Morris takes blame for unplanned TD in Falcons' latest loss

ATLANTA (AP) — The image of Todd Gurley falling on the goal line as Detroit Lions defensive players celebrated, raising their arms to signal the touchdown, is the new low point of the Atlanta Falcons'...

Morris has share of Falcons' mistakes in yet another loss

ATLANTA (AP) — Raheem Morris wants the Atlanta Falcons to learn to “force our will on our opponent.” First, the Falcons must find the will to avoid crucial mistakes that have led to ...

Julio Jones feels good, tells Falcons 'You can lean on me'

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley marveled at the way a healthy Julio Jones made playing football look like a video game. Gurley also was impressed that a healthy Jones made the Atlanta Fa...

After NLCS heartbreak, Braves' hope rests on young starters

ATLANTA (AP) — There were pained admissions of heartbreak and declarations of hope from players and manager Brian Snitker after the Atlanta Braves fell one win shy of the World Series. ...

Ryan not looking at future implications of Falcons' firings

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan isn't allowing himself to consider if the firings of the Atlanta Falcons' coach and general manager this week could lead to a roster overhaul following the season. ...

Morris says Falcons must learn to 'force our will' on teams

ATLANTA (AP) — Raheem Morris says the Atlanta Falcons' only path to winning is by learning to “force our will on an opponent” and he says that tough approach will be what distinguishes his term as int...

Falcons name Raheem Morris interim replacement for Quinn

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have named defensive coordinator Raheem Morris interim head coach after firing Dan Quinn. Morris is in his sixth season with the Falcons and his fi...

Falcons' Ryan takes blame as loss increases heat on Quinn

ATLANTA (AP) — Another crucial missed opportunity for the Atlanta Falcons left even more heat on coach Dan Quinn. Matt Ryan says the blame for the latest loss should be on him, not t...

D'Arnaud's 'old-school hack' helps Braves complete sweep

After playing for three teams in 2019, Travis d'Arnaud felt sure he'd found a home when he signed with the Atlanta Braves last winter. Turns out, the fit was just right for d'Arnaud ...

Bridgewater, Panthers surging as they face reeling Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) — With Teddy Bridgewater showing promise as a long-term replacement for Cam Newton and Mike Davis flourishing as a short-term substitute for Christian McCaffrey, the Carolina Panthers are...

Falcons' depleted defense desperate for signs of healing

ATLANTA (AP) — Four weeks of constant upheaval on defense have made it difficult for the Atlanta Falcons to enjoy any continuity in practice or games in their disappointing 0-4 start. ...

Deep Braves bullpen preparing for biggest test against Miami

ATLANTA (AP) — The deep Atlanta Braves bullpen is preparing for its biggest test. There will be no off days in the best-of-five NL Division Series against the Miami Marlins, which be...

Anderson shines, Braves shut out Reds again to sweep series

ATLANTA (AP) — Ian Anderson dazzled in another shutout performance for Atlanta, and the Braves won a playoff series for the first time in almost two decades by sweeping the light-hitting Cincinnati Re...

Bauer leads Reds rotation against Braves' powerful lineup

ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Bauer threw his first pitch — high and tight — well before the start of the Cincinnati Reds' wild-card series against the Atlanta Braves. Asked to compare the c...

Falcons in 0-2 hole after failing to recover onside kick

ATLANTA (AP) — Ben Kotwica says he's never seen an onside kick such as the one that beat the Atlanta Falcons last week. The kick helped leave the Falcons (0-2) already facing pressur...