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  1. Dirk Koetter apologizes for Bucs' '28-3' shot at Falcons
    Earlier this week the Bucs' Twitter account took a jab at the Falcons' Super Bowl LI collapse. Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter apologized for the team's tweet, citing it was "unprofessional."
  2. International players added to four practice squads
    The NFL announced Thursday, the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- will each carry an additional overseas player on their practice squads.
  3. Falcons confident Devonta Freeman deal will get done
    With momentum building toward an impasse, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff took to the airwaves to set the record straight regarding Devonta Freeman's contract situation.
  4. Falcons' Devonta Freeman: 'I want to be elite paid'
    Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman won't sit out practices or games while he pursues a new contract. The shifty back, however, wants "to be elite paid" when the contract does come.
  5. Devonta Freeman: I want to be 'real disrespectful'
    Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman wants to establish himself as less of a defender-friendly running back in 2017. Freeman was one of the NFL's most prolific tackle-breakers in 2015.
  6. Dan Quinn: Lack of depth on D led to SB LI meltdown
    Falcons head coach Dan Quinn showed up to minicamp with wristbands that read "Embrace the Suck," a motto the team began using last offseason.
  7. Takkarist McKinley agrees to deal with Atlanta Falcons
    The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday they agreed to terms with four of their draft picks including first-round selection Takkarist McKinley.
  8. Takkarist McKinley: I have 'best motor in this class'
    We already knew Takkarist McKinley was fired up about landing in the first round of last month's NFL draft. The defensive end, though, insists the Atlanta Falcons got a steal with the No. 26 overall pick.
  9. Atlanta Falcons' new stadium boasts giant statue
    How do the Atlanta Falcons make those 28-3 nightmares go away? You sear this terrifying image of a gigantic falcon into the minds of every fan who enters Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
  10. Falcons GM: We're looking forward to Pats rematch
    While GMs have less to do with week-to-week competition, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is looking forward to their Oct. 22 matchup against the Patriots and Bill Belichick in Massachusetts.
  11. Takkarist McKinley won't be fined by NFL for swearing
    New Atlanta Falcons pass rusher Takkarist McKinley was so fired after being drafted in the first round Thursday night he dropped an f-bomb on live television. He won't be punished for it.
  12. Takkarist McKinley turns draft stage into movie climax
    Takkarist McKinley was fired up talking about his late grandmother after he was selected with the 26th overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons. This was the most memorable moment of the night.
  13. Falcons GM on draft picks: We aren't looking for angels
    Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff understands the importance of drafting players who don't have character flaws, but he's looking first and foremost at players who "fit into the brotherhood."