NFL Power Rankings: How Good is the Falcons Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article The Falcons have great depth at wide receiver and have one of the best quarterbacks in the league in Matt Ryan, but their offensive line and running game worry me a little bit. Last year they averaged 93.6 yards per game, and with veteran Steven Jackson gone, it’ll be up to rookie Tevin Coleman and the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Atlanta Falcons

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Atlanta Falcons.  Team Outlook: Atlanta's "big three" was productive once again, but everyone else was mostly irrelevant from a fantasy prospective. That could change this year, as there's a heated running back battle between Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman and a new tight...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things Jacob Tamme needs to do for the Atlanta Falcons this season

Jacob Tamme proved that he can be the go-to tight end with the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos. He has the potential to have a pro bowl type of season. He should fit well into Kyle Shanahan’s offensive schemes. The Falcons lost TE Tony Gonzalez to retirement a couple seasons ago. Tamme should provide valuable yards and key touchdowns that they’ve been missing since Gonzalez’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

3 games the New York Giants have to win in 2015

The New York Giants made some changes in the offseason, most notable bringing in Shane Vereen to help out an already-loaded offense, plus drafting Ereck Flowers to help out the offensive line. New York is looking to take back it’s first NFC East title since 2011, where they happened to win the Super Bowl that season despite a mere 9-7 record. If history is an indication, this team...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Falcons facing a make-or-break season in 2015

The Atlanta Falcons saw their roster go through a bit of an overhaul this offseason. Their offense didn't change all that much, as players like Matt Ryan and Julio Jones are still the headliners. With that said, though, we'll see a new workhorse back in 2015 for Atlanta, which will likely be either Devonta Freeman or Tevin Coleman. For those four players named above, it's safe to...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons' Tamme making easy transition to life after Manning

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta tight end Jacob Tamme was worried about playing with another quarterback after catching passes from Peyton Manning most of his career with Indianapolis and Denver. Tamme says he feared the adjustment might feel like ''falling off a cliff.'' Instead, Tamme says there has been no scary break-in period. The tight end says Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has ''a lot...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Capsule

ATLANTA FALCONS (6-10) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Flowery Branch, Georgia. LAST YEAR: Falcons' second straight losing record, following five straight winning seasons, cost coach Mike Smith his job. Team lost four starting offensive linemen to season-ending injuries. Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, expected to be defense's top playmaker, hit IR before season. WR Julio Jones had big year with...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFC South Positional Groups: Tight Ends

A good tight end can be a match up nightmare, especially is you have one who runs in the 4.6’s or 4.5’s, a speed most linebackers can’t match. Secondary players usually match for speed, but often have trouble matching the size and physicality. Once a bright spot in the division, the pickings are slim. #1 Carolina: With the departure of Jimmy Graham, Greg Olson is now the top...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Camp Battles — Tight Ends

There is plenty to watch heading into training camp. The most intriguing part of camp is of course the position battles. It’s a whole different ball game once the pads go on later this month. There are a ton of jobs up for grabs this offseason and they will have a major impact on the fantasy season. This article will focus on the tight ends. Atlanta Falcons Jacob Tamme and Tony...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacob Tamme earns induction into Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame

Jacob Tamme now has his name etched into Kentucky football history. According to Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com, Tamme has officially been selected as an inductee to the 2015 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame. For the induction, Hirsh points out that Tamme will be inducted on Friday night in Louisville. The pass-catching tight end currently ranks No. 1 in terms of yards by tight...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Tight End Fantasy Outlook

Since Tony Gonzalez retired in 2013, the Falcons have had a difficult time filling the void he left at the tight end position. What used to be one of the most productive pieces of the Falcons offense has become a position Atlanta is constantly looking to upgrade. Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is known to go to his tight end a lot if it’s a capable one, the Falcons aren...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

'Fishing with the Falcons' teams up players with military members

The Atlanta Falcons took some time away from the practice field to hang out with a few military members and do some fishing on Lake Lanier, according to Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com. "Now in its eighth year, Fishing with the Falcons offers our military veterans a chance to spend time with players — past and present — on Lake Lanier. After several productive hours out on...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Positional Review: Tight Ends

If one looked at the list of the Atlanta Falcons tight ends, it’s likely that no name would jump out at him. There isn’t a star in this group and there is a combined zero Pro Bowl appearances among them. Could this group have some potential, though?Levine ToiloloLevine Toilolo has been quite underwhelming for the Falcons since being drafted in fourth round of the 2013 draft....
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons still lack star power at tight end, but it won't be their undoing

As you probably know by now, the Atlanta Falcons didn't do much of anything to address their need at the tight end position through the 2015 NFL draft. Fortunately, what they did do is add quite a few playmakers on the offensive side of the ball.This includes the likes of running back Tevin Coleman and wide receiver Justin Hardy. Pairing these two up with names like Julio Jones...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons may look for running back on 2nd day of NFL draft

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons may try to address a glaring need at running back in the second and third rounds of the NFL draft. Running back is a priority after 2014 starter Steven Jackson was released and backup Jacquizz Rodgers signed with the Bears. The Falcons may also look for another tight end even after signing veterans Jacob Tamme and Tony Moeaki. The Falcons...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Atlanta Falcons meet with Miami tight end prospect

If one thing is clear about the Atlanta Falcons in 2015, they are deadly serious about upgrading their pass-rushing prowess. If there’s room for two things, they are also very much interested in adding depth at tight end. So far they have signed Tony Moeaki and Jacob Tamme in free agency, but they’re not done at tight end just yet… AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Seven-Round Mock Draft 2.0

With a little less than three weeks until the 2015 NFL Draft, teams continue to evaluate the hopefuls. So it's time for another full seven-round Atlanta Falcons mock draft.Much like the last full mock, Matt Miller of Bleacher Report’s player list was used on this given Fanspeak.com mock. And while not much has changed near the top – the Falcons still address the edge rush and...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Five positions the Denver Broncos must address in the NFL Draft

With the 2015 NFL Draft just over one month away it is time to begin looking at some of the possibilities. On Monday the Denver Broncos were awarded four compensatory picks giving them a grand total of 10 picks. With the combination of injuries, age, and free agency the Broncos have lost some key players this offseason. It is vital that they use the draft wisely to fill some of those...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Falcons are totally reloading at the tight end position

Ever since Tony Gonzalez hung his helmet up for good the Atlanta Falcons have been lacking at the tight end position. Over the last couple of days they have been working diligently to plug up that hole… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness Yesterday...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Quietly Adds Two Veteran Tight Ends

On Thursday the Atlanta Falcons addressed the tight end position with the signing of veteran free agents Jacob Tamme and Tony Moeaki.While neither signing carries the same feeling that a name like Jordan Cameron or Niles Paul would have, the Falcons have now at the very least have a pair of tight end in Tamme and Moeaki have shown the ability to be a contributor in an NFL offense...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons sign veteran tight end Jacob Tamme

Thursday’s news has become something of a broken record for Denver Broncos fans. Jacob Tamme became yet another veteran to cut ties with the club. The Atlanta Falcons have announced that they signed the veteran tight end but the terms of the deal have yet to be reported. Tamme spent three seasons in Denver after following Peyton Manning to the team in 2012. Tamme, much like Mitch...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons find help at tight end by signing Jacob Tamme

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have signed free agent Jacob Tamme, looking for help at tight end one year after the retirement of Tony Gonzalez. Tamme had 14 catches for 109 and two touchdowns with the Denver Broncos last season. He set career highs with 67 catches for 631 yards and four touchdowns with quarterback Peyton Manning and the Colts in 2010. He then followed Manning...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Denver Broncos just let two more free agents walk away

The Denver Broncos aren’t re-signing any of their own guys. That trend is continuing even with second tier players. We've signed versatile DL Mitch Unrein to a two-year deal. Welcome, @MitchellJUnrein! READ: http://t.co/uOi8ToMlvN pic.twitter.com/fmSCO751mL — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) March 18, 2015 The Falcons have signed tight end Jacob Tamme: http://t.co/boBjWm5SCM...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Hosting TE Jacob Tamme For A Visit, Has Offers From Two Teams

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Falcons are hosting free agent TE Jacob Tamme for a visit on Wednesday. Klis mentions that Tamme has offers from two teams including the Broncos, who reportedly stepped in and extended him an offer following the news that he is meeting with Atlanta. According to Klis, Tamme is seeking a ... The post Falcons Hosting TE Jacob Tamme...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Browns, Chargers, Cowboys & Patriots

Broncos Broncos GM John Elway said that they are still interested in re-signing DT Mitch Unrein. (Jeff Legwold) Troy Renck reports that the Broncos would like to re-sign TE Jacob Tamme, and will speak to him later today. Elway said the Broncos will pursue safeties and offensive linemen during the second wave of free agency. (Jeff Legwold) Browns A source tells Jeremy ...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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