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  • Falcons See Suh as ‘Talented, Tenacious’

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has gained a reputation around the NFL as one of the toughest interior defensive linemen around. Right or wrong, he’s also gained a different one, too. But the Falcons aren’t worried about the second one. Instead, they’re looking at figuring out how to stop one of the league’s top defenders [...]

  • Rankings Roundup: Respect Tough to Come By

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Despite a 34-0 drubbing of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, the Falcons earn merely a smidgen of respect — and in some cases, none at all: NFL.com Power Rankings – “Last week, the Falcons were jettisoned out of Charlotte by the Cam Newton Express. This week, they won 34-0. Atlanta hadn’t dominated a [...]

  • Franks Serving as Secondary’s Utility Man

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Dominique Franks, left, is like the Tony Phillips of the Falcons We’ve heard it over and over again from head coach Mike Smith, but it’s true: When one man goes down, it’s the next man up. The Falcons have truly embraced that philosophy this season as the injury bug hasn’t exactly kept itself away from [...]

  • Moore’s Return Still Up in the Air

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Safety William Moore missed his second straight game Sunday with a hamstring injury and head coach Mike Smith said Monday that he hoped to get Moore back on the field as soon as possible. Smith said Moore is scheduled to run with the Falcons’ Athletic Performance team and much of how much he’ll be used [...]

  • Falcons Will Earn Top Seed with Win

    1 year, 11 months ago

    The Falcons have gone through the past two weeks needing help to lock up the NFC’s top seed heading into the playoffs. After Sunday’s 34-0 win over the Giants, the Falcons don’t need any outside help to go where they want to. The formula is simple this week compared to the convoluted scenarios of week’s [...]

  • Sign Up to Win a Freddie Falcon Jersey

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Your favorite bird is giving away some of his own game-worn jerseys for the Falcons’ fan appreciation game Dec. 30 at the Georgia Dome against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There’s only one more day to sign up to win, so hurry! Winners will be chosen at random and notified via e-mail. The contest is only [...]

  • Playing Time Percentages: Falcons vs. Giants

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Click here to view all the playing time percentages and snap numbers for both teams Download the playing time percentages from Sunday’s 34-0 win over the Giants above. Here are some of the highlights: Defensive end John Abraham spent a lot of time on the field, playing 81 percent of the defensive snaps Sunday. Safety [...]

  • Key to Sunday’s Win Began Monday

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Mondays at the office this year have been generally pleasant. Not last Monday. Last Monday was the pits. It was less than 24 hours after a 30-20 loss that provided a wakeup call that Falcons didn’t want to admit they needed, but that Monday was the awakening. Fast forward to Sunday and the Falcons sat [...]

  • Help Doesn’t Come in Clinching Scenario

    1 year, 11 months ago

    The Falcons did their part with a 34-0 win over the New York Giants on Sunday, but two teams that could have helped at least guarantee the Falcons one of the top two seeds in the NFC during the postseason didn’t come through. The Falcons needed the Packers to lose to the Bears and the [...]

  • Turner Moves Into Second All-Time in Rushing Yards

    1 year, 11 months ago

    Running back Michael Turner made yet another move in the Falcons record books as he moved into sole possession of second place in career rushing yards. Turner passed the 5,986 yards that William Andrews put up during his career to move into second place behind Gerald Riggs’ 6,631. Click here to see the impact Turner [...]

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