The offensive stats will look good on paper. Milestones reached for Ryan, Freeman looking like his old self averaging over 5 yards per carry, Julio Jones going over 100 yards and 2 Touchdowns. But in the end Atlanta found themselves on the wrong end of another gut wrenching loss. This time on the road to … Continue reading #Falcons inexcusable failures result in avoidable loss to #Colts -#ATLvsIND
It was deja vu for the Falcons as they start the season the way it ended last year. A last second pass to Julio Jones falling incomplete in a gut wrenching loss to the Eagles in Philadelphia. The final score this time was 18-12. The Falcons led the game 12-10 with less the 5 mins to … Continue reading #AtlantaFalcons offense sputters in 18-12 loss to #Eagles
It's a return to the scene of the crime for the Atlanta Falcons and their fans. They open the season at Philly's Lincoln Financial Field the same place where their season ended less than 9 months ago. For the 2nd year in a row Atlanta and their fans saw their quest for championship end as … Continue reading Do #AtlantaFalcons fans need emotional recharge to be fully engaged for 2018 season ?
The NFL season will start a little late. Tonight’s Falcons-Eagles game is being delayed by severe weather in Philadelphia. Fans have been urged to take cover in the stadium concourse area, and players on both the Falcons and Eagles left pregame warmups to head to the locker room. 8 more words via Teams, fans take cover … Continue reading #ATLvsPHI on #TNF -Severe weather hits #Philadelphia — Repost from #ProFootballTalk
Julio Jones is arguably the best receiver in the NFL. He has set multiple league records in his 8 years of playing. Quickest to reach 9000 career receiving yards. Jones got there in just 95 games. Calvin Johnson needed 102. Antonio Brown and Randy Moss did it in 107. Only Charger Hall of Famer Lance … Continue reading Have we seen the best and last of Julio Jones? #AtlantaFalcons fans hope not.
Now that the game is in the books the Sports pundits (ourselves included) now offer perceived reasons to why the Eagles won, or why the Patriots lost. For this writer the seeds of a Patriot loss was evident in the days leading up to the game. Usually New England and their fans reserved their talking … Continue reading Did the #Patriots follow #Falcons mistake of just being happy to be in the #SuperBowl ?
By Jonathan Simmons This time last year I found myself in Houston the host city of Super Bowl 51. Who knew I would be there to witness the highs and lows of that unforgettable OT loss to the NE Patriots. The excitement surrounding the Falcons before SB51 reached unprecedented heights. Multiple pep rallies around Metro … Continue reading #Falcons fans not interested in #SB52 Still haunted by collapse in #SB51
By Jonathan Simmons Bill Belichick and Tom Brady in almost 20 years years together have put together a standard of excellence that will be hard to break. The 2 future Hall of Famers have won 5 Super Bowls, 9 AFC titles. They are in the AFC championship game this year for the seventh year in … Continue reading Will Tom Coughlin D again be kryptonite for #Patriots Supermen Belichick and Brady?
In the roller coaster season for the Atlanta Falcons the only constant has been questionable play of QB Matt Ryan and on field strategy of Head Coach Dan Quinn. These two, with Ryan being the bigger culprit have either cost the Falcons games outright, or made the wins much closer than they should have … Continue reading Ryan and Quinn need to find their A game for #Falcons to reach #NFLPlayoffs
The Atlanta Falcons continue their season in the year of living dangerously. Matt Ryan throws 3 interceptions, including 2 in the Red Zone. But in another strange and miraculous finish, the Falcons intercept Drew Brees in the end zone with less than a minute to go to preserve a 20-17 victory in Atlanta. Falcons star … Continue reading #Falcons snatch win from hands of #Saints on #DeionJones end zone INT