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2018 Schedule
7-9, 2nd in NFC South
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7dVaughn McClure

Source: Falcons won't tender RFA Poole

The Atlanta Falcons will not tender restricted free-agent cornerback Brian Poole, which will allow him to become a free agent, a source confirms to ESPN.

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8dJeremy Willis

The best cheesy Valentines from around the NFL

Nothing says "I love you" like an exquisite pun from your significant other's favorite NFL team. Here are some of the best from around the league, including from the league's leading Casanova, the Atlanta Falcons.

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Former Chiefs DC Sutton joins Falcons' staff

Bob Sutton joined the Falcons' staff as a senior assistant on Monday and will assist Dan Quinn with in-game strategy, managing the clock, usage of timeouts and replay.

McShay: Ed Oliver still 'an impact player' (0:22)
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16dVaughn McClure

Falcons to part ways with 43-year-old K Bryant

Veteran kicker Matt Bryant, the Falcons' all-time leading scorer, is parting ways with the team. Bryant, who will become a free agent in March, said he has no plans to retire.

19dJeff Legwold

Reed, Bailey, Law, Gonzalez, Mawae make HOF

Four defensive backs -- Ed Reed, Champ Bailey, Ty Law and seniors finalist Johnny Robinson -- were among the eight men chosen for enshrinement by the Hall's board of selectors on Saturday.


The Right Time: Michael Smith & Bo talk former Saints & Falcons fandom

Bomani welcomes Michael Smith back to the show to discuss their high-school athletic careers (0:32), their former fandom for the Saints and Falcons (13:29) as well as the effect that the winter "squall" is having on Bomani's enjoyment of living in NYC (32:35). They were supposed to talk Super Bowl, but ended up talking about Kung-Fu and Canada Goose jackets, that should tell you everything you need to know.


Prime Time finally has a 30 for 30

Prime Time finally has a 30 for 30. Jody Avirgan talks with Deion Sanders and director Ken Rodgers about the new 30 for 30 film 'Deion's Double Play,' which depicts the surprising controversy over Sanders' 1992 attempt to play two MLB playoff games AND an NFL game over two days. The film debuts Thursday, January 31 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. For info on re-airs and the ESPN+ streaming debut, keep an eye on our Twitter feed: @30for30. All bonus conversations about 30 for 30 films are available in our archives: http://bit.ly/30Chat.

Stephen A. presses Freeman on Falcons' poor season (1:58)
Freeman on Super Bowl LI: 'I'll never forget that loss' (0:50)
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'Mr. Falcon' Nobis had most severe form of CTE

Boston University's CTE center said on Monday that former Falcons linebacker Tommy Nobis had the most severe form of CTE, showing a "severe loss of neurons and large CTE lesions throughout the cerebral cortex."

30 for 30: Deion's Double Play - Creatively Inspired (0:42)
30 for 30: Deion's Double Play - Director's Statement (1:00)
30 for 30: Deion's Double Play - Simply Confident (0:55)
Fitzpatrick tries magic! (2:31)

Team Stats

Passing Yards290.8
Rushing Yards98.3
Points For25.910th
Points Against26.4