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Atlanta Falcons vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Prediction and Preview

By Rob McVey, 2 months 1 week ago
The Atlanta Falcons (1-3) and Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2-1) were both popular preseason picks to win their divisions and make a serious run at the Super Bowl. Both teams now find themselves in desperation mode, residing at the bottom of their respective divisions, with just one win apiece heading into Sunday’s highly anticipated cross-conference tilt at Heinz Field.   If not for three...

New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Prediction and Preview

By John La Fleur, 2 months 3 weeks ago
After barely scraping by at home last week, New Orleans hits the road to take on rival Atlanta in Mercedes-Benz Stadium as both teams look to jockey for early positioning in the NFC South. The Saints’ offense looked inept against the Browns until the opening minutes of the fourth quarter. Scoring 18 of their 21 points in the final nine minutes of the game helped the Saints escape the...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 1 week 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, 3 months 1 week 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, 4 months 3 days 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, 5 months 2 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, 7 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, 8 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, 9 months 6 days 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, 11 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...