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NRG Energy Pre-Game Report – Redskins vs Falcons Week 5

Redskins vs Falcons Week 5 Game Info Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia Betting Lines Brought to You by Bodog: Redskins +9 When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, October 11, 2015 Tickets: Washington Redskins (2-2) vs Atlanta Falcons (4-0) tickets CLICK HERE Travel Info: Washington will need all the support possible in their road game against the undefeated Atlanta Falcons. Book a flight...
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Atlanta Falcons: overrated or underrated?

The question of whether the 4-0 Atlanta Falcons are overrated or underrated is seemingly bouncing around the internet today, I would assume due to that exact question being posed on First Take on ESPN today. AROUND COVER32 QB RANKINGS: Who’s at the top after Week 4 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Three can’t-miss games for Week 5 Power Rankings: How does the NFL stack...
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Redskins vs. Falcons Betting Odds this Sunday

The 2-2 Washington Redskins take on the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons this Sunday down in Atlanta. The Falcons are obviously the early favorites since they are home and undefeated. The Falcons opened up as a nine point favorite, the total was 47.5 early in the week in Vegas. If your betting on the game this Sunday the smart pick would the Falcons at home over the Redskins. If your picking...
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Quinn: White’s role in offense not quite a ‘point of emphasis’

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White wants more touches, but while first-year head coach Dan Quinn is receptive to White’s request, that doesn’t mean it’ll change. Per ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, Quinn said he’ll have “an easy conversation” with the disgruntled White but won’t commit to a larger role for the veteran target. “I wouldn’t say [more touches is...
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3 things you need to know about the Atlanta Falcons today

As the team continues to prepare for the Washington Redskins, here are a few thoughts about the Atlanta Falcons to get you through your Wednesday!   AROUND COVER32 QB RANKINGS: Who’s at the top after Week 4 of the NFL season? Games of the Week: Three can’t-miss games for Week 5 Power Rankings: How does the NFL stack up after Week 4 of the season? Heroes and Goats: Who stood...
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Roddy White not happy with current role with Falcons

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been with the team since he was drafted by them in 2005. For the early part of this decade, White was Matt Ryan’s favorite target. Over the last few years, however, White has been rather injury prone and has missed some game because of it. This year, he hasn’t been targeted nearly as many time as he was in the past and he is pretty...
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Report: Teams interested in trading for Roddy White

While Roddy White is apparently a bit frustrated with his role in the offense over the past three weeks, he's continued to truck forward and go about business as usual. He's had a few statements for reporters to talk about, but no real reason for Atlanta Falcons fans to get concerned.Now, though, the report has come out that there are teams who have shown interest in possibly trading...
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Falcons decide to place Devin Hester on short-term IR

The Atlanta Falcons are 4-0, but they're still making plenty of moves. The most recent move involves wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester, who has yet to play a game during the 2015 regular season.According to, the team has decided to place Hester on the short-term IR, per head coach Dan Quinn.“We have decided to place Devin on short-term IR,” Quinn told...
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Roddy White says he is not mad over his lack of catches

Roddy White is trying to remain a team player while admitting frustration over his role in the Atlanta Falcons’ offense. White, who is the franchise’s all-time leading receiver, only has six catches and 92 yards this season for the 4-0 Falcons. Though he is happy about his team’s success, he told ESPN he was frustrated...Read More
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Roddy White: I want to catch passes

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White doesn't seem to be too happy with his current role on a team that he's suited up for since the start of the 2005 season. The franchise's all-time leading receiver had this to say following his two-catch performance against the Houston Texans on Sunday (via  "For me, at the end of the day, I want to catch passes. I'm not out here...
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Falcons Sign S Charles Godfrey & TE Tony Moeaki, Cut TE Mickey Shuler

The Atlanta Falcons announced a number of roster moves on Tuesday including the addition of S Charles Godfrey and TE Tony Moeaki. The Falcons released TE Mickey Shuler to make room for their new additions. Moeaki, 26, is a former third-round of the Kansas City Chiefs back in 2010. Since then, he’s dealt with a number of injuries including knee operations and head injuries...
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Falcons Place WR/KR Devin Hester On Short-Term I.R.

The Atlanta Falcons announced Tuesday that they are placing WR/KR Devin Hester on injured reserve with the designation to return. The Falcons also signed S Charles Godfrey and TE Tony Moeaki to contracts, and released TE Mickey Shuler. “We have decided to place Devin on short-term IR,” said Head Coach Dan Quinn. “We have been trying to treat his toe injury the best we...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Tuesday web roundup: Atlanta Falcons

A peek inside the Falcons' 4-0 start 100415 ATLANTA: Falcons running back Devonta Freeman gets a pat on the back ... The first-year coach has the Falcons out of the gate clean with a 4-0 record ... What makes Freeman so deadly? Atlanta Falcons' running back Devonta Freeman was drafted in the fourth ... time as a rookie, but has quickly found a home in the Falcons' backfield...
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Report: Tevin Coleman may be back at practice Wednesday

The Atlanta Falcons are rolling right along, even without rookie running back Tevin Coleman. Fortunately, it's been Devonta Freeman who has not only stepped up, but has dominated in Coleman's absence.While Coleman is fighting to return back from a fractured rib he suffered against the New York Giants in Week 2, the Falcons got some good news according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of The...
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Devonta Freeman is scoring touchdowns at a historic rate

Not since 2005 has an NFL running back scored as many touchdowns in the first quarter of the season as Devonta Freeman, who now has seven rushing touchdowns in four games for the Atlanta Falcons. Almost all his production has occurred in the past two games. Against both the Dallas Cowboys in Week 3 and then again on Sunday against the Houston Texans, Freeman scored three touchdowns...
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Watch: Falcons score TD after Arian Foster stripped by teammate

It’s just mind boggling how a play like this happens. Arian Foster had the ball knocked out of his hands by one of his offensive linemen and then Desmond Trufant was off to the races for the Atlanta Falcons… Arian Foster with a strange fumble.. Scooped up by Desmond Trufant who takes it to the HOUSE! #HOUvsATL — NFL (@NFL) October 4, 2015
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How Good are the Atlanta Falcons?

Atlanta Falcons (3-0) View image | Power Ranking: 5 Click to see full power rankings Matt Ryan and Julio Jones have looked like the best QB-WR combo so far this season, as the Falcons have the second-best passing attack in the NFL, averaging 305.3 YPG through the air so far. Dan Quinn has started his head coaching career at 3-0, and the Falcons seem to...
Via TopSportsReport
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Chris Redman Will Represent UofL In ACC Class Of Football Legends

Former Louisville Cardinal quarterback Chris Redman will represent UofL in the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Class of Football Legends the league announced on Tuesday. Redman and Pitt running back Tony Dorsett, Florida State running back Warrick Dunn, Georgia Tech coach Bobby Ross and Miami running back Clinton Portis will join 10 other all-time greats as honorees […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 days ago  |  Discuss

So Mercedes Benz is official Naming Partner for Atlanta MLS team stadium

    A lot of construction is going on in Downtown Atlanta.  Condos along with Hotels and street renovations all taking place.  All of those things are great but the biggest and most talked about construction going on in Atlanta, GA involves the new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons and new Major League Soccer team Atlanta United FC.  This state of the art stadium will have a retractable...
Via BadCulture
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman makes case to remain Falcons’ starting RB

The Atlanta Falcons were disappointed that rookie running back Tevin Coleman would miss this week against the Dallas Cowboys, but they came away with a very intriguing question. That question is about who they will start at running back when Coleman is back on the field and able to play again. Devonta Freeman ended up starting in his place and came through with an absolutely monstrous...
Via This Given Sunday
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the 2-0 Atlanta Falcons legitimate NFL playoff contenders?

The Atlanta Falcons have gotten off to a quick 2-0 start this season with wins over the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. They won those two games by a combined six points and it is time to figure out whether or not the Falcons are legitimate playoff contenders in the NFC moving forward. Dan Quinn is in his first year as the Falcons’ head coach and has already made a huge...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: New offensive line leads the way to a promising season

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws the ball behind the block of Jake Matthews (70) at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz – USA TODAY Sports Fans of the Atlanta Falcons can breathe a sigh of relief and rest easy knowing their offensive line is finally creating a solid wall for quarterback Matt Ryan. Through week two they have allowed only two total sacks...
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Warrick Dunn still giving to back to community after NFL career

With all the negative news surrounding professional football players, it's always good to find a way to focus on the positive. And there really are a lot of public personalities doing good work within the community.We mainly hear about Russell Wilson's community work in Seattle and what Tim Tebow has done while using his faith as a guide to help those in need.Here's a relatively...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones preaches caution to Dez Bryant about injury

Julio Jones knows a thing or two about recovering from foot injuries like the one Dez Bryant is currently dealing with. Therefore it would behoove Bryant to heed Jones’ words of caution regarding recovery from such an injury. Atlanta and Dallas are set to face off this Sunday at 1 p.m. ET at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Jones was asked about his own recovery, since his...
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WATCH: Julio Jones makes incredible catch over defender

It’s deja vu all over again for the New York Giants, as they watched a fourth quarter lead evaporate for the second straight week. This time, it was the Atlanta Falcons who traveled to the Northeast and broke the hearts of Big Blue and its fans. One of the reasons for the win by the Falcons was the play of wide receiver Julio Jones, who had a career high 13 catches on the day...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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