Falcons’ motto for 2017: ‘Embrace The Suck’

The Atlanta Falcons are doing everything they can to not fall victim to the slump that occurs for most Super Bowl-losing teams. We saw what happened last year to the Carolina Panthers, who lost in a squeaker to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. They took a serious tumble and finished dead last in the NFC South, winning just six games.Making matters potentially even more difficult...
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May 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines for Super Bowl LI

The week leading up to Super Bowl LI hasn’t necessarily been filled with the drama of previous years. There’s no Marshawn Lynch to go to war with the media. The entire Deflategate drama seems to be defused. Even then, there’s still things happening behind the scenes.With that said, most of the focus here has been about the game itself. That’s a refreshing change from what...
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February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

SUPER BOWL: Dan Quinn's task: matching up with Belichick

Seattle's defense had taken charge, and the Seahawks led the 2015 Super Bowl by 10 points. Then Tom Brady torched that unit in the fourth quarter - a unit coordinated by Dan Quinn. Yes, the most memorable play in that game was Malcolm Butler's goal-line interception when the Seahawks appeared ready to successfully defend their title. Now, though, with the matchup of the Falcons...
Via Associated Press
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

5 bold Super Bowl LI predictions

The legendary Tom Brady will lead the New England Patriots into Houston looking to secure their fifth Lombardi Trophy since 2001, but they’ll be met by the high-powered Atlanta Falcons and likely league MVP, Matt Ryan.Early predictions have this game as a high-scoring, potential blowout sort of affair. Brady, as usual, is expected to go in like a surgeon and carve up Atlanta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

63 names to know for Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI is more than just the Julio Joneses and the Tom Bradys making it to the championship. From commissioners to kickers, here are the 63 names you need to know before the 2016-2017 NFL season wraps up in Houston. 
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Defensive guru Quinn in playoffs with high-scoring Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Dan Quinn got a shot at being a head coach because of his work molding one of the league's best defenses. Now, heading into the playoffs for the first time with a team of his own, he'll be relying heavily on the NFL's highest-scoring offense. The incongruity is not lost on the Atlanta Falcons coach. ''I have not been in extra offensive meetings, that's...
Via Associated Press
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn returns with high-flying Falcons to face Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) When Dan Quinn left Seattle for his opportunity to be an NFL head coach in Atlanta, he wanted to create an identity unique to the Falcons. Quinn didn't want Atlanta to be a replica of what he experienced in Seattle, even if the principles he wanted for the Falcons were similar. ''Can the team be featured in the very best way of how we wanted to utilize the players...
Via Associated Press
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Falcons' coach search becomes waiting game with Dan Quinn busy

  The Atlanta Falcons' coach search could become a waiting game if their top candidate is Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. The Falcons may be positioned to target Quinn -- if they have enough patience. Atlanta already has conducted its first interview with Quinn. The Seahawks will play Green Bay in Sunday's NFC championship game. If Seattle beats Green Bay, Quinn may not...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets – 5 Possible Head Coaching Candidates

Let’s face it — it’s going to take a miracle for Rex Ryan to keep his job, and assuming he’s not a miracle worker, here is a list of possible replacements. Seahawks Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn/Seahawks Offensive Coordinator Darrell Bevell - If John Idzik is still the GM (something that is a big if at this point), there’s no doubt he’ll look to interview one of...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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