Wide receiver Julio Jones has arguably been the Falcons best player over the last 5 years. As we noted in an earlier blog, his stats rank him among the best in the NFL. He is respected and revered by players around the league/ He has always been a model citizen for the Falcons and is … Continue reading Does #Falcons #JulioJones no longer want to be #InBrotherhood ?
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
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
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
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
The Atlanta Falcons drafted another LB in this years draft. This comes after drafting Vic Beasley in 2015, DeVondre Campbell and Deion Jones the 4th and 2nd rounds in 2016. Former LSU LB joins Duke Riley is picked 75th overall in the 3rd round. He is the prototype Q guy. Speed, quickness and a sure … Continue reading Are the Atlanta Falcons turning into Linebacker U ?
Throughout the 2016-17 season Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn's main theme was that the team would play fast and be aggressive. For the first two and half quarters of Super Bowl 51 it worked to perfection. The upstart Falcons defense sacked Patriots QB Tom Brady and harassed into throwing his 1st playoffs 'pick 6' … Continue reading #Falcons desire to stay aggressive may have cost them 1st #SuperBowl win