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Falcons sign JJ Arcega-Whiteside

The Falcons have made an addition to their receiving corps.JJ Arcega-Whiteside, a wide receiver who participated in the Falcons’ rookie minicamp on a tryout basis, has now signed with the team.A 2019 second-round draft pick of the Eagles, Arcega-Whiteside didn’t live up to expectations in Philadelphia. He managed just 16 catches for 290 yards and [more]

Matt Ryan chose CBS over Fox

Matt Ryan took a job last week with CBS. It wasn’t his only offer.Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports that Ryan chose CBS over Fox. Ryan will do both games and studio work, as he decides which one he prefers. In turn, CBS will be able to assess Ryan’s performance in both settings.Fox, [more]

Jets claim cornerback Javelin Guidry off waivers from Falcons

The Jets have added a cornerback to their 90-player roster.Javelin Guidry, who was waived yesterday by the Falcons, was claimed today by the Jets, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network.Guidry is an outstanding athlete who ran a 4.29-second 40-yard dash, the fastest of any cornerback, at the 2020 Scouting Combine. This will be his [more]

Falcons release Germain Ifedi, sign four

Veteran offensive lineman Germain Ifedi is going to be a free agent.The Falcons announced that they have released Ifedi on Tuesday. The move saves $940,000 in cap space.Ifedi played in every game as a reserve for the Falcons last season, but only eight of his 80 snaps came on offense. The 2016 Seahawks first-round pick [more]

Falcons sign third-round pick Zach Harrison

The Falcons and third-round defensive lineman Zach Harrison have agreed on a contract.Harrison signed a four-year deal with the team on Tuesday. The pact has a total value of over $5.568 million.Harrison comes to Atlanta after playing at Ohio State. In 40 games for the Buckeyes, Harrison had 97 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 11 [more]

Falcons sign four, cut seven

The Falcons shuffled their roster after their rookie minicamp over the weekend.They signed wide receiver Slade Bolden, defensive back Natrone Brooks, defensive back Clifford Chattman and linebacker Andre Smith, the team announced. In corresponding moves, the Falcons released outside linebacker David Anenih, cornerback Javelin Guidry, cornerback Matt Hankins, receiver Ra’Shaun Henry, defensive back Dylan Mabin [more]

Falcons sign XFL safety Lukas Denis

Lukas Denis played well enough for the St. Louis Battlehawks to get an NFL opportunity.Denis, whose XFL season recently ended, has signed with the Falcons, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Denis recently got a tryout at the Falcons’ rookie minicamp.The 26-year-old Denis played his college football at Boston College and had a brief [more]

Falcons sign Slade Bolden

The Falcons signed free agent receiver Slade Bolden on Sunday. He posted a photo of the contract signing on his Instagram account.“God is good! Let’s go to work @atlantafalcons. #RiseUp,” he wrote.Bolden participated in the team’s rookie minicamp this weekend as a tryout player.He was not selected in the 2022 draft after catching 68 passes [more]

Multiple short weeks could create various competitive issues in the NFC

Before the schedule was released, we explored whether the league’s new ability to schedule teams for two short-week, Sunday-to-Thursday games would become an indirect parity tool, making things harder for some of the best teams and, in turn, easier for some of the bad teams.It didn’t really happen that way. The best teams from 2022 [more]

Atlanta Falcons schedule and results 2023: Dates, times, TV, opponents for Weeks 1-18

According to head coach Arthur Smith, it is the Desmond Ridder show in Atlanta. For how long is anyone’s question after the recent signing of former Washington Commander Taylor Heinicke. Atlanta also adds a new weapon to whoever is quarterback come Week 1 with the drafting of RB Bijan Robinson, to the arsenal of TE [more]

Bijan Robinson: Arthur Smith will use me everywhere, receiver and running back

The Falcons drafted running back Bijan Robinson No. 8 overall, higher than running backs usually go in today’s NFL. But Robinson says coach Arthur Smith sees him as more than a running back.Robinson said Smith knows the best way to employ his skills, and that will include not just running back but also lining up [more]

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