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Falcons' Freeman feeling strong, says football is fun again

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The highlight of the Atlanta Falcons' first week of organized team activities has been Devonta Freeman's return to the field.

"It's been a long time," said coach Dan Quinn.

Freeman looked explosive in Thursday's practice, the first OTAs session open to reporters.

Standings - NFC South

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
NO 13 3 0 .812 4-2-0 9-3-0
ATL 7 9 0 .438 4-2-0 7-5-0
CAR 7 9 0 .438 2-4-0 5-7-0
TB 5 11 0 .312 2-4-0 4-8-0

Team Leaders - Offense

Name Total
Yds Matt Ryan 4,924
Cmp% Matt Ryan 69.4
Yds Ito Smith 315
Rec Julio Jones 113
Yds Julio Jones 1,677
TD Matt Ryan 39

Team Leaders - Defense

Team Rankings - Offense

Total NFC Rank NFL Rank
PPG 25.9 5 10
RuY/G 98.3 12 27
Yds/G 290.8 2 4
TO 18 5 7
Rat 106.0 3 4
RZC% 64.0 5 11

Team Rankings - Defense

Total NFC Rank NFL Rank
PA/G 26.4 13 25
RuY/G 124.9 15 25
Yds/G 259.6 14 27
TA 19 10 20
Sk 37 13 22
RZC% 70.4 15 28

Latest Game - Dec 30, 2018

Final 1 2 3 4 T
ATL(7-9) 0 7 17 10 34
TB(5-11) 7 10 3 12 32

PassingRushingReceiving
ATL Ryan 31/44-378 Coleman 8-45 Jones 9-138
TB Winston 22/35-345 Barber 15-66 Godwin 6-114

Player News

Matt Ryan QB: Ryan declared Thursday that... May 24, 6:14PM

Steven Means DE: Means (Achilles) was placed... May 23, 8:56PM

Kendall Sheffield CB: Sheffield has seemingly... May 23, 6:47PM

Devonta Freeman RB: Freeman is participating in... May 23, 5:48PM

Marcus Green RB: Green (hamstring) is working... May 23, 3:36PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Steven Means DE Achilles IR
Marcus Green RB Hamstring Questionable
James Carpenter G Shoulder Questionable
Ricardo Allen S Achilles Questionable
Keanu Neal S Knee - acl Questionable
Wes Schweitzer G Back Questionable
Afolabi Laguda S Undisclosed Questionable
Matt Simms QB Undisclosed Questionable
Kevin Graf OT Ankle Questionable
Tyler Starr LB Undisclosed Questionable

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2019/05/23 Steven Means DE   on IR Achilles
2019/05/16 Chris Lindstrom OL  signed/draft choice Four-year contract (fifth-year option)
2019/05/14 Jeremy Langford RB   on IR undisclosed
2019/05/14 Andy Levitre G   retired
2019/05/11 Tony Brooks-James RB  signed

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Dec 30 @Tampa Bay W, 34-32 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 23 @Carolina W, 24-10 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 16 Arizona W, 40-14 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 9 @Green Bay L, 34-20 Boxscore Recap
Sun, Dec 2 Baltimore L, 26-16 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sun, Sep 8 @Minnesota 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 15 Philadelphia 8:20PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 22 @Indianapolis 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sun, Sep 29 Tennessee 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sun, Oct 6 @Houston 1:00PM EDT Preview