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Falcons Ready to Face Saints in Season Opener

The Atlanta Falcons are ready. The team is putting 2013 in the rearview mirror and moving the bus forward in an effort to show 2014 can be just as exciting as 2012.That was the season where these Falcons were ranked first in the NFC playoffs and were on their path to the Super Bowl before meeting the upstart San Francisco 49ers. With all the parts back to a pretty potent offense...
Via Football Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons running back that Jadeveon Clowney lit up says, he’s “just a guy”

Falcons running back Antone Smith wasn’t very impressed with Jadveon Clowney even though he bolted into the back field to quickly take him down during Saturday’s preseason game. “Just a guy,” Smith said of Clowney, per CBS Houston. “I don’t see anything special. He’s just a guy. He’s a guy who plays defensive end. He plays pretty good. Made a good play.” Smith did...
Via Pro Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Antone Smith: Jadeveon Clowney is 'just a guy'

Last night, Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney laid a huge hit on Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith. Clowney was in the backfield just as Matt Ryan was able to hand off the ball to Smith. Clowney followed up his big hit on Smith with a sack of Ryan on the next play. Following last night’s game, Smith spoke to 610 Sports in Houston and he’s not overly impressed...
Via Down and Distance
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney Blows Up Antone Smith During Preseason Game

Jadeveon Clowney almost replicated ‘The Hit’ on Vincent Smith tonight during the Texans’ preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons. Get ready for plenty more hits like this from Clowney during his rookie year. [Barrett Sallee] The post Jadeveon Clowney Blows Up Antone Smith During Preseason Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Coach Smith on the Falcons first pre-season game

Here are some quotes pulled from the presser following the game on Friday against the Dolphins. Smith on the starting defense: “Well when I say there are some things that aren’t as good as we liked, I would say that that would be one of them. I think that we ended up getting into too many third and shorts. We had an explosive play, with a crossing route, and we just missed the...
Via cover32 - Falcons
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith Shows Potential on the Field But Not in his Stat Line

After a solid career at Florida State where he gained 2,253 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns Antone Smith has had a rough go of it in the NFL. He was undrafted in 2009 and bounced from one team to the next until the Atlanta Falcons gave him a home. While they have kept him on the roster since than he as yet to see much time on the field.So why keep him? Well--he showed the fans and...
Via FatManWriting
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Penalties ruin big plays for Falcons RB Antone Smith

Falcons running back Antone Smith made a big play nearly every time he touched the ball in 2013. Smith tried to pick up where he left off during the exhibition opener Friday against the Dolphins but his teammates kept making his big plays count for nothing. Smith had two large gains nullified by penalty. Smith’s 34-yard catch-and-run in the first quarter was called back because...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Green Bay Packers preview

The Atlanta Falcons are still on the road as they travel to Lambeau Field to face off against the 5-6-1 Green Bay Packers who have been losing since they’re beloved QB Aaron Rodgers left five weeks ago with a collarbone injury.  With Rodgers possibly out another week, the Falcons have a better chance at winning.  Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been ruled out or in at this point. It...
Via isportsweb.com
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Antone Smith’s impact

In the last quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, RB Antone Smith had his breakout regular season debut with a 50-yard rushing touchdown. He pushed the Atlanta Falcons’ rushing total to 731 yards this season, scraping the Falcons out of the gutter and into to 31st in the league. This may not seem like much to praising, but this year’s squad has had very little...
Via isportsweb.com
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons sign RB Antone Smith to 2-year extension

The Atlanta Falcons have signed running back Antone Smith to a two-year contract extension. Smith has only one carry in three seasons with the Falcons. Playing primarily on special teams, Smith appeared in 13 games in 2012 and had four tackles. Smith, who first signed with Detroit as an undrafted college free agent before the 2009 season, was signed to the Falcons' practice...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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