NFLFROM THE FALCONS LOCKER ROOM;Free-agent activity subsides

FLOWERY BRANCH — For the Falcons , things have begun to settle after perhaps the most frenzied free-agent period in league history. At this point, the Falcons have signed 37 players for more than $127 million. They also have released two former first-round draft picks in defensive lineman Jamaal Anderson and wide receiver Michael Jenkins. ..

FROM FALCONS CAMP;Methodical not always a nice word

FLOWERY BRANCH — With his players locked out during the offseason, Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey had additional time to put the team’s offensive scheme under a microscope. In coach speak, they call this “quality control.” Mularkey, during his self-scouting, tried to assess what worked and what didn’t during the Falcons’ NFC South title run ..