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Falcons Sign Undrafted Kicker Erik Folk

The Atlanta Falcons have signed undrafted free agent kicker Erik Folk as a camp body. The Falcoholic likes the rookie's ability.

Ray Edwards Latest Falcon To Declare Himself Fully Healthy

Ray Edwards was a mild disappointment for the Atlanta Falcons in 2011. With a healthy knee, that could change in 2012.

Veteran Mini-Camps Open To The Public Next Week

Sam Baker Underwent Additional Back Surgery

Atlanta Falcons left tackle Sam Baker has battled a balky back for years. It appears he may finally be getting healthy.

Lamar Holmes Out Until Training Camp

Rookie left tackle Lamar Holmes will be out until July, according to team sources for the Atlanta Falcons. That will jeopardize his chances at starting in 2012.

Sam Baker's Back Is Back

Atlanta Falcons left tackle Sam Baker says his back is healthy. The Falcoholic believes that's great news, but issues a caveat.

Notes From OTAs

The Falcons Sign Final Draft Pick Jonathan Massaquoi

The Atlanta Falcons have completed their 2012 draft class, signing defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi. The Falcoholic rejoices.

Corey Peters To Sit Out A Month Until Training Camp

Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters will miss a few weeks with injuries. The Falcoholic is hopeful he'll return soon.

The Impressive Impressiveness Of Travian Robertson

Rookie defensive tackle Travian Robertson is already drawing rave reviews from Atlanta Falcons coaches.

New Falcons Stadium, More Money Paid By Fans

The Atlanta Falcons are building a new stadium, which will likely cost fans a

Falcons Sign Rookie Tackle Lamar Holmes

The Atlanta Falcons signed third-round offensive tackle Lamar Holmes to a four-year deal. The Falcoholic is pleased.

Falcons Bring Aboard Three Rookies From Tryouts

The Atlanta Falcons brought aboard three rookies from mini-camp tryouts. There's an intriguing blend of talent here, The Falcoholic writes.

Falcons Ink Three More Draft Picks

The Atlanta Falcons are snapping up their draft picks with four year contracts. The Falcoholic delivers the news about three new ones.

Falcons Sign Peter Konz To Four Year Deal

The Atlanta Falcons signed rookie center/guard Peter Konz to a four year contract. The news is welcome at The Falcoholic.

Lamar Holmes Has A Minor Foot Injury

The earliest stories out of the Atlanta Falcons rookie mini-camps. Rookie tackle Lamar Holmes will miss the camps with a foot injury.

Falcons Part Ways With Ovie Mughelli

Falcons Confirm Plans To Use Dunta Robinson As Slot Cornerback

The Atlanta Falcons plan to use cornerback Dunta Robinson in the slot in 2012. It's a sensible move, writes Dave Choate of The Falcoholic.

Falcons Cut Two, Sign Wide Receiver Michael Calvin

The Atlanta Falcons cut two practice squad types and sign promising young receiver Michael Calvin. The Falcoholic is intrigued by Calvin's upside.

Falcons Trade For and Sign Asante Samuel

The Falcons have officially traded for and signed Eagles DB Asante Samuel. How will this affect the Falcons' DB situation going forward?

Brent Grimes Returns To Atlanta On One-Year Tender

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes returns on a one-year tender. The Falcoholic welcomes him back.

Falcons Opt Out of Hard Knocks, And It's A Shame

Brent Grimes Will Not Report For Off-Season Program Today

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes will not report for off-season workouts today. The Falcoholic reacts.

The New Atlanta Falcons Stadium Is Hitting Roadblocks

Where We Acknowledge Matt Ryan's Drive

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is bulking up this off-season. The Falcoholic sees this as a good thing.

About The Atlanta Falcons And HBO's Hard Knocks

The Atlanta Falcons are rumored to be in the running for HBO's popular Hard Knocks show. The Falcoholic's Dave Choate explains why he doesn't love the idea.

NFL Releases Falcons Pre-Season Schedule

The Atlanta Falcons have a pre-season schedule. The Falcoholic runs it down.

James Sanders Visits With Cardinals

Backup Atlanta Falcons safety James Sanders is visiting with the Arizona Cardinals. He's probably moving on.

Falcons "Very Committed" To Sam Baker, Peria Jerry

The Atlanta Falcons committed to Sam Baker and Peria Jerry this week. The Falcoholic predicts fans will be unhappy.

Akeem Dent, Lofa Tatupu In "Wide-Open" Competition

An open competition at middle linebacker? It's in the cards for the Atlanta Falcons.

Jacquizz Rodgers, NFC South Breakout Player?

The Falcoholic isn't the only site that likes mighty mite running back Jacquizz Rodgers. The Atlanta Falcons appear poised to use him more in 2012.

Falcons Re-Sign Center Todd McClure For One Year

Todd McClure will remain an Atlanta Falcon. The veteran center re-upped with the team Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

Atlanta Falcons Get One Compensatory Pick

The Atlanta Falcons were awarded a 2012 compensatory pick for the NFL Draft. Unfortunately, it's in the seventh round.

The Great Mystery Of Cliff Matthews

The Atlanta Falcons have a promising young prospect in Cliff Matthews. Will the defensive end bust out in 2012?

A Reminder That Tim Tebow Is Not Coming To Atlanta

Tim Tebow won't be coming to Atlanta. The Falcoholic is sorry to burst the bubble of Falcons fans everywhere.

Falcons Working Out Tight End Prospect Ladarius Green

The Atlanta Falcons will work out tight end prospect Ladarius Green soon. He could be a high-upside, high-risk pick for the Falcons.