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2016 Schedule
11-5, 1st in NFC South
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Quinn ready to move on from SB loss (1:54)

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn on the aftermath of the Super Bowl loss: "The first few days (after) were rough. But it definitely fuels you for what lies ahead."

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Scene-setter from the NFL's annual meeting at the Arizona Biltmore: Bill Belichick and Dan Quinn arrive at the same time and walk through almost side by side. Seven weeks later, the two Super Bowl coaches are linked again.

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Matthews Sr., football patriarch, dies at 88

Clay Matthews Sr., who played for the 49ers in the 1950s and was the patriarch of a famous football family, died Thursday at age 88 after dealing with a long illness, the 49ers said.

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Are weight clauses hurting NFL players? (5:18)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones with his left foot in a walking boot coming off foot surgery. At the Georgia Capitol building today to announce a new business development logo.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons announce signing of fullbacks Derrick Coleman and Soma Vainuku and guard Hugh Thornton. Coleman, who is deaf, was in Seattle when Falcons coach Dan Quinn was the defensive coordinator for the Seahawks. Falcons have void at fullback with Patrick DiMarco signing with Buffalo. Thornton, formerly with the Colts, has 32 career starts. Falcons have void at right guard with uncertain return of veteran Chris Chester.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

USF running back Marlon Mack has an upcoming private workout with the Titans. He's also had multiple talks with the Bucs, has spoken with the Falcons, Colts and Jets.

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7dMike Sando

Rival exec: Questions about Poe's fit in Atlanta

Dontari Poe's signing by the Falcons was opportunistic, but a rival NFL coach wonders if the 350-pound linemen fits in the scheme that head coach Dan Quinn wants to run.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons announce 5-year extension for team president Rich McKay through June of 2022. McKay instrumental in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium scheduled to be open this summer.

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7dMatt Bowen

Dontari Poe chose wisely by joining the Falcons

Dontari Poe probably wanted a longer deal, but at least he found a great fit in Atlanta. He can play multiple alignments for Dan Quinn and will really help the Falcons' fast linebackers.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

With Dontari Poe having a $500,000 weight bonus in his contract, according to Pro Football Talk, Falcons will be monitoring the weight of two defensive lineman. Courtney Upshaw has $150,000 bonus based on meeting weight. Poe, listed at 346, said he's currently at 340 and plans to play at 330 this coming season. Upshaw listed at 272.

Team Stats

Passing Yards295.33rd
Rushing Yards120.55th
Points For33.81st
Points Against25.427th