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FALCONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Roddy White concerned about strength of schedule? Not so much

Roddy White is gearing up for year No. 11 in the NFL, so it's safe to say that he has a fairly good grasp on what to expect on a year in and year out basis. One thing that he has essentially no concern about, according to Reid Ferrin AtlantaFalcons.com, is his team's strength of schedule.“That doesn’t mean anything,” White said. “Every year in this league you find a team...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 2015 NFL Mock Draft

View image | gettyimages.com Round: 1 Pick#8 : Bud Dupree, OLB, Kentucky Way too high for my tastes, but Dupree has the athletic traits that make sense in Dan Quinn’s defense the Falcons may also trade back in draft if someone offers them the right price if they feel they can Dupree in the range of that team’s 1st round pick. View image | gettyimages.com Round: 2...
Via TopSportsReport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons draft day needs

The Atlanta Falcons are coming off another disappointing season, which saw them go 6-10 and finish in third place in the putrid NFC South. They hired a new head coach, former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, and the hopes are that he will help improve a defense that gave up a league high 398.2 YPG last season according to NFL.com. A coach can’t fix anything if...
Via EndZoneScore
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons to open season on Monday Night Football

The upcoming 2015-2016 NFL schedule was released this past week, and there are plenty of intriguing games on the docket. The Atlanta Falcons have been given the privilege to open the Monday Night Football season at home in the Georgia Dome on September 14 at 6:10 P.M. They’ll face a talented Philadelphia Eagles squad in what will surely be an entertaining game. Going by their 2015...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Atlanta Falcons have eight picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Note, via ESPN: 'They could lose a high draft pick as a result of the league's ongoing investigation into piping crowd noise into the Georgia Dome, a violation team owner Arthur Blank admitted occurred.' Breakdown of Falcons' 2015 selections: First round: 8th overall...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Final Draft Big Board

The Atlanta Falcons have many needs at a myriad of positions that new head coach Dan Quinn and his staff will need to fill as best they can through the draft now that all the high profile free agents are signed. As a result of the team needs Quinn and company cannot afford to miss on many players during this year’s draft. This article will discuss the players who appear to fit...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons legend to announce the team’s second round NFL Draft pick

Who will the Atlanta Falcons pick when they’re on the clock next weekend? That’s anybody’s guess, but one thing we know for sure is who will be announcing their pick in the second round on Friday… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen during the first night of the NFL Draft First and 10: The 10 most-underrated games on the 2015 NFL schedule According...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons All-Drafted Offense

Here is the offensive lineup for the Atlanta Falcons all-drafted team.QB- Matt RyanRB- Jacquizz RodgersRB2- Devonta FreemanWR1- Julio JonesWR2- Harry DouglasTE- Levine ToiloloRT- Jake MatthewsRG- Peter KonzC- Joe HawleyLG- Mike JohnsonLT- Sam BakerBreakdown of lineup:Choosing Matt Ryan and Julio Jones for the starting spots at their positions could be called a “no-brainer”. The...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: The Atlanta Falcons visit troops at Fort Gordon

As great as football is, sometimes it’s good to be reminded that there are more important things in life. For example, the Atlanta Falcons are busy preparing for the NFL Draft next week, but today several players, cheerleaders and members of the front office took time to visit the troops at Fort Gordon in Augusta. On Twitter, the team’s account has been sharing photos of the...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Finding Roddy White’s eventual replacement with the Atlanta Falcons

At some point, the Atlanta Falcons and Roddy White are going to part ways. At some point, the greatest wide receiver in the history of the franchise is going to hang up his cleats and call it a career. And that time might be sooner than later. Is this the year the team looks to add another wideout to the mix who will eventually replace a legend in red and black? The first round is...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Falcons Draft in Round One?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre’s Draft Day Photo from 24 Years Ago Remains Greatest of All-Time

The Atlanta Falcons selected Southern Miss quarterback Brett Favre in the Second Round of the 1991 NFL Draft and while some scouts gushed over his potential, almost no one knew what type of career awaited him. However, if more attention had been given to the scene at the 21-year-old’s house, we all would have know that Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons one of six teams talking with Vikings about Adrian Peterson

One more week is all the Minnesota Vikings are giving another team to make a deal for running back Adrian Peterson. If no trade happens next week, or presumably before the NFL Draft on April 30th, Peterson will remain in Minnesota, according to reports, per the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The paper also reports, via a source, that the Vikings are currently talking with six teams...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Matt Ryan primed and ready

At the conclusion of the 2014-2015 NFL season, the Atlanta Falcons organization committed to a complete overhaul. They brought in a new head coach, new coordinators, a ton of roster additions, and new physical attitude. Oh, and not to mention they started construction on a brand new, state-of-the-art stadium to open in 2017. Throughout the entire offseason, what has remained un-questioned...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons' Draft Needs: Cornerback

It’s no secret that head coach Dan Quinn will be looking to upgrade the Atlanta Falcons at multiple positions on defense through the upcoming draft this month. One of the areas that needs improvement is the secondary, the Falcons allowed a league-worst 279.9 passing yards per game and 8.2 yards per pay play. Similar to every NFL team, the Falcons had injuries that contributed to...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons trying to make good 1st impression with coach Dan Quinn

  Even the most established Falcons players are scrambling to make a good first impression with new coach Dan Quinn. Linebacker Paul Worrilow, who has led the Falcons in tackles two straight seasons, said Thursday past accomplishments are no guarantee for top spots on the depth chart in 2015. ''You always feel like you have something to prove anytime you have a new coaching staff...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Jameis Winston, Draft, Falcons, & Lions

Adrian Peterson Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report spoke to two general managers about Adrian Peterson being reinstated, and the executives specifically mentioned that Cowboys, the Cardinals and Raiders as teams that could be in place for the running back. “The Cowboys are the front-runners,” one GM said, “but I actually believe the Raiders are right there.” ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New Falcons coach Dan Quinn: 'We nailed it' in free agency

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is feeling pretty good about the team's signings once free agency started. Right out of the gate, the Falcons signed linebackers Brooks Reed and Justin Durant, followed by a series of depth signings, including T Michael Person, TE Jacob Tamme, DE Adrian Clayborn and LB O’Brien Schofield - an all-important piece for 2015, Quinn told the...
Via 60 Max Power O
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Get a Solid Turnout at Workouts

The Atlanta Falcons began their offseason training program on Monday, allowing the players to officially meet with the new coaching staff in Flowery Branch.Falcons reporters have already talked about how this is easily the largest amount of players to participate in voluntary workouts since before the Mike Smith era. Not only are guys showing up, but they’re doing so in much better...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Predictions: NFC South

After a season in which they were probably the worst division in the NFL with each team struggling mightily on defense, I am betting on them going defense early and often in the upcoming 2015 NFL draft. Someone has to win the division; a good draft could push anyone of these teams into the postseason. Atlanta Falcons Needs: OT, DE, OLB, S, RB Possible first round picks: Shane...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons punishment not as severe as rumored

Atlanta Falcons fans have been sweating out their impending league punishment ever since Arthur Blank admitted that the Falcons piped in artificial crowd noise during games. Rumors had the Falcons potentially losing a top draft pick in this years draft. Here’s the statement from Troy Vincent on the Falcons punishment… The Atlanta Falcons have acknowledged the use of pre-recorded...
Via This Given Sunday
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Fined $350,000, Docked 2016 Draft Pick

The National Football League is handing out its penalties for teams that violated league rules. Mere minutes after the strong arm of the law came down against the Cleveland Browns, its being reported that the Atlanta Falcons have been fined $350,000 and docked a fifth-round pick in 2016 for using pre-recorded crowd noise during home games over the past two seasons. In its findings...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons reportedly will lose pick over pumping in crowd noise

The NFL is coming down hard on the Atlanta Falcons.   ESPN reported Monday that the Falcons are expected to lose a draft pick and team president Rich McKay will be suspended from the competition committee as punishment for piping in crowd noise at home games in recent seasons. Additionally, the NFL could also hit the Falcons with heavy fines, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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