Found December 17, 2012 on Football Nation:
"Get the BLEEP off my field!!!" Those words were uttered by QB Matt Ryan in an earlier Atlanta Falcons win this season over the Carolina Panthers in the Georgia Dome.  "Matty Ice" would have been well within his rights to utter that same statement again Sunday afternoon after the 34-0 beat-down they handed Eli Manning and the New York Giants. The Giants now find themselves fighting for there playoff lives while the Falcons have dead aim at homefield throughout the playoffs. These are the things we can take away from this matchup.1. The Falcons Are Capable of Playing a Thorough and Complete Game This game started off with the Atlanta Defense setting the tone with an interception of Eli Manning 52 seconds into the game. Afterward,  the Falcons Michael Turner punched the ball in for a touchdown. Following that turnover , ATL simply was not going to let off the gas pedal. Matt Ryan threw the ball effectively and their running game was enough to keep the Giants defens...

Atlanta Falcons discuss their giant victory

After dropping their second loss to the mediocre Carolina Panthers, the concern began to mount around the Atlanta Falcons.  How did they respond? They showed up and beat the reigning world champions down in all three facets of the game. Please Click Here To Read & Watch The Falcons' Reaction To Their Victory

In career year, Matt Ryan posts career game

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. For Matt Ryan, it was a rare admission. Ryan, whose interview sessions with the media are an effort in self-imposed verbal straight-jacketing in order to divulge as little information as possible, often serves up such platitudes as the next game being the most important and, in response to what it needs to correct, he will say the Falcons simply need to execute...

Should the Falcons release Michael Turner after 2012?

Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner’s production has hit a wall in 2012, but the Falcons shouldn’t release Michael Turner after the 2012 season. Every Falcons fan has contemplated the release of Turner, especially after the 2011 season with the emergence of backup running back Jacquizz Rodgers and Turner’s production dropping along with it. However before Falcon fans...

Eli Manning Gravely Struggles at Atlanta

New York QB Eli Manning couldn't get anything going Sunday against the Falcons. He finished the day with just 161 yards through the air to go along with a pair of turnovers.Fantasy Spin:Manning has been picked off four times the past two weeks and now has 15 interceptions for the year. Fantasy owners hoping for a big week from Manning are probably wishing they started someone...

Falcons-Giants: Report Card

PASSING GAME Falcons After falling out of the MVP race with a five-game string of mediocre-to-awful outings, Matt Ryan returned to form against the Giants, exacting revenge with a 23-of-28 passing performance for 270 yards. When it was all over, he had three touchdowns and no interceptions. Ryan surpassed his own franchise record for passing yards in this one, as he now has 4,202...

Giants lament 'embarrassing' loss

New York Giants players and coaches were understandably shell-shocked following the team's 34-0 shellacking at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons.

New York Giants Get Punked By The Atlanta Falcons 34-0

The Atlanta Falcons have a great record, but they have won a lot of games against average to weak opponents by slim margins. The Falcons needed a coming out game to boost their relevance in the NFL. Well, they got it by playing a complete game against one of the most feared opponents in the playoffs- The New York Giants. Atlanta had to come out and punch the Giants in the face to...

Falcons/Giants Predictions

The Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants face off on Sunday in a very important game for both teams. The Falcons are looking to cement their spot in the playoffs by taking another step towards home field advantage. The Giants are looking to stay one step ahead of their divisional foes.  Here are some predictions from the Grits Blitz crew: Eric: The Falcons have a...

By 1 measure, RG3's jersey most popular in NFL

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III ranks second in the NFL in passer rating. He's right at the top of conversation about rookie of the year. And his jersey is popular as can be. RG3's No. 10 Redskins shirt is the top seller on this season, the website says. The top six spots belong to QBs, with Peyton Manning of the Broncos at No. 2, followed...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.