Davis D.J. WR
Devaney Bill TO
Dickson Xzavier LB
DiMarco Patrick FB
Dimitroff Thomas GM
Emery Phil TO
Fish Jeff AC
Floyd Terell S
Freeman Devonta RB
Freeney Dwight LB
Fuller Devin WR
Gabriel Taylor WR
Gannon Jon AC
Garland Ben OG
Godfrey Charles FS
Goldson Dashon FS
Goodwin C.J. CB
Gray Cyrus RB
Hagans Maurice FB
Hageman Ra'Shede DL
Hardy Justin WR
Harman Wade AC
Harris Josh X. LS
Henderson Jerome AC
Hooper Austin TE
Huffler Matt OT
Hughan Bill AC
Ishmael Kemal FS
Jackson Tyson DL
Jarrett Grady DL
Johnson Billy AC
Jones Deion LB
Jones Julio WR
King Akeem CB
Konz Peter C
Levitre Andy OG
Mack Alex C
Mallory Doug AC
Mann De'Andre RB
Manuel Marquand AC
Matthews Jake OT
McGehee William OL
McKay Rich TO
McKissic J.D. WR
Moch Dontay DL
Morgan Chris AC
Morris Raheem AC
Neal Keanu FS
Neasman Sharrod S
Nix Derrick AC
Olatoye Deji CB
Parks Terrance CB
Perkins Joshua TE
Person Mike OG
Pioli Scott TO
Poole Brian CB
Quinn Dan HC
Ratelle Will LB
Reed Brooks LB
Reynolds LaRoy LB
Robinson Aldrick WR
Ross Alex QB
Rowen Keith AC
Ryan Matt QB
Sanu Mohamed WR
Scarnecchia Steve AC
Scelfo Chris AC
Schaub Matt QB
Schofield O'Brien LB
Schraeder Ryan OT
Schweitzer Wes OG
Shanahan Kyle OC
Shelby Derrick DL
Shuler Mickey TE
Simms Matt QB
Smith Richard DC
Summers Mike AC
Tamme Jacob TE
Therezie Robenson S
Thomas Glenn AC
Tialavea D.J. TE
Toilolo Levine TE
Trufant Desmond CB
Turner Bobby AC
Ulbrich Jeff AC
Upshaw Courtney LB
Vellano Joe DL
Vital Lionel TO
Ward Terron RB
Weatherspoon Sean LB
Webster Ruston TO
Weems Eric WR
Wheeler Philip LB
Williams Nick WR
Williams Owen DL
Wolthausen Kevin AC
Worrilow Paul LB
X. Williams Trevor CB