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2016 Schedule
8-8, 2nd in NFC South
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Falcons will make things easier for Ryan

Vaughn McClure predicts Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will cater the offense more to Matt Ryan's strength as a pocket passer. The addition of Pro Bowl center Alex Mack certainly will help the cause. 100 NFL predictions

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Don't count out Tevin Coleman

Vaughn McClure thinks Coleman will get ample opportunity to show he can split reps with Devonta Freeman, despite Freeman's coming off a 1,000-yard, Pro Bowl season. 100 NFL predictions

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Dwight Freeney one of best available

As he showed last season, the 36-year-old still has something left in the tank. The Bengals and Falcons are rightfully taking a closer look at Freeney. Best remaining FAs

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Brees' contract stands out among QBs

Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Matt Ryan each will cost their teams a pretty penny against the cap this season. But Drew Brees' $30 million cap hit far outpaces the QB market.

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New deal coming for Ryan Schraeder?

The former undrafted rookie emerged as a solid starter at right tackle a year ago. Currently signed to a restricted free-agent tender, Schraeder could be due for an extension. Upcoming decisions (Insider)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

All three Atlanta Falcons' minicamp days, June 14-16, are open to the public. Practice starts at 2:40 p.m (ET) on June 14 and June 15 (kids day). Practice starts at 11:30 a.m (ET) on June 16.

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Falcons were hit-and-miss this offseason

Atlanta made some nice additions this spring, but our panel still wonders who's going to help Vic Beasley get to opposing QBs. That hole brings the grade down just a bit. Offseason grades (Insider)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

We will see if veteran pass rusher Dwight Freeney makes it to Atlanta after visiting with Bengals. ESPN's Jim Trotter reported Freeney expects to visit Atlanta.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

The Falcons are not signing Brandon Boykin at this time, according to a league source. The free-agent CB worked out for the team Monday.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong understands how the NFL is moving closer to limiting or maybe eliminating kick offs and he's prepared for it.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to ESPN.com: "It was a big deal to this ownership for Atlanta to have this Super Bowl."

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons owner Arthur Blank compared winning the Super Bowl to accepting an Academy Award.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons contingent celebrating being awarded the Super Bowl in 2019.

Jacob Tamme reads 'mean' tweets (1:26)

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Super Bowls 53, 54, 55 awarded to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles. No surprises. Falcons owner Arthur Blank says he's "honored".

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons president Rich McKay said he's not worried about the possibility of a winter storm affecting the Atlanta Super Bowl bid this afternoon. "We're not going to address it much," McKay said.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Atlanta will be up second behind Tampa in the afternoon Super Bowl bid presentations, expected to begin at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Three bids to be awarded for 2019, 2020, 2021. Each presentation is 15 minutes long with each owner getting 5 minutes to speak.

Team Stats

Passing Yards273.76th
Rushing Yards100.718th
Points For21.2Tied-21st
Points Against21.614th

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