After just one week of the regular season the Atlanta Falcons went from being the NFL’s healthiest team to losing to 3 Pro Bowlers. RB Devonta Freeman MLB Deion Jones and S Keanu Neal will not be playing vs the Carolina Panthers today due to serious injuries. The good news is that their replacements S … Continue reading #AtlantaFalcons injuries may be blessing in disguise vs #Panthers
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
Whenever there's news about an athlete with a heart problem coming back to play, your heart skips a beat. Hope there will be NO complications, and continued good health. Read article for more Bengals tackle Jake Fisher went through a full practice on Tuesday for the first time since having heart surgery last November. Fisher, … Continue reading Jake Fisher fully practicing seven months after heart surgery — ProFootballTalk
Once again we are challenged to support and cover a 'sport' where the side effects can be so brutal and debilitating. Re post from ProFootallTalk Don Testerman, the first fullback in the Seahawks’ history, died on May 8 in Greenville, South Carolina, from complications of dementia, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times reports. Testerman was … Continue reading Death by Dementia – Another former #NFL player passes from the disease
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 ?
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?