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Washington Redskins fans around the world held their collective breathes as rookie quarterback Robert Griffin the 3rd had to leave the game against the Atlanta Falcons in the third quarter. Griffin was trying to scramble for a touchdown but was tackled by Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon which caught him in the helmet: RG3 went to the locker room and his condition is unknown at this time... (Courtesy of The Big Lead)
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The Falcons announced their injury report for this weekend’s upcoming game against the Washington Redskins. Tight end Michael Palmer will miss his second consecutive game with a shoulder injury, as he was listed as out. Center Todd McClure, safety William Moore, and fullback Lousaka Polite were all listed as questionable. Both McClure and Moore were limited in practice all week...
When Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter gathered with the players over the offseason, he shared his vision, goals and objections for the new offense. Through five games, the offense is working how Koetter and the players envisioned. Washington became the latest team forced to make a choice on how to defend against the Falcons' potent offense. In Week 4, Carolina...
For the first time since the Atlanta Falcons joined the NFL in 1966, they have reached 5-0 to start a season and after a 24-17 comeback victory at Washington, they mainly owe it to their oldest player, the one who says this season will most likely be his last tight end Tony Gonzalez.
The 36-year-old, 16-year veteran arguably was the best player on the field on Sunday, as he caught...
The Atlanta Falcons improved their record to 5-0 with a 24-17 comeback win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
The game featured some big performances by Falcons players. Tony Gonzalez caught 13 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown and Julio Jones hauled in 10 passes for 94 yards and a touchdown.
The biggest performance, though, and the hero of the game goes to quarterback Matt...
After the Atlanta Falcons knocked Robert Griffin III out of the game, Matt Ryan kept throwing and throwing and throwing until he finally scraped up enough points to give his team its first 5-0 start in franchise history.
Michael Turner ran 13 yards for the go-ahead score with 2:46 to play, and Ryan completed 34 of 52 passes for 345 yards Sunday as Atlanta beat Washington 24-17,...
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been hamperedby a hand injury over the past few weeks, but he is listed as probable for
Sunday’s matchup against the Washington Redskins.
While he was targeted eight times during last weekend’s game
against the Carolina Panthers, Jones only caught one pass. The 23-year-old was
dealing with the effects of a lacerated...
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was knocked out of Sunday's game with a mild concussion.The Atlanta Falcons won, 24-17.**Follow us on...Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
(Eds: APNewsNow. Falcons 24, Redskins 17. With AP Photos.) Michael Turner ran 13 yards for the go-ahead score with 2:46 to play, and the Atlanta Falcons knocked Robert Griffin III out of the game Sunday in a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins.
The Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history.
Matt Ryan completed 34 of 52 passes for 345 yards as Atlanta handed Washington...
Love/Hate for Week 5:
Love- Ok I get it, picking Matt “Matty Ice” Ryan may seem like a cop out, but I can’t help it. Matt Ryan has really turned it on this season, going from a mid Tier 2 QB to a full-blown elite Tier 1 QB. In the vast majority of fantasy leagues, Ryan is among the top three QBs in scoring. He has 11 TDs so far and he’s averaging close to 300...
Redskins QB RG3 Exits Early With Injury vs Falcons -
Robert Griffin III left the Washington Redskins game in the third quarter against the Atlana Falcons on Sunday after taking a hit to his head. The team said the No. 2 overall draft pick was “shaken up” and his return is questionable. With the Redskins facing third-and-goal from the 3-yard line, Griffin took a snap, rolled...