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2018 Atlanta Falcons Free Agency

The franchise tag and the Falcons’ history with it (2020 Update)

The Atlanta Falcons have been very conservative in their use of the franchise tag.

The Falcoholic Live: Ep40 - OTAs, Julio’s Contract, & Roster Discussion

Join the crew of The Falcoholic Live at 8:10pm ET as they break down the latest news coming from OTAs, talk about Julio’s contract, and give their hottest takes on the Falcons’ roster.

The Falcoholic Live: Ep39 - 2018 Draft Recap & Ryan’s Mega-Deal

Join the crew of The Falcoholic Live at 8:10pm ET as they give their thoughts on the Falcons’ 2018 draft class and UDFA haul, as well as their finest takes on Matt Ryan’s extension.

2018 NFL Free Agency: Falcons work out CB Will Blackmon

The veteran corner could add some post-draft depth.

Falcons sign ex-Seahawks DT Garrison Smith, DT Justin Zimmer, CB Tyson Graham

The team adds some veteran depth to positions of need.

The Falcons should absolutely be monitoring Malik McDowell’s status

The former first round pick could be a terrific player if he is healthy enough to play.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan offers update on contract talks

So, where does the Mattural see things standing at the moment?

The Falcoholic Live: Ep37 - Draft Needs Discussion & Prospect Tracker

Tune in at 8:10pm ET as the crew discusses the top draft needs for the Falcons and checks in on the prospects that Atlanta has visited with thus far.

Kemal Ishmael returns to Falcons for 2018 season

The veteran linebacker/safety and special teamer is back in the fold.

ESPN gives Atlanta middling free agency grade

I guess we’ll "C" if they add anyone else. Ahhhhh wakka wakka!

Should the Falcons bring back DT Ahtyba Rubin?

The veteran defensive tackle was an effective run defender after joining the Falcons mid-season in 2017. Should Atlanta bring him back to a depleted rotation in 2018?

Report: Falcons worked out LB Reshard Cliett before Vikings signed him

It’s an interesting bit of news, even if it didn’t pan out.

UPDATED: CB Justin Bethel contract details and expected role revealed

Updated with full contract details. The ex-Cardinals special teams phenom signed a 1-year deal with the Falcons, and we’ve got the financial details of the contract right here.

The Falcons are focused on winning the field position battle in 2018

Justin Bethel’s signing is a sign.

Ranking Thomas Dimitroff’s five worst free agent signings

Thomas Dimitroff has had some strikeouts which were worse than Casey at the Bat.

2018 NFL free agency: A fresh look at the NFC South two weeks in

Are the Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers and Saints better than they were?

An updated look at Falcons 2018 free agents

There’s still a chance some of these players will return.

Does the addition of Logan Paulsen impact the Falcons’ draft plans at TE?

The Falcons added a quality and affordable blocking TE in Paulsen, but how does his signing affect the team’s plans in the 2018 NFL Draft?

The Falcons are making bargain shopping a way of life in free agency

So far, so good, but every year’s a new test.

Falcons sign cornerback and ace special teamer Justin Bethel

The team just confirmed the signing, which was reported as likely earlier this morning.

The Atlanta Falcons roster after the initial free agency flurry

Atlanta’s still has some work to do before we can feel good about their roster, but some of those moves won’t come until April or later.

Ranking Thomas Dimitroff’s five best free agent signings

All five are players on the offensive side of the ball (or special teams), unsurprisingly.

AJC: Falcons out on Robert Ayers, still in on Pernell McPhee

Buckle up, kids.

The Falcoholic Live: Ep36 - Free Agency Frenzy & Draft Implications

Join the crew at 8:10pm ET as they break down the relatively quiet first week of free agency for the Falcons, and the implications for Atlanta’s draft plans.

Falcons bring back DE Derrick Shelby for 2018

Oh, hey, welcome back, Derrick!

Atlanta’s 2019 free agent class makes the need for financial restraint clear

Costly, long-term deals now could cripple the team’s ability to re-sign some of its best talent in the near-term.

New gritty Falcons tight end Logan Paulsen nabs one-year contract

The veteran tight end should help out as a blocker.

Ndamukong Suh’s probably not going to be an Atlanta Falcon

Sorry to be the Debbie Downer, but it’s headed here.

Falcons to host free agent pass rusher Pernell McPhee today

It’s all happening.

So, where do the 2018 Falcons go from here?

Anybody know? Anybody? Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

Report: Falcons interested in linebacker Arthur Moats

The veteran has 16.5 sacks in 121 career games.

The Brandon Fusco signing has solidified the Falcons draft needs

Fusco’s addition has all but eliminated the possibility of the Falcons drafting an offensive lineman early, and further highlighted the teams priorities on the defensive line.

The Falcons currently have less than $6 million in cap space

Plus a reminder that it doesn’t mean much.

Former Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn recently bid farewell, gave Takk McKinley vote of approval

It’s bummerino metropolis to see Clay head to New England, no doubt about it.

The Falcons are in line to receive multiple compensatory picks in 2019

Things could still change, but the Falcons might finally get some rare compensatory draft selections next year.

Report: Falcons could trade for Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport links Kendricks to the Falcons as possible suitors.

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