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Injured Falcons running back Steven Jackson (hamstring) isn't expected to be back until after the team's bye week. SOURCE: ESPNFantasy Spin:Atlanta has its bye in Week 6. The Falcons will roll with Jacquizz Rodgers and Jason Snelling in the meantime. Rodgers may get more carries but Snelling (two TD) is the more appealing fantasy option.
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If you have Steven Jackson in fantasy football he won’t be with anything until at least week 7 according to sources. The Atlanta Falcons running back, who missed Sunday’s 27-23 loss to the Dolphins while nursing a hamstring injury, is still expected to be sidelined another two to three weeks, according to a league source. […]
According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Falcons running back Steven Jackson is expected to miss another two to three weeks as he continues to sit out with a hamstring injury.
Jason Snelling and Jacquizz Rodgers both played pretty well during Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins. They combined for 139 yards, but the Falcons offense struggled in the red zone.
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The news on veteran tailback Steven Jackson continues to get worse for fantasy owners.
According to Falcons beat writer Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Jackson’s ailing hamstring injury will likely sideline him until week 7 or later.
McClure writes: “The Atlanta Falcons running back, who missed Sunday’s 27-23 loss to the Dolphins while nursing a hamstring injury, is still expected...
He has experience at all three linebacker spots, but Chaney will likely play on the outside with the Falcons. (Elizabeth Robertson)
The Atlanta Falcons were forced to fill three roster spots after injuries ended the seasons of two players (Kroy Biermann and Bradie Ewing) and forced Sean Weatherspoon to be placed on injured reserve-designated to return.
To offset the blows to the...
It is well documented that Roddy White has been known to let his feeling fly on Twitter. Most times it gets him in hot water though. He had some thoughts about how NFL Countdown covered the Aldon Smith situation, especially Keyshawn Johnson and Cris Carter:
Watching nfl countdown and they talking bad about Aldon smith but I'm willing to bet Keyshawn Tom and cris have all driven...
The Atlanta Falcons did get a win on Sunday, but it wasn’t the victory they were expecting. The Falcons may have won the battle for extra land, but Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta won a holy war for the ages.
Fox5 in Atlanta is reporting that Friendship Baptist board members made the vote Sunday to accept the Falcons $19.5 million buyout to relocate their church so the...
A season that began with a "Super Bowl or Bust" mantra for the Atlanta Falcons is ominously starting to look like the latter.In a game in which they absolutely dominated in the first half, the Falcons turned the ball over twice late and coughed one up, 27-23, on the road at Miami, to fall to 1-2.It doesn't get any easier for banged-up Atlanta, as 3-0 New England visits...
On Sunday morning, less than two hours before he caught two passes for 16 yards in a loss to the Miami Dolphins, outspoken Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White took to Twitter to criticize ESPN's NFL Countdown crew for their disapproval of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith.
The panel -- which includes longtime Denver Broncos linebacker Tom Jackson and former NFL...
3 down, 13 more to go! Right? Anyways, Patriot Nation is gearing up for a big Sunday night game against the Falcons and while I'm pumped and excited, my week has been hampered with two tests along with work Sunday before the game. Nevertheless though, I'll be in front of my TV cheering on the Pats on NBC.
Let's start this game preview with three things you NEED to know...
In our second edition of the series, the we will analyze the situation of the Atlanta Falcons as a Franchise, from top to bottom. The Falcons sport one of the most talented rosters in the NFL, largely due to the high-powered offense. On the other side of the ball though, things aren’t going well. The [...]
Just three weeks into the season, the Falcons have had a laundry list of injuries. (Paul Abell)
And here comes more bad news for the Atlanta Falcons.
Left tackle Sam Baker has been ruled out for Sunday’s matchup against the Miami Dolphins. Baker didn’t practice all week as he’s been dealing with a foot/knee injury.
Expect current right tackle Lamar Holmes to slide to the left...
Before the Atlanta Falcons' game, Roddy White sent out another controversial tweet, this time chiding ESPN's Countdown Crew. White needs to think, then tweet.
The Patriots have a Top 10 defense.
Let’s all just let that sink in for a few seconds.
OK. Not only do the Patriots have a Top 10 defense, they have a Top 10 passing defense. They’re allowing just 188.3 yards per game. Opposing offenses have thrown for just two touchdowns (second in the NFL) to four interceptions (seventh). They have allowed a first down percentage of just 27...
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A look back at the typical 2013 Fantasy Football draft and picks that haven’t panned out…
Arian Foster: I hate to say I told you so but, I TOLD YOU SO! Through three weeks Foster has failed to live up to No. 2 overall pick status, accumulating just 190 yards and a single touchdown. Fosters teammate, who went in the tenth round, has 184 yards...