Found November 10, 2012 on Heff's Sports Blog:
With the season already half way done, let's take a look at Heff's Sports Blog's NFL Mid-Season Awards! Most Valuable Player: Matt Ryan, QB, Falcons Coach of the Year: Joe Philbin, Dolhpins Defensive Rookie of the Year: Chandler Jones, DE, Patriots Offensive Rookie of the Year: Andrew Luck, QB, Colts Defensive Player of the Year: J.J. Watt, DE, Texans Offensive Player of the Year: Peyton Manning, QB, Broncos Comeback Player of the Year: Adrian Peterson, RB, Vikings Disappointment of the Year: Cam Newton, QB, Panthers Playoff Predictions AFC #1 Seed: Houston Texans #2 Seed: New England Patriots #3 Seed: Pittsburgh Steelers #4 Seed: Denver Broncos #5 Seed: Baltimore Ravens #6 Seed: Indianapolis Colts NFC #1 Seed: Atlanta Falcons #2 Seed: Chicago Bears #3 Seed: San Francisco 49ers #4 Seed: New York Giants #5 Seed: Green Ba...

Week 10 Fantasy Football rankings

I have just one hope: that none of you had Doug Martin on the bench last week. I had Martin ranked 9th, which, come to find out, was just a bit low.  His 251 rushing yards and four touchdowns vaulted him to the number one spot in the running back rankings. Fear the Muscle Hamster. Obviously, Martin can’t duplicate his monster performance this week against San Diego, but the moral...

NFL Picks: Matt Ryan is not looking at perfect season

For those that are looking at the Atlanta Falcons as a team that is looking too far ahead towards a perfect season, fear not. Please Click Here To Read This Story And View Our Prediction foe The Falcons at Saints

Matt Ryan Tops 400 Yards vs. Saints

Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan threw for a season-high 411 yards and had his fifth three-touchdown game this season Sunday against the Saints.Fantasy Spin:Atlanta lost for the first time this season but Ryan turned in one of his best fantasy performances of the season. The Falcons QB has 20 touchdown passes and is averaging 307.9 yards per game through nine contests.

Atlanta Falcons: Matt Ryan & Co. Chasing Perfection

The '72 Dolphins. Almost the '07 Patriots. Perfection is, and will always be, a headline in the sports world, due to its rarity.For the Atlanta Falcons, currently 8-0, perfection remains an option. But nothing is guaranteed. Last season, the 13-0 Green Bay Packers got clipped by the 5-8 Kansas City Chiefs, when freshly-interim coach Romeo Crennel neutralized Aaron Rodgers...

Saints look to cool off Matt Ryan’s Falcons

In what has been considered to be a southern classic rivalry, the (3-5) New Orleans Saints host the (8-0) Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon, at 1 p.m. on Fox television. This matchup will be filled with a lot of emotion, due to the Saint’s bounty scandaling season while the Atlanta Falcons have truly rised up to the occasion

Roddy White thinks Falcons can go undefeated

On the strength of MVP candidate Matt Ryan and a defense that bends but rarely breaks, the Falcons currently stand as the league's only undefeated team. At 8-0, Atlanta will put their streak to the test against the division-rival and suddenly resurgent Saints on Sunday. If they do get their ninth victory, could the Falcons run the table all the way to 16-0? Roddy White...

Week 10 Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints: Five Things We Learned

Could this be 'The Year of the Falcons'? If Atlanta does go on to defeat Baltimore (my pre-season Super Bowl pick, just FYI) in early February and capture the Super Bowl XLVII Championship, then this game will likely be but a distant, fading memory.However, if the Falcons have become so demoralized from the 31-27 loss to the Saints, that they cannot win another game, that...

Rookie Jones enjoys charmed life with Patriots

Before beginning his interview with the media on Friday, Chandler Jones had one question for reporters. ''Do I have anything on my face,'' New England's defensive end said with a grin while staring into a sea of cameras and microphones focused solely on him. ''I appreciate it, guys.'' The Patriots certainly are grateful for everything they'...

Atlanta Falcons coordinators Koetter and Nolan should be among consideration key offseason addition ‘awards’ through midseason

Within two days of one another the Atlanta Falcons brought in Mike Nolan to run the defense and Dirk Koetter on the offensive side. I set out to write an article on the top 10 impact players new to their respective teams this season; either via trade, free agency, or the draft. The process got old, quickly, though. The truth is, there have been many… but, my telling you that...

Patriots Rookie Making His Impact Felt

Patriots rookie DE Chandler Jones is leading a charmed life in New England. The young defender has been key to New England's revitalized pass rush.
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