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Atlanta Falcons’ infographic about London trip has team traveling to Spain (photo)

The Atlanta Falcons will face the Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium in London this weekend. Thankfully, the team was not responsible for flight plans and itinerary. The team posted an infographic ahead of its transatlantic flight that illustrated the thousands of miles the team would fly to make its long trip across the pond. Unfortunately,...Read More The post Atlanta Falcons...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Roddy White sees heavy second half usage on quiet day for Julio Jones (NFC South Touches and Targets)

Touches and Targets Week 7: Atlanta Falcons The other shoe finally dropped with Antone Smith, who finished Week 7 with five touches and nine total yards, on the field for a total of 11 of 69 offensive snaps. No doubt, anyone who started Smith counting on the TD streak continuing is still kicking themselves today, but, the narrative here hasn’t changed. He remains an explosive back...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions at Atlanta Falcons in London: 2014 Week 8 NFL Pick

Detroit Lions (5-2) at Atlanta Falcons (2-5) in London This is technically a home game for the Falcons, but it’s a neutral site game in London. Given that, we’re getting significant line value with the Lions as either the Lions are being overrated or the Falcons are being underrated. The Lions rank 7th in the NFL in rate of moving the chains differential, moving them at a 70...
Via The Football Fan Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Atlanta Falcons fan sets Matt Ryan critics straight

One of the most annoying things that an NFL fan can do is to pin all of their hopes and dreams on their team’s quarterback. When something goes right and the team wins, the quarterback gets the credit. When something goes wrong and they get upset, it’s also all on the quarterback. News flash: there are 22 grown-ass men playing football on the field at a time and all of them...
Via cover32 - Falcons
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What Does it Take to Pull Off The Logistics of London?

The Atlanta Falcons are doing that this week. They play the Detroit Lions in a game that starts at 6:30 a.m.here in Phoenix. No, that is not a typo. So how are they doing it? Check out this infographic from the team’s website. See, now we know what it takes to get over there though it would be interesting to see the total bill for the London game.   You may also be interested...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Falcons are going to Spain!

It’s been a real struggle for the Atlanta Falcons this season, as it has for everyone in the NFC South.  This week, the Falcons travel to Wembley Stadium in London to face the Lions. Someone should tell the Falcons that London is in England… not in Spain. @awfulannouncing This has the Falcons flying to Spain on the map.This is why they suck.No idea where they are going. pic...
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This Halloween cartoon featuring Falcons QB Matt Ryan is funny because it’s true

If you’ve been paying close attention to the Atlanta Falcons this season then you already know that their offensive line has been decimated by injuries. Quarterback Matt Ryan got sacked five times yesterday by the Baltimore Ravens and it looks like things are only going to get worse from here on out. According to ESPN, the Falcons have lost an entire line’s worth of players...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons must see national confidence level after wild Week 7

Another wild week in the NFL means the playoff picture (as crazy at that sounds) is starting to come into focus. Some teams who started hot are cooling off, while others are clawing their way back in the race. Along the way, the list of contenders and the batch of pretenders continues to be easier to point out. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Place C Peter Konz On Season-Ending I.R. & Sign OT Jonathan Scott

The Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that they have placed C Peter Konz on season-ending injured reserve Monday and signed veteran OT Jonathan Scott to a contract. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported earlier in the day that the Falcons were concerned that Konz’s knee injury was “significant,” so it appears as though the MRI confirmed as much. Konz, 24, was a highly touted lineman...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons are expected to start undrafted rookie James Stone at center

NEXT MAN UP… That is the approach the Atlanta Falcons have had to take this year regarding their center position. Yesterday, starting center Peter Konz went out with an injury and according to Adam Caplan it is not looking good at all. vaughn mcclure    @vxmcclure23 Initial word on Pete Konz is that the injury […] The post Falcons are expected to start undrafted rookie James...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens wide out Steve Smith slams his former division; It’s a “finesse” division

What is finesse? Finesse is intricate and refined delicacy according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. But the Urban Dictionary gives a better more slang version of the definition saying: To talk someone out of their things. Not stealing persuading someone out of their belongs, or to do you a favor. “I finessed her out of her […] The post Ravens wide out Steve Smith slams his...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antone Smith Once Agains Gets Just 5 Touches

Falcons backup running back Antone Smith had five touches against the Ravens on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Smith broke his streak of consecutive games with a touchdown at five. It appeared the Falcons were trying to get Smith more involved, but the Atlanta rushing attack was horrible, not giving Smith many opportunities.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith gets in fight with two Falcons in same game (Video)

Steve Smith is one of the toughest and angriest wide receivers in the NFL, so seeing him get into two fights with the Atlanta Falcons secondary in the same game seems normal. First Smith got into it with Desmond Trufant: Then he wrestled around with Kemal Ishmael after an interception:
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Rex Ryan Be the Next Head Coach of the Atlanta Falcons?

Once thought of as an NFC contender, the Atlanta Falcons have experienced a free-fall, losing three straight and not improving their problems defensively or winning on the road. Should the Falcons listen to their fans clamoring to fire Mike Smith? Will Smith survive the season as head coach of the Falcons? Who would Atlanta be interested in to replace Smith? Watch as Stephen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Need to Either Play 'Big Play' Antone Smith More or Trade Him

For the majority of his career Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith has been a fringe player. He was one of those guys that was not considered good enough to carve out a starting role, but good enough to warrant a spot on the roster as a special teams ace where he has played well.This season, his fifth in the league, he has suddenly become much more than just a special teams...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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