Atlanta Falcons Articles

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
3 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
3 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
3 years ago
A quick preview of all four games on NFL Wild Card Weekend, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bengals (9-7) at Texans (10-6) Saturday, Jan. 7, 4:30...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 16, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Texans (10-4) at Colts (1-13) In Week 1, Houston...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Tom Brady, QB, Patriots No amount of Tebowing could stop Brady and the Patriots during a 41–23 statement road win over the Broncos. The three-time Super Bowl champ completed 23-of-34 passes for 320 yards, two TDs and zero INTs, while doing his...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
It’s semifinals weeks for most of us in the fantasy football world, and you start clinching up a little more when it comes to setting your lineups. Such is the case with the opening game of Week 15 as the Jacksonville Jaguars travel to play the...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
I’m going with Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan as a confident start in Week 13 at Houston. It’s a tough matchup. Ryan’s got injuries on his side of the ball; the Texans are tough on the defensive side of the ball. But Ryan will come...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Julio Jones is expected to suit up against the Texans and make it into the starting lineup today after battling hamstring issues the last few weeks. Jones missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday after missing the last two weeks of football,...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 13, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Eagles (4-7) at Seahawks (4-7) When the schedule...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones missed three straight days of practice this week with the injured hamstring that forced the rookie out of the Falcons’ Week 10 game against New Orleans. It was the same hamstring injury that had made...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
Career paths cross Sunday in Atlanta when Tennessee cornerback Cortland Finnegan and Falcons receiver Roddy White meet in the Georgia Dome. Finnegan’s 2011 path has him on the way up, while White’s looks like it is going down. According to Pro...
Corby Yarbrough
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago
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
3 years ago

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