It was there for the taking The Atlanta had things working in their favor. Star RB Devonta Freeman was back and running with the same violence as always. The offensive line had kept QB Matt Ryan from being sacked. The defense was avoiding big plays in the passing game and held Minnesota to 1 TD … Continue reading #Falcons miss opportunity to solidify playoff spot in loss to #Vikings
Another night of NBA basketball, another tough loss at Philips Arena by the Atlanta Hawks. This time it was to the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-114. (Photos-Hawks.com) This is a very frustrating team to watch. The team plays well in spurts, but can't finish and close out games The Hawks do not have a real clutch shooter, … Continue reading #Atlanta loses to Cleveland at home 121-114. Are #Hawks – Loveable or Losers?
When you first walk into the stadium from the front landing with the massive Falcon sculpture you are overwhelmed by the visuals. Halo board, lower field electronic scoreboards, and colors so vivid and bright it all seems surreal. It's as if you're a character in the movie #Tron, or have donned a set of VR … Continue reading First game at #MBStadium – The Virtual reality tour
The Falcons are back to the norm except for one change. Their Friday walk through will be at their brand new home - Mercedes Benz Stadium. This season is unique as the Falcons are defending NFC for only the 2nd time AND heading into a brand new stadium that is a technological marvel. How important … Continue reading #Falcons final 2 practices at Flowery Branch before 1st game at MB Stadium
https://youtu.be/ib4CJro_cPc From the outside it looms proudly over the Westside landscape. A menacing 50 ft high Falcon (the largest steel sculpture in the Unite States) greets you at the main entrance. At night the huge Mercedes Benz logo illuminates the sky like a beacon. It lets all who approach know that they are in the … Continue reading @MBStadium – #Falcons and #ATLUTD new home a Temple of Sports Entertainment
Is Lavar Ball following in the footsteps of Earl Woods and Richard Williams? Or is he an over the top version of a parent's ego gone wild trying to grab glory through their child? The Williams and Woods kids were good, really good. Child prodigies. Each man had no problem letting you know it. What we really … Continue reading Keeping Your Eyes On The Ball (@Lavarbigballer) – Egomaniac or good parenting?
Photo from USA Today on BruinsNation.com The 2017 NFL draft 'needs list' for the Falcons wasn't too much different from 2015 or 2016. Get a good edge rusher, and shore up the offensive line with players who could play right away. In 2015 the pick was fairly obvious. Pundits and fans alike thought Vic Beasley the … Continue reading #Falcons pick of #TakkaristMcKinley – hubris or just following their hunches?