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Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons: 2014 Week 12 NFL Pick

Cleveland Browns (6-4) at Atlanta Falcons (4-6) This is probably the game I have a least feel for this week. On one hand, the Browns are a little bit better than the Falcons and this line at 3 suggests that these two teams are even with homefield advantage. The Browns rank 17th in rate of moving the chains differential, moving the chains at a 70.40% rate, as opposed to 70.12% for...
Via The Football Fan Spot
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland at Atlanta: Five Things to Know

This could be the continuation of a beautiful winning streak.The Atlanta Falcons have a chance to not only get a game closer to .500 this weekend against the Cleveland Browns, they could also win their third game in a row when they host their opponent.The Browns, 6-4, got a boost to its offense this week when it was announced receiver Josh Gordon returned to practice this week, and...
Via Football Nation
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
Via cover32 - Falcons
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Sunday two teams fighting for playoff spots will meet up when the Cleveland Browns travel to take on the Atlanta Falcons. The Browns (6-4) and Falcons (4-6) each are within striking distance for playoff spots as the season moves along. Coverage of the game between these two will air on CBS beginning at 1:00 PM ET from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. The Odds: The Falcons are...
Via Tireball.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Steven Jackson, Julio Jones, Robert Alford

After missing practice Thursday because of illness, Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson and wide receiver Julio Jones returned to practice Friday. Both are listed as "probable" on the team's official injury report. <div class="getty embed image" style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FEMALE FRIDAY: Check out this super sexy Atlanta Falcons fan from Twitter

It’s Friday and the work week is finally almost over! If that’s not good enough to make your day, check out this super sexy Atlanta Falcons fan we found on Twitter: #Falcons pic.twitter.com/Nd1XEfMPbZ — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) November 17, 2014 Nice! Your move, Browns. You may also be interested in:FEMALE FRIDAY: Check out this super sexy Atlanta Falcons fan from TwitterAtlanta...
Via cover32 - Falcons
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons vs Cleveland Browns Preview

Desmond Trufant is expected to shadow Cleveland’s Josh Gordon. (Mike McCarn) The Atlanta Falcons haven’t played a true home game at the Georgia Dome in six weeks. But on Sunday, they return home to host the 6-4 Cleveland Browns. At 4-6, the Falcons are leading the NFC South. They’re riding a two-game winning streak with back-to-back road wins over division foes. In fact...
Via In The Neutral Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Activate WR Drew Davis From PUP List, Cut WR Freddie Martino

The Atlanta Falcons announced Friday that they have activated WR Drew Davis from the physically unable to perform list and waived WR Freddie Martino. Davis, 25, returned to practice a few weeks ago after he was forced to begin the 2014 season the PUP list Davis, due to foot injury that required surgery during the summer. Davis signed with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons fans would be wise to monitor these wild Week 12 bold predictions

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Falcons
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons sign veteran linebacker James Anderson

Today the Atlanta Falcons signed former Tennessee Titan linebacker James Anderson. Anderson is a very solid veteran who has spent time with Carolina, Chicago, New England and recently the Titans. @BradBiggs: Former #Bears LB James Anderson has been signed by #Falcons Anderson will add much needed veteran leadership to the Falcons linebacker core. Do you […] The post Falcons sign...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Atlanta Falcons have the best offensive line in the NFL?

Recently Robert Griffin III got into hot water over some comments he made about his Washington Redskins teammates. In essence Griffin said that quarterbacks don’t play well unless their teammates help out. Some people might read that as Griffin throwing his teammates under the bus, but he’s not completely wrong. If you don’t think having great teammates matters then try throwing...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign LB James Anderson

The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that they have signed LB James Anderson to a contract. The Falcons have signed veteran LB James Anderson. #RiseUp — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) November 20, 2014 Anderson, 30, signed with the Patriots in early June, but he was among the team’s final roster cuts before the start of the regular season. The Tennessee Titans later...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons K Bryant might be having best season at 39

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Matt Bryant shows his age a bit when trying to describe the feeling that comes over him before he goes out on the field to attempt a crucial field goal. ''Once you cross that line, it's kind of like `The Twilight Zone,''' Bryant said Wednesday, standing in a corner of the Atlanta Falcons locker room before practice. ''Things...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fallout: NFL Week 11

QBs In a week where Peyton Manning and Tom Brady fell to the middle of the pack in fantasy QB values, my Matt Ryan and RGIII picks don’t look THAT bad...especially compared to QBs of similar status. I tried to WILL Matty Ice to a stellar performance, but the Falcon offense continues to stumble over itself.  RGIII missed DeSean Jackson on THREE go routes and then talked himself...
Via Football By Football
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons lead NFC South despite 4-6 record

There was no way this was happening again. The Atlanta Falcons were up 19-17 in the waning seconds of Sunday’s game at Carolina. As Panthers kicker Graham Gano lined up on the 46-yard line to attempt a 63-yard field goal to cap yet another Falcons’ blown lead in the fourth quarter, Falcons’ fans had all but happy thoughts in their heads. It’s blocked. Rookie defensive lineman...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Hope To Pit Lessons To Use Against Browns

The Atlanta Falcons may have won their contest against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday for their second victory in a row and share of first place in the NFC South Division, but the news was not all celebratory.Team officials announced that running back Antone Smith will be lost for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.Smith has a broken leg and will be placed on season...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Updates: Jonathan Babineaux, Robert Alford, Antone Smith

The Atlanta Falcons had a rough game injury-wise Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.  The injuries tainted the victory which launched the Falcons into first-place in the NFC South.  Early in the first-quarter starting corner back Robert Alford suffered a wrist injury and did not return to the game. Coach Mike Smith announced Monday that Alford is likely to miss two to four weeks...
Via NFL Injury Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Antone Smith and Robert Alford both suffer injuries

Atlanta Falcons starting cornerback Robert Alford broke his wrist in Sunday’s 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Another injury suffered by a Falcon was running back Antone Smith. @MikeGarafolo: Mike Smith says broken leg for Falcons RB Antone Smith. Out for the year. The team will likely be without […] The post Falcons Antone Smith and...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan: “Falcons Are Still Relevant”

The Atlanta Falcons are 4-6, yet they are in first place in the NFC South. Despite calls for Mike Smith’s job, and reports of the organizations demise, “Ryan says the Falcons are still relevant.” “It’s been a different year, for sure,” Matt Ryan said, via ESPN.com. “But you play to be relevant in November and December. And as quirky as this year has been, we’re relevant...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

White joins NFL's 10,000-yard receiving club

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Week 11 in the NFL kicked off, there were 41 members of the 10,000-yard receiving club in the history of the league. Welcome Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White as the group's 42nd member. As he sat with 9,927 receiving yards, White needed 73 yards to join the club. White caught an 11-yard pass from Matt Ryan in the fourth quarter as the Falcons were...
Via Fox Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Devin Hester, Harry Douglas, Josh Wilson

Atlanta Falcons starting CB Josh Wilson (ankle) and wide receivers Devin Hester (ankle) and Harry Douglas (foot) are all listed as questionable going into Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. The Falcons (3-6) are considered second in the NFC South and could be potentially tied for first place with New Orleans if the Saints lose their game against Cincinnati on Sunday...
Via NFL Injury Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons snap losing streak, remain alive in playoff hunt

The Atlanta Falcons (3-6) put an end to their five-game losing streak on Sunday, beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-17 to sweep the division series and surprisingly keep their playoff hopes alive. Heading into this NFL Sunday, the Saints were atop the division standings with a record of 4-4, followed by the Panthers at 3-5-1. The Falcons and Bucs rounded out the division with records...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Perfect Coach To Replace Falcons' Mike Smith Will Shock You

This season the Atlanta Falcons, from the NFC South, entered 2014 will high expectations after having a down 2013 season. The 2013 Falcons were impacted by key injuries and the inability to come up big in the crucial spots. It led to a 4-12 record in 2013 and lots of lowlights to go along with it.This season the Falcons started 2-1 and appeared to be a team on a mission. That has...
Via Football Nation
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Mike Smith's days be numbered in Atlanta?

Blowing a 21-point lead in the NFL isn’t necessarily a way to endure yourself to your boss. And doing so while in the midst of a four-game losing streak won’t bode well for your job security. This is the situation that Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is in following a horrendous second-half meltdown against the Detroit Lions in London on Sunday. Atlanta held a 21-0 lead...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons make huge mistake with London infographic

NFL players are known more for their athletic ability than they are for their brains, but the marketing teams for these organizations are the opposite. But in this specific instance, the Atlanta Falcons really messed up. Take a gander at what might be the absolute worst graphic a NFL team has ever published. Worst graphic ever? 1) It’s two planes to London. 2) That’s not even...
Via Standing O Sports
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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