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5 questions Falcons must answer after Super Bowl collapse

The Atlanta Falcons had a 25-point lead and needed to navigate only 17-plus minutes in order defeat the New England Patriots and win Super Bowl LI. And given the way the game had gone to that point, fans in the ATL had already begun celebrating.But fate had a different plan and suddenly the Falcons found themselves on the wrong side of history.The Patriots would go on to score 31...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Five biggest goats from Super Bowl LI

The fallout of Super Bowl LI will bring a lot of talk about the greatness of Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, and the New England Patriots. It’s well deserved. But the Atlanta Falcons were on the wrong end of the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history. We can look at what went right for the Patriots, but attention also has to be given to what went wrong for the Falcons.There’s plenty...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Falcons' historic collapse was just as incredible as the Patriots' comeback

HOUSTON — The greatest quarterback to ever play the game performed his greatest feat in Super Bowl LI.Tom Brady led the New England Patriots back from a Super Bowl-record 25-point deficit (the previous record was 10 points) in the final 18 minutes of regulation and then won his record fifth Super Bowl with a near-impeccable game-winning touchdown drive in overtime.It was awe inspiring...
Via FOX Sports
20 days ago

The role players laying the foundation for a Super Bowl run

The matchup for Super Bowl LI is set as the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will meet in Houston with a championship on the line. In all the prep leading up to the game we will hear about Tom Brady, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and all the stars who will surely be the focus of the game.However, a whole team contributes to the success and there are guys that are just as important...
Via Yardbarker
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

63 names to know for Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI is more than just the Julio Joneses and the Tom Bradys making it to the championship. From commissioners to kickers, here are the 63 names you need to know before the 2016-2017 NFL season wraps up in Houston. 
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Raiders P Marquette King fined over $18K for horse collar tackle

It’s not often you see an NFL punter getting a stiff fine from the league office, but that’s exactly what happened to Marquette King of the Oakland Raiders. The talented punter was dinged $18,231 for a horse collar tackle during Week 2, when he took down Atlanta Falcons return man Eric Weems from behind. Punters are hitters, too. #Raiders P Marquette King fined $18,231 for...
Via Sportsnaut
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Recently Released Bear Finds Familiar Home

Recently released Bears wide receiver/return specialist Eric Weems has found a familiar home four days after being released by the Bears. Welcome back, @ericweems! http://t.co/QPUk7fPeIE #RiseUp #TENvsATL pic.twitter.com/mXfyFRZXv1 — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) August 21, 2014 The Atlanta Falcons signed Weems today. Weems had previously spent five years with the Falcons...
Via Sports Mockery
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Veteran WR Eric Weems, Waive WR Jabin Sambrano

  The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing of veteran WR Eric Weems on Thursday. The Falcons have signed WR Eric Weems and waived WR Jabin Sambrano. #TENvsATL #RiseUp — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) August 21, 2014 Weems, 29, was released by the Bears less than a week ago in a move that created a roster spot for veteran WR Santonio Holmes. Weems previously played for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Release WR Eric Weems

  The Chicago Bears announced the release WR Eric Weems on Saturday. The team also announced the signing of veteran WR Santonio Holmes as well. Weems, 29, signed a three-year contract worth $4.24 million that included $1.5 million guaranteed. Chicago had Weems lining up with the first-team offense on Thursday, but he struggled a bit as a kicker returner during the game and there...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears Ask Eric Weems To Take A Pay Cut Or Be Released

  Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports that the Bears have approached WR Eric Weems about a pay cut. Dickerson adds that the Bears are prepared to release Weems in the event that he declines to accept a pay reduction. Weems, 28, signed a three-year, $4.2 million contract that included a $1.5 million signing bonus with the Bears back in 2012. He has a 2014 base salary of $1...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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