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What are the odds the Atlanta Falcons can upset the Saints Week 1?

Real football is just eight short days away and we couldn’t be more excited. This year the Atlanta Falcons open their campaign at home against the division rival New Orleans Saints. Last season the Falcons were bit hard by the injury bug: key offensive pieces like Roddy White, Julio Jones and Steven Jackson all missed extended time. The result was an underwhelming 4-12 season that...
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Jaguars Fall to Falcons: What We Learned in Jacksonville

Obviously, there is still plenty to work on and repair on the Jacksonville Jaguars roster. With players fighting for their NFL life, I really expected there to be a little more passion in the way the home team played on Thursday night. In the end, it was a 24-14 loss to Atlanta that ended the preseason and opened the door on the regular season, which starts in 10 days.Blake Bortles...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Update: Steven Jackson returns to practice

Atlanta Falcons starting running back Steven Jackson returned to practice this week after missing the majority of the pre-season due to a hamstring injury. The news was first reported on twitter via Jay Adams, digital content manager for the Falcons. RB Steven Jackson has returned to practice today. #ATLvsJAX— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) August 25, 2014 ESPN.com writer Vaughn...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Steven Jackson returns to Falcons' practice

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Steven Jackson is back on the practice fields for the first time in almost a month, providing hope the Atlanta Falcons' starting running back can be ready for the season opener. Jackson had not practiced since July 28, when he hurt his right hamstring. On the following day, coach Mike Smith said the injury wasn't serious and Jackson would be ready...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Update: Steven Jackson is expected to play week 1

The Atlanta Falcons are hopeful that running back Steven Jackson will be ready for the first regular season game. Jackson injured his hamstring early in training camp and has yet to play in a preseason game.#459738909 / gettyimages.comD. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC tweeted a comment from Head Coach Mike Smith:#Falcons coach Mike Smith fully expects RB Steven Jackson (hamstring...
Via NFL Injury Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Falcons RB Steven Jackson’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson named one of five NFL players on the hot seat

Yes, most NFL teams have only played one preseason game. And yes, the start of regular season is still three weeks away. But that doesn’t mean players and coaches around the league aren’t already on the hot seat; the NFL is s results-oriented organization, where performing at a high level is required at all times. If someone isn’t up to the task, and a better option is available...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Major setback for Atlanta Falcons running back

When the Atlanta Falcons signed running back Steven Jackson in March of 2013 this can’t be what they had envisioned. After struggling with injuries most of last season it appears that S-Jax has suffered another setback. According to NFL reporter Jeff Darlington, Jackson pulled his hamstring and was held out of practice yesterday: Steven Jackson suffered a hamstring injury and was...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons’ RB Steven Jackson Believed His Own Hype

Coming off of eight back-to-back 1,000-plus yard seasons with the St. Louis Rams, Steven Jackson admits that he bought into his own hype last year with the Atlanta Falcons.  #NFL Steven Jackson bought into his own hype last season – Steven Jackson was used to carrying a bad Rams team, so… http://t.co/xylpgjFDO1 — Pro Football Wire (@ProFootballWire) July 28, 2014 Unfortunately...
Via Sportsnaut
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson Out Indefinitely With Hamstring Injury

Steven Jackson should be ready for Week 1 of the 2014 NFL season. (Kevin C. Cox) Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson is out indefinitely with a hamstring injury, head coach Mike Smith said. Mike Smith said Steven Jackson has a injury. Shouldn’t keep him out the first game— vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) July 29, 2014 The good news is Jackson should be available for Week...
Via In The Neutral Zone
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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