Atlanta Falcons Articles

Rob Gronkowski
There was a time when the tight end position in the NFL served as a sixth lineman who could also run a route to catch the occasional pass. My how the times have changed. Today, tight ends are key cogs of high-powered offenses – often...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
In a shocking move to most people, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired head coach Lovie Smith in just his second season on the job. Smith was 8-24 in his stint in Tampa.  "After careful consideration, we informed Lovie that we have...
Antwan Staley
4 months ago
Matt Ryan
When these two NFC South rivals last met just two weeks ago, it did not end well for the Atlanta Falcons (7-7), as they were pounded by the Panthers 38-0 in Charlotte. The Falcons hope that Week 16 will result in a completely different outcome in...
Rob McVey
5 months ago
Matt Ryan
The Carolina Panthers (12-0) may have gotten a little complacent last week, just edging out a struggling Saints team to keep their perfect season intact. That said, a win is still a win, and last week's narrow victory also enabled Ron...
Rob McVey
5 months ago
Matt Ryan
Thanksgiving Day was just the appetizer for Week 12 NFL and fantasy action. For the first time since Week 3 all 32 teams are in action, which means we still have 13 games to go between Sunday and Monday. Fantasy-wise, it also means that you...
Michael Horvath
6 months ago
Eddie Lacy
While there are plenty of things to be thankful for, one of them for football (and fantasy) fans is three games on Thanksgiving Day! And speaking of these three, oh-so-tasty matchups, what is a fantasy owner to do? While some decisions, like...
Michael Horvath
6 months ago
Matt Forte
Is it just me or is the NFL and fantasy season flying by? Can you believe that it’s Thanksgiving already? The really good news is that since we are now in Week 12, every team has had their bye. So that means from here on out we have a...
Michael Horvath
6 months ago
Matt Hasselbeck
The Atlanta Falcons (6-3) are hoping that a much-needed bye week will be the key to getting their season back on track. After a 5-0 start, Atlanta’s high-octane offense suddenly hit a wall, resulting in losses in three of its past ...
Rob McVey
6 months ago
DeAngelo Williams
What an interesting week we just witnessed in the NFL and fantasy! Who had the Falcons losing to the 49ers and who had Devonta Freeman only getting 12 yards on 12 carries? Thank goodness he caught a touchdown! And what about the Titans beating...
Michael Horvath
6 months ago
Drew Brees
What a terrible week in the NFL, and likewise fantasy, for injuries. Just take a look at these names — Le’Veon Bell, Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Steve Smith Sr. —  all got hurt and weren’t able to finish their...
Michael Horvath
6 months ago
Jeremy Hill
Anything can happen on any given Sunday, we all know that and the unpredictability of each game is what makes playing fantasy football so fun. But wouldn’t it be nice to look ahead and see what is going to happen in Week 8 of the NFL season?...
Michael Horvath
7 months ago
Lamar Miller
As we look to close the book on Week 7 of the fantasy football season, let’s stop and take a moment of refection first. Let’s look back and see who had an outstanding fantasy game that helped propel your team to victory. And...
Michael Horvath
7 months ago
Matt Ryan
The 5-1 Atlanta Falcons will travel to Nashville in Week 7 to take on a struggling 1-4 Tennessee Titans team that will be without starting quarterback Marcus Mariota. Mariota suffered an MCL sprain in last week’s embarrassing loss...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
Tom Brady
Put your hand up if you had Gary Barnidge scoring more fantasy points last week than Rob Gronkowski? Anyone? How about Josh McCown throwing for 457 yards and two touchdowns? Or how about Adrian Peterson scoring zero fantasy points? Ah ha! Got you...
Michael Horvath
7 months ago
Devonta Freeman
Both teams have little time to prepare for this Thursday night game after playing on Sunday afternoon.  This is the first game within the NFC South for the Falcons. This is the Saints' third. The Falcons hold an advantage of 49-43 in...
John La Fleur
7 months ago
Julio Jones
It was widely assumed before the start of the season that the Washington Redskins would be one of the worst teams, if not the worst team, in the NFL in 2015. Currently, Washington sits atop the NFC East in a three way tie with the Giants and...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
Matt Ryan
The Houston Texans are showing signs of life. After the first two weeks of the season, the Texans were already on life support. Last week’s 19-9 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave the Texans a jolt to the heart and has at least put...
Jake Rose
7 months ago
Devonta Freeman
Week 3 of this young NFL season is coming up, but first let’s take a look to see how my Week 2 bold predictions fared. I just took a look. You don’t want to see my bold Week 2 predictions. Seriously, don’t look them up. No...
Michael Horvath
8 months ago
Julio Jones' hands are some amazing things. The Falcons receiver made an incredible catch over a defender in the game against the Giants. The scary part? Jones makes it look effortless. Jones knows how to rise up (no pun intended).
Jasmine Watkins
8 months ago
Eli Manning
The New York Giants' defense played far better in Week 1 than anyone expected against the Dallas Cowboys for 58 minutes and 27 seconds. The last 1:33 seconds was not very good, but that was probably the offense's fault. The Giants...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
8 months ago
Colin Kaepernick
Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning...
Michael Horvath
8 months ago
Rex Grossman
With two preseason games left before the 2015 NFL season kicks off, the Atlanta Falcons have signed 35-year-old QB Rex Grossman to a one-year, $1 million contract. Grossman has not played since 2011, but was on the Washington Redskins roster...
Justin Nails
9 months ago
Since the NFC South's inception in 2002, only one team has won back-to-back division titles — the Carolina Panthers from 2013-14. However, they finished with a sub-.500 record last yea. With no true dominant team, this division is...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The Titans and Falcons are both coming off of disappointing seasons and look to make 2015 a fresh start. The Titans and second-year head coach Ken Whisenhunt will look to bounce back from a dreadful 2-14 campaign last year. The Falcons hired new...
Justin Nails
9 months ago
Atlanta Falcons
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
10 months ago

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