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Philadelphia Eagles Season Preview: Game-by-Game Predictions Pt. 1

The Philadelphia Eagles come into the 2015 season with a lot to prove. Following an up and down offseason that featured severe changes, the Eagles will look to improve the defensive side of the ball in the hope of getting back to the playoffs. Look for the defense to be much improved all around, where they could easily transform into a top-10 defense. On the other side of the ball...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White on Matt Ryan: 'I'm just happy we have a good quarterback'

Matt Ryan and Roddy White are two veteran Atlanta Falcons. They've seen both the good and the bad and the ups and the downs. One thing that's never changed between the two though, is the appreciation they have for one another. As Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports, White specifically has a ton of respect for Ryan, after playing with multiple other quarterbacks. "I'm not a quarterback...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan thinks the RBBC approach is the way to go in Atlanta

The battle for the starting running back position for the Atlanta Falcons is heating up. While it's unlikely that either Devonta Freeman or Tevin Coleman think a committee approach is the way to go, Matt Ryan feels just the opposite.According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com, Ryan spoke about the position, and believes that a group effort is the way to go.“In this league it takes...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan feeling as young as ever in new scheme

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Now in his eighth training camp with the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan says he has never felt better physically before the start of the season. The three-time Pro Bowl quarterback, who turned 30 in May, is pleased to report that his body is in fine shape after absorbing 75 sacks over the previous two seasons. If he were using the same scheme behind the same...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Best fantasy options: Atlanta Falcons

Julio Jones-WRPosition rank-Top 5Draft position-2nd roundJulio Jones is among the best at his position. He finished 3rd in the NFL and yards and receptions which bodes well for PPR (points per reception) leagues. The only knock on Jones would be his six touchdowns last year. For that reason Jones my rank lower in fantasy football than real life. Having said that, I don’t think...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Positional Breakdown: Safety

The back-end of the Bengals’ secondary is one that spells stability. For the third straight season, the Bengals will have the same duo of safeties—George Illoka and Reggie Nelson. Illoka is the rising star of the Bengals’ defense, and was rewarded with high praise after his best statistical season of his young career in 2014. A fifth round pick out of Boise State, Illoka has...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

The Falcons should get quite a bit of impact out of their 2015 Draft class in year one, as they will need these youngsters to contribute immediately in order to be successful.  But there is one who stands above the rest and that is RB Tevin Coleman.  The Falcons simply lacked a running game last year as Steven Jackson was often injured and clearly on his last legs.  They relied...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Sleepers: Atlanta Falcons Edition

Another NFL season is upon us and you know what that means….it’s time for Fantasy Football! Devonta Freeman, along with a few others, could be primed for career seasons under newly hired offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Alongside seeing your favorite team crush the competition and make a run at the Super Bowl, fans of the game love terrorizing their opponents in the fantasy...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 2015 NFL Season Preview

Quarterback Matt Ryan, the 3rd overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, started his career 56-22 in his first 5 seasons in the league, but lost his first 3 playoff games. He seemed to be past that in 2012, when he beat the Seattle in the divisional round, even though they came up short in the NFC Championship against San Francisco, dropping Ryan’s post-season record to 1-4. Everything...
Via The Football Fan Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Matt Ryan will win MVP in 2015

Just how good is Matt Ryan? That’s a very important question. Is he on the same level as Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck? Is he a step below that? Is he not even in the same discussion? AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFC West in 2015 First and 10: The top-10 candidates for Coach of the Year Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier inside linebackers QB...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: This girl rocks a No. 2 jersey much better than Matt Ryan does

If you’ve ever seen a Matt Ryan jersey and wondered how’d it look on a half-naked girl, then do I have the thing for you … AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFC West in 2015 First and 10: The top-10 candidates for Coach of the Year Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier inside linebackers QB Rankings: Odds they’ll still be their team’s starter...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Season Preview: Game-by-Game Predictions

The Philadelphia Eagles come into the 2015 season with a lot to prove. Following an up and down offseason that featured severe changes, the Eagles will look to improve the defensive side of the ball in the hope of getting back to the playoffs. Look for the defense to be much improved all around, where they could easily transform into a top-10 defense. On the other side of the ball...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Spotlight: NFC South Breakdown

Atlanta Falcons Time to pour one out for the once great Atlanta Falcons offense. There used to be two elite receivers here. People were excited about Matt Ryan. Harry Douglas was a good bye week flex option as defenses honed in on Roddy and Julio. Steven Jackson was revived from the dead and put in [&hellip The post Fantasy Spotlight: NFC South Breakdown appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Atlanta Falcons Team Preview

The Atlanta Falcons are a team wrapped in a mixture of certainty and uncertainty. While some of their players (Matt Ryan, Julio Jones) will produce week-in and week-out, there remain questions about many other players (Roddy White, Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman). There’s a new head coach (former Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn) and new offensive coordinator (Kyle Shanahan...
Via The Fantasy Fix
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Training Camp

NFL training camps are so close we can practically taste the blood, sweat and tears about to be shed. It’s the perfect time to reveal the first power rankings of the 2015 season. So much can change between now and Week 1. Freak injuries during camp shake up the balance of power in the NFL every single year. Further muddying the waters is the simple fact that last year’s observations...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Training Camp

NFL training camps are so close we can practically taste the blood, sweat and tears about to be shed. It’s the perfect time to reveal the first power rankings of the 2015 season. So much can change between now and Week 1. Freak injuries during camp shake up the balance of power in the NFL every single year. Further muddying the waters is the simple fact that last year’s observations...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan was one of the best in the NFL on three-step drops in 2014

While the Atlanta Falcons may have missed out on the playoffs last season, Matt Ryan still put together a strong statistical season. While he threw for 4,694 yards, 28 touchdowns and 14 interceptions, Ryan apparently truly excelled when it came to his three-step drops, according to Pro Football Focus. Those numbers just show us one of Ryan's many strengths. Expect a big season from...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Players the Falcons Need the Most Entering 2015

Atlanta goes by the next man up philosophy like any other team, but these are the guys who are much more difficult to replace:1. Matt RyanThis one is pretty obvious, the franchise quarterback out of Boston College has been a huge part of Atlanta’s success since he was drafted in 2008. As long as Ryan is under center, the Falcons have a shot at winning and scoring points. Ryan has...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White: Get a deal done now with Julio Jones

Julio Jones needs to get paid and he needs to get paid now if you ask his Atlanta Falcons teammate Roddy White. ESPN‘s Josina Anderson spoke with the 11-year veteran about many topics including the new contracts of Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas as well as the growing concern of losing out on the chance to sign Julio Jones. As you will find below on Josina Anderson’s tweet...
Via EndZoneScore
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Five most important Atlanta Falcons players in 2015

The Atlanta Falcons are heading into the 2015 season with high expectations, and the hope to get back to the top of the NFC South. Last season, it was the worst conference in the league but the Carolina Panthers were able to come out on top and make the playoffs. That was a big disappointment for the Falcons, and they made some major changes this offseason. Dan Quinn was hired...
Via This Given Sunday
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What would it look like if Matt Ryan was on the cover of Madden 16?

With the NFL Season right around the corner, that also means Madden season is coming. In only 56 days, football will be back on your TV every Monday, Thursday and Sunday; but when actual, real-life football isn’t on, I’m sure you’ll find a natural replacement with Madden 16. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFC South in 2015 First and...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Training Camp Profile: QB Matt Ryan

View image | gettyimages.com 2014 Review Year after year, Matt Ryan has been a very good quarterback.  I phrase that very particularly, as not to say an elite quarterback.  I did that because I don’t feel Ryan has made that jump yet, despite teetering the bold line between those two categories for a few years now. Last season, Ryan posted quality statistics across the board...
Via TopSportsReport
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Positional Review: Guard

In the last two seasons, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has been sacked 75 times. That speaks for itself as the franchise's most urgent need heading into the 2015 season. Change was the bold theme on the offensive line with veterans Sam Baker and Justin Blalock now gone and a sea of new additions arriving in Atlanta upon the new era of football under coach Dan Quinn. Both guard positions...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Atlanta Falcons

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Atlanta Falcons. 2014 in a nutshell: The Falcons continue to be somewhat of an anomaly. Despite quality play at quarterback from Matt Ryan and a Pro Bowl season from electric wide receiver Julio Jones, the league’s worst-rated defense and a slew...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Atlanta Falcons

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Atlanta Falcons. 2014 in a nutshell: The Falcons continue to be somewhat of an anomaly. Despite quality play at quarterback from Matt Ryan and a Pro Bowl season from electric wide receiver Julio Jones, the league’s worst-rated defense and a slew...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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