Atlanta Falcons
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 7:04 PM - Permalink
Unless you have lived under a rock for the last decade, I will assume you either play fantasy football or are at the very least familiar with it. I would also assume that if you are an Atlanta Falcons fan you enjoy drafting one, if not more Falcons on your fantasy squad every year. However...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 4:44 PM - Permalink
Falcons, Jaguars trying to settle offensive line position battles in preseason finale       ...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 2:30 PM - Permalink
A five-game stretch on the schedule before the Atlanta Falcons' Oct. 26 trip to London to face the Lions could reveal a lot about which way the team is headed. It starts with a Thursday night game against the improved Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome. Then the Falcons have three road games -- at...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 9:51 AM - Permalink
In an ordinary workplace, a boss who screams obscenities into the faces of his underlings would not be tolerated. One of the lessons that HBO’s Hard Knocks has taught us through the years is that an NFL team is not an ordinary workplace. On Tuesday night’s episode, Falcons special teams...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:15 AM - Permalink
If you based Ra'Shede Hageman's progress on some of the scenes in HBO's "Hard Knocks," you might think the Atlanta Falcons' rookie was on the roster bubble.In reality, defensive line coach Bryan Cox sees the potential in the second-round pick from Minnesota, which is why Cox...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
This week, I’m recapping the fourth and penultimate episode of Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Atlanta Falcons. Here are the main things you may have missed if you didn’t catch the episode as well as some of the show’s highlights: Falcons special teams coordinator Keith...
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 12:05 AM - Permalink
The second-to-last episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons" featured a coach going on a classic, profanity-laced tirade in the meeting room.And guess what? It wasn't defensive line coach Bryan Cox this time.Special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong displayed...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 7:45 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- All three of the Atlanta Falcons' candidates for the nickelback role were on the field for special teams at the start of Tuesday's practice.The battle between Robert McClain, Javier Arenas, and Josh Wilson remains unsettled, according to coach Mike Smith. But McClain,...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 6:35 PM - Permalink
For the first time, all Falcons season-ticket holders will be eligible to get a cheerleader visit at their seat, among other opportunities...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 4:25 PM - Permalink
Falcons looking for starting right tackle, nickel back, plus backup QB, in last preseason game       ...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 11:45 AM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice didn’t expect rookie first-round pick Jake Matthews to be perfect in his first NFL game at left tackle.He wasn’t.Matthews got whistled for a false start and a hold in the first quarter of Saturday’s 24-17...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 10:30 AM - Permalink
It’s another week and another Atlanta Falcons preseason game to evaluate. This time it’s a loss to the Tennessee Titans, but there were many positives to take away from the game mainly because the starters looked impressive. But let’s examine which players have raised their stock...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- While most of the attention remains on rookie Jake Matthews' switch to left tackle, the competition continues to determine which player will be the Atlanta Falcons' starting right tackle for the Sept. 7 season opener against New Orleans."It's wide open, man,"...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Allen and I discuss our favorite team: the Atlanta Falcons, with this week's third wheel, Ben Grazebrook of Blogging Dirty. We review the Falcons preseason game against the Tennessee Titans before looking ahead to the regular season opener against the New Orleans Saints. We each give our...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 7:35 PM - Permalink
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- As the Atlanta Falcons returned to practice Monday, one significant starter watched from the sideline.Right guard Jon Asamoah, one of the team's top acquisitions this offseason, was held out of practice with an unspecified injury. Asamoah exited Saturday's preseason...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 3:38 PM - Permalink
Steven Jackson is back on the practice fields for the first time in almost a month, providing hope the Atlanta Falcons' starting running back can be ready for the season opener. On the following day, coach Mike Smith said the injury wasn't serious and Jackson would be ready for the Sept. 7...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 3:37 PM - Permalink
RB Steven Jackson returns to Falcons practice after missing almost 1 month with sore hamstring       ...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 3:17 PM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson, who injured his left hamstring at the beginning of training camp, returned to practice Monday for the first time since the injury...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Permalink
There are obvious concerns about how Lamar Holmes will perform if he maintains a starting role this season.At least Holmes' first appearance as a starter in 2014 wasn't too shabby.The Atlanta Falcons right tackle had a solid performance in Saturday's 24-17 preseason loss to the...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 8:28 AM - Permalink
Falcons trim roster...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
The biggest question marks surrounding the Atlanta Falcons entering this past Saturday’s preseason game against the Tennessee Titans centered on the team’s offensive tackle position. But thankfully, both starting tackles: Jake Matthews and Lamar Holmes performed well against the Titans...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Examining the Atlanta Falcons' roster:QUARTERBACKS (2)Matt RyanSean RenfreeRenfree hasn't looked too bad this preseason and has a good grasp of the offense. T.J. Yates? Well, he's looked terrible, so Renfree should have the backup job secured.RUNNING BACKS (5)Steven JacksonDevonta...
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Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 11:21 PM - Permalink
Cole Schultz points to a selection of players who stood out for better or worse in the Titans-Falcons preseason game...
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Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 7:30 PM - Permalink
Most significant move: The most eye-opening move had nothing to do with a player getting released. It was offensive lineman Mike Johnson being placed on injured reserve after suffering a foot injury during Saturday night's preseason loss to Tennessee. Johnson was on IR last season and made his...
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Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 7:21 PM - Permalink
For 2nd year in a row, Falcons OL Mike Johnson out for year; hurts foot in preseason game       ...
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