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Best Draft Round for Thomas Dimitroff as Falcons GM

General Manager Thomas Dimitroff has drafted “wishy washy” over the past seven seasons. Currently, he’s preparing for his eighth draft with the Atlanta Falcons. In honor of that, I want to give my take on which rounds have served the Falcons the best and the worst over the past seven seasons.However, I am going to exclude the first round draft choices. This is because Matt...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place S William Moore On I.R. & Promote DB Sean Baker

Falcons HC Mike Smith announced Tuesday that they have placed S William Moore on season-ending injured-reserve. Smith added that the Falcons are promoting DB Sean Baker from their practice squad. Moore went down with a shoulder injury back in Week 4, and was later placed on short-term injured reserve. Atlanta activated him close to a month ago. Moore, 29, signed a five-year,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Jones misses third straight practice, still expected to play

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Coach Mike Smith says he still expects Julio Jones to play on Sunday against the Steelers after the Falcons' star wide receiver missed his third straight practice with a hip injury. Smith said Friday Jones has been running under the supervision of trainers. Safety William Moore (foot) worked on the side during practice and also is questionable. Smith said,...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Jones misses another practice with hip injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Coach Mike Smith says he still expects Julio Jones to play on Sunday against the Steelers after the Falcons' star wide receiver missed his third straight practice with a hip injury. Smith said Friday Jones has been running under the supervision of trainers. Safety William Moore (foot) worked on the side during practice and also is questionable. Smith said...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: WR Julio Jones, S William Moore End Week Listed As Questionable

We will have to wait until the Sunday inactive lists are released to find out whether or not Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (hip) will play against the Pittsburgh Steelers as the final injury report shows him listed as questionable. Jones injured his hip late in the Monday night loss to the Green Bay […] Falcons Injury Report: WR Julio Jones, S William Moore End Week...
Via Steelers Depot
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Julio Jones, William Moore Remain Sidelined Thursday

The Atlanta Falcons have now released their Thursday injury report for the upcoming game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and it’s nearly identical to the one that was released on Wednesday. For a second straight day, cornerback Robert Alford (wrist), wide receiver Julio Jones (hip) and safety William Moore (foot) failed to practice. While it’s not […] Falcons Injury Report...
Via Steelers Depot
December 11, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Julio Jones, William Moore Sit Out Wednesday

As expected, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (hip) failed to practice on Wednesday after injuring his hip late in the loss Monday night to the Green Bay Packers. Even though he’s likely to sit out all week, however, Falcons head coach Mike Smith isn’t ready to rule him out from playing Sunday against the […] Falcons Injury Report: Julio Jones, William Moore Sit Out...
Via Steelers Depot
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: What Was Learned in Green Bay

You could not ask for a better comeback by the Atlanta Falcons. But the comeback came to an end as the Green Bay Packers 24-point lead in the first half was too much to overcome. While the loss hurts in many ways – not to mention it was the eighth defeat of the year for the NFC South leader, it was a perfect night for Julio Jones and the 259 yards he gained in receiving yards.Here...
Via Football Nation
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WR Jones, S Moore making improvement for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Star receiver Julio Jones and safety William Moore are making improvement from injuries as the Atlanta Falcons prepare for a crucial game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Falcons limited themselves to a walk-through Wednesday, looking to recover physically from a grueling Monday night loss to the Green Bay Packers. Coach Mike Smith said Jones and Moore...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Hopeful To Have WR Julio Jones, S William Moore Ready For Steelers Game

After playing Monday night, the Atlanta Falcons now have a short week to prepare for their Sunday home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. That means there will be one less day that both wide receiver Julio Jones and safety William Moore have to recover from the injuries that they suffered in the loss to the […] Falcons Hopeful To Have WR Julio Jones, S William Moore Ready For...
Via Steelers Depot
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Still have Pride from Near-Disaster in Loss to Green Bay

This will be a shorter review than usual. It’s about midnight and the time issues are throwing me off. The shortened review will only be for this week. It was a tale of two halves, as the Green Bay Packers showed why they are a top two NFC team in the first half. Then in the second half, the Atlanta Falcons showed why they are somewhat of a decent team. In the end, Green Bay had...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons the Packers will beat the Falcons (and 1 reason they might not)

Only teams like last season’s Green Bay Packers should be allowed to win a terrible division with a mediocre or bad record and qualify for the playoffs. The Packers had to deal with their best player, Aaron Rodgers, missing half the season with a broken collar bone. Once Rodgers returned, the Packers were a legitimate team, deserving of a playoff berth, as demonstrated by their...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel overlooked as one of college football's best coaches

ATLANTA -- Over the last two seasons, Alabama has a 14-2 record in the Southeastern Conference and one trip to the title game. The Missouri Tigers share the same 14-2 conference record, but have made back-to-back appearances in the SEC Championship Game. Yet the Crimson Tide are lauded as the power of the conference, while the Tigers are seen as a team that barely escaped a much...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel overlooked as one of college football's best coaches

ATLANTA -- Over the last two seasons, Alabama has a 14-2 record in the Southeastern Conference and one trip to the title game. The Missouri Tigers share the same 14-2 conference record, but have made back-to-back appearances in the SEC Championship Game. Yet the Crimson Tide are lauded as the power of the conference, while the Tigers are seen as a team that barely escaped a much...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel overlooked as one of college football's best coaches

ATLANTA -- Over the last two seasons, Alabama has a 14-2 record in the Southeastern Conference and one trip to the title game. The Missouri Tigers share the same 14-2 conference record, but have made back-to-back appearances in the SEC Championship Game. Yet the Crimson Tide are lauded as the power of the conference, while the Tigers are seen as a team that barely escaped a much...
Via Fox Sports South
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons safety William Moore fined for hit with crown of helmet

  Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore says he has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for a crown-of-helmet hit on Arizona wide receiver Jaron Brown last week. The fine was Moore's first of 2014. He drew almost $75,000 in fines from the league last season. There was no penalty on the fourth-quarter play. Moore started in Atlanta's 29-18 win over the Cardinals after missing seven games...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons' Moore fined for hit on Cardinals' Brown

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore says he has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for a crown-of-helmet hit on Arizona wide receiver Jaron Brown last week. The fine was Moore's first of 2014. He drew almost $75,000 in fines from the league last season. There was no penalty on the fourth-quarter play. Moore started in Atlanta's 29-18 win over the Cardinals after...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Looking to Impress vs. Packers

The Falcons could be a team on the rise. At least until they meet the Green Bay Packers.After taking down the NFC West leading Arizona Cardinals on Sunday and now have won three of their last four games, Atlanta could be in the right frame of mind to make the run they need toward the playoffs.But they must get by the hottest team in the NFL first, which is no easy task.What the game...
Via Football Nation
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Falcons win clash of first-place teams by routing Arizona

ATLANTA -- By virtue of a 29-18 win over the Arizona Cardinals, the Atlanta Falcons moved to 5-7 on the season and kept their edge in the NFC South over the New Orleans Saints, who were also victorious on Sunday. Atlanta posted 500 yards of total offense and held a huge advantage in the time-of-possession battle. The Falcons' offense was on the field for 37:03 in the win, compared...
Via Fox Sports South
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Moore returns from shoulder injury for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons strong safety William Moore is set to return from a shoulder injury after missing seven straight games. Moore, a sixth-year veteran and an alternate Pro Bowl selection two years ago, has 235 solo tackles and 14 interceptions in 62 career games. The Falcons' injury report lists Moore and No. 3 receiver Harry Douglas (foot) as probable for...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Activate S William Moore From Short-Term I.R. & Waive OT Cameron Bradfield

The Atlanta Falcons have activated S William Moore from injured reserve with the designation to return on Friday and waived OT Cameron Bradfield. Safety William Moore has returned to the active roster and is eligible to play this Sunday. Falcons have waived Cameron Bradfield. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) November 28, 2014 Moore went down with a shoulder injury back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Visits Atlanta: Five Things to Know

The Falcons are still in the playoffs.If the season ended today, Atlanta would win the NFC South and host a playoff game. It would be the strangest thing to happen to the NFL in quite some time.The fans that fill the Georgia Dome on a weekly basis may get excited, but the ride may be a short one. And of course, some team with a winning record, or two for that matter, may be left...
Via Football Nation
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Falcons, Jets, Steelers, Titans

Buccaneers Buccaneers signed DE George Uko to their practice squad. Buccaneers released P Jacob Schum from their practice squad. Falcons S William Moore, who returned to practice on Tuesday, said he expects to play in Week 13’s game against the Cardinals. (D. Orlando Ledbetter) Jets Seth Walder of the New York Daily News takes a look at some players on the Jets who may...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Falcons Recover?

Atlanta is on the road again this week to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Giants. It’s an infamous place to play, as it marks one of the worst moments in the Mike Smith era. As someone who lives in New York and attended that game seeing the Falcons play for the first time ever, I’m still shaking my head from that atrocity. That was over two years ago, as both teams have...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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