Team Notebook: Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons | Terron Ward, Kemal Ishmael ruled out
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:30:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Terron Ward (ankle) and FS Kemal Ishmael (shoulder) will not play in the preseason game against the Miami Dolphins Thursday, Aug. 25.


Falcons | Matt Bryant sidelined
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:23:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (undisclosed) will not kick again until Sunday, Aug. 28, because of muscle tightness. PK Shayne Graham will be the kicker for the preseason game against the Miami Dolphins Thursday, Aug. 25.


Falcons | Vic Beasley should play Thursday
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:22:28 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Vic Beasley (shoulder) is not expected to be limited during the preseason game against the Miami Dolphins Thursday, Aug. 25, according to head coach Dan Quinn.


Falcons | Atlanta makes three roster moves
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 13:14:15 -0700

Atlanta Falcons PK Shayne Graham re-signed Saturday, Aug. 20. Free-agent FS Sergio Brown (Jaguars) was also signed. PK Nick Rose was subsequently waived.


Falcons | Matt Bosher has chest injury
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 09:11:28 -0700

Atlanta Falcons P Matt Bosher (chest) sustained a chest injury after being hit by Cleveland Browns LB Tank Carder in a preseason game Thursday, Aug. 18. Head coach Dan Quinn said Bosher is doing fine but is likely to be limited in practice for the next few days.


Falcons | Vic Beasley dealing with injury
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:38:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Vic Beasley (shoulder) has a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder but should still be able to play in the preseason game against the Miami Dolphins Thursday, Aug. 25, according to sources.


Falcons | Matt Ryan shows improvement
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:00:42 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan had a much better outing in his second preseason game Thursday, August 18, versus the Cleveland Browns, after going 0-for-4 and leading two three-and-outs in the team's exhibition opener. Ryan followed that up by completing 8-of-12 passes for 78 yards over three possessions.


Falcons | Cyrus Gray busy in second game
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:32:03 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Cyrus Gray rushed 18 times for 76 yards (4.2 yards per carry) in the second preseason game Thursday, Aug. 18.


Falcons | Devonta Freeman efficient Thursday
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:28:56 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman had four carries for 42 yards and a touchdown in a 24-13 preseason win over the Cleveland Browns Thursday, Aug. 18.


Falcons | Shahbaz Ahmed waived
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:33:58 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons waived G Shahbaz Ahmed on Monday, Aug. 15, making him a free agent.


Falcons | Jordan Walsh claimed from NO
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:31:17 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons claimed G Jordan Walsh off waivers from the New Orleans Saints on Monday, Aug. 15.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman unable to finish practice
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 10:41:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Tevin Coleman (illness) had to leave practice early Sunday, Aug. 14, because of heat-related issues.


Falcons | Keanu Neal returns
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 10:12:37 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Keanu Neal (abdomen) participated in practice Sunday, Aug. 14.


Falcons | Terron Ward expected to sit this week
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 10:05:51 -0700

Atlanta Falcons Terron Ward (ankle) is not expected to practice this week because of his ankle injury.


Falcons | David Mims waived
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 11:18:01 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have waived CB David Mims II.


Falcons | Dwight Freeney expected to play Thursday
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 06:56:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE Dwight Freeney is expected to receive playing time in the preseason game against the Cleveland Browns Thursday, Aug. 18.


Falcons | Aldrick Robinson makes big plays
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:57:39 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Aldrick Robinson had three catches for 118 yards in a 23-17 win over the Washington Redskins Thursday, Aug. 11.


Falcons | Matt Schaub shines against Washington
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:47:22 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Schaub completed 10 of his 15 passes for 179 yards in a 23-17 win over the Washington Redskins in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 11.


Falcons | Kemal Ishmael bangs up shoulder
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:41:22 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Kemal Ishmael (shoulder) left the preseason opener against the Washington Redskins Thursday, Aug. 11, with a shoulder injury.


Falcons | Levine Toilolo might not make roster
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:14:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TE Levine Toilolo is listed as the third tight end on the team's roster, behind TEs Jacob Tamme and rookie Austin Hooper. Toilolo is competing with TEs D.J. Tialavea, Joshua Perkins and Arthur Lynch to seal up a spot on the Falcons.


Falcons | Cyrus Gray joins Atlanta
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:10:57 -0700

Free-agent RB Cyrus Gray (Chiefs) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Wednesday, Aug. 10. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Falcons | Terron Ward suffers injury
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:12:53 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Terron Ward (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during practice Monday, Aug. 8, and was wearing a walking boot after practice. Head coach Dan Quinn said he does not think the injury is serious.


Falcons | Levine Toilolo has hand injury
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:09:38 -0700

Atlanta Falcons TE Levine Toilolo (hand) is dealing with a hand injury and will receive a second opinion on the injury.


Falcons | Kemal Ishmael may start Thursday
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:05:08 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Kemal Ishmael likely will start at strong safety in the first preseason game Thursday, Aug. 11, if FS Keanu Neal (abdomen) is ruled out.


Falcons | Keanu Neal misses practice
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 16:48:20 -0700

Atlanta Falcons FS Keanu Neal (abdomen) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 8, because head coach Dan Quinn said Neal suffered an abdomen injury Sunday, Aug. 7. His status for the first preseason game is uncertain at this point.


Falcons | Lance Moore retires
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 06:55:34 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Lance Moore announced his retirement Monday, Aug. 8.


Falcons | Dwight Freeney may sit Thursday
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 09:55:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons DE Dwight Freeney probably will not play in the first preseason game Thursday, Aug. 11, but head coach Dan Quinn said he will take another day to evaluate the situation.


Falcons | Lance Moore may miss preseason game
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 09:46:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Lance Moore probably will not play in the first preseason game Thursday, Aug. 11, but head coach Dan Quinn said he will take another day to evaluate the situation.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman limited
Sat, 06 Aug 2016 05:22:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons RB Tevin Coleman (foot) participated in individual drills during practice Friday, Aug. 5, but sat out the team drills.


Falcons | Desmond Trufant should be fine
Sat, 06 Aug 2016 05:16:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (hip) missed practice Friday, Aug. 5, because of a minor hip injury. Head coach Dan Quinn said Trufant could have practiced and is expected to return in the near future.


Falcons | Deion Jones part of depth chart shuffle
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:42:43 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Deion Jones worked as the first-team inside linebacker and LB De'Vondre Campbell worked as the weakside starter Friday, Aug. 5, and LB Sean Weatherspoon and LB Paul Worrilow moved to the second unit.


Falcons | C.J. Goodwin making impact as CB
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:33:00 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB C.J. Goodwin started at left cornerback in place of CB Desmond Trufant (hip) Friday, Aug. 5, and head coach Dan Quinn said he has been impressed with what he has seen from Goodwin in his transition from receiver to corner.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman back on the field
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:31:30 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Tevin Coleman (foot) is participating in practice Friday, Aug. 5.


Falcons | Atlanta signs Lance Moore
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:48:40 -0700

Free-agent WR Lance Moore (Lions) signed with the Atlanta Falcons Friday, Aug. 5. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Falcons | Atlanta to add Lance Moore
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:08:47 -0700

Free-agent WR Lance Moore (Lions) will sign with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman out Thursday
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:56:45 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Tevin Coleman (foot) is out of practice Thursday, Aug. 4.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman out with foot injury
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:33:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons RB Tevin Coleman (foot) rolled his foot Tuesday, Aug. 2, but is doing fine and should return to practice in a "limited fashion" Thursday, Aug. 4, or Friday, Aug. 5, according to head coach Dan Quinn.


Falcons | Tevin Coleman out Wednesday
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 07:51:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Tevin Coleman (undisclosed) is out of practice Wednesday, Aug. 3.


Falcons | Matt Ryan's practice picks a non-issue
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 20:21:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan throwing interceptions in practice isn't a concern of head coach Dan Quinn.

"This is the time to try everything, whether is a different route or a different look," Quinn said Tuesday, Aug. 2, after Ryan threw a virtual pick-six during the team period. "It's also an important part for the defense, too, to know how they get after the ball. For us, this is what this time is all about is getting the timing down and getting the routes right. Some of that happens in our training camp practice. But for us, it's about the ball, we know that."


Falcons | Atlanta to sign Dwight Freeney
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:31:31 -0700

Free-agent LB Dwight Freeney (Cardinals) is scheduled to fly to Atlanta Thursday, Aug. 4, to sign a one-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.


Falcons | Matt Schaub impressing coaches
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:29:23 -0700

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Schaub has impressed Falcons head coach Dan Quinn with his coolness under pressure. "He's also got a real coolness about him," Quinn said. "When the pressure's on, he kind of looks at it and smiles and says alright here's what we're going to do, and that's ensuring feeling know that that's an important job for us. We couldn't be more thrilled that Matt's here with us."


Falcons | Julio Jones to return Tuesday
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 16:10:29 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) will return to full practice Tuesday, Aug. 2, head coach Dan Quinn said.


Falcons | Jalen Collins impressing early in camp
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:33:52 -0700

Atlanta Falcons CB Jalen Collins has impressed early in training camp battling for balls, according to head coach Dan Quinn.


Falcons | Julio Jones could practice in full Sunday
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 17:18:39 -0700

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) participated in individual drills Saturday, July 30, and could receive full clearance for practice as soon as Sunday, July 31. He has been bothered by an apparent foot injury since training camp opened Thursday, July 28, and was spotted rolling his left foot over a ball on the sidelines while team drills were taking place Saturday.


Falcons | Julio Jones not worried
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:42:23 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (undisclosed) said he is dealing with a minor injury and it is nothing to worry about.


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
Brown Sergio FS
Bryant Matt PK
Campbell De'Vondre LB
Capi Nordly DL
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
Gannon Jon AC
Garland Ben OG
Gibson Laurence OT
Glidden David WR
Godfrey Charles FS
Goodman Malliciah DL
Goodwin C.J. CB
Graham Shayne PK
Gray Cyrus RB
Hagans Maurice FB
Hageman Ra'Shede DL
Hardy Justin WR
Harman Wade AC
Harris Bryce OT
Harris Josh X. LS
Henderson Jerome AC
Hooper Austin TE
Huey Michael OG
Huffler Matt OT
Hughan Bill AC
Ishmael Kemal FS
Jackson Tyson DL
Jarrett Grady DL
Johnson Billy AC
Johnson Cory DT
Johnson Gus RB
Jones Deion LB
Jones Julio WR
King Akeem CB
Konz Peter C
Leslie Jordan WR
Levitre Andy OG
Lynch Arthur TE
Mack Alex C
Mallory Doug AC
Mann De'Andre RB
Manuel Marquand AC
Matthews Jake OT
Mbu Joey DT
McGehee William OL
McKay Rich TO
McKissic J.D. WR
McLennan Ivan LB
Moch Dontay DL
Morgan Chris AC
Morris Raheem AC
Neal Keanu FS
Neasman Sharrod S
Nix Derrick AC
Obada Efe LB
Parks Terrance CB
Parms Damien S
Perkins Joshua TE
Person Mike OG
Pioli Scott TO
Poole Brian CB
Q. Williams Brandon DE
Quinn Dan HC
Rahrig Collin C
Ratelle Will LB
Reed Brooks LB
Renfree Sean QB
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
Starr Tyler LB
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
Van Dyke DeMarcus CB
Vital Lionel TO
Walsh Jordan OG
Ward Terron RB
Washington Corey WR
Weatherspoon Sean LB
Webster Ruston TO
Weems Eric WR
Wells Matthew LB
Wheeler Philip LB
White Ryan CB
Wilds Brandon RB
Williams Brandon DE
Williams Nick WR
Williams Owen DL
Wolthausen Kevin AC
Worrilow Paul LB
X. Williams Trevor CB