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Falcons LT Jake Matthews: 'Definitely surreal' Matt Ryan is no longer in Atlanta
Atlanta Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews spent eight seasons protecting quarterback Matt Ryan's blind side. But now with Ryan in Indianapolis, Marcus Mariota is expected to start under center.
Falcons, LT Jake Matthews agree to three-year, big-money extension
Atlanta and left tackle Jake Matthews have agreed to terms on a three-year extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The deal includes $52.5 million in Matthews' first three years and has an average annual value of $18.5 million.
NFC South projected starters: Falcons' offense loaded; Panthers any better at QB?
The Falcons look unstoppable -- provided they keep Julio Jones. Can Sam Darnold elevate the Panthers' offense? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC South.
How Falcons, Texans can become competitive again
Should the Falcons hang on to Matt Ryan? How can the Texans maximize Deshaun Watson? Gil Brandt spells out paths to competitiveness for Atlanta and Houston.
Injury roundup: Patriots' Julian Edelman, N'Keal Harry expected to play
New England Patriots wide receivers Julian Edelman (knee) and N'Keal Harry (shoulder) are both expected to play on Sunday night against the Seattle Seahawks, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
NFL's top 10 offenses: Chiefs, Ravens pulling away from pack
Chris Wesseling assesses the landscape of NFL offenses now that the draft has concluded and the majority of free-agent signings are in the books. Which units are the most potent? Here are the top 10 attacks heading into the 2020 season.
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
GM Thomas Dimitroff: Falcons are not in 'cap hell'
Entering the 2020 offseason, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff has some decisions to make with Atlanta's top-heavy roster but he is disputing the notion that the team is in a dire situation.
NFL reveals rosters for 2020 Pro Bowl in Orlando
Baltimore Ravens phenom Lamar Jackson is among the starters for the 2020 Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Check out the complete AFC and NFC rosters for the game.
Julio Jones plans to play Sunday as talks continue
Julio Jones still doesn't have a contract extension with just days before the Atlanta Falcons kick off the 2019 campaign Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
Falcons owner: 'Very, very close' to Julio Jones deal
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank feels that a new deal with All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones will be completed this week, saying "it's very reasonable to assume it will get done."
What to watch for in Thursday's NFL preseason games
Our first full week of preseason football is upon us! Sixteen games are set to be played this week, starting with 11 on Thursday night, two of which will be broadcast live on NFL Network.
NFC South fantasy team previews
Graham Barfield previews D.J. Moore and Chris Godwin's breakout appeal, Devonta Freeman's likelihood of bouncing back from injury, and Alvin Kamara's upside without Mark Ingram in his NFC South team previews.
Trent Williams wants new contract from Redskins
Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams is staying away from minicamp as he is seeking a new contract, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Williams signed a six-year extension in 2015.
Matt Ryan thankful Falcons bolstered O-line in draft
After a disappointing season in 2018, the Atlanta Falcons focused on protecting their franchise QB in order to reestablish their offense, and Matt Ryan appreciates the help.
NFL reveals rosters for 2019 Pro Bowl in Orlando
Kansas City Chiefs wunderkind Patrick Mahomes is among the starters for the 2019 Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Check out the complete AFC, NFC rosters for the game.
Offensive Line of the Week: Falcons dominate Redskins up front
The Atlanta Falcons won their third straight game with the help of a dominant performance from the offensive line. Shaun O'Hara took notice -- but did the unit finish atop his Offensive Line of the Week rankings?
Offensive Line of the Week: Falcons unit boosts rushing attack
The Atlanta Falcons won the battle in the trenches in their divisional matchup with Carolina. Was it enough for them to land the top spot in Shaun O'Hara's offensive line rankings for Week 2?
2019 NFL free agency preview: Fine crop of D-linemen, safeties
In his 2019 free agency primer, Gregg Rosenthal looks at positional trends before picking some players who could use a big contract year and others who could sneakily make it to the open market.
Tackles land new deals as position's landscape shifts
The end of the work week became Franchise Tackle Friday when Taylor Lewan and Jake Matthews landed hefty contracts. But are they deserved? Nick Shook explores the state of the left tackle position.
2018 NFL training camp: Early winners and losers across league
Does Andrew Luck finally have a clean bill of health? How concerned should the Bears be with Mitchell Trubisky's struggles? And what's with this return of high-profile rookie holdouts? Gregg Rosenthal rounds up NFL training camp's early winners and losers.
Falcons, Jake Matthews agree on 5-year, $75M deal
Consider July 27, 2018, as Franchise Tackle Friday. Less than an hour after the Titans agreed with Taylor Lewan on a new five-year deal, the Atlanta Falcons have done the same with Jake Matthews.
Falcons promise Julio Jones to talk deal after season
It's no secret Julio Jones is looking for more money from the Atlanta Falcons, but the team isn't interested in renegotiating his contract during the 2018 season.
NFC South projected starters: Saints boast NFL's top triplets?
With all due respect to the Steelers, do the Saints boast the NFL's top triplets? Is Cam Newton in position to regain MVP form? Will Tampa Bay flip the script on defense? Gregg Rosenthal examines the loaded lineups across the NFC South.