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This Halloween cartoon featuring Falcons QB Matt Ryan is funny because it’s true

If you’ve been paying close attention to the Atlanta Falcons this season then you already know that their offensive line has been decimated by injuries. Quarterback Matt Ryan got sacked five times yesterday by the Baltimore Ravens and it looks like things are only going to get worse from here on out. According to ESPN, the Falcons have lost an entire line’s worth of players...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons must see national confidence level after wild Week 7

Another wild week in the NFL means the playoff picture (as crazy at that sounds) is starting to come into focus. Some teams who started hot are cooling off, while others are clawing their way back in the race. Along the way, the list of contenders and the batch of pretenders continues to be easier to point out. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place C Peter Konz On Season-Ending I.R. & Sign OT Jonathan Scott

The Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that they have placed C Peter Konz on season-ending injured reserve Monday and signed veteran OT Jonathan Scott to a contract. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported earlier in the day that the Falcons were concerned that Konz’s knee injury was “significant,” so it appears as though the MRI confirmed as much. Konz, 24, was a highly touted lineman...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons concerned about center Peter Konz’s knee

The Atlanta Falcons are concerned that center Peter Konz suffered a significant knee injury in Sunday’s loss to Baltimore. Already without Joe Hawley, the Falcons would have to turn to undrafted free agent James Stone if Konz is forced to miss time. Results on #Falcons C Peter Konz's (knee) MRI aren't in yet, but feeling is that it's at least a significant sprain,...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Falcons are expected to start undrafted rookie James Stone at center

NEXT MAN UP… That is the approach the Atlanta Falcons have had to take this year regarding their center position. Yesterday, starting center Peter Konz went out with an injury and according to Adam Caplan it is not looking good at all. vaughn mcclure    @vxmcclure23 Initial word on Pete Konz is that the injury […] The post Falcons are expected to start undrafted rookie James...
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Ravens wide out Steve Smith slams his former division; It’s a “finesse” division

What is finesse? Finesse is intricate and refined delicacy according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. But the Urban Dictionary gives a better more slang version of the definition saying: To talk someone out of their things. Not stealing persuading someone out of their belongs, or to do you a favor. “I finessed her out of her […] The post Ravens wide out Steve Smith slams his...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta at Baltimore: Three Things We Learned

Maybe someone needs to remind the Atlanta Falcons and Matt Ryan the goal in the NFL is to move forward, not in reverse.This may sound like a broken record, but the Falcons lost another football game on Sunday, the fourth in a row since the team beat Tampa Bay 56-14. This loss, a 29-7 defeat at the hands of Baltimore, just proved how woeful the team has been over the course of the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons, Ryan Struggle vs. Ravens

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was 29-for-44 for 228 yards and threw one touchdown.Fantasy Spin:Ryan and the Falcons offense was pretty bad. Atlanta scored just one touchdown, averaging 3.9 yards per play in the game. At least Ryan did not throw an interception.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson Picks Up 68 Yards vs. Ravens

The Falcons rushed for 68 yards against the Ravens and has not had a 100-yard rusher in the last 33 games.Fantasy Spin:That almost directly coincides with Steven Jackson's tenure as the starting running back in Atlanta. He has eight carries for 22 yards in Baltimore in Week 7.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antone Smith Once Agains Gets Just 5 Touches

Falcons backup running back Antone Smith had five touches against the Ravens on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Smith broke his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown at five. It appeared the Falcons were trying to get Smith more involved, but the Atlanta rushing attack was horrible, not giving Smith many opportunities.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith gets in fight with two Falcons in same game (Video)

Steve Smith is one of the toughest and angriest wide receivers in the NFL, so seeing him get into two fights with the Atlanta Falcons secondary in the same game seems normal. First Smith got into it with Desmond Trufant: Then he wrestled around with Kemal Ishmael after an interception:
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Atlanta Falcons dynasty potential, Power Rankings, bold predictions

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season as the first three sets of bye weeks have come and gone and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 7! National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons RB Steven Jackson is just 56 yards away from 11,000

The Atlanta Falcons have used several running backs this year, but this week the Falcons should feed their veteran running back because he is closing in on a very special milestone.  Jackson is just 56 yards away from 11,000 rushing yards. When Jackson spoke with ESPN reporters he reflected on some of the other marks […] The post Falcons RB Steven Jackson is just 56 yards away...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Rex Ryan Be the Next Head Coach of the Atlanta Falcons?

Once thought of as an NFC contender, the Atlanta Falcons have experienced a free-fall, losing three straight and not improving their problems defensively or winning on the road. Should the Falcons listen to their fans clamoring to fire Mike Smith? Will Smith survive the season as head coach of the Falcons? Who would Atlanta be interested in to replace Smith? Watch as Stephen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Need to Either Play 'Big Play' Antone Smith More or Trade Him

For the majority of his career Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith has been a fringe player. He was one of those guys that was not considered good enough to carve out a starting role, but good enough to warrant a spot on the roster as a special teams ace where he has played well.This season, his fifth in the league, he has suddenly become much more than just a special teams...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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