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Falcons, Ryan Struggle vs. Ravens

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was 29-for-44 for 228 yards and threw one touchdown.Fantasy Spin:Ryan and the Falcons offense was pretty bad. Atlanta scored just one touchdown, averaging 3.9 yards per play in the game. At least Ryan did not throw an interception.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White Lone Bright Spot For Falcons In Week 7

Falcons receiver Roddy White was not at all a decoy on Sunday against the Ravens.Fantasy Spin:In fact, he was the only worthy Falcons fantasy player to start. He had nine catches for 100 yards and a touchdown. White also had 15 targets, seven more than his buddy Julio Jones.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Antone Smith Once Agains Gets Just 5 Touches

Falcons backup running back Antone Smith had five touches against the Ravens on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Smith broke his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown at five. It appeared the Falcons were trying to get Smith more involved, but the Atlanta rushing attack was horrible, not giving Smith many opportunities.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith gets in fight with two Falcons in same game (Video)

Steve Smith is one of the toughest and angriest wide receivers in the NFL, so seeing him get into two fights with the Atlanta Falcons secondary in the same game seems normal. First Smith got into it with Desmond Trufant: Then he wrestled around with Kemal Ishmael after an interception:
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Atlanta Falcons dynasty potential, Power Rankings, bold predictions

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season as the first three sets of bye weeks have come and gone and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 7! National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the...
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Atlanta Falcons should emulate these 10 NFL teams on the verge of a dynasty

SPONSORED BY THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY What is a dynasty? How many championships does a team need to rack up in a certain period of time to qualify? The Niners of the 80s and 90s come to mind with their perfect 5-0 Super Bowl record. So do the Cowboys and Steelers, two proud franchises with multiple titles and dominant runs of their own. How about right now in the NFL, who’s on the...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons RB Steven Jackson is just 56 yards away from 11,000

The Atlanta Falcons have used several running backs this year, but this week the Falcons should feed their veteran running back because he is closing in on a very special milestone.  Jackson is just 56 yards away from 11,000 rushing yards. When Jackson spoke with ESPN reporters he reflected on some of the other marks […] The post Falcons RB Steven Jackson is just 56 yards away...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What Julio Jones and Roddy White Had to Say About All the Drops

What Julio Jones and Roddy White Had to Say About All the Drops Fantasy Football owners weren’t happy, surely quarterback Matt Ryan wasn’t happy, and wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White weren’t happy about last week’s drops, so here is what Jones had to say, (via NFL.com). I’m supposed … The post What Julio Jones and Roddy White Had to Say About All the Drops appeared...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Rex Ryan Be the Next Head Coach of the Atlanta Falcons?

Once thought of as an NFC contender, the Atlanta Falcons have experienced a free-fall, losing three straight and not improving their problems defensively or winning on the road. Should the Falcons listen to their fans clamoring to fire Mike Smith? Will Smith survive the season as head coach of the Falcons? Who would Atlanta be interested in to replace Smith? Watch as Stephen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank is all wrong about his team’s record

Every year some owner says “Our team is better than our record indicates” but the the Atlanta Falcons are a legitimate 2-4 team. They beat the two teams they should have and lost to the better teams. Saying you have talent and proving it are two very different things. Falcons owner Arthur Blank claims they’re better than their 2-4 record indicates and he is partially right...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting a feeling for how the Atlanta Falcons will match up with the Ravens…

Who are these Atlanta Falcons circa 2014? I’m not sure even the Falcons and their fans have the answer for that identity question yet. The Falcons at 2-4 are struggling. They don’t dominate home games at the Georgia Dome anymore like they used to. Now they come to Baltimore to begin a stretch of four “away” games (technically they’re “home in a game in London on October...
Via Ravens Football Machine
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Need to Either Play 'Big Play' Antone Smith More or Trade Him

For the majority of his career Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith has been a fringe player. He was one of those guys that was not considered good enough to carve out a starting role, but good enough to warrant a spot on the roster as a special teams ace where he has played well.This season, his fifth in the league, he has suddenly become much more than just a special teams...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It Appears Walter Payton Played vs the Atlanta Falcons Sunday

It appears that Walter Payton played against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday. In the Bears game against the Falcons Sunday, a holding penalty was called against the Bears. Now yes, penalties are called all the time, but this one was special. It appears that Walter Payton committed the holding penalty. Wow Walter Payton just got called for a penalty — chuck swirsky (@swirsk054) October...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Devin Hester visits boy battling brain cancer (Video)

Atlanta Falcons kick returner/wide receiver Devin Hester visited a boy who’s battling brain cancer. The boy is is a Chicago Bears fan made the trip to Atlanta to watch the Bears and Falcons face off on Sunday. Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Roddy White get lit up (Video)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White got lit up during Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Bears. Somehow White didn’t suffer a concussion and continued to play. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Watch Roddy White get lit up (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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