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2020 Schedule
2nd in NFC South

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons make addition at LB agreeing to terms with Deone Bucannon, a former 1st-round pick of the Cardinals in 2014. Last played for the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season. He has played some safety in the past. We'll see how the Falcons utilize him with their top linebackers being Deion Jones and Foye Oluokun. Falcons let 2019 leading tackler De'Vondre Campbell walk to the Arizona Cardinals. Campbell covered TEs, something Oluokun and Keanu Neal we're expected to do in 2020.

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Tom Brady, sports world jump on board latest 2020 meme

The "My Plans ... 2020" meme is all over Twitter, and the sports world has gotten involved. It even has Tom Brady taking yet another shot at the Atlanta Falcons for blowing a 28-3 lead in Super Bowl LI.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL is fine with Falcons receivers, defensive backs working out together at local parks, but league spokesperson added, “Everyone associated with the NFL should follow the recommendations and guidelines of state and local authorities and medical experts, including the NFLPA.'' League would discourage the competitive element associated with something such as a defensive back playing press coverage against a receiver based on social distancing regulations, but QB just throwing to WRs different.


ESPN Daily: Falcons TE Hayden Hurst And His Battles With Anxiety And Depression

Atlanta Falcons tight end Hayden Hurst played competitive sports for his entire life. But in January 2016, after a season of college football, he tried to take his own life. Since getting professional help and support, he's been open about his struggles with anxiety and depression, and stays active in decreasing the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Hurst joins the show to discuss his demons and how he's committed to helping others, as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Matt Ryan is confident the Falcons can compete in the NFC South (1:40)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Ryan on SportsCenter about Tom Brady joining the NFC South: “Man, it didn't get any easier in our division, for sure. They're solid. Tampa's defense last year was really tough; they add Tom, who's such a consistent, great player. It's gonna be a battle every week. But it's gonna be fun, it's gonna be exciting; and I'm looking forward to getting this season going.''

NFL will allow teams to reopen facilities on Tuesday (0:59)
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Falcons OC: Gurley's durability could be factor

With Atlanta taking a wait-and-see approach regarding the health of Todd Gurley's knee, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter says the running back can still perform at a high level. The only question is for how long.

The Falcons' biggest can't-miss game on the 2020 schedule (0:52)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Alex Mack: “I think the whole planet is anxiously trying to figure out the best way, safest way to do everything. We don't have games until September, so we have a good amount of time to do that learning. The goal of the players is to stay physically healthy and keep each other safe from the virus, and also get your body right and be ready to play games. I think the difficulty will be, will you have a full offseason? I think the answer is no. Will there be a full training camp? You don't know.''

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Mack unfazed as Falcons draft likely successor

Heading into his 12th season, Falcons center Alex Mack said he's not worried about 2021 at this time and won't decide on his future until after this season. In the interim, he'll do all he can to help Matt Hennessy, his likely successor.

Whet your appetite with more QB water bottle impersonations (0:26)
Falcons' Davidson pays tribute to his mother who died of a blood clot (1:20)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

(Continued) As the 2020 season ticket pricing reflected nine home games, the Falcons will provide Members who have paid for their nine-game season ticket package with the first option to buy their specific seat(s) for the 10th home game, which will be the last regular-season home game. Season ticket member specific seat(s) will be reserved to purchase for the next five months until the deadline date of Oct. 1.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons on International Series cancellation, where they would have been home team in London: This change will add a 10th home game (along with the preseason) to end of Falcons regular season schedule. Falcons season-ticket members will have the first option to buy the additional home game beginning May 8. The decision to make the 10th home game the last game of the regular season allows fans extra time to consider their options and readiness to purchase.  

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons' International Series game against Broncos in London officially cancelled. Since Falcons the host team, they will now be scheduled to play Broncos at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Full schedule due to be released this week.

Team Stats

Passing Yards294.63rd
Rushing Yards85.130th
Points For23.813th
Points Against24.910th

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