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The Best Brother

Desmond Trufant is the youngest sibling in a family that produced two other NFL corners. But the Falcons' defensive star is making a name for himself, thanks to hard work and lessons learned by watching his bros

The Falcons Will Go as Far as Quinn Can Coach ’Em

New coach Dan Quinn inherits an Atlanta team that put up double-digit loss totals for two straight seasons. Putting together a winner starts on defense, where the ex-Seahawks coordinator will put a Seattle stamp on the unit. Just don't expect success and Super Bowls to happen overnight

Falcons Are Right On Beat

Dan Quinn took a page out of Pete Carroll's book and hired a DJ to play Falcons camp to create a game-like environment and facilitate better on-field communication

Atlanta Falcons Training Camp Report

From Flowery Branch, read about what Dan Quinn brings to Atlanta from his stint in Seattle, why life has just become easier for Kyle Shanahan and what players could fortify the Falcons' defense. 

A Dream Interrupts a Nightmare

Slipping in the draft was the least of Grady Jarrett’s problems; while he waited to hear his name called on Friday night, he watched his childhood home burn down. But less than 24 hours later, he and his father shared one unforgettable moment as he stepped into the NFL

What Will the Falcons Be?

New Atlanta coach Dan Quinn has roots all over the football landscape, so identifying what kind of team to expect is not as simple as saying the Falcons will be Seahawks South. Plus thoughts on the draft, including one QB to watch

Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall

The 32 teams are near unanimous in believing the point after touchdown needs to change. Precisely how is another story. The details of a compromise that goes to vote in May. Plus why the Saints own the draft, and eight coaches on the spot

T-Minus 35 Days: Atlanta’s Perfect Pass Rusher

First-year head coach Dan Quinn is hoping to make the Atlanta Falcons into Seattle East. The first step will be finding the right pass-rusher at the top of this draft. Plus, mocking the top 10 picks based on what teams should do

Atlanta's New Attitude

New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn describes what it was like going from losing the Super Bowl to his dream job in a 24-hour span, explains his coaching style and details what kind of player Atlanta will target with the No. 8 pick in the draft

The Final Over/Under

A college stats professor charts NFL wins, comparing all 32 teams to Vegas and statheads predictions going into the 2014 season

MMQB Extra: Rex Ryan's Next Coaching Job

Rex Ryan has coached his last game with the Jets, but not in the NFL. Here are the two teams that would be a perfect fit for Ryan and his creative defensive schemes

Settling the NFC South

Looking for drama? The most crucial Week 17 game pits two six-win teams against each other with a playoff spot—and postseason home game—on the line

Game 256: Inside the NFL’s Week 17 Decision

The NFL had three choices of games to conclude the 2014 regular season—Detroit-Green Bay, Carolina-Atlanta and Cincinnati-Pittsburgh. Here’s the explanation for why more than just football went into the final selection

Week 15 Twitter Mailbag

Which 49ers stars could follow Jim Harbaugh out the door? Will there be a new coach and GM in Atlanta? And how long will the Browns stick with Johnny Manziel? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions