2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
7-9, 2nd in NFC South
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1dLindsey Thiry

Gurley, Matthews say Rams 'past due' on checks

Former Rams players Todd Gurley and Clay Matthews, both released March 19, tweeted Wednesday that the team is behind on delivering them money they say they are owed.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked Falcons owner Arthur Blank about new uniforms possibly providing a spark: “Does it make the team play better? Probably not. I can't tell you it does. But it does indicate a kind of newness of thinking, the freshness of thinking. I think the uniforms are more contemporary, given the population that we have today in our stadiums and watching. But is it going to make the players play harder or better? I really don't think so.'' New uniforms or not, Falcons facing a playoffs-or-bust season.

Falcons reveal new uniforms (1:15)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Ryan on new uniforms: “There's just a feeling to it. I can't explain it when you look in your locker and that color and head to toe in black is going to be good, too. I don't know what it is, but I know there's a feeling that comes with it for the guys, too, when we see that in our lockers.”

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons reveal plans to unveil new uniforms next Tuesday. Owner Arthur Blank previously announced intentions to change uniform for the first time in 17 years. The team said the following: “The organization spent the last two years in discussions with the NFL and uniform partner, Nike, to create a looked that reflects Atlanta's culture, pride and unity with characteristics influenced by fan and player feedback.”

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

New Falcons Dante Fowler Jr. on off-field problems: “Just the situations that I was going [through] in Jacksonville, not playing and stuff, and I felt like that was the reason — because of how they were viewing me as a person off the field. I don't know. It definitely changed my life around in a lot of ways. When I got to the L.A. Rams, they just gave me an opportunity to basically start over again. I took advantage of that because I didn't make the most of the opportunity the first time.''

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Titans sign former Falcons DL Crawford

The Titans signed former Falcons defensive lineman Jack Crawford on Tuesday, his agent, David Canter, confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday. Crawford played in all 16 games for Atlanta last season, starting four of them.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

New Falcons OL Justin McCray most comfortable playing inside because that's what he did primarily in college, starting 23 games at right guard at Central Florida. “Honestly, I feel more comfortable inside ... guard, center,'' McCray said. “But just from having to do it so often in my career in the NFL, I'm not opposed to playing tackle at all, either.'' McCray said Falcons just told him to come compete, period. Left guard unsettled with James Carpenter coming off injury. Need backup C, swing T.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons Rich McKay tells team web site biggest challenge during COVID-19 shutdown is not being able to get the physicals. “That has really changed a little bit of the game because it's taken a lot longer to get contracts signed,'' McKay said. “When contracts gets signed, they're still contingent upon the physical. That's different. We've never done it that way. We'll adjust.'' Falcons still haven't officially signed RB Todd Gurley, who has had a left knee issue.

Is this the best time to expand the NFL playoffs? (1:06)
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Would a 14-team playoff be a good thing for the NFL? (1:04)
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12dMike 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.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons announce one-year deal with former XFL linebacker Edmond Robinson. Robinson has length and height to possibly fill some of the role De'Vondre Campbell left behind upon signing with the Arizona Cardinals. The Falcons' primary linebackers are Deion Jones and Foye Oluokun. Robinson and recently re-signed LaRoy Reynolds could provide depth behind those guys. Robinson a former seventh-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings. Falcons still need to draft a linebacker.

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14dVaughn 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.

Team Stats

Passing Yards294.63rd
Rushing Yards85.130th
Points For23.813th
Points Against24.910th