Atlanta Falcons Articles

Devonta Freeman
Both teams have little time to prepare for this Thursday night game after playing on Sunday afternoon.  This is the first game within the NFC South for the Falcons. This is the Saints' third. The Falcons hold an advantage of 49-43 in...
John La Fleur
2 years ago
Julio Jones
It was widely assumed before the start of the season that the Washington Redskins would be one of the worst teams, if not the worst team, in the NFL in 2015. Currently, Washington sits atop the NFC East in a three way tie with the Giants and...
Rob McVey
2 years ago
Matt Ryan
The Houston Texans are showing signs of life. After the first two weeks of the season, the Texans were already on life support. Last week’s 19-9 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave the Texans a jolt to the heart and has at least put...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
Devonta Freeman
Week 3 of this young NFL season is coming up, but first let’s take a look to see how my Week 2 bold predictions fared. I just took a look. You don’t want to see my bold Week 2 predictions. Seriously, don’t look them up. No...
Michael Horvath
2 years ago
Julio Jones' hands are some amazing things. The Falcons receiver made an incredible catch over a defender in the game against the Giants. The scary part? Jones makes it look effortless. Jones knows how to rise up (no pun intended).
Jasmine Watkins
2 years ago
Eli Manning
The New York Giants' defense played far better in Week 1 than anyone expected against the Dallas Cowboys for 58 minutes and 27 seconds. The last 1:33 seconds was not very good, but that was probably the offense's fault. The Giants...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
2 years ago
Colin Kaepernick
Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning...
Michael Horvath
2 years ago
Rex Grossman
With two preseason games left before the 2015 NFL season kicks off, the Atlanta Falcons have signed 35-year-old QB Rex Grossman to a one-year, $1 million contract. Grossman has not played since 2011, but was on the Washington Redskins roster...
Justin Nails
2 years ago
Since the NFC South's inception in 2002, only one team has won back-to-back division titles — the Carolina Panthers from 2013-14. However, they finished with a sub-.500 record last year. With no true dominant team, this division is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Marcus Mariota
The Titans and Falcons are both coming off of disappointing seasons and look to make 2015 a fresh start. The Titans and second-year head coach Ken Whisenhunt will look to bounce back from a dreadful 2-14 campaign last year. The Falcons hired new...
Justin Nails
2 years ago
Atlanta Falcons
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Carolina Panthers
The NFC South was absolutely awful last year with every team posting a record below .500. Almost every team in the division shuttled players in and out to prevent that from happening again in 2015. The biggest question is who is going to take the...
Matt Josephs
2 years ago
The New England Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions and won't officially open defense of their title until Sept. 10 when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. However, the real work for Bill...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Julio Jones
The bleeding never stopped. The Falcons blew a 17-point lead at home in the 2012 NFC Championship Game and, two full seasons later, still haven’t recovered. An offensive line thin on talent suffered a collection of season-ending injuries in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Jairus Byrd
The NFC South was easily the worst division as a whole last season, producing not only the worst team in the league, but also no team over .500. However, that means the division is really up for grabs, and one team has to make the playoffs....
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
The NFL Combine is under way, so it’s a good time to take a look at what each team might be looking for in Indianapolis.  Keep in mind these could change once teams start adding free agents on March 10, so we’ll revisit this just...
John Gworek
2 years ago
Rex Ryan
For the second offseason in a row, seven NFL teams have hired new head coaches. Unlike last year, however, the most recent coaching carousel took a few unexpected turns. While Atlanta, Chicago and the Jets all fired their head coach on Dec. 29...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Cam Newton
It’s winner takes the NFC South this afternoon in the Georgia Dome when the Atlanta Falcons host the Carolina Panthers on CBS. A win for the Panthers (6-8-1) will cap a four-game winning streak to give Ron Rivera’s team an improbable...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Drew Brees
Forget the records, whichever team wins the NFC South is going to the playoffs, which makes today’s game between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints on FOX the most important of their respective seasons. The Saints (6-8) are in...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Aaron Rodgers
Week 14 wraps up with a battle of division leaders, as the Atlanta Falcons will take on the Green Bay Packers on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Despite a 5-7 record the Falcons are leading the NFC South over the Saints (5-8...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Locks of the WeekBetting against the worst teams in the league playing on the road and against first- or second-year quarterbacks is traditionally smart money.Chargers (-13) vs. JaguarsFlorida’s worst team has been outscored by a league-worst...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Colin Kaepernick
Early control of the NFC West is on the line when San Francisco and Arizona get together this afternoon on FOX. The 49ers (1-1) will try and rebound after last week’s discouraging loss to the Bears in the first-ever game at their new stadium...
Mark Ross
3 years ago
Josh McCown
A stoppable force encounters a movable object, as the offense-challenged Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to the Georgia Dome to face the virtually defenseless Atlanta Falcons in the second installment of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS....
Rob Doster
3 years ago
Andy Dalton
Atlanta and Cincinnati, two teams riding the high of improbable Week 1 victories, will meet up in Paul Brown Stadium Sunday afternoon on CBS, and the winner will take an important early step toward playoff contention. The Bengals won a division...
Rob Doster
3 years ago
Matt Ryan
Fresh off an appearance on HBO's “Hard Knocks,“ the Atlanta Falcons hope to deal an early blow to what many expect to be a Saints juggernaut in the NFC South. New Orleans is a near-unanimous choice to win the division, but an upset...
Rob Doster
3 years ago

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