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
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
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 ?
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
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
Is Matt Ryan QB of the Atlanta Falcons a future Hall of Fame player? Many people both in and out of Atlanta are either #SMH or #ROTFL after reading this statement. But is it that far fetched? One Super Bowl winning season would make him a candidate at the very least. Here's why. Impact on … Continue reading Is @AtlantaFalcons Matt Ryan a future Hall of Famer?
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