The Cavs came into the game just after shaking up the entire NBA with a virtual house cleaning. They traded away several players including former All stars D. Wade and Isaiah Thomas. The Cavaliers were now like Atlanta. Playing with team full of players that no one knew. The good sized crowd seemed distracted. The … Continue reading #Hawks vs #Cavs – #Lebron Triple Double, #KyleKorver has huge night in 123-104 win
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
Yes San Antonio did not have their best player Kawhi Leonard or veteran Manu Ginobli the ageless wonder. But Atlanta's 102-99 win over the Spurs is still noteworthy because of the way they won. The Hawks finally closed out a tight game in which they led late. Dennis Schroder made the type plays you expect … Continue reading #Hawks find the clutch gene in win over #Spurs
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?
Mercedes Benz stadium is a glorious new state of the art stadium considered to be one of the finest sports venues in the world. It annually hosts the SEC championship, and this year the College Football Championship two of the biggest events of the year for the sport. The Celebration Bowl is the 1st bowl … Continue reading #CelebrationBowl big stage in Atlanta invigorates, but doesn’t intimidate #NCAT or #Grambling
As the hours are counted down before the 3rd annual Celebration Bowl the head coaches and players took time out to speak to the media in their final press conferences. The Celebration Bowl matches the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) and the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champions in Atlanta to determine the kings of Black … Continue reading In the #CelebrationBowl the cheers are about family as much as #football
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
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
The 2017 Atlanta Falcons have played their way into a precarious position in their quest to return to the postseason. Winnable games vs the Bills, Dolphins at home, and Panthers on the road have left them in 3rd place in the NFC South. Even after a big home win against a depleted Cowboys team, Atlanta … Continue reading #Falcons vs #Seahawks – No room for error in #NFLPlayoff chase