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FEMALE FRIDAY: Check out this super sexy Atlanta Falcons fan from Twitter

It’s Friday and the work week is finally almost over! If that’s not good enough to make your day, check out this super sexy Atlanta Falcons fan we found on Twitter: #Falcons pic.twitter.com/Nd1XEfMPbZ — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) November 17, 2014 Nice! Your move, Browns. You may also be interested in:FEMALE FRIDAY: Check out this super sexy Atlanta Falcons fan from TwitterAtlanta...
Via cover32 - Falcons
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons activiate WR Drew Davis from PUP list

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have activated receiver Drew Davis from the physically unable to perform list. The Falcons (4-6) announced the move Friday heading into their game against the Cleveland Browns. Receiver Freddie Martino was waived to make room for Davis, who has 16 receptions for 216 yards and three touchdowns in 32 career games for Atlanta. He also has...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Column: NFL should realign after NFC South debacle

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record. They shouldn't have to. This one is on the NFL. The league should seriously consider realignment - or, at the very least, a revamping of the playoff system - to prevent a repeat of this looming postseason embarrassment: the Falcons or New Orleans Saints or whoever emerges as champion...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons vs Cleveland Browns Preview

Desmond Trufant is expected to shadow Cleveland’s Josh Gordon. (Mike McCarn) The Atlanta Falcons haven’t played a true home game at the Georgia Dome in six weeks. But on Sunday, they return home to host the 6-4 Cleveland Browns. At 4-6, the Falcons are leading the NFC South. They’re riding a two-game winning streak with back-to-back road wins over division foes. In fact...
Via In The Neutral Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Activate WR Drew Davis From PUP List, Cut WR Freddie Martino

The Atlanta Falcons announced Friday that they have activated WR Drew Davis from the physically unable to perform list and waived WR Freddie Martino. Davis, 25, returned to practice a few weeks ago after he was forced to begin the 2014 season the PUP list Davis, due to foot injury that required surgery during the summer. Davis signed with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons fans would be wise to monitor these wild Week 12 bold predictions

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Falcons
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Gordon's Return a Concern for Team

As if game planning for the upstart Cleveland Browns wasn’t enough, the Atlanta Falcons are now planning for the Falcons and the return of Josh Gordon.After 10 weeks, the stud receiver is now part of the Cleveland offense, which has had a misstep or two lately.Gordon returned to the Cleveland practice field on Wednesday and it appears he could be a major part of the Browns’ offense...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons sign veteran linebacker James Anderson

Today the Atlanta Falcons signed former Tennessee Titan linebacker James Anderson. Anderson is a very solid veteran who has spent time with Carolina, Chicago, New England and recently the Titans. @BradBiggs: Former #Bears LB James Anderson has been signed by #Falcons Anderson will add much needed veteran leadership to the Falcons linebacker core. Do you […] The post Falcons sign...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Would the Atlanta Falcons fire Mike Smith if the season ended today?

If the NFL season ended right now, with most teams having played 10 games, the playoff match-ups would be interesting. Some of the usual suspects (New England and Denver) would be taking part, while some preseason contenders (Seattle and San Francisco) would be on the outside looking in. Some surprise teams (Detroit and Kansas City) would be playing, while others (Miami and Buffalo...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Do the Atlanta Falcons have the best offensive line in the NFL?

Recently Robert Griffin III got into hot water over some comments he made about his Washington Redskins teammates. In essence Griffin said that quarterbacks don’t play well unless their teammates help out. Some people might read that as Griffin throwing his teammates under the bus, but he’s not completely wrong. If you don’t think having great teammates matters then try throwing...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign LB James Anderson

The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that they have signed LB James Anderson to a contract. The Falcons have signed veteran LB James Anderson. #RiseUp — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) November 20, 2014 Anderson, 30, signed with the Patriots in early June, but he was among the team’s final roster cuts before the start of the regular season. The Tennessee Titans later...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons K Bryant might be having best season at 39

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Matt Bryant shows his age a bit when trying to describe the feeling that comes over him before he goes out on the field to attempt a crucial field goal. ''Once you cross that line, it's kind of like `The Twilight Zone,''' Bryant said Wednesday, standing in a corner of the Atlanta Falcons locker room before practice. ''Things...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fallout: NFL Week 11

QBs In a week where Peyton Manning and Tom Brady fell to the middle of the pack in fantasy QB values, my Matt Ryan and RGIII picks don’t look THAT bad...especially compared to QBs of similar status. I tried to WILL Matty Ice to a stellar performance, but the Falcon offense continues to stumble over itself.  RGIII missed DeSean Jackson on THREE go routes and then talked himself...
Via Football By Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons lead NFC South despite 4-6 record

There was no way this was happening again. The Atlanta Falcons were up 19-17 in the waning seconds of Sunday’s game at Carolina. As Panthers kicker Graham Gano lined up on the 46-yard line to attempt a 63-yard field goal to cap yet another Falcons’ blown lead in the fourth quarter, Falcons’ fans had all but happy thoughts in their heads. It’s blocked. Rookie defensive lineman...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Hope To Pit Lessons To Use Against Browns

The Atlanta Falcons may have won their contest against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday for their second victory in a row and share of first place in the NFC South Division, but the news was not all celebratory.Team officials announced that running back Antone Smith will be lost for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.Smith has a broken leg and will be placed on season...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Updates: Jonathan Babineaux, Robert Alford, Antone Smith

The Atlanta Falcons had a rough game injury-wise Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.  The injuries tainted the victory which launched the Falcons into first-place in the NFC South.  Early in the first-quarter starting corner back Robert Alford suffered a wrist injury and did not return to the game. Coach Mike Smith announced Monday that Alford is likely to miss two to four weeks...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Antone Smith and Robert Alford both suffer injuries

Atlanta Falcons starting cornerback Robert Alford broke his wrist in Sunday’s 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Another injury suffered by a Falcon was running back Antone Smith. @MikeGarafolo: Mike Smith says broken leg for Falcons RB Antone Smith. Out for the year. The team will likely be without […] The post Falcons Antone Smith and...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan: “Falcons Are Still Relevant”

The Atlanta Falcons are 4-6, yet they are in first place in the NFC South. Despite calls for Mike Smith’s job, and reports of the organizations demise, “Ryan says the Falcons are still relevant.” “It’s been a different year, for sure,” Matt Ryan said, via ESPN.com. “But you play to be relevant in November and December. And as quirky as this year has been, we’re relevant...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Win over Panthers vaults Falcons into first place

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Their performance was neither impressive nor pretty, but the Atlanta Falcons moved to 4-6 on the season with a 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Here are four observations from Atlanta's fourth divisional win of the season: AT 4-6 ON THE SEASON, GUESS WHAT PLACE THE FALCONS ARE IN IN THE NFC SOUTH The Falcons moved to 4-6 on the season after beating...
Via Fox Sports South
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White Surpasses 10,000 Career Receiving Yards

Believe it or not, the Atlanta Falcons (4-6) have moved into first place in the NFC South after Sunday’s hard-fought 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers (3-7-1). Photo Credit: AtlantaFalcons.com Roddy White had a lot to do with the Falcons coming out on top, as the 33-year-old wide out led the team with eight receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown, good enough for 17.5...
Via Gridiron Grit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

White joins NFL's 10,000-yard receiving club

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Week 11 in the NFL kicked off, there were 41 members of the 10,000-yard receiving club in the history of the league. Welcome Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White as the group's 42nd member. As he sat with 9,927 receiving yards, White needed 73 yards to join the club. White caught an 11-yard pass from Matt Ryan in the fourth quarter as the Falcons were...
Via Fox Sports South
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Devin Hester, Harry Douglas, Josh Wilson

Atlanta Falcons starting CB Josh Wilson (ankle) and wide receivers Devin Hester (ankle) and Harry Douglas (foot) are all listed as questionable going into Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. The Falcons (3-6) are considered second in the NFC South and could be potentially tied for first place with New Orleans if the Saints lose their game against Cincinnati on Sunday...
Via NFL Injury Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons snap losing streak, remain alive in playoff hunt

The Atlanta Falcons (3-6) put an end to their five-game losing streak on Sunday, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-17 to sweep the division series and surprisingly keep their playoff hopes alive. Heading into this NFL Sunday, the Saints were atop the division standings with a record of 4-4, followed by the Panthers at 3-5-1. The Falcons and Bucs rounded out the division with records...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Perfect Coach To Replace Falcons' Mike Smith Will Shock You

This season the Atlanta Falcons, from the NFC South, entered 2014 will high expectations after having a down 2013 season. The 2013 Falcons were impacted by key injuries and the inability to come up big in the crucial spots. It led to a 4-12 record in 2013 and lots of lowlights to go along with it.This season the Falcons started 2-1 and appeared to be a team on a mission. That has...
Via Football Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Mike Smith's days be numbered in Atlanta?

Blowing a 21-point lead in the NFL isn’t necessarily a way to endure yourself to your boss. And doing so while in the midst of a four-game losing streak won’t bode well for your job security. This is the situation that Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is in following a horrendous second-half meltdown against the Detroit Lions in London on Sunday. Atlanta held a 21-0 lead...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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