National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Atlanta Falcons mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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Falcons may trade back to draft Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

The Atlanta Falcons are picking sixth in the NFL Draft this May but there’s an expectation that they’re going to be moving around and won’t make their final selection at that slot. While Atlanta is rumored to be looking at trading up to possibly draft Jadeveon Clowney or even Sammy Watkins, there’s also a possibility that they trade down and still get a player they covet...
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Think you know a lot about the Falcons? Test your knowledge with our Trivia Challenge!

Atlanta Falcons’ fans! It’s Friday, which means the weekend is almost here and it’s time to have some fun. Why not start the party right here with a little bit of trivia about your favorite football team! Do you know your Atlanta Falcons? Test your knowledge with this 15-question “quiz.” Find the answers by turning to the next page. See what you know, or learn something...
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Who has the best wide receiver duo in the NFL?

Recently a number of prominent media outlets, including Yahoo, ESPN, and NFL.com, have put out rankings of the top wide receiver duos in the NFL, with Chicago’s Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery topping both lists.  Some Atlanta Falcons fans have protested these rankings, claiming that Julio Jones and Roddy White were every bit as good-and […] The post Who has the best wide...

Atlanta Falcons snubbed, not playing in one of 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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MLS Unveils Atlanta Expansion Franchise, To Begin Play In 2017

ATLANTA — Major League Soccer announced its newest team Wednesday, unveiling an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city’s new retractable roof stadium. The team will be owned by Arthur Blank, who also owns the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons. He donned a traditional soccer scarf and was serenaded by a burgeoning fan group that calls itself “Terminus Legion...
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Falcons will host Jadeveon Clowney next week

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, considered the top prospect in this year’s NFL draft, is scheduled to visit the Atlanta Falcons next week, according to ESPN’s NFL Nation. ESPN_NFLNation ESPN NFL Nation Jadeveon Clowney scheduled to visit Falcons next week Clowney recently visited the Jacksonville Jaguars and St. Louis Rams, and reportedly visited the […] The...
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Falcons Will Be Boosted By Players Returning From Injuries

Teams in the National Football League are supposed to have a ‘next-man up’ mentality. If you do happen to get struck by injuries, you should have the resiliencey to bounce back. If there is ever a point though where injuries might be acceptable to use an excuse is the 2013-14 Atlanta Falcons. Key players for the ‘dirty birds’ went down week after week. Most of the players...
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Atlanta Falcons workout Marshawn Lynch type RB, DJ Adams

Per source, the Atlanta Falcons worked out Marshawn Lynch type running back DJ Adams from Portland State. According to our source the workout went well for Adams who won came away with the team Most Valuable Player honor, as the Portland State football program handed out its 2013 season awards. Adams was a worthy honoree as the team's MVP. He led the Vikings in rushing (1,600 ...
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Atlanta Falcons have three prospects in visiting

Today the Atlanta Falcons have three prospects visiting their facility.  All three are expected to be in different rounds.  The first is Jake Matthews the former Texas A&M offensive tackle that would be an amazing fit for the Falcons at the sixth pick if he makes it that far.  The second is Nevin Lawson the […] The post Atlanta Falcons have three prospects in visiting appeared...
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Montana’s Jordan Tripp had a visit with the Atlanta Falcons

Jordan Tripp the linebacker from Montana is climbing draft boards every day it seems.  Tripp the 6’3, 240 pound backer visited the Atlanta Falcons on Monday according to Gil Brandt. NFL.com’s Gil Brandt first reported Tripp would make a pre-draft visit, and the linebacker prospect was actually was in Atlanta on Monday visiting with the […] The post Montana’s Jordan Tripp...
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Atlanta Falcons schedule workout with Sacramento State punter Justin Weldon

Per source, the Atlanta Falcons will be working out Sacramento State punter, Justin Weldon. He set the Sacramento State single-season and career records for punting and finished his career with an average of 44.2 which breaks a record which has held since 1969. Weldon also set the single-season record with an average of 44.9. His 78 yard punt against UC Davis is the longes...
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Why the Atlanta Falcons should trade up in the first round

With the upcoming NFL Draft less than a month away, there are plenty of story-lines to analyze and various situations that could happen as teams are trying to better their rosters through this year’s draft class.  Many questions have surrounded what are arguably two of the most exciting players to play college football in Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney, and where they will...
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Reviewing the Falcons Off-Season Moves

OL Gabe Carimi Many fans forget that Gabe Carimi was signed by the Falcons due to the fact that the offseason was barely underway when the move was made. If Carimi end up in a close battle for a position on the depth chart it’ll probably be with offensive lineman Mike Johnson for the starting right tackle job, but Johnson looks like he will run away with that title. The post Reviewing...
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Falcons owner wanted team to stand up for Matt Ryan

One of the Falcons' main priorities this offseason was to get tougher in the trenches, a change in mentality that could be pinpointed to the 2013 season opener against the Saints. In that game, New Orleans safety Kenny Vaccaro applied an illegal hit on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. Although Vaccaro was penalized and later fined $7,785, Atlanta's offensive line failed...
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