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2019 Schedule
7-9, 2nd in NFC South
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2dMike Triplett

Father of ex-NFL QB Hebert dies from COVID-19

Bobby Hebert Sr. -- the father of former New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Bobby Hebert -- died Saturday at the age of 81 after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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3dVaughn McClure

Gurley not dwelling on lack of touches with Rams

"I try not to press the issue about nothing, so that's just kind of, just sit back and do my job,'' Gurley said about his lack of touches with the Rams last season.

Falcons sign 4 first-round draft picks in free agency (1:04)

ESPN Daily: The Decline Of The NFL Running Back

We just saw 2017 Offensive Player of the Year Todd Gurley released by the LA Rams, and former Chargers star running back Melvin Gordon found a new home in Denver. Behind that shakeup is growing evidence that the role of running backs in the NFL is changing. A renewed focus on pass-heavy offenses, among other factors, is shifting the weight given to the position. FiveThirtyEight's Josh Hermsmeyer outlines the current landscape for running backs, from all angles.

What Gurley brings to the Falcons' offense (1:53)
Gurley heading back to Georgia to join the Falcons (0:40)
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LB Campbell agrees to 1-year deal with Cards

Linebacker De'Vondre Campbell, who led the Falcons with 129 tackles last season while adding 2 sacks and 2 interceptions, has reached a deal with the Cardinals, his agent told ESPN.

How Dante Fowler can improve the Falcons' pass rush (0:54)
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Source: Fowler, Falcons reach 3-year, $48M deal

Dante Fowler, who had 11.5 sacks for the Rams last season, has agreed to a three-year, $48 million deal with the Falcons, a source told ESPN. Atlanta had just 28 sacks as a team.

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14dJamison Hensley

Sources: Falcons trade for Hurst as Hooper fill-in

The Falcons have traded for Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter, sending second- and fifth-round picks to Baltimore for Hurst and a fourth-round selection.

What is the Falcons' next move after releasing Freeman? (1:18)
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TE Hooper agrees to lucrative deal with Browns

Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper has agreed to a four-year contract with the Cleveland Browns. Hooper told ESPN's Vaughn McClure the deal is worth $44 million, with $23 million guaranteed.

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14dVaughn McClure

Falcons cutting Freeman with 3 years left on deal

The Falcons are releasing running back Devonta Freeman, according to his agent. They will save more than $7 million against the salary cap with the releases of Freeman and offensive lineman Ty Sambrailo.

How does NFL's new CBA affect league business? (1:07)
How does Alexander think new CBA impacts players? (1:11)
NFL players approve proposed CBA (2:02)
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16dVaughn McClure

Hooper welcomes interest as free agency nears

With a number of teams looking for a tight end when free agency begins, Austin Hooper is expected to have plenty of suitors, but Hooper said his focus is on improving as a player, not his next destination.

Team Stats

Passing Yards294.63rd
Rushing Yards85.130th
Points For23.813th
Points Against24.9