The Falcons mantra coming into the season was "Super Bowl or Bust". After a slew of injuries, the new mantra might be "survive and advance".
Against the Dolphins, the Falcons will be without starters Sam Baker, Sean Weatherspoon, Bradie Ewing, Kroy Biermann and Steven Jackson. The Falcons also list Julio Jones, Roddy White, Asante Samuel and Cliff Matthews...
The Atlanta Falcons may have gotten their first win of the season in the home opener against the St. Louis Rams, but it was a costly victory indeed.
The in-game injuries piled up during the course of play, with starting running back Steven Jackson leaving early on with a thigh bruise, defensive end Cliff Matthews getting banged up, and cornerback Asante Samuel also leaving early on. But two
In what may prove to be a costly victory because of injury the Falcons defeated the St. Louis Rams 31-24 before an announced crowd of 70056 fans Sunday at a raucous Georgia Dome.
The Falcons came out and jumped on the not-ready-for-prime time Rams and then held on with five starters out as massive injuries mounted.
Fullback Bradie Ewing (shoulder) running back Steven Jackson (thigh...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. --Last year in his first season with the Falcons, defensive coordinator Mike Nolan was widely credited with helping the team make the strides that won the organization its first playoff game in five seasons under general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith.Nonetheless, the defense remains the weak link in the figurative chain that is the Falcons...
It's the weekend so pop open a beer and let's take a lap around the internet and see what's going on in the world wide Falcons web....
SI Previews the NFL South
What does Sports Illustrated think of the Falcons and the NFC South? They think the Falcons got better at RB and they got worse on the offensive line. They don't spell it out as it's more...
Here is the latest injury report for tonight's Week 16 clash between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions:
DT Jonathan Babineaux (ribs), T Tyson Clabo (thigh), DE Cliff Matthews (hamstring), S William Moore (hamstring), CB Christopher Owens (hamstring), WR Roddy White (knee)
WR Harry Douglas (ribs)...
Ray Edwards' loss is Kroy Biermann's gain for the Atlanta Falcons.
Biermann took over as a starting defensive end earlier this week after the Falcons cut Edwards.
Cliff Matthews and rookie Jonathan Massaquoi also are likely to earn more playing time when Atlanta (8-1) hosts Arizona (4-5) on Sunday.
Biermann originally lost the left end job when the NFL lockout ended last...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2012
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Ray Edwards' loss is Kroy Biermann's gain for the Atlanta Falcons. Biermann took over as a starting defensive end earlier this week after the Falcons cut Edwards. Cliff Matthews and rookie Jonathan Massaquoi also are likely to earn more playing time when Atlanta (8-1) hosts Arizona (4-5) on Sunday. Biermann originally lost the left end job...
Is Schillinger on the bubble?
Earlier, I broke down many of the position battles and how the roster could break on the offense. Now I’m going to turn my attention to the defense which seems to have a lot less question marks.
Most of the roster spots seem relatively sewn up, but the last few spots at each position group still seem to be up in the air. And guys will have one last...
How Much for Re-Sign? (AJC)
Sickness has made its way through the family and has even batted around the order. Working on new “Risk or Play it Safe” post currently, but wanted to get a new thread up to let the Bird Cage Faithful talk Falcons and Football. Until new post gets up, here’s 10 questions to get the conversations going……..
1) Is Brent Grimes the 2nd Best Overall...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes is inactive for the playoff game against the New York Giants today.
Other inactives are John Parker Wilson, Stephen Nicholas, Brett Romberg, Kirk Chambers, Cliff Matthews and Kerry Meier.
The inactives are out for today's game, and here they are:ATLANTA FALCONS: LT Sam Baker, WR Julio Jones, DE Cliff Matthews, S William Moore, DT Carlton Powell, C Brett Romberg, CB Darrin WallseTENNESSEE TITANS: WR Donnie Avery, DE Dave Ball, DT Zach Clayton, CB Chris Hawkins, C Kevin Matthews, QB Rusty Smith, OT Byron StingilyFor the Falcons, they're missing regular starts...
The Colts had to declare 90 minutes before the game if they were going to open the windows and roof at Lucas Oil Stadium. (D. Orlando Ledbetteremail@example.com)
INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts had to declare 90 minutes beforet the game if they were going to open the windows and the retractable roof to Lucal Oil Stadium.
The 0-8 team was trying to get an advantage over the Falcons,...
Falcons inactives: WR Julio Jones , CB Chris Owens , CB Darrin Walls, C Brett Romberg, OT Sam Baker , DT Cartlon Powell, and DE Cliff Matthews. Source: CBS Sports Attached Thumbnails
The Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders proudly show off their pink tops in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Curtis Compton / firstname.lastname@example.org
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons had three starters return to practice and signaled that All-Pro wide receiver Roddy White has recovered from his thigh injury on Thursday.
Center Todd McClure (right knee), tight end Tony Gonzalez (elbow...
SEATTLE – Here is the list of the Falcons’ inactives for today’s game:
Cornerback Darrin Walls
Running back Jason Snelling
Linebacker Stephen Nicholas
Center Brett Romberg
Guard Mike Johnson
Defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux
Defensive end Cliff Matthews
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog
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