Found August 09, 2012 on
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First Off - Something I Don"t Want To See Tonight:
Well - that's if it were Matt Ryan, and not Michael Vick. If someone brought Michael Vick out into the middle of the field, slapped his old Falcons uniform on him, and broke his leg again...well...that'd be alright with me. Ultimately, just want to make sure everyone stays good and healthy for the next 21-22 weeks, and that starts tonight. As Falcons fans - we know players can get hurt at any time - whether it be in a preseason game, or straining a wrist ligament when an undercover Miami vice cop slaps cuffs on you the day before Super Bowl XXXIII. On to things I want to see from members of the current team:
1) Young defensive playmakers - I was going to do one each about Dent, Spoon, and Sir Lawrence of Sidbury - but I'll just put them all here together. More than any 3 players in the front 7, this is the trio that could really transofrm the D under Mike Nolan. Sidbury has been handed more of a free, h...
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Last night in the Eagles first preseason game their starting QB Michael Vick bashed his throwing hand off an offensive lineman's helmet on the follow through of an incomplete pass. It looked bad at that moment but fortunately X-Rays came back negative and Vick is expected to practice as early as Saturday.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick left Thursday night’s preseason game early, after suffering a thumb injury to his throwing hand.
The good news is that the x-rays came back negative. I’m sure he has at least a sprain. There’s always a possibility that there is ligament damage, but we won’t know unless he gets an MRI.
Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid told the media that he hoped his son, Garrett’s death would be a rallying point for those struggling with substance abuse.Michael Vick decided to take this a step further by stating:
Our entire season will be dedicated to Garrett,” Michael Vick said, via Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “And I’m personally dedicating my season...
You want to know what’s driving guys on Twitter crazy tonight? Lack of sex and backwards Nike swooshes on NFL jerseys. You see Mike Vick’s right shoulder while trainers check his busted thumb? That’s the backwards swoosh. Guys are totally out of their minds analyzing what the backwards swoosh means to humanity.
Meanwhile, little kids this evening are going to bed hungry. Is...
Philadelphia Eagles offensive line update
After he ruptured his Achilles heel for the second time, Jason Peters and the Eagles looked in big trouble for their offensive line. Last season, Michael Vick was sacked only 23 times, but being a mobile quarterback, he was hit a lot. Now that the Eagles lost Peters for the season, things are looking downward a little bit...
With the 2012 NFL regular season just over the horizon, thousands of virtual General Managers are scrambling and strategizing for their upcoming fantasy league drafts. Last season the success of Cam Newton had many fantasy fanatics regretting their decision to not draft him. Where there are certain to be more surprises from the QB position in 2012, here are [...]
The Atlanta Falcons are in the best position of NFC South teams to snatch the crown away from the Saints. The Saints have been hit hard this offseason and won’t be the same team in 2012. The Saints lost key offensive weapons in free agency. The defense was very poor last year and, to add on, the Saints have had multiple starting players suspended, along with a coaching change....
The Eagles won its first preseason game over the Steelers, 24-23, on Alex Henery’s kick on Thursday night at the Linc.
Yet, only the starters played the first quarter, Michael Vick early into the second quarter, but here is a few observations.
Too early to judge Vick on two series, yet he was largely ineffective until he got his thumb hurt early in the second quarter.
Heading into the 2012 season the Philadelphia Eagles are lacking quality depth at a few key positions on offense. Injuries are a part of the game and a team must be prepared to face the worst case scenario. Here’s a look at three positions with a severe lack of experience behind the starter.
The biggest area of concern is the depth at quarterback given Michael Vick’s the injury...
Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan had similar stats in their preseason opener.
Flacco had the better support for the Baltimore Ravens.
Flacco and Ryan each threw one touchdown pass, but backup Curtis Painter threw three second-half touchdown passes to lead the Ravens to a 31-17 preseason win over the Falcons on Thursday night.
''I like the way our young guys competed and executed...
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In a game dedicated to Garrett Reid, it was the Eagles' third and fourth-stringers who saved the day. If we didn't know any better, we would have thought Nick Foles and Trent Edwards were the first and second string quarterbacks.
Michael Vick and Mike Kafka were dreadful as the first and second team offenses failed to score...
The opening snaps of the NFL preseason has come and gone and the main headlines of Peyton Manning looking sharp, Ryan Matthews and Michael Vick injuries have already been discussed in articles and blogs around the nation. That being said none of those storylines are what caught my eye on the first night of the preseason.
The Matt Ryan to Julio Jones connections did however...
Which Atlanta receiver are you taking?
One team, two great wide receivers. Which one are you drafting?
The Atlanta Falcons are in a great position offensively. Matt Ryan has two receivers that are top 10 talent, easily. At WR1 is the veteran and staple of the offense, Roddy White. Opposite him is the physical freak that is Julio Jones. Jones could arguably be the WR1 on at least...