Atlanta Falcons Articles

Two NFC teams with drastically different 2012 results will clash on Sunday Night Football, when the Atlanta Falcons host the Dallas Cowboys at 8:20 p.m. EST on NBC. Mike Smith’s club is the only undefeated team left in the NFL, especially...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 9. Lock of the Week It’s put up or shut up time for Detroit. Last year will officially be a fluke if Motor City can’t run over J-Ville. Lions (-4) at...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
The calendar has turned to November as we enter Week 9 of the NFL season. Following this week, eight weeks remain in the regular season, meaning in essence, we are halfway home. However, there are still three more bye weeks to manage, including...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
NFL Week 9 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Chiefs (1-6) at Chargers (3-4) These two AFC West division rivals face off for the second time in six weeks. In Week 4, the Bolts lit up the Chiefs, 37–20. Overall, San Diego...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Matt Ryan’s homecoming could not have gone much better. A product of Philadelphia’s William Penn Charter School, “Matty Ice” led the Atlanta Falcons to a 30–17 statement victory against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in the “...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams from the best, the lone remaining undefeated Atlanta Falcons, to the worst, the banged-up one-win Jacksonville Jaguars. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 8 of the season: 1....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Roddy White made his preference clear in an NFL Network interview that aired in late September. He noted the competition coming from the wide receivers in New York, but he cooly brushed them aside. “The thing that me and (Julio Jones) bring to...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
NFL Week 8 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Buccaneers (2-4) at Vikings (5-2) This thrilling matchup was once an NFC Central “black and blue” division rivalry. This season, it’s the reason ratings will be up for...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports weekly rankings of the best and worst teams in the NFL starts at the top with the long remaining undefeated team, the Atlanta Falcons, and goes all the way to the bottom with the wounded Jacksonville Jaguars. Here are our NFL...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports weekly rankings of the best and worst teams in the NFL starts at the top with the lone remaining undefeated team, the Atlanta Falcons, and goes all the way to the bottom with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Here are our NFL Power...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 6. Locks of the Week Take the birds in a pair of blowouts over a couple of teams who have made a trend of getting blown out on the road so far this season....
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports’ weekly rankings of the best and worst teams in the NFL starts at the top with the undefeated Houston Texans and goes all the way to the bottom with the winless Cleveland Browns. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 5 of...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 5 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Cardinals (4-0) at Rams (2-2) The Cardinals return to St. Louis, the city where the Birds played from 1960-87 before heading to the Valley of the Sun. The Cards are flying...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst football teams in the NFL. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 4 of the season. 1. Texans (4-0) Top-ranked defense makes Houston a problem. 2. Falcons (4-0)...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 3. Locks of the Week Keep riding the hot hands and take two of the NFC’s top teams this season. 49ers (-7.5) at Vikings San Fran has won back-to-back...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
NFL Week 3 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Giants (1-1) at Panthers (1-1) Carolina’s Cam Newton steps into the spotlight on Thursday night, taking on a Big Blue defense led by one of Cam’s few athletic peers, pass-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Interception. Interception. Interception. Three-and-out. Fumble. Three-and-out. Touchdown. If you feel manic reading it, try watching it. Those were the first six drives for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos Monday night in Atlanta. It...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
An excellent quarterback battle will be the focus on Monday Night Football, when the Atlanta Falcons host the Denver Broncos at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. Matt Ryan and Peyton Manning led their respective clubs to double-digit victories in Week 1,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
NFL Week 2 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Bears (1-0) at Packers (0-1) Titletown was stunned by the 49ers in the opener. The Packers must regroup in a hurry, with the Bears coming to town for a Thursday night...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
A game-by-game betting preview (against the spread) for each of the 15 NFL games on Sunday and Monday in Week 1. Here are the teams to pick and the ones to stay away from. Locks of the Week These NFC South favorites are on the road, but should...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Atlanta Falcons check in at No. 8. For the third time in four seasons...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
What can the Atlanta Falcons do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Championships. Leadership. Awards. Longevity. Statistical records. Likeability. Talent development. An NFL head coach can be evaluated with many criteria. Generally, winning championships over a long period of time is the easiest (or...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season. So the Athlon NFL editors will spend the next month dissecting each and every week of the 2012 slate for all 32 teams in the league. Atlanta Falcons 2012 Schedule: Week 1: at...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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