The Atlanta Falcons are battered and bruised, have dropped four straight and now welcome the 8-2 New Orleans Saints into their building for the nation’s attention on Thursday Night Football.
Tony Gonzalez returned to practice Wednesday in a limited fashion, nursing a toe injury. He’s a questionable game-time decision but is expected to give it a go, after being available last...
So far this season, The 2013 Atlanta Falcons have shown glimpses of their full potential, they just have not been able to consistently put together defensive stops in critical situations. With the combination of talent, and an intense effort which the players put into getting ready for game-time, they hold the ability to be one of the most relentless...
After the ball was snapped Jonathan Babineaux remained unblocked as he charged into the hole with unrelenting focus directed towards the quarterback; only to realize a split second too late that the running-back breaking his frantic arm tackle had the football and was up the field for a six-yard gain. On the next play, Nick Folk kicked a 43-yard field goal to secure the victory,...
Defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux said Tuesday he'd like to see the Falcons make defense their top priority in this week's NFL draft.
Some important names were missing from the 2012 defense when Atlanta returned this week to begin its offseason program. Defensive end John Abraham and cornerback Dunta Robinson were released. Cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Chris Owens and...
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April 23, 2013
Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux said any harassment of former teammate Curtis Lofton, now a linebacker with New Orleans, before last Sundays 31-27 loss was done in good nature.
Saints linebacker Scott Shanle, who was inactive for the game, accused the Falcons of trash-talking with Lofton and interfering with Saints pregame drills, according to a Yahoo! Sports...
DT Jonathan Babineaux (Groin)
WR Julio Jones (Hand)
OLB Stephen Nicholas (Thigh)
CB Christopher Owens (Head)
RB Antone Smith (Hamstring)
Questionable, likely to play
Questionable, game time decision
C Todd McClure (Pectoral)
S William Moore (Hip)
RB Lousaka Polite (Hamstring)
TE Michael Palmer (Shoulder)
FLOWERY BRANCH — Here are the final injury reports for Thursday’s night game between the Falcons (8-5) and the Jaguars (4-9) at the Georgia Dome.
ATLANTA FALCONS INJURY REPORT
Player Pos Practice Injury Game Status
John Abraham DE Full – Not Injury Related — Probable
The Atlanta Falcons listed defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux as limited after the defensive tackle practiced Wednesday with an injured right ankle.
Atlanta (8-5) hosts the Jacksonville Jaguars (4-9) on Thursday night.
Babineaux, who did not practice Tuesday, has started all 57 of his games since Mike Smith was hired as Falcons head coach in 2008. The seven-year veteran has 19...
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December 06, 2011
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Each week Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith presents his squad with a list of musts in the game plan -- things the Falcons must do if they are going to win.
Not surprisingly, one of them on Sunday was stopping Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson, the former 2,000-yard rusher.
The Falcons easily scratched that must off the to-do list in their 23...