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Jets sign Stephone Anthony, waive Santos Ramirez

Just days after being released by the Atlanta Falcons, linebacker Stephone Anthony has found a new team with a familiar face as head coach. Anthony has signed a new deal with the New York Jets, which the team announced Tuesday night. The move to New York reunites him with head coach Adam Gase, who had [more]

Report: Julio Jones’ agent headed to Atlanta in hopes of completing deal

After months of negotiating between Julio Jones‘ agent and the Falcons, could the sides finally be closing in on a deal? Zach Klein of WSB-TV reports that Jones’ agent, Jimmy Sexton, is headed to Atlanta to visit with the Falcons “and try to lock down a deal this week.” The Falcons’ star receiver is scheduled [more]

Kaleb McGary set to resume football activities

Falcons first-round pick Kaleb McGary has missed the last few weeks of work after having a cardiac ablation procedure, but the tackle is set to start working with the team again. Head coach Dan Quinn announced that McGary has been cleared to resume football activities. Quinn then outlined the path that McGary will follow toward [more]

Falcons sign Jalen Myrick, release Stephone Anthony

The Falcons have parted ways with former Saints first-round pick Stephone Anthony. Anthony signed with the Falcons earlier this summer after spending the last two seasons with the Dolphins. He was a Saints first-round pick in 2015 and started 16 games as a starter, but fell out of the first team in his second season [more]

Matt Ryan on OL: This is the time to get misses out of the way

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan made his preseason debut against the Jets on Thursday night and he found himself under pressure many times during his four series of work. Ryan was sacked three times as the Jets defense found several avenues into the pocket thanks to both defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’s scheme and winning individual battles [more]

Sacks, drops mar Matt Ryan’s preseason debut

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan said in late July that the team’s offensive line was a “work in progress” after a series of additions to the group during the offseason. It looked like there’s still work to do as Ryan made his preseason debut against the Jets on Thursday night. Ryan was sacked three times and [more]

Damontae Kazee injures ribs

Falcons safety Damontae Kazee injured his ribs on the Jets’ first drive Thursday. Although the team lists him as questionable to return, he probably won’t considering it’s the second preseason game. Kazee was injured while tackling receiver Robby Anderson on a 5-yard gain to the Atlanta 1-yard line with 11:12 left in the first quarter. [more]

Le’Veon Bell not playing Thursday night

Jets running back Le'Veon Bell said this week that he doesn’t “necessarily need” to play in the preseason and the team doesn’t think that he needs to play against the Falcons on Thursday night. The team announced that Bell will sit out for the second straight game. Head coach Adam Gase has not said whether [more]

Julio Jones impressed that rookie cornerback Jordan Miller always wants to cover him

If you’re a rookie trying to make an NFL team, you don’t want to get beaten regularly in practice. But Falcons rookie cornerback Jordan Miller is willing to risk that. Miller, a fifth-round draft pick, has been trying to get lined up against Julio Jones every day in drills. Miller wants to challenge himself against [more]

Which teams will have the best offenses in 2019?

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is feeling pretty good about his team’s offense in 2019. And for good reason. But other offenses should be pretty good this year, too. Simms and I looked at six of them via Thursday’s PFT Live draft. The results were a bit surprising. Which is a nice way of saying [more]

Falcons claim Danny Etling off waivers

Danny Etling‘s time with the Patriots came to an end on Tuesday, but he’s already on another roster. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Etling has been claimed off of waivers by the Falcons. Etling was a seventh-round pick by the Patriots after two years as the starting quarterback at LSU. Etling spent his rookie [more]

Matt Ryan will make preseason debut Thursday night

The Falcons opened the preseason by playing in the Hall of Fame Game this year, but the extra game didn’t lead to extra playing time for quarterback Matt Ryan. Ryan sat out both the Hall of Fame Game and last week’s game against the Dolphins, but he’s set to make his first game appearance of [more]

Looking at the best left-handed quarterbacks of all time

It’s International Left-Handers Day. Which for a pair of left-handers who co-host PFT Live made it a very important day. Even though the right-handers who rule the world relegated our one day of the year to August 13. We commemorated the occasion by drafting the all-time best left-handed NFL quarterbacks. Chris Simms did not make [more]

Calvin Ridley looks good in return from hamstring injury

Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley hasn’t been able to do much in training camp, but the team still thinks he’s good to go for the regular season. Ridley had only completed one full practice when he suffered a hamstring injury on July 25 that kept him out for more than two weeks. But Falcons coach [more]

Taking a look at the nuttiest off-field story lines

The still-unfolding Antonio Brown situation seems like one of the craziest off-field NFL situations to ever happen. But there have been others. On Monday’s PFT Live, Simms and I drafted the most memorable of the most nutty off-field predicaments. Bottom line: Brown has a long way to go to match some of those who have [more]

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