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Atlanta Falcons: Plans to keep Roddy White

According to a report from D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Falcons are likely to keep veteran receiver Roddy White on the roster in 2016. White, who has two years remaining on his contract, has said that he’d like to remain in Atlanta. He was only targeted by Matt Ryan 67 times in 2016, and he had his worst statistical year since 2006...
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Arthur Blank discusses his thoughts on Roddy White

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Atlanta Falcons’ owner Arthur Blank has a special relationship with most of his...
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NFL Legend’s Father raves about Matt Ryan

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit There has been plenty of criticism about Atlanta Falcons’ quarterback Matt Ryan...
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NFL Notes: Calvin Johnson, Tom Coughlin, Chargers, & Falcons

Calvin Johnson Lions president Rod Wood told reporters on Friday that their plan is to give WR Calvin Johnson, who is considering retirement, time to make a decision as to whether he’ll be back. “Right now I want him to come to his own conclusion and decide what he wants to do,” Wood said, via Kyle Meinke of MLive.com. “I wouldn’t want to try to convince him to play,...
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Look: What kind of car would the Atlanta Falcons be?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Every NFL team is unique in terms of history, ownership, values, ideas, performances...
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Look: Falcons’ player gets awesome offseason gig

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons and their fans may not have all that much interest in this year’s...
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Falcons offseason to-do list, starting with helping out Julio Jones

Each day between now and post-Super Monday, we’ll roll out a get-to-the-point offseason plan for one NFL team. Today, the Falcons; tomorrow, the Jets. After that, we’ll finish up with the Super Bowl teams. Here’s our three-point plan for Atlanta:1. FIND SOME HELP FOR JULIO JONESThe Falcons offense was two things in 2015: running back Devonta Freeman and wide receiver Julio...
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Are Falcons about to reunite with this quarterback?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons are more than comfortable at quarterback with Matt Ryan, who...
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Falcons’ Matt Ryan reveals his Super Bowl prediction

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Carolina Panthers are heavy favorites to win the Super Bowl against the Denver...
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Top position needs the Falcons need to fix in the draft

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons will occupy the 17th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, followed...
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Post-Senior Bowl Mock: Falcons Selection

With the 17th pick of the 2016 NFL Mock Draft, the Atlanta Falcons select… Dan Quinn needs to continue to add pieces to his defense, and Leonard Floyd is a solid pick here. He’s an athletic and lengthy DE who can rush the passer at will. He struggles a bit to set the edge, but that’ll come with coaching and added strength. The Falcons need help rushing the passer, and Floyd...
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NFL.com expert has rocket-high expectations for this Falcons player

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons went from going nowhere in 2013 to suddenly having one of the...
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Look: Atlanta Falcons players dominate Pro Bowl

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Say what you want about the Pro Bowl, but it was a prime opportunity for the Atlanta...
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Early Evaluation of the Falcons Draft Needs

Embed from Getty Images The Atlanta Falcons need lots of help in this year NFL Draft 2016. Here are my early evaluations of what they need: They need a pass rusher. Vic Beasley is a good one, but the Falcons need one that can change the game. Like Jonathan Bullard, and Kevin Dodd. these would be nice addition to our defensive line. We need another lineman to protect Matt...
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WATCH: Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman Slams Down Chris Ivory For A Tackle During Pro Bowl

For some reason, the Pro Bowl saw a number of guys play out of position. Odell Beckham lined up at safety, Michael Bennett played running back, Richard Sherman played a little offense, and apparently Devonta Freeman played a little defense as well (I'll be honest; I watched the game and don't remember this play).He made a pretty nice tackle on New York Jets running back Chris Ivory. Read more »
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WATCH: Jameis Winston Runs On Field To Celebrate Touchdown With Former College Teammate Devonta Freeman

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman was one of if not the most pleasant surprise of the season. He was expected to share time with rookie Tevin Coleman, but when Coleman lost time due to an injury Freeman got the opportunity to shine and he did. His reward will hopefully be a nice, new contract in the future, but for now it was his first Pro Bowl bid.His touchdown late in...
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Devonta Freeman, Todd Gurley Give Team Irvin A Lead In Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl might not be the most hyped All-Star event of the major sports, but whenever you get a chance to see a sport’s biggest stars congregate, it’s fun no matter what. In Sunday’s Pro Bowl between Team Irvin and Team Rice, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman helped give Team Irvin a lead at the conclusion of the first quarter with a nice catch and run from...
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Jameis Winston helps Devonta Freeman celebrate in endzone

Jameis Winston and Devonta Freeman spent plenty of time celebrating touchdowns during Florida State’s 2013 national title run, and they once again had the opportunity to meet in the end zone during Sinday’s Pro Bowl.  Freeman, a running back for the Atlanta Falcons, ran one in during the first quarter Sunday, and Winston, who was not in the game at the time, was the first to...
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Report: Falcons give update on Roddy White’s future

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons’ most followed storyline right now is what they’ll do with...
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Early look at the Atlanta Falcons’ 2016 opponents

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons schedule is still nearly three months away from being finalized...
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This NFL owner believes the Falcons should host a Super Bowl

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons are preparing for the Mercedes-Benz Stadium to open in 2017...
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NFL Notes: Peyton Manning, Jaylon Smith, Dolphins, Falcons & Lions

Peyton Manning Broncos QB Peyton Manning was asked about the report from Al Jazeera regarding his wife purchasing HGH regularly on Thursday. “It’s garbage from the first day that it came out and it’s still garbage today,” Manning said, per James Palmer. Jaylon Smith According to Matt Miller of B/R, it is looking “very good” that Notre Dame OLB Jaylon Smith will be...
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Thomas Dimitroff sounds off on his job security

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons know this is a make-or-break year for the direction of the franchise...
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Falcons GM Dimitroff stresses close relationship with Quinn

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) After hanging on to his job, Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff says he wants to keep building his relationship with coach Dan Quinn and get the team back to the playoffs. Dimitroff spoke Thursday at the team's training complex with Quinn at his side, the GM's first public comments since owner Arthur Blank brought him back for 2016. Dimitroff...
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Jerry Jones endorses Falcons’ new stadium for Super Bowl LIII

Already thinking ahead to Super Bowl LIII (53), Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expressed that the Atlanta Falcons’ new Mercedes-Benz Stadium would be the perfect venue for the 2019 Championship game. “Well, that stadium has Super Bowl written all over it,” Jones said, per Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com following practice at the Senior Bowl. “It is nothing short of magnificent...
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