Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Falcons, Roddy White agree on four-year extension

The Atalanta Falcons announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with wide receiver Roddy White on a four-year contract extension. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. White, 6-0, 211 pounds, was selected by the Falcons in the first round (27th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. In nine seasons with the Falcons, the four-time Pro Bowler owns club records for...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Would You Rather Have - Nick Foles or Matt Ryan

2013 was arguably the worst season of Matt Ryan's career, with the Atlanta Falcons and gave fantasy owners his floor. In contrast, Nick Foles took over for the Philadelphia Eagles last season and has shown fantasy owners his ceiling. The Falcons will get a healthy Steven Jackson, Roddy White and Julio Jones this season, while the Eagles essentially swapped a healthy Jeremy...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Madden ratings say Matt Ryan not a top five quarterback

Next month EA Sports will release the 26th edition of its insanely popular NFL video game, Madden. To help get gamers excited for that day the company is releasing Madden player ratings every day. Yesterday they toyed with the 2014 rookies by asking them what they thought their ratings should be, then filming their responses when they showed them what they actually were. Today EA...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Falcons get back to their 2012 form?

All of us would like the Falcon’s to repeat the success they had in 2012, and bounce back from last season’s car-wreck. Missing the Superbowl by less than 5 yards is one of the most disappointing instances in recent Falcons’ history, if not of all time. If this year’s team expects to achieve relative success in comparison to the Falcons’ team that should have made the Superbowl...
Via cover32 - Falcons
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Preview: Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan rated as top-10 QB option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
Via cover32 - Falcons
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected Falcons 2014 Offensive Starters

The Atlanta Falcons bread and butter during the Mike Smith era, has always been the offense. In this article we will take a look at who the Falcons offensive starters will most likely be. So let’s get started, first up is the leader on the offensive side of the ball.Starting QB – Matt Ryan#459188857 / gettyimages.comMatt Ryan has quietly become one of the league’s best when...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Julio Jones Effect

So I broke down Matt Ryan’s numbers for the five games Julio Jones was on the field and pulled out a few nuggets.#180991127 / gettyimages.comTouchdowns:In the first five games (when Julio played), Ryan threw two touchdowns in each one of those games.In the final eleven games (when Julio didn’t play), Ryan only threw two or more touchdowns in 5 of those games.Ryan tossed approximately...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Pro Bowl candidates for the Atlanta Falcons in 2014

The 2014 NFL season is right around the corner and training camp will begin in just a few short weeks. To help prepare you here’s a list of the top five candidates to make the Pro Bowl for the Atlanta Falcons in 2014. 1. Matt Ryan Injuries took away all of Matt Ryan’s best weapons in 2013, but he’s still one of the elite quarterbacks in the NFL. At 29 years old he’s entering...
Via cover32 - Falcons
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Quarterbacks who will make a comeback this year

Every year someone in every fantasy league in the country takes a player too high and they turn out to be a bust. Throughout the offseason they convince themselves this is their year. They say things like, “No one is safer than Matt Ryan.” Or, “Mike Wallace is a great fit in Miami.” Or even worse, the fantasy owners who said, “Coach said he is gonna give C.J. Spiller the...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Trade T.J. Yates To Falcons For Akeem Dent

The Houston Texans apparently didn’t actually release backup quarterback T.J. Yates. It turns out they’ve decided to trade him to the Atlanta Falcons for linebacker Akeem Dent. “Once word got out that the Texans would be releasing Yates [on Tuesday], teams started calling to inquire about a trade,” reports. “The Falcons, who would have been fairly close...
Via Gridiron Grit
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
Falcons News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

25 most memorable plays in NFL history

10 NHL players looking to bounce back in 2014-15

Most confrontational sports interviews

12 managers who are on the hot seat

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

The biggest busts in WWE history

Introducing the scale of NFL sadness

College football's most improved teams

Best MLB prospects by projected WAR

Gallery: Wrestlers dressed like dorks

Five QBs who Miami let leave Florida

NBA free agency and trade tracker

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.