Takkarist McKinley is with a family member in Oakland, California, after undergoing a mental evaluation. An Atlanta Falcons spokesman told The Associated Press that McKinley was "in a good spot."
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Could Clay Matthews move on from Green Bay? Will the Texans bring back Tyrann Mathieu? Here are the questions facing every team.
Falcons DE Takkarist McKinley was undergoing a mental evaluation after police were called to a hotel in Los Angeles.
Mike Smith, former Bucs DC and Falcons head coach, says he doesn't plan on coaching again.u
Dirk Koetter, who served as the Falcons' offensive coordinator from 2012 to 2014, is returning to the team in the same role. He was recently fired as head coach of the Bucs.
The Giants and Patriots need long-term quarterback solutions. Seven teams need new coaches. NFL Nation reporters assess every team's top priority.
The Falcons' coaching staff will undergo an overhaul, as offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel and special-teams coach Keith Armstrong have all been let go. Coach Dan Quinn takes over as DC.
Matt Ryan's first career reception went for a touchdown and the Atlanta quarterback also threw for 378 yards and two TDs to help the Falcons conclude a disappointing season with a 34-32 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Matt Ryan threw for 239 yards and three touchdowns, and the Atlanta Falcons handed Carolina Panthers their seventh straight loss and knocked their NFC South rivals out of playoff contention with a 24-10 win on Sunday.
Todd Gurley, Michael Thomas and Patrick Mahomes are in. Check out the Pro Bowl picks for every team.
Julio Jones made an acrobatic touchdown catch on a pass from Matt Ryan, Deion Jones returned an interception for an early score, and the Atlanta Falcons snapped a five-game losing streak with a 40-14 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
Bill Fralic, a former Falcons first-round pick out of Pitt, has died at 56 after a battle with cancer.
The Raiders could own April. The offseason quarterback situation is going to be fascinating. And every team has needs somewhere.
Bad losses for Carolina and Washington have both teams nearly out of the playoff picture. NFL Nation dives into Week 14's lessons.
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and set an NFL record for interception-free football, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-20 Sunday to win their first game under interim head coach Joe Philbin.
Carolina has lost four straight and is on the outside looking in at the postseason race. Cam & Co. aren't alone in falling apart down the stretch.
Rookie Lamar Jackson ran for a touchdown and Baltimore's defense turned in a dominating performance, leading the Ravens to a 26-16 victory over the feeble Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.