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Atlanta Falcons release Steven Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that they have released running back Steven Jackson. Jackson was originally selected by the St. Louis Rams in the first round (24th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft out of Oregon State. He was signed by the Falcons as a free agent on March 15, 2013. In two seasons with the Falcons, Jackson rushed for 1,250 yards on 347 carries with 12 touchdowns...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Proposed new Atlanta Falcons helmet is the best one out there so far

Right now concept helmets for NFL teams are all the rage, including models made for the Atlanta Falcons. Here’s the latest one that dropped earlier this week from the folks at Paul Bunyan Design. Via Paul Bunyan Design That is sharp. You can check out all the NFL helmets from PBD right here. You may also be interested in: Proposed new Atlanta Falcons helmet is the best one out...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan too low in this week’s QB Rankings?

Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports. That’s why teams are so willing to pony up big bucks to a signal caller when they have (or think they have) a guy who can do the job. One look at the highest paid players in the NFL will support this fact; it’s a list littered with QBs. But part of the equation is also tied to supply and demand. Sometimes, teams are...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan disrespected in latest QB rankings

Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports. That’s why teams are so willing to pony up big bucks to a signal caller when they have (or think they have) a guy who can do the job. One look at the highest paid players in the NFL will support this fact; it’s a list littered with QBs. If the mega-contract is given to a player who is actually worthy of big money, it’s...
Via cover32 - Falcons
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McShay: Jameis is second-best QB prospect of past decade

ESPN NFL draft expert Todd McShay has a history of interesting takes and analysis. But his most recent view is rather eye-opening. The veteran media scout indicated recently on ESPN that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the second-best quarterback prospect of the past 10 years from an on-field perspective (h/t Business Insider). From purely on the field, the grade...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan tabbed as so-so option for next 10 years

On Wednesday, cover32′s weekly Quarterback Ratings had a slightly different spin to them. Instead of just ranking all of the league’s current signal callers from best to worst, each of the 32 starters was graded based on how good of a prospect they are for the next 10 years. It made for an interesting list, as some of the game’s top passers fell toward the bottom because they...
Via cover32 - Falcons
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons zero in on their next head coach

The Atlanta Falcons coaching search has gone on for weeks now, and the dust is finally clearing as to who it may be. Unlike most years, the NFL coaching carousel this offseason has been spinning rather slowly. Normally, once we see that six coaches have been fired, were used to seeing a hiring frenzy within a week at most due to the desire to have a coach in place and give the organization...
Via isportsweb.com
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Mike Smith gone, what’s next?

Hours before the NFC South title game on Sunday, a piece of news went public that made Atlanta Falcons fans a little uneasy. No team wants any added distractions when preparing for a game of this caliber, and Falcons owner Arthur Blank provided a large distraction on Sunday Morning. It was made known that the organization had hired a search firm known as Korn Ferry to identify coaching...
Via isportsweb.com
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons fire head coach Mike Smith

The Atlanta Falcons made it official early on “Black Monday”, announcing that the team had parted ways with head coach Mike Smith one day after the team finished the season with a 6-10 record. Smith leaves Atlanta with an overall record of 66-46 Smith, who took on the Falcons job when the franchise was in shambles back in 2008, came to Atlanta from the Jacksonville Jaguars...
Via isportsweb.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Falcons fan grabs boyfriend’s crotch after exciting first down

One particular Atlanta Falcons fan took celebrating to a new extreme after her team converted on third down. Faced with a 3rd-and-10 situation against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football, leading 28-0, QB Matt Ryan hit WR Julio Jones for a big 20-yard gain to move the chains. And one female fan decided to grab her boyfriend’s crotch in jubilation. At first, it was...
Via The Sports Daily
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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