According to SI's Peter King, the Falcons are trying to trade up from No. 30 in the first round of the draft.
Falcons DC Mike Nolan told Jay Glazer of FOX Sports that he would only leave Atlanta for the "right" head coaching opportunity.
Falcons hired ex-Dolphins DC Mike Nolan as defensive coordinator.
Dolphins DC Mike Nolan has joined Steve Spagnuolo atop the Falcons' wish list at defensive coordinator.
According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the Falcons would "love" to land ex-Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo as defensive coordinator.
Falcons defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder has accepted the same position at the University of Auburn.
Falcons coach Mike Smith had to be ushered off the team flight home Sunday night, and was taken to a Charlotte hospital to be treated for chest pains.
Falcons signed head coach Mike Smith to a three-year extension.
In addition to coach Mike Smith, the Falcons also reportedly plan to sign GM Thomas Dimitroff to a multi-year extension.
A source tells D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Falcons head coach Mike Smith will get a contract extension this offseason.
Falcons hired former Seahawks DBs coach Tim Lewis for the same position in Atlanta.
The Associated Press named Mike Smith of the Falcons as 2008's NFL Coach of the Year.
The Browns have received permission to interview Falcons president Rich McKay regarding their GM opening.
Falcons named former LBs coach Brian VanGorder defensive coordinator and former DBs coach Emmitt Thomas assistant head coach.