Two days before Valentine's Day, Falcons running back Devonta Freeman told the world who he wanted to be his Valentine: The Super Bowl.
ScheduleAll times ET
ESPN's Matt Bowen named Vic Beasley as one of five rookies "ready to pop in Year 2," citing the linebacker's improvement as the 2015 season progressed.
Matt Ryan is coming off one of his worst seasons, but Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he still has "great faith" in his quarterback.
Watch out for Vic Beasley in Year 2
Yes, the top-10 pick was relatively quiet as a rookie despite his freakish athleticism, tallying four sacks. But Matt Bowen expects a year of seasoning to do wonders for Beasley in 2016. Breakout candidates (Insider)
Predicting Atlanta's offseason
A lot has been said about Roddy White's future with the Falcons. Vaughn McClure thinks the veteran wideout will be with Atlanta for at least one more season. Offseason predictions
A list of free-agent options the Atlanta Falcons could consider at linebacker.
Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer
The plan right now is for Falcons owner Arthur Blank (prostate cancer) to attend the annual owners meetings in Boca Raton (March 20-23) and the Spring meetings in Charlotte (May 23-25), where the Super Bowl bids for 2019 and 2020 will be chosen, with Atlanta in mix.
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank revealed on Tuesday that he has prostate cancer.
Who might pursue Mario Williams?
ESPN's Josina Anderson thinks the Giants, 49ers, Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders could be good fits for Williams, who is likely to be released by the Bills. None of those teams made the playoffs in 2015.
A repeat performance from Freeman?
Devonta Freeman is in position to once again have a major fantasy impact in 2016 after separating himself from the competition in Atlanta's backfield. Does he warrant first-round consideration? Way-too-early fantasy rankings
The Falcons have made several changes in their front office, especially in the areas of personnel and scouting, and the pressure is on to upgrade.
The Falcons are again willing to be spenders in free agency -- they just have to be smarter about the players they decide to sign.
Falcons owner diagnosed with cancer
Falcons owner Arthur Blank released a statement saying he has been diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer. He said in the statement, "I'm looking forward to getting this behind me and continuing a very active lifestyle, my upcoming wedding, as well as continued active involvement in our businesses and philanthropic efforts for years to come."
Veteran safety William Moore and linebacker Justin Durant were released by the Falcons on Monday in salary-cap-saving moves.
Falcons are in the middle of the pack
Even with a franchise QB, an all-world wide receiver, a stud running back and emerging talent on defense, the Falcons have both promise and the potential to take a step back. That's why they are perched near the middle of the Power Rankings. Way-too-early Power Rankings
The wait to see another place-kicker elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame is 25 years and counting.
With Super Bowl 50 in the books, Chalk's Dave Tuley gives his early value bets for Super Bowl LI, including Atlanta at 40-1.
Falcons owner Arthur Blank wants Roddy White to finish his career with the team but said the decision ultimately will come down to coach Dan Quinn.
Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer
Falcons owner Arthur Blank on if he wants Roddy White to be on the roster when Mercedes-Benz Stadium opens (2017): "The answer is, of course, yes." But Blank said the decision on White's future with the team will be made by Dan Quinn and the staff, not the owner.
Morten Andersen, the leading scorer in NFL history, would be just the second true kicker elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Atlanta's changes don't pay off
Following how this season went, questions outnumber answers for the Falcons, which is why their 2015 offseason isn't looking quite as good to Mike Sando now. 2015 offseason re-grade (Insider)
As the only quarterback to beat the Panthers during the 2015 regular season, Matt Ryan talks about what the Broncos can expect from Carolina.
Former ESPN 300 prospects in Pro Bowl
In honor of national signing day, let's take a look at former ESPN 300 prospects who are living out their dream in the NFL -- specifically playing in the Pro Bowl. These players ranked in the top 25 of the list.