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HBO's Hard Knocks Atlanta Falcons: Top 10 Reasons To Watch

After a long wait, HBO now knows whom they will be covering on the popular show “Hard Knocks.” According to the Atlanta Falcons and their website “The Falcons, HBO Sports, and NFL Films will team up for an all-access, behind the scenes look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League when HARD KNOCKS: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons debuts on August 5...
Via Football Nation
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Defensive Line begins camp under the microscope

One of the Falcons stated goals this off-season was to add toughness and resume control of the line of scrimmage. As Michael Aprile detailed in his Offensive Line report, the pick of Jake Matthews along with the signing of Jon Asomoah signaled their commitment to keep the offensive side of the line well protected, but what about the defensive side of the line? View poll on FanMob...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons hype their new stadium with epic Batman video

The Georgia Dome is a timeless landmark for the city of Atlanta, a place where the Falcons have made a lot of history over their 20 plus years there. Falcons fans will always keep their memories of the Georgia Dome close. However, all good things must come to an end and that day is coming soon. And by soon, we mean 2017 when the new Atlanta stadium will open. Construction is now...
Via cover32 - Falcons
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Projected Falcons 2014 Offensive Starters

The Atlanta Falcons bread and butter during the Mike Smith era, has always been the offense. In this article we will take a look at who the Falcons offensive starters will most likely be. So let’s get started, first up is the leader on the offensive side of the ball.Starting QB – Matt Ryan#459188857 / gettyimages.comMatt Ryan has quietly become one of the league’s best when...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out the hype video of the Falcons new stadium

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Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Significance of the Atlanta Falcons’ secondary in 2014

With training camp starting a week from now, one component of the Falcons unit to keep an eye on is the secondary. The Falcons could definitely use some fine tuning in that department, especially considering they finished in the bottom ten in the NFL last season in passing yards allowed. There are high expectations for the secondary heading in to camp. Falcons’ secondary coach...
Via cover32 - Falcons
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Sign OL Garrett Reynolds

  Chad Speck, the agent for OL Garrett Reynolds, announced via his Twitter account Thursday that his client has signed with the Lions. Congrats to @aThreeAthletics client Garrett Reynolds signing with @Lions today. — Chad Speck (@a3Chad) July 17, 2014 Reynolds, 26, was cut loose by the Falcons back in February in a move that freed up $1.385 million in cap space. He lost his...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Why to watch Levine Toilolo at training camp

Training camp is right around the corner for NFL teams. Meaning, coaches will begin to observe the players who they think are the best fit for their respective team. As for rookie players, it is the beginning of the journey to establishing their place on a team. For returners and incoming free agents, it is the opportunity to get back in shape and fight for a starting position on...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Outlook

Matt Ryan may have lost Tony Gonzalez to retirement, but he will get a healthy Steven Jackson, Julio Jones and Roddy White back!  Sure the Atlanta Falcons face some stiff competition in the NFC South with the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers (sorry Buccaneers fans), but when this offense is healthy, there is no stopping them!Be sure to read our Julio Jones Effect on...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Julio Jones Effect

So I broke down Matt Ryan’s numbers for the five games Julio Jones was on the field and pulled out a few nuggets.#180991127 / gettyimages.comTouchdowns:In the first five games (when Julio played), Ryan threw two touchdowns in each one of those games.In the final eleven games (when Julio didn’t play), Ryan only threw two or more touchdowns in 5 of those games.Ryan tossed approximately...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

It isn’t a great feeling when it seems the bully on the schoolyard continues to beat you up week after week. That is exactly happened to the Atlanta Falcons last year. The defensive line was getting pushed around, giving up an eye-opening 4.8 yards per carry last year. So to combat that, the team with a defensive-minded coach in Mike Smith did the only thing it could do – it...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Two position battles not to miss at training camp

ATLANTA, GA- With Falcon’s training camp less than two weeks away; the Flowery Branch training facility is poised to become a battlefield to all the newcomers that wish to continue to wear the Atlanta colors at the beginning of September. The Falcons selected nine payers during this year’s draft but the Falcons also signed a whopping 20 undrafted free agents on May 12, 2014....
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Three most intriguing positional battles

With training camp starting in two weeks for the Atlanta Falcons, head coach Mike Smith will get the opportunity to put his players through a series of drills, tough training and quality workouts to see who fits best on the team. After going 4-12 a year ago, look for the Atlanta Falcons to restore its position as a high caliber team in the NFC South division. However, in the meantime...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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