This is a man I have been waiting to hear from since the Falcons blew a 20-point lead to the Cowboys last Sunday — a game that included a critical blunder on an onside kick that led to the game-winning field goal for Dallas.
After dropping the first two games of the season, this 2020 Falcons team looks eerily similar to the 2019 squad that was so wildly inconsistent. The season is long and strenuous; anything can happen in the NFL over the course of 17 weeks.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Nine Falcons players were held out of practice on Wednesday. The Falcons announced their official injury report on Wednesday afternoon, giving us a few updates on the team’s health heading into their Week 3 matchup with the Chicago Bears.
Last Sunday, Kaleb McGary exited the game with what was reported at the time to be a knee injury. It looked catastrophic as he grabbed his left knee in obvious pain and could not put weight on it even with the trainers’ assistance.
Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports Is there any reason to be optimistic about the Atlanta D? The 0-2 Falcons are dead last in the league in defense and you can probably tell where this article is already headed.
I’ve finally settled down enough to make some rational points about the Falcons, so welcome back. As stomach-churning as this season has been, I have to give the front office some credit for making a prudent move.
Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Bears present a different test for a reeling Falcons team that simply can’t afford a loss. Falcons - Bears 2020 head-to-head Last year, the Falcons scored 32 points and allowed 54 in their first two games, with one close win over the Eagles and one blowout loss to the Vikings.
Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The veteran guard has bounced around a lot, but will hope to make Atlanta his new lodge. The Falcons released three players from the practice squad yesterday, namely quarterback Kyle Lauletta, defensive tackle David Moa, and cornerback Tyler Hall.
Additionally, 500 "friends, family and associates" will be welcomed to this Sunday's game between the Falcons and Chicago Bears played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This is to serve as a test of health and safety protocols.
Arthur Blank is reacting just about how you would expect him to react after his team’s embarrassing collapse in Week 2. Speaking Monday on SiriusXM NFL Radio, the Atlanta Falcons owner was critical of Sunday’s showing against the Dallas Cowboys.