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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Entering Sunday's game with Dallas, the status of Atlanta Falcons' leading tackler Sean Weatherspoon, who suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's 30-17 win over Philadelphia and did not return to the game, remains unknown, as head coach Mike Smith did not offer an update on Monday.
Atlanta (7-0) will host Dallas (3-4), owner of the league's No. 7 offense in an NFC matchup that carries more significance for the Cowboys, who stand 1 games behind Minnesota and Green Bay, each 5-3, in the wildcard race.
Weatherspoon, the Falcons' first-round pick in 2011, is one of the defense's most important players. Until he left the field with 9:08 remaining in the fourth quarter, Weatherspoon had played every defensive snap for the Falcons this season. He was removed from the field on a cart and replaced by fellow linebacker Akeem Dent.
"Sean is in the training room and we'll have a more concrete idea of where he's at after practice (on Wedn...
BEST OF MAXIM
By: Rich Bergeron
The Atlanta Falcons (7-0) are for real this season, rattling off seven straight wins to remain the only undefeated team left in the NFL going into November. The New England Patriots flirted with the chance to cap a perfect season with a Super Bowl win a few years ago and saw their hopes dashed in just seconds by Eli Manning's New York Giants offense. To avoid...
The former Eagles CB claims his old coach ignored him following Sunday's game, but it was Samuel who got in the final jab during his postgame press conference.
Who are the 2012 Atlanta Falcons? After watching seven games, the best I can come up with is: "awesomely undefeated."
Drew Davis upsetting fantasy football teams everywhere.
I have seen stifling and opportunistic defenses only a week before seeing the same players struggle to stop a nosebleed. Or even an offense that has averaged over 28 points a game but...
The Falcons loomed as the only unbeaten team remaining in the NFL, but they entered Sunday's game at Philadelphia as an underdog.
Perception lurked greater than reality: The Eagles as NFC heavyweight, having gained a berth to the conference championship game five times in head coach Andy Reid's first 13 seasons; the Falcons as pretender, having gone 0-3 in the playoffs in...
Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes on Atlanta's first three possessions against Philadelphia and new defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, and the Falcons remained the NFL's only unbeaten team with a 30-17 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.
The Falcons improved to 7-0 for the first time in franchise history while the Eagles (3-4) lost after a bye for the first time in 14 games...
Matt Ryan’s homecoming could not have gone much better. A product of Philadelphia’s William Penn Charter School, “Matty Ice” led the Atlanta...
Everyone must stand alone.
For anyone who watched the Philadelphia Eagles’ third straight loss on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, it was clear that the game was lost overwhelmingly because of the pitiful showing by the team’s defense.
However, on Monday, the headlines surrounding the game were dominated by talk of benching quarterback Mike Vick.
The Eagles’ offense was...
PHILADELPHIA - The Atlanta Falcons had to work too hard and too long for some of their earlier victories, and they didn't want the same thing to happen again. So they scored early and often and rolled to a 30-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at rainy, windy Lincoln Financial Field to remain the NFL's only undefeated team. The Eagles had changed defensive...
You've got to give Moonbeam credit (begrudgingly)... He's said all along the 2012 Eagles were deficient on both the defensive and the offensive lines, and at the safety positions... and last Sunday, he was proven correct.
The Eagles (3-4) were beaten and worn down off the snap on both sides of the ball, albeit by a very good Falcons team that is for real at 7-0.....