Atlanta Falcons Articles

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Atlanta Falcons have flown back into the top spot after locking up home-field advantage throughout the NFC Playoffs. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs remain the on the bottom of the totem pole...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Seemingly half-man, half-machine, Detroit Lions wideout Calvin Johnson — the All-Pro wideout known simply as “Megatron,” a nickname inspired by the Transformers character, broke the single-season receiving yards record held by Jerry Rice — the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) in Week 16. Locks of the Week Two divisional rivalry showdowns plus another two matchups of the haves and have nots look like good picks in a tough week to call. 49ers (-1) at Seahawks...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 16 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Falcons (12-2) at Lions (4-10) Atlanta is one win away from locking up home-field in the NFC Playoffs, which should happen on Saturday night against Detroit’s not ready...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The San Francisco 49ers have moved into the top spot after knocking off the previous No. 1 New England Patriots, while no team is playing worse than the Kansas City Chiefs, who were blanked by the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
It’s fantasy football Super Bowl time. This week, the majority of leagues across the country will crown a champion who will win bragging rights, trophies, a few dollars, a trip to Vegas, who knows? And while every league is different, there are...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 15. Locks of the Week Rematches of heated rivalries, a neutral site home game in Canada and a nine-game losing streak all look good to go this week....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 15 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule:   Bengals (7-6) at Eagles (4-9) Philadelphia ended its eight-game losing streak — the team’s longest run of futility in 42 years — on a last-second TD at Tampa Bay. Now the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The New England Patriots have moved into the top spot after knocking out previous the No. 1 Houston Texans, while no team is playing worse than the recently humiliated Arizona Cardinals. Here are...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 14. Locks of the Week Three of the worst teams in the league will be flown over by the sputtering J-E-T-S, soaring Dirty Birds and upstart Hawks. Jets (-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 14 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Broncos (9-3) at Raiders (3-9) Denver MVP candidate Peyton Manning had his best game of the season against Oakland in Week 4, throwing for a season-high 338 yards, three...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Houston Texans remain the top team, while the Jacksonville Jaguars moved back to the bottom this week. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 13 of the season: 1. Texans (11-1)...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 13. Locks of the Week Three quarterbacks with chips on their shoulders take on two of the most inconsistent teams in the league and the worst squad....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The New Orleans Saints will get together with the Atlanta Falcons for the second time in less than a month when the two NFC South foes square off at 8:20 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Falcons (10-1) will not only be looking to avenge a Week 10...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
NFL Week 13 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Saints (5-6) at Falcons (10-1) Atlanta’s Matt Ryan has a 2–7 career record against NFC South rival New Orleans, including a 31–27 defeat in Week 10. The Dirty Birds are...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams — from the best, one-loss Houston Texans, to the worst, the autograph-seeking one-win Kansas City Chiefs. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 12 of the season: 1. Texans (10-1)...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Thanksgiving Day, Sunday and Monday in Week 12. Turkey Leg Locks The three Thanksgiving Day games should be as good as the tryptophan-filled big bird and grandma’s homemade cornbread...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 12 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Redskins (4-6) at Cowboys (5-5) DeMarco Murray (foot) and Tyron Smith (ankle) are both expected to miss this traditional rivalry game between the Skins and Boys, while...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams — from the best, the one-loss Houston Texans, to the worst, the miserable one-win Kansas City Chiefs. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 11 of the season: 1. Texans (9-1) Matt...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The end of the fantasy football regular season is coming into focus as we enter Week 11 of the NFL season. The good news is this is the last bye week that owners will have to deal with. The bad news is Week 11 is a pretty big one in terms of...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams — from the best, the one-loss Houston Texans, to the worst, the clawless one-win Jacksonville Jaguars. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 10 of the season: 1. Texans (8-1) Survive...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Just when it looked like the New Orleans Saints were down for the count, the fleurs-de-lis from the French Quarter bounced back off the mat with a 31–27 upset win over the previously unbeaten NFC South rival Atlanta Falcons. There had been...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 10. Locks of the Week Take the Manning Bros. to cover on the road against a pair of teams with a combined 1–7 record over their last four games. Giants (-4...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 10 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Colts (5-3) at Jaguars (1-7) Indianapolis has been playing “Chuck Strong” — in honor of coach Chuck Pagano’s ongoing fight with leukemia — en route to a 4–1 record since...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago

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