D. Orlando Ledbetter

@AJCFalcons

AJC beat writer. Three-time APSE award winning sportswriter. He's covered sports for 26 years, the NFL for 13. E-MAIL: DLedbetter@ajc.com

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Falcons just took the field.

Snooki is serving shots in the French Quarter. Another curfew violation.

Will Falcons fans be on time for kickoff? Fans need to RISE UP for the home opener?

Will Falcons be on time for kickoff?

Coach Smith talking to the media on Monday.

Showtime!

It's almost showtime!

Heard this stuff was OK!

The Falcons new interview background. Lots of red!

Falcons cheerleaders on Good Morning Atlanta sporting some new Reebok jackets.

Coach Mike Smith after the JAX game.

Hey, where is everybody at? Kickoff is 26 minutes away.

Thomas Dimitroff on the field in J'ville talking with TV analyst Brian Baldinger of WXIA 11 Alive.

Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon talking to Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com.

Who's on the Dolphins' honor roll?

Coach Mike Smith after the Miami game.

Sun Life Stadium about 10 minutes before kickoff.

Kickoff is less than a half hour away.

Falcons president and co-chair of the competition committee Rich McKay.