Atlanta Falcons
Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:20 PM - Permalink
Picking the winner of the Week 9 Thursday Night matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers...
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Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:55 AM - Permalink
It's one thing to give up a 20-yard gain. It's borderline ridiculous to give up almost half the field on a play in just about every game.Such has been an issue for the 2-6 Atlanta Falcons through the first eight games. They have surrendered 11 plays of 40-plus yards, which is tied for the...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6:01 PM - Permalink
Grant Harrison gives Allen and Aaron the scoop on the Atlanta Falcons' Week 8 loss to the Detroit Lions...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 4:03 PM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons signed veteran safety Charles Godfrey and waived safety Sean Baker...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 2:15 PM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons receiver/return specialist Devin Hester played a season-low 11 offensive snaps in this past Sunday's 22-21 loss to the Lions, and most would assume it had everything to do with Harry Douglas returning the lineup from a foot injury.But Hester and Douglas were on the field...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 11:50 AM - Permalink
Lions coach Jim Caldwell has heard the criticism of his clock management. And he agrees with it — but only to an extent. Caldwell acknowledged that the Lions’ delay of game penalty before their game-winning field goal attempt on Sunday was his own fault, as he needs to make sure his...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Permalink
ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says Mike Smith's team hits the bye week with a five-game skid, but the head coach is undaunted by questions about his job security...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Although the bye week should give the Atlanta Falcons a chance to regroup and forget about the first half of the season, one play is sure to linger in the mind of quarterback Matt Ryan.His costly interception -- thrown directly to Lions cornerback Cassius Vaughn in the third quarter of Sunday's...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:56 PM - Permalink
Champ Bailey is retiring after a 15-year NFL career that included a dozen Pro Bowl selections, more than any cornerback in history. Bailey's agent, Jack Reale, said from Atlanta that Bailey was still drawing interest from teams wanting him to play this season but he decided to pursue other...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons signed veteran free agent safety Charles Godfrey and waived safety Sean Baker...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Permalink
Charles Godfrey signed with the Falcons on Tuesday. Atlanta's move completed a de facto swap of safeties with the Carolina Panthers, who signed Thomas DeCoud to replace him...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:15 PM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons made a move Tuesday, but he had nothing to do with the NFL's trade deadline.The team announced the addition of veteran free safety Charles Godfrey, who was released by the Carolina Panthers last week. The 5-foot-11-inch, 210-pound Godfrey was a third-round pick of the...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 4:39 PM - Permalink
The trade deadline has come and gone, but the Panthers and Falcons have effectively swapped out safeties the other didn’t want. The Falcons announced they signed former Panthers third-rounder Charles Godfrey. Godfrey, coming off a torn Achilles last year, was made expendable when the Panthers...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 3:15 PM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter had no issue with calling a screen pass to Julio Jones in the final minutes of Sunday's 22-21 loss to the Detroit Lions.The short pass play on third-and-10 from the Lions' 40-yard line was dropped by Jones, stopping the clock with 1...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 3:07 PM - Permalink
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell did not disclose a timetable for Nick Fairley's return after the defensive tackle injured his right knee in a win over Atlanta on Sunday...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1:53 PM - Permalink
For the first time ever, the NFL played a game on Sunday morning in the Eastern time zone, with a 9:30 a.m. ET kickoff between the Lions and Falcons. Of course, the game started several hours later in London, the site of the contest. So with the NFL committed to playing another three games...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:50 PM - Permalink
The NFL trade deadline is Tuesday at 4 p.m., and several names such as Tampa Bay's Vincent Jackson, Oakland's Justin Tuck, and even Atlanta's Osi Umenyiora have been mentioned in trade rumors.Falcons owner Arthur Blank always is looking for ways to improve his team. But he doesn't...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 11:00 AM - Permalink
A weekly look at what the Atlanta Falcons must fix: A team with as many shortcomings as the Falcons cannot afford mental mistakes. That's why during the bye week, they have to reflect on what went wrong in the final minutes of Sunday's 22-21 loss to the Lions and make sure those types of...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Permalink
Three player-for-player swaps that the Atlanta Falcons might consider before today's NFL trading deadline...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:19 AM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith had his team meet late last night, then the players were given the rest of the week off with a "Falcons-on-Falcons" practice scheduled for Monday.Yes, the bye couldn't have come at a better time for the 2-6 Falcons, who need to rest and regroup after a grueling...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Six players that the Atlanta Falcons might look at acquiring before today's trade deadline...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:07 AM - Permalink
There’s plenty to worry about in Atlanta, but Falcons head coach Mike Smith said he can’t worry about his job security. “No,” Smith said, via Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com. “None whatsoever. We’re going to do what we’ve done for the last six-plus years and...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:14 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Coach Mike Smith isn't shying away from criticism as the Atlanta Falcons fall apart for the second straight year.Click to Continue »...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:48 PM - Permalink
Coach Mike Smith isn't shying away from criticism as the Atlanta Falcons fall apart for the second straight year. In Smith's first five years with the Falcons, they were 56-24, won two division titles and advanced to the playoffs four times. Atlanta is 6-18 since, but Smith says he's...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:46 PM - Permalink
Falcons coach Mike Smith accepts criticism for team's failures, not worried about job security       ...
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