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Atlanta Falcons: New Stadium Offers Eco-Friendly Home

Via FOX Sports
2 hours ago

Atlanta Falcons: 2017 Schedule Breakdown And Analysis

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Falcons WR Taylor Gabriel signs restricted free agent tender

When then Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan sought to bring Taylor Gabriel on last offseason, no one really expected the former Cleveland Browns wide receiver to play a huge role in Atlanta’s offense.After all, the team had Julio Jones on the roster and just signed Mohamed Sanu to a big money free agent contract. Though, Shanahan knew what he was getting in Gabriel...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 7 Super Bowl rematch: Atlanta Falcons at New England Patriots

It’s still unbelievable. Losing 28-3 in the second half, somehow Tom Brady and the New England Patriots rallied back to snatch the victory straight from Matt Ryan’s hands. It was the first overtime game in Super Bowl history. Yesterday, the Atlanta Falcons learned they’ll get a Super Bowl rematch in Week 7 on Sunday Night Football.  Digesting the Loss With a bitter taste...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Headlines: Falcons React to Schedule Release

Only have a few minutes to get caught up on your football news? Each weekday, AtlantaFalcons.com will keep you updated with the latest Falcons information you need to know.
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1 day ago

How many wins are on the 2017 Atlanta Falcons schedule?

It’s not the kind of slate that would keep Atlanta out of the playoffs. We now know the complete Atlanta Falcons schedule. If you missed it for some reason—perhaps you were pinned under a large boulder, I dunno—you can find our coverage right here. After looking over the schedule, it’s fair to wonder how many wins the Atlanta Falcons are looking at in 2017. I don’t believe...
Via The Falcoholic
1 day ago

NFL schedule 2017: Atlanta Falcons scheduled to play in five prime time games

Fact: LaRoy Reynolds can’t say the alphabet backwards Once upon a time nobody cared about the Atlanta Falcons. They were a perennially bad team incapable of getting any love from the national media. That’s no longer the case. In fact, the NFL released it’s 2017 schedule today, and the Falcons are getting five prime time games. Two of those five games are Sunday night games...
Via The Falcoholic
1 day ago

Atlanta Falcons 2017 schedule

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2 days ago

Falcons to be Featured in Five Prime-Time Games

The Falcons have five prime-time games on their 2017 regular season schedule
Via AtlantaFalcons.com
2 days ago

Falcons’ 2017 Regular-Season Schedule Set

Atlanta's 2017 regular-season schedule is set, highlighted by five primetime matchups
Via AtlantaFalcons.com
2 days ago

2017 Atlanta Falcons schedule rumors and leaks

What do we know (or think we know) about the upcoming schedule? The NFL won’t officially release the 2017 schedule until about 8 p.m. tonight, but the leaks and rumors have inevitably started flying. In the interest of keeping you guys informed (and giving you something to talk about), we’ve rounded that up here. Week 1...Da Bears? This is a very strange potential opening...
Via The Falcoholic
2 days ago

Falcons GM on drafting red-flagged prospects: ‘We’re not looking for angels’

The Atlanta Falcons may be willing to take a risk on a prospect with potential character concerns in the NFL draft later this month.Speaking on Thursday about Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon and other red-flagged prospects, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said, according to Knox Bardeen of CBS Atlanta. However, Dimitroff wouldn’t commit to Mixon specifically still being...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from Dimitroff and Quinn today

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn held their pre-draft press conference today. Here are the five things we learned: Head coach Dan Quinn discussing the NFL draft on Thursday, April 20, 2017. (By D. Orlando Ledbetter/dledbetter@ajc.com) Moving on up. The  Falcons are looking to move up in the draft probably into the 20s or so...

Falcons plan to exercise Jake Matthews’ 2018 option

The Falcons make Jake Matthews the sixth overall pick of the 2014 draft and they are in no hurry to part ways with their starting left tackle. General Manager Thomas Dimitroff said at a Thursday press conference, via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, that the team plans to exercise their option on…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Matt Ryan likes what he saw during “Camp Brotherhood”

The hurdles the Falcons have to overcome this year are the kind that can’t necessarily be fixed by any one day on the practice field. But they’re hoping they built enough of a bond last season that carries over as they try to recover from their disastrous Super Bowl collapse. Toward that end, they had…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Dirk Koetter admits he would rather not be on ‘Hard Knocks’

There probably isn’t an NFL coach that actively wants his team to be on “Hard Knocks,” and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter is no exception.In a Wednesday press conference, Koetter admitted that, while a fan of the show, he would rather not be the subject of it.“I like watching the show. I wish I wasn’t on it,” Koetter said, via Scott Reynolds of Pewter Report...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft do’s and don’ts for the Atlanta Falcons

With the NFL Draft just days away, every fan is eagerly awaiting to see what rookies will join their team next season. The pressure is highest for NFL front offices to make the right calls so no pick is wasted. The Atlanta Falcons find themselves in a good position entering the draft, having filled multiple needs already this offseason, but the draft is one of the craziest days in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 7-Round Mock Draft

With the NFL Draft less than two weeks away, the Atlanta Falcons are in full-on draft mode trying to fill the remaining holes on the roster. The team has a major vacancy at right guard, needs a young option opposite Vic Beasley, and needs to find depth at safety, tight end, and linebacker. This is a reasonable wish list for the team and if this year provides similar returns to last...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

A pre-draft look at the Atlanta Falcons’ schedule

If you’re like me, the first few weeks after the Super Bowl are the hardest. You eagerly await free agency and after that the draft. A lot can change through them before the upcoming season so I wanna take a quick look at the upcoming schedule for the Atlanta Falcons. There’s plenty to get excited about for next season’s schedule, along with their normal divisional games, the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Falcons Pro Bowler Roddy White retires from NFL

Longtime Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday in a series of tweets. White did not play football last season after being released by the Falcons, but had not officially retired until now. He finishes his career with a franchise-record 10,863 receiving yards and 808 receptions — over 200 more than Terance Mathis, who...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan’s journey of self-inflicted pain

You can’t blame a player for getting hung up on a Super Bowl loss, especially if it’s the unprecedented 25-point blown lead the Falcons endured back in February. It would be fair to argue that Matt Ryan is one of the least culpable people for that particular defeat. Sure, he wasn’t without error in the quarter-plus of the Super Bowl, but his offense was responsible for 21 of...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan watched Super Bowl meltdown three times after loss

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan admits he is still struggling to get over the team’s historic meltdown in Super Bowl LI, one that ended in a stunning New England Patriots’ overtime victory.The Falcons of course blew a 28-3 lead as the Patriots mounted an improbable comeback that began in the third quarter. Ryan, arguably a glutton for punishment, claims to have watched...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons sign Desmond Trufant to five-year, $69 million extension

It has been in the works for some time now, but the Atlanta Falcons finally pulled the trigger. The team announced on Saturday that it has signed Pro Bowl cornerback Desmond Trufant to a five-year contract extension. According to a report from the Huffington Post, the deal is said to be worth $69 million with $42 million in guarantees. That’s a whole heck of a lot of cash for the...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Receiver Julio Jones Thinks No One in the NFL Can Guard Him One-On-One

[bridplayer id="8447" video="129098"] When Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones isn't dealing with injuries, the 4-time Pro Bowler is nearly impossible to stop. As he himself says, no one can guard him one-on-one. RELATED: Julio Jones Is a Human Cheetah During Wednesday's media session for Super Bowl LI, Jones was asked if he thinks anyone in the NFL can guard him one-on...
Via Stack
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn spoke with Terry Francona, Steve Kerr after SB loss

There is a “blew a 3-1 lead” club forming in sports — sort of.After his team blew a 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl, Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn received a text from Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, whose team blew a 3-1 lead in the 2016 NBA Finals. Later, at the NFL owners meetings, he spoke to Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, whose team also blew a 3-1 lead...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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