Atlanta Falcons
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 9:08 AM - Permalink
The Falcons lost for the fifth straight week in London on Sunday, leaving them to fly home with a 2-6 record. Quarterback Matt Ryan also brought some regret with him in his carry-on bag. Ryan said after the game that he thought his third quarter interception, a poor read that led Ryan to throw...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:50 AM - Permalink
Falcons owner Arthur Blank expressed his frustrations after watching his team blow a 21-0 lead in London. Could Blank's unhappiness spell the end for head coach Mike Smith in Atlanta?...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:05 AM - Permalink
After losing to Baltimore and falling to 2-5, the Atlanta Falcons felt confident about joining the four teams since 1990 to overcome such a start to make the playoffs.Now at 2-6 following Sunday's historic collapse in a 22-21 loss to the Detroit Lions, Matt Ryan is looking to make history in a...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is doomed. We are all now just counting down the days until he is fired...
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Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:36 AM - Permalink
Matt Prater gets another second chance, lifts Lions past Falcons in London       ...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:36 PM - Permalink
In Week Three, the Falcons rolled up 56 points against the Bucs on a Thursday night, nudging Atlanta’s record to 2-1 and creating the impression that the Falcons were poised to return to their pre-2013 form. Since then, Atlanta has lost five straight.  The low point came Sunday, when a...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 8:18 PM - Permalink
Ben Stockwell highlights key performers in Sunday's early game from London, a one-point Detroit win over Atlanta...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 8:00 PM - Permalink
When a team such as the Atlanta Falcons blows a 21-point third-quarter lead, every aspect of went wrong is going to be dissected.Coach Mike Smith was asked by the media in London why the team opted to go conservative toward the end of the first half with two timeouts and the ball following a Robert...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:55 PM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons had a 21-0 lead at halftime in London's Wembley Stadium. Then, the Lions stunned with 22 unanswered points -- capped by Matt Prater's last-second field goal -- to steal the win...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 4:40 PM - Permalink
Tyson Jackson threw his hands straight up in celebration. Joplo Bartu and Sean Baker emphatically flailed their arms in unison to signal "no good."Yes, the Atlanta Falcons thought they had reason to celebrate across the pond in London. They figured their losing streak ended at four when Lions...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:40 PM - Permalink
Falcons start strong but can't finish, lose 22-21 to Lions in 2nd-half London collapse       ...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:12 PM - Permalink
Matt Prater missed a 43-yard field goal attempt with 4 seconds to go, then got another chance because of a delay-of-game penalty. He nailed that one from 48 yards, giving the Detroit Lions (6-2) a second straight comeback victory, 22-21 over the Atlanta Falcons (2-6). Detroit trailed 21-0 at...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:01 PM - Permalink
The Atlanta Falcons blew a 21-0 halftime lead to lose in the final seconds to the Detroit Lions by a score of 22-21...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:54 PM - Permalink
On a field accustomed to games that lack a clear and obvious ending point, the conclusion to Sunday’s Lions-Falcons game at Wembley Stadium was anything but clear and obvious. The Lions attempted a game-winning field goal from 43 yards out with four seconds left.  Whistles blew after the...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 1:47 PM - Permalink
Wild finish stuns Falcons across the pond...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 1:16 PM - Permalink
Matt Prater kicked a 48-yard field goal on the last play of the game Sunday, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 22-21 comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons after trailing by 21 points...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM - Permalink
A few thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 22-21 loss to the Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium in London:What it means: Well, Matt Ryan and crew entered the week optimistic about remaining in the division race. You would think after the Falcons jumped out to a 21-0 lead things would work in their...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 12:59 PM - Permalink
Prater kicks 48-yard field goal on last play to complete Detroit's second-half comeback.       ...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 12:39 PM - Permalink
The Lions came out looking like a jet lagged bunch of players in today’s early game in London. The Falcons finished up looking like a worn out bunch of players. And the Lions somehow managed to win. The Falcons outscored the Lions 21-0 in the first half, but the Lions outscored the Falcons...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 12:19 PM - Permalink
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley injured his right knee Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons and was ruled out for the game, dealing a blow to the Lions' league-leading pass rush. The Falcons' already depleted offensive line also took a hit as starting right tackle Gabe Carimi...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 12:17 PM - Permalink
Lions defensive lineman Nick Fairley, Falcons tackle Carimi, RB Smith leave game with injuries       ...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:56 AM - Permalink
The fans in London haven’t seen either team play particularly well so far, but they may see an exciting finish. After the Lions played like garbage in the first half, the Falcons turned the tables and played like garbage in the third quarter. Add it up, and we’ve got a close game in the...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:21 AM - Permalink
Lions starter Nick Fairley was ruled out of Sunday's game against Atlanta with a knee injury...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:07 AM - Permalink
Falcons right tackle Gabe Carimi departed Sunday’s game vs. the Lions in London with an ankle injury, and he is questionable to re-enter the contest, according to the club. Carimi has started five games for Atlanta this season. A first-round pick of the Bears in 2011, Carimi signed with the...
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Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 11:06 AM - Permalink
Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson reached 11,000 career rushing yards in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions in London.Jackson had a tough, 5-yard run on first-and-goal to reach the milestone. He nearly scored but followed with a 1-yard touchdown run two...
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