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Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name 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 Browns, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio Jones, you...

Thursday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles Prediction and Preview

By Tom Bowles, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles are the last two NFC Super Bowl representatives. The difference between them is the Falcons lost a historic comeback to the New England Patriots while the Eagles found a way to sneak past them.   Now, the defending champions of Super Bowl LII kick off the year on Thursday night with a Patriots-like target on their back. There are few who want to...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
New Orleans is the defending champion in the NFC South, which produced three playoff teams last season. The Saints know their championship window with Drew Brees won't be open forever, which is why the team made a big move in the draft to add another pass rusher.   Atlanta snagged the last playoff spot and then upset the Los Angeles Rams on the road in the Wild Card Round. The...

Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Team Names

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 3 weeks ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for Atlanta Falcons fans? 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. For the...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 5 months 2 weeks ago
It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL’s history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.   Some tight ends are so critical to a team’s passing attack in the current NFL that entire packages are designed to fit their individual skill sets. The extra...

Biggest 2018 NFL Draft Needs for NFC South Teams

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 6 months 2 weeks ago
The NFC South was arguably the toughest division in the NFL in 2017 as three teams posted double-digit wins and made the playoffs. The New Orleans Saints benefitted from one of the best home-field advantages in the league to capture the division title.   However, after beating the rival Carolina Panthers for a third time in their NFC Wild Card Game, New Orleans couldn’t overcome...

Tony Gonzalez Talks Guacamole, Basketball, and Gronk

By Nathan Rush, 7 months 1 week ago
Tony Gonzalez is arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history, playing 17 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. It’s easy to forget that Gonzalez, 42, also played college basketball at Cal, advancing to the Sweet 16 in the 1997 NCAA Tournament. We caught up with the two-sport star to talk hoops, Martyball, life philosophy and a great guacamole recipe.   You...

NFC Divisional Playoff Preview and Predictions: Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

By Tom Bowles, 9 months 1 week ago
The opening game of the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs pits the Atlanta Falcons versus the Philadelphia Eagles in a case of the underdog versus the favorite. Or is it the favorite versus the underdog?   It’s hard to tell.   For the first time in modern NFL history, the No. 1 seed of a conference opened up as the underdog in Vegas. The Eagles, despite a 13-3 record...

NFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

By Rob McVey, 9 months 2 weeks ago
The Atlanta Falcons will make the long trip west to face the Los Angeles Rams for a prime-time NFC Wild Card matchup on Saturday. It will mark the first time the Rams have hosted a playoff game inside the famed Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum since the NFC Championship Game on Jan. 7, 1979. It also marks the Rams' first playoff appearance since 2004.   That can largely be...

Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 9 months 3 weeks ago
Sunday’s NFC South clash between the Carolina Panthers (11-4) and Atlanta Falcons (9-6) looms as large as any game on the Week 17 schedule. That’s because this matchup between division rivals could play a significant role in shaping the final NFC playoff picture.   It may even be a matter of survival for the Falcons, as they host the Panthers for the first time inside Mercedes...