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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 Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck, Brandon Marshall and a plethora of other contributors wouldn't be new information. Instead, lets take a look at the contributions of Nolan and Koetter…
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NEW ORLEANS -- Atlanta receiver Julio Jones has injured his leg during Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints and team officials say he is questionable to return. It was not immediately clear how Jones was hurt and team officials did not offer any specifics about the injury. Before his injury he had two catches for 14 yards. Trainers appeared to be looking at...
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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...
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones limped off the field with a right shin injury Sunday against the host New Orleans Saints and is questionable to return. Jones was injured in the first quarter but it is not clear how he got hurt. Trainers examined Jones before he went to the locker room. Jones had two catches for 14 yards before leaving the game. New Orleans led 21-17...
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones limped off the field with a leg injury Sunday against the host New Orleans Saints and is questionable to return. It is not clear how Jones got hurt. Trainers examined Jones before he went to the locker room. Jones had two catches for 14 yards before leaving the game. New Orleans led 21-17 at halftime. For the season, Jones has 40 catches...
Falcons receiver Julio Jones walked to the locker room late in the first quarter with a right ankle injury.Fantasy Spin:Jones had two catches for 14 yards when he left and 40 catches for 628 yards and five touchdowns heading into Sunday's game with New Orleans. Harry Douglas will fill the spot until/if Jones can return to the game.
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
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?
Julio Jones is questionable to return to the Atlanta Falcons' Sunday matchup against the New Orleans Saints after suffering a leg injury.
Jones limped off the field after making a 3-yard reception in the first quarter.
He was examined by trainers on the sideline before he headed to the locker room for further examination.
Jones -- now in his second season with the Falcons...
Falcons receiver Julio Jones, who walked to the locker room late in the first quarter with a right ankle injury, has returned to the game.Fantasy Spin:Jones made a short catch which required him to plant, so he must be reasonably healthy. Quarterback Matt Ryan has featured Tony Gonzalez and Roddy White in Jones' absence.
We’ve covered it routinely (here and here for example), the Saints are a fantasy matchup worth stacking up against and this week is no different. Its hard to anticipate top 5 numbers from teammates because there are only so many passing yards to go around but if anyone can do it its Roddy White and Julio Jones...
Roddy White and Julio Jones are the best wide receiver combo in the league (yes I’ve heard of Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks). Last week the (play) brothers stopped by the Atlanta Falcons D-block show, a web series hosted by the Falcons linebackers. If you haven’t seen the series, make sure you put that on your list. It’s the best sports web series hands down (with Michael...
The Atlanta Falcons are 8-0 heading into their NFC South Divisional match-up against the New Orleans Saints! With Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Julio Jones, Roddy White and John Abraham having great years, can the Falcons win the NFC and go to the Super Bowl?
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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,...