Will the Falcons Draft Roddy White's Replacement?

Roddy White is the unquestionable leader of the Atlanta Falcons wide receiving corp. Since being drafted to the Falcons in 2005, White has set franchise records with 10,357 career receiving yards and 62 career touchdowns.At the beginning of his career, many started to believe that Roddy White would be the next draft bust. White admitted to leaning on his pure athletic ability in...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons fire coach Mike Smith

The Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that head coach Mike Smith was released from his contract. “Smitty’s contributions to our club, team and city over the last seven years are numerous,” owner Arthur Blank said.  “His accomplishments on the field made him the most successful coach in the 49-year history of the Falcons, and we are grateful for the foundation he has laid...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 NFL All-Help Offense

What do All-Pro teams really do? They’re just a list of the best players in the league in a given season. They don’t mean anything. You could probably figure out most of them with a cursory glance at the ESPN homepage and five minutes of research on What can you really learn from them? Instead I want to propose an alternative concept: the All-Help...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Things are getting a little heated between Falcons and Saints

Nothing like a scrappy rivalry in a horrible division. The Atlanta Falcons (5-9) and New Orleans Saints (6-8) are squaring off with first place in the NFC South on the line. Needless to say, emotions are running high. We've got a little pushing and shoving here that ends with Jimmy Graham getting his head pushed back. Roddy White takes exception to what the Saints are doing and starts...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Receivers Don’t Practice and Julio Jones Remains a Game-Time Decision

Falcons’ Receivers Don’t Practice and Julio Jones Remains a Game-Time Decision Not only is Atlanta Falcons’ wide receiver Julio Jones going to be a game-time decision, but the other Falcons’ wideouts, Roddy White and Harry Douglas missed practice today along with Jones. #Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) will be a … The post Falcons’ Receivers Don’t Practice and Julio Jones...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

White adds to Falcons' legacy, breaks franchise record for TDs

ATLANTA -- This one was 10 seasons in the making. On Sunday at the Georgia Dome, Falcons wideout Roddy White became the franchise's all-time touchdowns leader (excluding quarterbacks), eclipsing the previous record of running back Michael Turner, who notched 61 TDs (60 rushing) for Atlanta from 2008-12. White, who tallied seven catches and 58 yards in the Falcons' 27-20 loss to the...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Julio Jones OUT Week 15 vs Steelers

The Atlanta Falcons will not have Julio Jones in uniform today against the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Sorry Fantasy Football owners in the playoffs!  You should have been well aware that this was a possibility, and had a backup plan.  This is terrible news to wake up to for those of you on the West Coast, and almost even more so if you are a Matt Ryan owner!  Please drink responsibly...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Roddy White, Andre Johnson In Week 15 Starts, Sits

It’s time to put up (fantasy points) or shut up. The fantasy football playoffs are in full swing, and if you’re reading this article, it means you can’t afford to lose this week. But that doesn’t mean the road to victory will be easy. The fantasy postseason landscape is difficult to navigate, as the final stretch of an NFL season often is marked by unpredictability. Divisional...
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons still control their fate in 'crazy' NFC South

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) It's possible 5-8 never looked so good. The Atlanta Falcons have played just well enough to control their fate in the much-ridiculed NFC South, even though they can't finish the regular season with a winning record. Atlanta, which plays the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, is coming off a Monday night loss at Green Bay. Despite the loss, the Falcons still...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Secondary Has Just As Much To Worry About As Steelers

While the Pittsburgh Steelers secondary may well have a tough time contending with the passing offense of the Atlanta Falcons with quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, it’s also true that the Falcons will have the same issues with the Steelers’ passing offense. The Falcons rank fifth in the league […] Falcons Secondary Has Just As Much To Worry...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Robert Alford, Harry Douglas, Roddy White

The Atlanta Falconsdon't expect to be dealing with too many new injuries when they take on the Green Bay Packers on “Monday Night Football,” but could be missing some significant players. #459462468 / Atlanta has just five players listed on its final Week 14 injury report. Of those, only starting cornerback Robert Alford has been officially ruled out...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 14 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Demaryius Thomas, Larry Fitzgerald, Roddy White, Sammy Watkins

It’s Week 14, which means every game really counts from here out in both the NFL and fantasy. Between later this afternoon, tonight and...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons' White still sidelined by sprained ankle

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons are hopeful that Roddy White can shake off a sprained left ankle and play Monday at Green Bay. White, a four-time Pro Bowl pick and the franchise's career-leading receiver, hasn't practiced this week. He missed last week's home win over Arizona with the same ankle injury. Falcons coach Mike Smith said White will try to practice on Saturday...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons' White offers encouragement to UAB players

UAB linebacker Jordan Ricks has been amazed by the support since the announcement that the program was being dismantled. Auburn and Alabama fans reached out on social media and thousands have watched video he captured of the players' emotional reaction after university President Ray Watts told the team of his decision Tuesday. A professor even pushed back a deadline on a paper and...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UAB to announce end of school's football program

UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) will no longer have a football program following the team’s upcoming bowl game. According to Kevin Scarbinsky of, UAB President Ray Watts will inform his administrative staff and other school employees of the plans to discontinue the school’s football program. Scarbinsky goes on to indicate that Watts could also make a public...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: UAB Shutting Down Football Program

This a sad day for Roddy White and a host of other guys in the NFL. According to USA Today, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is shutting down its football program after becoming bowl eligible on Saturday. With UAB’s football future hanging in the balance, a person close to the decision-making process told USA TODAY Sports that athletics director Brian Mackin has given...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona WR Fitzgerald, Atlanta WR White held out

ATLANTA (AP) Veteran wide receivers Larry Fitzgerald of Arizona and Roddy White of Atlanta are missing Sunday's game with injuries. Fitzgerald is inactive for the second straight game. He sprained his left knee in a win over Detroit on Nov. 16, and his streak of playing in 110 consecutive games ended when he missed last week's loss at Seattle. John Brown is expected to start for...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

PREVIEW: Cardinals Look To Get Back on Track Against Falcons

The 9-2 Arizona Cardinals battle the 4-7 Atlanta Falcons in a game between division leaders. Arizona is coming off a 19-3 loss at Seattle while Atlanta lost on a last-second field goal to Cleveland. Let’s take a look at our five biggest matchups and storylines for this game. 1. Andre Ellington against the Atlanta run defense. Ellington has been stymied in his last three games but...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 13 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Larry Fitzgerald, Roddy White, Mike Wallace, Brandon LaFell

Arizona and Atlanta both have some banged up targets entering their Week 13 matchup. Will the Cardinals or Falcons or any other team in action be...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Roddy White Surpasses 10,000 Career Receiving Yards

Believe it or not, the Atlanta Falcons (4-6) have moved into first place in the NFC South after Sunday’s hard-fought 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers (3-7-1). Photo Credit: Roddy White had a lot to do with the Falcons coming out on top, as the 33-year-old wide out led the team with eight receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown, good enough for 17...
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November 16, 2014  |  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 driving...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the toughest games remaining in 2014 for the Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns are on top of the AFC North with seven games left to play in the 2014 season. Let’s rank each one of them in terms of difficulty, counting down to the toughest of all. 1. @ Atlanta Falcons #VFL @TheStone64 is drawing praise from his @Atlanta_Falcons teammates & Coach Mike Smith — Tennessee Football ...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta's Roddy White not smiling much these days

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Falcons receiver Roddy White can't find much to smile about these days. The last year has been tough on White, a four-time Pro Bowl selection and the career-leading receiver in team history. He lost his 21-year-old brother, Tyrone Moore Jr., in a fatal shooting outside a South Carolina nightclub in May. And the turnaround White was hoping for on the field...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Roddy White: Atlanta Falcons Don’t Lack Leadership

A 2-6 start to the season isn’t discouraging all the members of the Atlanta Falcons. The player who vocally believes his team can turn their season around is veteran receiver Roddy White, who expects to start a little winning streak this Sunday against Tampa Bay. White understands there are issues with this team, but said the Falcons have the right type of veteran leadership to...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Week 10: Falcons Fantasy Football Preview vs. Bucs

A much needed bye week has now ended for the Atlanta Falcons. They come back to a favorable matchup against a beaten down Tampa Bay defense. We’ve seen them trade a few players before the trade deadline, to go along with a shaky secondary. Can the Falcons take advantage after weeks of struggling offensively? I’m expecting a much different matchup from the encounter in week three...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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