Mike Smith

Atlanta Falcons' First 7-0 Start in Franchise History

The Falcons are now 15-0 when Matt Ryan throws three or more TD passes.
<p> The Atlanta Falcons are off to the first 7-0 start in franchise history after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles, 30-17, in a homecoming game for Matt Ryan.</p>

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 “City of Brotherly Love.”

Mike Smith Made Right Call On Fourth Down

Falcons coach Mike Smith went for it rather than punt in overtime against the Saints.
<p> Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith went for it on 4th-and-Inches rather than punt from his own 29-yard-line in overtime against the New Orleans Saints.</p>

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.