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The Atlanta Falcons believe they're more than worthy of their undefeated start. Looking for a second 6-0 opening in four years, the Falcons try to win consecutive road games against the New Orleans Saints for the first time in 13 seasons Thursday night. Atlanta is the first team in NFL history to start 5-0 despite trailing in the fourth quarter in four of those contests, reaching...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones may not play against Saints

The Atlanta Falcons may have to protect their undefeated record on Thursday night without their most dangerous offensive weapon. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons are “uncertain” if wide receiver Julio Jones will be able to play against the New Orleans Saints. Jones, who has been battling a hamstring injury, did not practice on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons ‘uncertain’ WR Julio Jones will play vs. Saints in Week 6

The undefeated Atlanta Falcons might be without star receiver Julio Jones when the team travels to New Orleans to play the Saints for Week 6’s Thursday night matchup. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Falcons are “uncertain” if Jones will be able to play due to his lingering hamstring injury. Jones did not practice on Monday. Falcons uncertain whether Julio Jones, who...
Via The Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Atlanta RB Devonta Freeman an NFL MVP candidate?

Five weeks into the 2015 season and there’s perhaps no bigger surprise than the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta is off to a 5-0 start after winning just six games a season ago. One of the biggest reasons for the Falcons’ surprising start is second-year running back Devonta Freeman. The Falcons finished just 24th in the NFL in rushing last season and had big concerns at the running...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Refs missed block in the back during Robert Alford’s game winning pick six

Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Falcons played a very exciting game yesterday that ended up needing overtime to determine the winner. The Falcons would win after defensive back Robert Alford intercepted quarterback Kirk Cousins and housed it for a touchdown. But while everyone was celebrating the Falcons victory, there was a penalty on the play that the referees missed. During...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Devonta Freeman

The 2015 NFL season is more than a month old and one of the league’s most pleasant surprises is a former Florida State running back. This player not only is making a case for Most Improved Player, but MVP early on. Atlanta Falcons’ running back Devonta Freeman is the Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the third straight week. Freeman earns the honors for the week of...
Via Noled Out
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Alford Seals The Victory For The 5-0 Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons start 5-0 for just the second time in team history after a 25-19 win over the Washington Redskins. Overcoming two missed field goals by seemingly automatic Matt Bryant, and erratic play of Quarterback Matt Ryan, the Falcons pull out a hard fought win, sealed by Robert Alford in OT with a key interception which he ran back for a touchdown. Matt Ryan and Julio Jones struggled...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vic Beasley says he's cutting fast food for a healthier diet

Vic Beasley is having a strong rookie season for the Atlanta Falcons, but apparently he's not content with where he's at. As Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports, Atlanta's first-round pick decided to change up his lifestyle a bit by visiting the team nutritionist right around two weeks ago. "I eat out a lot, and I'm trying to live a long life," Beasley told ESPN. "They've got me on a...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kirk Cousins throws walk-off interception

The (5-0) Atlanta Falcons remain undefeated after pulling off a thrilling 25-19 victory in overtime against the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon. Falcons kicker Matt Bryant did his best to keep the Redskins in the game, missing field goals from 38 and 48 yards out, which is rare and probably won’t happen again anytime soon. Still, the Falcons racked up 418 yards and...
Via The Sports Daily
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Fantasy Football: It’s time to sell high on Julio Jones

Through four weeks, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has done everything for your fantasy football team you could ask for and more. His 38 receptions, 478 yards, and 52 targets are second to only DeAndre Hopkins–who’s played one more game heading into Sunday. He’s been a force in daily fantasy, and a week-winner by himself in seasonal leagues, putting up a historic...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Teams Reportedly Interested In Trading For Falcons WR Roddy White

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that there are three NFL teams currently considering the idea of pursuing a trade for veteran Falcons WR Roddy White following his recent comments. According to Rapoport, these teams are at least during research on White, but the fact that he’s due $5 million could make a trade fairly difficult. Rapoport notes that White is often the third or...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: Atlanta Falcons vs Washington Redskins

24:  The number of times the Atlanta Falcons and Washington Redskins have faced off. The Redskins lead the all-time series with a 15-8-1 record3-0: The Falcons record vs the NFC East (Redskins’ division) this season 4: The Atlanta Falcons currently hold a four-game winning streak over Washington that dates back to 2006.27-20: The average score of Falcons-Redskins games since 2009...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Weekend web roundup: Atlanta Falcons

Falcons: Top 5 Offensive Line in Football? The Atlanta Falcons have completely transformed their offensive line under OC Kyle Shanahan. However, do the Atlanta Falcons boast a Top 5 unit in the NFL? ... Marquand Manuel pushes defensive backs to become brotherhood By JuliaKate E. Culpepper - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... One of the standards he requires of the Falcons...
Via 60 Max Power O
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NRG Energy Pre-Game Report – Redskins vs Falcons Week 5

Redskins vs Falcons Week 5 Game Info Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia Betting Lines Brought to You by Bodog: Redskins +9 When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, October 11, 2015 Tickets: Washington Redskins (2-2) vs Atlanta Falcons (4-0) tickets CLICK HERE Travel Info: Washington will need all the support possible in their road game against the undefeated Atlanta Falcons. Book a flight...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: overrated or underrated?

The question of whether the 4-0 Atlanta Falcons are overrated or underrated is seemingly bouncing around the internet today, I would assume due to that exact question being posed on First Take on ESPN today. AROUND COVER32 QB RANKINGS: Who’s at the top after Week 4 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Three can’t-miss games for Week 5 Power Rankings: How does the NFL stack...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins vs. Falcons Betting Odds this Sunday

The 2-2 Washington Redskins take on the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons this Sunday down in Atlanta. The Falcons are obviously the early favorites since they are home and undefeated. The Falcons opened up as a nine point favorite, the total was 47.5 early in the week in Vegas. If your betting on the game this Sunday the smart pick would the Falcons at home over the Redskins. If your picking...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Quinn: White’s role in offense not quite a ‘point of emphasis’

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White wants more touches, but while first-year head coach Dan Quinn is receptive to White’s request, that doesn’t mean it’ll change. Per ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, Quinn said he’ll have “an easy conversation” with the disgruntled White but won’t commit to a larger role for the veteran target. “I wouldn’t say [more touches is...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

3 things you need to know about the Atlanta Falcons today

As the team continues to prepare for the Washington Redskins, here are a few thoughts about the Atlanta Falcons to get you through your Wednesday!   AROUND COVER32 QB RANKINGS: Who’s at the top after Week 4 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Three can’t-miss games for Week 5 Power Rankings: How does the NFL stack up after Week 4 of the season? Heroes and Goats: Who stood...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White not happy with current role with Falcons

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been with the team since he was drafted by them in 2005. For the early part of this decade, White was Matt Ryan’s favorite target. Over the last few years, however, White has been rather injury prone and has missed some game because of it. This year, he hasn’t been targeted nearly as many time as he was in the past and he is pretty...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons decide to place Devin Hester on short-term IR

The Atlanta Falcons are 4-0, but they're still making plenty of moves. The most recent move involves wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester, who has yet to play a game during the 2015 regular season.According to, the team has decided to place Hester on the short-term IR, per head coach Dan Quinn.“We have decided to place Devin on short-term IR,” Quinn told...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White says he is not mad over his lack of catches

Roddy White is trying to remain a team player while admitting frustration over his role in the Atlanta Falcons’ offense. White, who is the franchise’s all-time leading receiver, only has six catches and 92 yards this season for the 4-0 Falcons. Though he is happy about his team’s success, he told ESPN he was frustrated...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign S Charles Godfrey & TE Tony Moeaki, Cut TE Mickey Shuler

The Atlanta Falcons announced a number of roster moves on Tuesday including the addition of S Charles Godfrey and TE Tony Moeaki. The Falcons released TE Mickey Shuler to make room for their new additions. Moeaki, 26, is a former third-round of the Kansas City Chiefs back in 2010. Since then, he’s dealt with a number of injuries including knee operations and head injuries...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman is scoring touchdowns at a historic rate

Not since 2005 has an NFL running back scored as many touchdowns in the first quarter of the season as Devonta Freeman, who now has seven rushing touchdowns in four games for the Atlanta Falcons. Almost all his production has occurred in the past two games. Against both the Dallas Cowboys in Week 3 and then again on Sunday against the Houston Texans, Freeman scored three touchdowns...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Falcons score TD after Arian Foster stripped by teammate

It’s just mind boggling how a play like this happens. Arian Foster had the ball knocked out of his hands by one of his offensive linemen and then Desmond Trufant was off to the races for the Atlanta Falcons… Arian Foster with a strange fumble.. Scooped up by Desmond Trufant who takes it to the HOUSE! #HOUvsATL — NFL (@NFL) October 4, 2015
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Warrick Dunn still giving to back to community after NFL career

With all the negative news surrounding professional football players, it's always good to find a way to focus on the positive. And there really are a lot of public personalities doing good work within the community.We mainly hear about Russell Wilson's community work in Seattle and what Tim Tebow has done while using his faith as a guide to help those in need.Here's a relatively...
Via Yardbarker
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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