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While plenty of teams impressed this week, plenty lived up exactly to their expectations of losing. Mid-way through the season, we now have a clearer picture of what’s going to happen in the playoffs. There are but a few elite teams left and it’s likely the rest will continue to struggle. Atlanta Falcons The post No Coast NFL Power Rankings — Week 9 appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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Before making his debut in the NFL, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had never lost a game.
Since Newton’s gotten to the big stage, his record is 5-18. This week against Chicago, it looked like Newton would get NFL win number six, but Carolina once again snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, losing 23-22.
Many have credited the Bears with a hard-fought comeback win, but this...
The former Eagles CB claims his old coach ignored him following Sunday's game, but it was Samuel who got in the final jab during his postgame press conference.
Last week: 3 (+2)
I’m moving the Falcons into the #1 spot for the first time all season, but I’m still not sold. 4 of their 7 wins have come by a touchdown or less. They’ve been very reliant on winning the turnover margin, which is inconsistent on a week to week basis. They rank just 19th in yards per play differential and 4th in rate of sustaining drives differential...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. What were the chances that defensive end John Abraham was going to return as a member of the Atlanta Falcons last season?
Abraham, who hit unrestricted free agency before the Falcons re-signed him on March 16, said he thought he was gone.
"I'm about to go somewhere else and about to take the flight to Tennessee," Abraham said, then picked up his...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Entering Sundays game with Dallas, the status of Falcons leading tackler Sean Weatherspoon, who suffered an ankle injury in Sundays 30-17 win over Philadelphia and did not return to the game, remains unknown, as head coach Mike Smith did not offer an update on Monday.
Atlanta (7-0) will host Dallas (3-4), owner of the leagues No. 7 offense in an NFC matchup...
Asante Samuel Glowing Post Game
Bitter sweet to say the least, Asante Samuel was driven out of town at the start of the season and was all smiles post-game after huge win in Philly. The Falcons gave up only a seventh-round draft pick to acquire the once dominant Eagles corner. In the video above, Samuel’s throws gas on the soon-to-be Andy Reid firing, does he go to far?
Matt Ryan’s homecoming could not have gone much better. A product of Philadelphia’s William Penn Charter School, “Matty Ice” led the Atlanta...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Entering Sunday's game with Dallas, the status of Atlanta Falcons' leading tackler Sean Weatherspoon, who suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's 30-17 win over Philadelphia and did not return to the game, remains unknown, as head coach Mike Smith did not offer an update on Monday.
Atlanta (7-0) will host Dallas (3-4), owner of the league's No....
Everyone must stand alone.
For anyone who watched the Philadelphia Eagles’ third straight loss on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, it was clear that the game was lost overwhelmingly because of the pitiful showing by the team’s defense.
However, on Monday, the headlines surrounding the game were dominated by talk of benching quarterback Mike Vick.
The Eagles’ offense was...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan doesn't like to discuss his accomplishments and never says much when asked to consider his chances of becoming the NFL's MVP.
The same goes when Ryan is asked about whether the Falcons can go undefeated in the regular season or if he's concerned about his winless record in...
Since the Houston Texans joined the NFL and caused the most recent divisional realignment in 2002, the Atlanta Falcons are the 12th team to reach Week 8 without a blemish on their schedule.Whether they will continue that run or not is anyone's guess, but if one looks back at the group that has come before them, things look good for the Falcons...to a point.The Falcons have...