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25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 5 months 5 days 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...

10 Stats You Need to Know for Super Bowl LI (New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons)

By Elton Hayes, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Super Bowl LI between New England and Atlanta features two teams that are on the opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to Super Sunday experience. The Patriots are playing in their record ninth Super Bowl, the seventh under head coach Bill Belichick. It’s also the franchise’s second appearance in three years, while Atlanta is playing in just its second Super Bowl. The Falcons...

Super Bowl LI (51) Preview and Predictions: New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons

By Bryan Fischer, 5 months 3 weeks ago
After 266 games, countless highlight-reel touchdowns and plenty of remarkable upsets, 60 minutes is all that stands in our way from the conclusion of the 2016-17 NFL season and the crowning of a new Super Bowl champion. While the road was long, winding, and full of doubters along the way, New England and Atlanta are all that are left standing in the pro football world. Now, one of the two...

5 X-Factors for Super Bowl LI

By Rob McVey, 5 months 3 weeks ago
Marquee players tend to grab most of the headlines heading into any Super Bowl. Super Bowl LI is no different with standouts such as Tom Brady, Matt Ryan and Julio Jones dominating the storylines leading into Sunday’s big game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. All of the attention garnered by these star players is well deserved. And there is a very good chance that...

5 Reasons Why the Atlanta Falcons Will Win Super Bowl LI

By Rob McVey, 6 months 3 days ago
The Atlanta Falcons could not have provided a more fitting end to the NFL franchise’s storied 25-year history inside the Georgia Dome. The final chapter being a dominant 44-21 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game to earn a trip to Houston to face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. It marks just the second Super Bowl berth in the Falcons’ 51-year...

DraftKings Lineup Picks for the NFL Conference Championship Games

By Rob McVey, 6 months 6 days ago
Trying to pick the optimal DraftKings lineup for the NFL's (NFC and AFC) conference championship games on Sunday? Our football experts are here to help.   Here’s what our optimal DFS lineup looks like.   QB Matt Ryan ($7,700) – Green Bay at Atlanta The NFL MVP front-runner against a beat-up and very generous Green Bay secondary? YES PLEASE! The fact that Ryan...

NFC Championship Game Preview and Predictions: Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons

By Rob McVey, 6 months 1 week ago
The Georgia Dome is set to host its final football game ever on Sunday. And what a way to go out, as the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers square off against the NFC South champion Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game. Two of the NFL’s premier passing games will be on full display, led by league MVP candidates Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers.   The Packers enter Sunday...

NFC Divisional Playoff Preview and Predictions: Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons

By Scott Whittum, 6 months 2 weeks ago
It’s rematch time in the NFC Divisional Round of the playoffs as the Seattle Seahawks will head to the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons. These two clubs met earlier this season back in Week 6 at CenturyLink Field with the Seahawks winning a 26-24 thriller.   Seattle comes into this matchup with the Falcons with some much-needed momentum as they used a power-running game...

New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 6 months 3 weeks ago
Despite the Saints’ two-game winning streak, their slim hopes for a wild card spot died before last week’s kickoff of their eventual home victory over Tampa Bay. Instead, New Orleans will spend the first day of 2017 trying to deny its archrivals a bye in the first round of the postseason. The Saints also can finish at .500 with a win in Atlanta.   The Falcons are on a three-...

San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

By Jake Rose, 7 months 1 week ago
The Atlanta Falcons are finally living up to their potential. After the final two seasons of the Mike Smith era ended in a total of 10 wins, the Falcons showed signs of improvement last season under Dan Quinn going 8-8. But still, it seemed like Atlanta was better than it showed on the field. Enter the 2016 edition, which sits atop the NFC South at 8-5 with three games remaining. The Falcons...