Matt Ryan, Falcons defense clamp down on Bears 23-17

Matt Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and led two fourth-quarter scoring drives, and the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Chicago Bears 23-17 in the season opener on Sunday.

Falcons aim for improvement in season opener at Bears

A new season provides the Falcons with a chance to renew their focus. Much of the roster remains intact, with Ryan leading an offense that finished second in the NFL last year with 415.8 yards per game.

Colts to hold camp in suburban Westfield for next decade

The 400-acre complex features 26 baseball and softball diamonds, 31 multipurpose fields for soccer, football and lacrosse and has an indoor facility that has served as a training site for NFL draft prospects.

NFL seeks dismissal of Elliott’s challenge to 6-game ban

The NFL is asking a federal court to toss a request from Ezekiel Elliott’s legal team for a temporary restraining order that would prevent the league from enforcing a suspension of the Dallas running back over a domestic violence case.