Atlanta Falcons News: Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed out of Ravens game


Good morning, Falcons fans. The preparations are in full swing for the final preseason game tomorrow night with the Baltimore Ravens. As you sip your morning coffee, here’s all the links you need to get you up to date with the Atlanta Falcons.

Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed out for Ravens game — Jeanna Thomas of The Falcoholic

"The Falcons were not in pads for today’s practice, and head coach Dan Quinn got in on the action, too, participating in a little special teams work with the kick coverage unit and going through warmups with the players."

Clayborn, Schofield looking like strong additions — Andrew Hirsh of

"The Falcons used free agency to help make over their defense, and two newcomers in particular have quickly made their presence felt."

Peter Konz injury settlement gets Falcons to 75-man limit — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"The Atlanta Falcons reached an injury settlement with center/guard and former second-round draft pick Peter Konz, the final move to get the roster down to the 75-man limit by Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline."

Gameday Primer: Falcons vs Ravens — Kelsey Conway of

"The Atlanta Falcons will take on the Baltimore Ravens at the Georgia Dome for the 2015 preseason finale, and we’ve got a look at all the need-to-know information for Thursday’s game."

Atlanta’s RB competition set to roll into regular season — Jeff Smith of FOX Sports

"The Atlanta Falcons are in the midst of a tough stretch at the running back position. While both second-year back Devonta Freeman and rookie Tevin Coleman were poised for a heated battle during training camp, things haven’t exactly played out that way."

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