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Atlanta Falcons vs. Dallas Cowboys Prediction and Preview

By Scott Whittum, 1 week 3 days ago
Two teams that should be "mad as hell" after Week 1 — the Atlanta Falcons and the Dallas Cowboys — will meet up on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Stadium. The Falcons (0-1) need to get a win to keep pace in the NFC South. Meanwhile, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy desperately wants to avoid the dreaded 0-2 start in his first season after taking over for Jason...

Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons Prediction and Preview

By Scott Whittum, 2 weeks 3 days ago
The Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons will get together on Sunday afternoon to start off an unprecedented 2020 NFL season at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. These two teams met last October, as Seattle sprinted out to a 24-0 lead at halftime and held off a second-half Falcons rally for a 27-20 victory.   It was an interesting offseason for the Seahawks, which continued to...

This Day in Sports History: August 24

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 6 days ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, August 24 is a day in which an MLB great was banned...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
New Orleans has ruled the NFC South for the past three seasons but Tampa Bay is the team generating the buzz this offseason. That's what happens when you add the Super Bowl-winning tandem of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski to a roster that didn't lack for talent.   But the Saints certainly won't cede their crown without a fight with New Orleans boasting its own deep, talented...

Atlanta Falcons: 2020 Preseason Predictions and Preview

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The hopes were high for the Atlanta Falcons heading into the 2019 season. After a skid driven by injuries and questionable coaching in 2018, the team reverted to Dirk Koetter as its offensive coordinator and let head coach Dan Quinn call the shots on defense. It didn't work. Rather than rejuvenate the play calling, the Falcons cratered to a 1-7 record just before Halloween and looked like...

5 Best Dual-Threat Quarterbacks in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 1 day ago
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson had the best dual-threat quarterback season of all time (and one of the best for his position period), rushing for 1,206 yards and throwing for 3,127 yards. It was little surprise that he was the unanimous choice for NFL MVP. He hasn't gotten over the hump in the postseason just yet (0-2), but Jackson's record-setting season has helped usher in...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name in 2020 can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best and even slightly vulgar fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're a fan of the Cowboys or really hate the Patriots, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio...

Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Team Names (2020)

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for Atlanta Falcons fans in 2020? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Atlanta Falcons — we've got it right here.   The best fantasy football team names are often created by looking at the team's top players....

This Day in Sports History: May 27

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 5 days ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, May 27 is a day in which a legendary golfer was born...

This Day in Sports History: May 9

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, May 9 is a day in which an emotional NBA playoff...