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Freeman Climbing Falcons' Record Books

Devonta Freeman became the first running back since Michael Turner to have at least 1,000 scrimmage yards in back-to-back seasons
Via AtlantaFalcons.com
1 hour ago

Headlines: Falcons Still Control Their Destiny

Only have a few minutes to get caught up on your football news? Each weekday, AtlantaFalcons.com will keep you updated with the latest Falcons information you need to know.
Via AtlantaFalcons.com
5 hours ago

Video: D. Led — Crazy loss for the Falcons

Eric Berry intercepted Atlanta’s two-point conversion attempt and returned it for two points as the Chiefs beat the Falcons, 28-27. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Georgia Dome. Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) runs against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Atlanta. The Chiefs won 29-28...
Via AJC's Atlanta Falcons Blog
11 hours ago

Four-Game Season for Falcons, Buccaneers

With a win over the Chargers, the Buccaneers are now tied with the Falcons for first place in the NFC South
Via AtlantaFalcons.com
16 hours ago

Julio Jones “OK” after lower body injury

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was in and out of the game during the final quarter of Sunday’s 29-28 loss to the Chiefs while getting attention from trainers for what appeared to be a leg injury. When Jones was in the game, he wasn’t moving with his usual ease and served as a decoy after…
Via Pro Football Talk
16 hours ago

Eric Berry has a homecoming for the ages in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) After Eric Berry returned an interception for a touchdown late in the first half, he delivered the ball to his mom in the stands. When Berry lined up to defend a 2-point conversion late in the game, he remembered some advice from his father, who played running back for the University of Tennessee. ''My dad always told me the most important point of the game is the...
Via Associated Press
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Crazy: The Atlanta Falcons lost a game like no other team in NFL history

In what's believed to be the first such play in NFL history, the Kansas City Chiefs lost their lead on a fourth-quarter touchdown then immediately gained it back on the very next play after Eric Berry intercepted Atlanta's two-point conversion attempt and returned it for two points. What had been a 27-22 lead before the touchdown and became a 28-27 deficit after it turned back into...
Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

Berry close: Chiefs win another thriller, beat Falcons 29-28

ATLANTA -- What a homecoming for Eric Berry.A pick six, a pick two and a victory he'll never forget.After Atlanta grabbed the lead with less than 5 minutes to go, Berry intercepted a 2-point conversion pass by Matt Ryan and returned it 99 yards to give Kansas City an improbable 29-28 triumph over the Falcons on Sunday.There were plenty of tears, to be sure.Berry grew up in suburban...
Via Associated Press
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chiefs win game with incredible special teams play

Eric Berry was a difference-maker in the Kansas City Chiefs’ 29-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The KC safety personally accounted for eight points in the game, including an interception returned to the end zone on the 2-point conversion attempt by the Falcons: Matt Ryan goes for 2. Eric Berry has other plans pic.twitter.com/taPMPLeqaz — Barstool Sports (@barstooltweetss...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Falcons left tackle Matthews injures knee

The Latest on Week 13 of the NFL season: (all times Eastern): 3:05 p.m. Atlanta Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews left Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a left knee injury and won't return. Matthews suffered the injury late in the first half and was escorted to the locker room at the 2-minute warning. He did not come out for the start of the second half. Tom Compton...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bryant ties franchise record 59 yard field goal to close out first half of Falcons-Chiefs

The greatest kicker in franchise history? Yeah. Matt Bryant has made his mark as arguably the greatest kicker in Falcons history, and he just keeps on burnishing an impressive list of accomplishments this year. Today, he booted a 59 yard field goal to close out the first half of the game, which is tied for the longest field goal in franchise history with a 59 yarder from fellow...
Via The Falcoholic
21 hours ago

Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett worked together for a forced fumble and recovery

Alex Smith does not turn the ball over much, but he did in the first quarter against Atlanta. The Kansas City Chiefs do a really good job of taking care of the football, but former Clemson teammates Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett already worked together to force an Alex Smith turnover. .@VicBeasley3 forces the fumble, @GradyJarrett comes up with the ball. Clemson duo putting...
Via The Falcoholic
22 hours ago

Falcons CB Brian Poole wears 'stop police brutality' cleats

The NFL is allowing players to wear cleats that have special messages written on them this week. It’s a way for players to help the public become aware of causes that are dear to them. We saw Dallas Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar wear cleats that told us a story about his battle with cancer on Thursday. And we will see hundreds of players wearing similar messages during Sunday’s...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn Prepares For Gameday by Running the Stairs in the Georgia Dome

A few hours before kickoff, the Georgia Dome, the 71,228 seating capacity stadium that houses that Atlanta Falcons, is quiet. Look closely, though, and you'll see a speck of a bald man, usually dressed in all black with whites sleeves covering his arms, running up and down the stadium steps in the lower bowl as part of an exhausting pre-game ritual. RELATED: Watch Falcons WR Mohamed...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reid on containing Julio Jones: ‘You hope he misses the bus’

The Kansas City Chiefs are facing an extremely important matchup against the Falcons in Atlanta this upcoming weekend. At a surprising 8-3 on the season, Kansas City currently holds the top wild card spot in the AFC and is just one game behind the Oakland Raiders in the AFC West. One of the biggest keys in a game that pits two likely playoff teams against one another is just how...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons viciously troll Browns on Twitter after Taylor Gabriel catches second TD

Falcons receiver Taylor Gabriel continued his emergence Sunday with two touchdowns and 75 yards in a 39-19 win over the Cardinals. The Falcons took to Twitter to troll the Browns, who released Gabriel during training camp in September. Thanks! @Browns pic.twitter.com/uyn0nwCN7f — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) November 27, 2016 Gabriel now has five touchdowns (four receiving...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Taylor Gabriel is legit

With each passing week, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Taylor Gabriel is proving his doubters wrong. The undrafted free agent from Abilene Christian has found a home in the Atlanta Falcons offense. He has emerged as a home run threat in the past few weeks for Atlanta, and has been electric every time he has touched the ball. Today was no different, as Gabriel torched the Arizona Cardinals...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Desmond Trufant out for season with torn pectoral

The Atlanta Falcons may be in the driver’s seat in the NFC South with a 6-4 record, but the team will reportedly be without one of its best players for the remainder of the season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Pro Bowl corner Desmond Trufant is expected to require season-ending surgery on a torn pectoral he suffered back in Week 9. Big loss: Falcons CB Desmond Trufant...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons TE hilariously trolled by wife on Thanksgiving

Atlanta Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme was trolled by his wife while watching the Dallas-Washington Thanksgiving game. Tamme, who is out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery last week, sent the following tweet Thursday: My wife is over here asking me why I can't get as wide open as Jason Witten... smh I don't know babe... — Jacob Tamme (@JacobTamme) November 24...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles CB Leodis McKelvin calls Falcons 'a front runner'

It’s fair to say that Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Leodis McKelvin came away unimpressed after facing the Atlanta Falcons. McKelvin, whose interception with less than two minutes remaining on Sunday sealed the Eagles’ 24-15 victory, made clear his belief that the vaunted Atlanta offense loses its swagger when plays are made against them. “I was telling the defense, this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Matt Ryan hits wide open Taylor Gabriel for 76 yd TD

The Philadelphia Eagles defense had been doing a good job against the Atlanta Falcons but this one got away as Matt Ryan found a wide open Taylor Gabriel and he waltzed into the end zone after the catch….. WIIIIIIDE OPEN! Matty Ice finds @TGdadon1 for a 76-yard TD! #RiseUp #ATLvsPHI https://t.co/z4RmBhYuME — NFL (@NFL) November 13, 2016
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons troll Eagles by smashing TV playing Rocky

The Atlanta Falcons don’t care much for the Philadelphia Eagles. A war between teams with bird mascots better come with proper pre-game shenanigans. It was the Falcons making sure the buildup to this one hit the mark. Atlanta’s mascot took a sledgehammer to a TV playing a little movie called Rocky: Not feeling that brotherly love today. #RiseUp pic.twitter.com/bJPQI9fKzJ...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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