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Atlanta Falcons
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 11, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Chargers (4-5) at Bears (6-3) Philip Rivers and Jay...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith went for it rather than punt on 4th-and-Inches from his own 29-yard-line with 10:52 remaining in overtime against the NFC South division rival New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Smith made the right decision — it...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones jumped back on the fantasy radar after his two-touchdown, 131-yard performance in a quarter and change against Indianapolis last week. However, he did not come out unscathed from the Colts game. He has again...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 10, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Steelers (6-3) at Bengals (6-2) Cincy is playing...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Eli Manning, QB, Giants The Super Bowl XLII rematch was deja vu all over again for the G-Men. Four seasons ago, Manning found Plaxico Burress on a 13-yard TD pass with 35 seconds to play for a 17–14 upset of the then 18–0 Patriots. This time...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons star rookie wide receiver Julio Jones will not play this weekend against the Carolina Panthers after suffering a hamstring injury Sunday night. Jones, who was back on the practice field rehabbing the injury, left Sunday’s game...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 5, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Saints (3-1) at Panthers (1-3) Carolina rookie...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
by Josh Kipnis The rules to trash talking are simple-if you are up, let ‘em have it; if you are down, shut your mouth.  But either way, beware, because the tides turn quickly. A quarter of the way through the 2011 NFL season, we can...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Jaguars (1-1) at Panthers (0-2) These 1995 expansion...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Tony Gonzalez, TE, Falcons With all eyes on quarterbacks Michael Vick and Matt Ryan, it was the 35-year-old future Hall of Fame tight end Gonzalez who stole the show in Atlanta on Sunday night. The 15-year veteran had seven catches for 83 yards...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Michael Vick returned to the city where he first electrified NFL audiences before his stunning fall from grace and equally stunning climb back to glory. Would he complete his return from scandal and ignominy by leading his team to a dramatic...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Michael Vick was spitting up blood and walking off the field the last time fantasy football owners saw him. And that's not good. The Eagles electrifying quarterback, and very high draft pick in fantasy football leagues injured his neck in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Seahawks (0-1) at Steelers (0-1) The Hawks will fly...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
By Nathan Rush Like it or not, Michael Vick still owns “Matt Ryan’s House” at the Georgia Dome. Vick is more popular than Ryan in Atlanta and always will be. In fairness, Ryan would be the most exciting, charismatic CEO of Home Depot that...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
By Josh Kipnis This past weekend, we all witnessed history as Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers broke the record for most passing yards in a quarterback’s NFL debut. Even with his astonishing 110.4 passer rating, 2 TD, 422-yard performance,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
We take a look at some of the top storylines from Week One of the NFL's 2011 season. Cutler, Bears Make Early Statement Against the Falcons Now that’s how you bounce back from Wuss-gate. Jay Cutler, last seen making the now-patented Cutler...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
By RALPH VACCHIANO Six months ago, there was no guarantee this would ever happen. Yet here we finally are, in opening week. The lockout scared everyone and threatened take away football, but in the end the NFL hasn’t missed a beat. In fact,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
The Saints and Packers rode the explosive offense and opportunistic defense formula to the past two Super Bowl titles. The Falcons appear to be following a similar plan. Few teams can match the Falcons’ firepower on offense. Their weaponry at...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
Deion Sanders remixed his “Must Be The Money” mantra one last time during his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech on Saturday night. His Canton-gold jacket even matched the gold vest from the video of the single off his 1994 album, “...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
ATLANTA • Inside the Locker Room With Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune Do you see Michael Turner getting the same 325-plus carry workload this season? If things go as planned, the Falcons should be playing with a lot of leads...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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