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  1. 2018 NFL schedule: NFC South
    The 2018 NFL regular-season schedule was released Thursday. Here's a team-by-team look at the schedules for each team in the NFC South.
  2. Matt Ryan: Contract talks moving in the right direction
    Matt Ryan doesn't sound like he's worried about getting a contract extension. "Everything is good and I think the discussions have been really positive," the Falcons quarterback said Monday.
  3. Dimitroff: Falcons, Matt Ryan 'close' on new contract
    A Matt Ryan contract extension has never been a matter of if but when. Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff said on Tuesday he believes the team is "close" to a deal with its franchise quarterback.
  4. Roundup: Raiders agree to terms with Reggie Nelson
    Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders are bringing back safety Reggie Nelson on a one-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday. Check out other free agency notes we're tracking.
  5. Falcons GM: No timetable for Matt Ryan's extension
    Thomas Dimitroff deftly toed the discussion on Matt Ryan's next contract, sounding like he's praying the team can convince the QB to give them a hometown discount.
  6. Falcons' Quinn: Blame isn't on Steve Sarkisian alone
    Atlanta's season ended in disappointing fashion with a fourth-down play that came up short. Steve Sarkisian received blame for the outcome, but Falcons head coach Dan Quinn defended him again Thursday.
  7. Steve Sarkisian will return as Atlanta Falcons OC
    Dan Quinn won't be making a change at offensive coordinator in 2018. The Atlanta Falcons are retaining Steve Sarkisian for next season, Quinn announced Thursday.
  8. Falcons vs. Eagles: NFC Divisional Round preview
    Chris Wesseling takes a look at the Atlanta Falcons-Philadelphia Eagles Divisional Round playoff game this weekend, providing analysis and a prediction on the matchup.
  9. Injury roundup: Julio Jones (ankle) returns to practice
    Atlanta Falcons wideout Julio Jones returned to practice after sitting out Tuesday's and Wednesday's workouts with an ankle injury. See what other injuries we're tracking Thursday.
  10. Divisional Round schedule: Jaguars-Steelers rematch
    The 2018 Divisional Round schedule was confirmed Sunday following two nail-biting wild-card clashes. Two of the four games are rematches from earlier this season.
  11. Falcons 'right where we want to be' after beating Rams
    The Falcons were the last team to clinch a playoff berth in the NFC. They could also end up being the conference's last team standing. Michael Silver chronicles their Wild Card upset over the Rams.