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National confidence in Atlanta Falcons sky high after huge Week 3 win

Up and down. Back and forth. Left and right. There’s no telling what direction an NFL team will go from week to week. Just three games into the 2014 season, this fact has already been hammered home. Once again, the league is proving to be a week-by-week proposition, where any team can rise or fall. This makes it tough sometimes to separate the contenders from the pretenders. But...
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Is Devin Hester Worthy of the Hall of Fame?

Devin Hester broke the NFL record for return touchdowns Thursday night against the Buccaneers. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for a few years, this touchdown return, unlike any before, was bittersweet for Bears fans as Devin Hester is now a member of the Atlanta Falcons. Hester made history when he weaved through the Buccaneers’ special teams on a punt return and got...
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Devin Hester passes Deion Sanders in the house Deion built

As a youngster I vividly remember Neon Deion “Primetime” Sanders doing his thing in the Georgia Dome. Deion made it cool to dance on the way to the end zone. Man childhood memories. Thursday night Devin Hester broke Deion’s record in Deion’s house. He even did the Deion dance on the way to the end zone while you guessed it Deion was in attendance. Deion had 19 return touchdowns...
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Tests on Douglas’ foot came back negative

Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas, who left the game with a foot injury in the second quarter, had tests done on his foot on Friday. “They were all negative,” Falcons coach Mike Smith said. “We’ve got a couple of days to get some treatment and we’ll have an injury report on Wednesday.” Douglas had two catches for 14 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown pass before...
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WATCH: All 20 of Devin Hester's return TDs in one video

Devin Hester had himself a heck of a night on Thursday and brought a second quarter punt all the way to the house for his 20th career return touchdown, good enough for sole possession of first place on the all-time return TD list. If you ever had an interest in checking out each of those 20 TD returns, we got you covered courtesy of YouTube user JT Johnson. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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VIDEO: Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones makes insane over-the-shoulder catch

Thursday night’s epic blowout win over the Bucs seems to be the gift that just keeps on giving for fans of the Atlanta Falcons. While the big news of the night may have been Devin Hester’s record breaking touchdown return, wide receiver Julio Jones had a number of mind-boggling highlight reel plays of his own. Take a look at this insane over-the-shoulder catch he made for a touchdown...
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Rewind: Atlanta Falcons odd Power Rankings spot; amazing cheerleaders gallery

Here’s everything you need to get you ready for Week 3 of the NFL season. National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 2 (READ) - QB Ratings: Ranking every starting NFL quarterback heading into Week 3 (READ) - Fab Five: The best games on the NFL slate in Week 3 (READ) - The 10 biggest disappointments in the NFL so far this season (READ...
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Falcons blowing out the Bucs gets the Jim Ross treatment (Video)

Deadspin gave the Falcons blow out win over the Buccaneers the Jim Ross treatment. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Falcons blowing out the Bucs gets the Jim Ross treatment (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Is This Atlanta Falcons Woman Doing What We Think She Is Doing? (Video)

After the Atlanta Falcons’ had jumped to a commanding lead of 28-0 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football, the camera had caught a Falcons lady-fan reaching for SOMETHING with her right hand. Photo Credit: UPROXX.com Could it be that this woman is actually trying to grab her man’s ‘footballs?’ No it can’t be! Well, it’s either that or she caught...
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VIDEO: Lady Falcons fan gets frisky during blowout win

Last night’s Thursday Night Football matchup was one of the least competitive NFL games I’ve ever seen in my life. The Atlanta Falcons dominated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from the opening snap and never let up en route to a 56-14 victory in front of a riotous hometown crowd. If I’m being perfectly honest I stopped watching around halftime and spent the rest of my night browsing...
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Falcons fans may hate the Patriots, but their cheerleaders Instagram is spectacular

Why can’t every NFL cheerleading squad have an Instagram as incredible as that of the New England Patriots? From their photo shoots on the beach to football Sundays, these girls do it quite well. Take a look at their 10 best posts ever and enjoy. *** No. 10 No. 9 Next You may also be interested in:Falcons fans may hate the Patriots, but their cheerleaders Instagram is spectacularVIDEO...
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Matt Ryan Gets 3 TDs In Thursday Night Blowout

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was a stunning 21-of-24 (87.5 percent) for 286 yards and three touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Ryan and the Falcons could do no wrong in the 56-14 annihilation of Tampa Bay, but the big lead ended his hopes of earning the 300-yard passing bonus.
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Matt Ryan leading Falcons’ high-flying offense to early success

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports For the second time in three weeks, starting quarterback Matt Ryan sparked the Atlanta Falcons to a memorable win over a division rival with one of the best individual performances of his career which saw the hosts score 21 unanswered points in the first quarter on their way to a 56-14 thrashing of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now 2-1 on the season and a...
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VIDEO: Deion Sanders and Devin Hester Share Special Moment Together

Apparently, Deion Sanders not only wanted Devin Hester to break his record – he prayed for it. Most retired football players don’t like to see their records get broken, but Sanders was the exception in this case. Hester took back the 20th return touchdown (14 punts, 5 kickoffs, 1 missed field goal) of his career last night to break the NFL all-time record for return touchdowns...
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Is Devin Hester A Hall Of Famer?

Can a guy who’s never been a factor at wide receiver or cornerback really be considered a lock for the Pro Football Hall of Fame? That is the question that will be asked over the next several year in regards to Devin Hester, after Falcons return man broke Deion Sanders record for the most return touchdowns in NFL History. There are pros and cons for both sides to argue.   The...
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Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer?

The answer is “YES”, just maybe not for a long time. Last night Devin Hester didn’t look like a returner who has lost a few steps. Maybe he has, but when you were already about eight steps ahead of everyone else, charitably giving a few back doesn’t hurt too much. With his 62-yard punt return touchdown last night during a game that wasn’t really a game at all (for a while...
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Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer?

The answer is “YES”, just maybe not for a long time. Last night Devin Hester didn’t look like a returner who has lost a few steps. Maybe he has, but when you were already about eight steps ahead of everyone else, charitably giving a few back doesn’t hurt too much. With his 62-yard punt return touchdown last night during a game that wasn’t really a game at all (for a while...
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Atlanta Falcons Mascot Freddie Falcon Has the Solution to Idiot Field Streakers

One of the most annoying things in sports is the field streaker. No one wants to see the game disrupted by some moron running around in their underwear, naked, a pirate costume, or anything else for that matter. If the game is good we want more action; if its bad we want it to end sooner rather than later.Fans are not laughing with them either. They are laughing at them--like when...
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WATCH: Atlanta Falcons Fan Shows Date Some Extra Special Lovin' After First Down

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Devin Hester: ‘I wasn’t happy the last three, four years in Chicago’

Devin Hester set the NFL record with 20 returns for touchdowns in the Atlanta Falcons’ 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. After the game, the wide receiver got a few things off his chest. “I’m happy, man.” Hester said of being in Atlanta when he appeared on the NFL Network post game set. “You know what, I’m going to say it, man. I wasn’t happy the...
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WATCH: Devin Hester, Deion Sanders share special moment

Devin Hester and Deion Sanders shared a very special moment after Hester broke Primetime's all-time return touchdown record.
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Devin Hester and Dion Sanders share beautiful/awkward moment

Devin Hester...you are still ridiculous! Hester has always had a knack for rising to the occasion in nationally televised games, and Thursday night was no different as he helped lead his Atlanta Falcons to a very impressive 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Bucs.  During the game, Hester accomplished something that he has been targeting for his entire 9-year NFL career...he finally broke...
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Deion Sanders Shares Emotional Moment With Devin Hester After Game (Video)

When Devin Hester broke Deion Sanders’ NFL record for return touchdowns Thursday night, he paid tribute to his mentor by high-stepping into the end zone. It’s only fitting that Hester broke the record while playing for the Atlanta Falcons, the same team Sanders broke into the league with. It’s also nice that Sanders was present at the Georgia Dome to witness the feat....
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Falcons fan grabs handful of her boyfriend’s crotch during blowout of Bucs (video)

Atlanta Falcons fans had plenty of reason to cheer right from the get-go during Thursday night’s prime-time, nationally televised showdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers … a showdown that turned into spectacle pretty quickly. In more ways than one. And given that this was a prime-time, nationally televised airing of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS, […] The post Falcons...
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Falcons mascot lays out Buccaneers fan who ran onto field in staged bit (video)

Whoever was inside Freddie Falcon’s costume more than earned his (or her?) pay on Thursday night given the on-field heroics demonstrated by the Atlanta Falcons mascot during the savage 56-14 throttling the home team laid on the woeful Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As the football team was busy setting records all over the field during a […] The post Falcons mascot lays out Buccaneers...
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