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  • Blank ‘Thrilled’ With Falcons’ Start to Season

    2 years, 1 month ago

    Falcons owner & chairman Arthur Blank appeared on NFL Network’s NFL AM show Thursday morning to discuss the end to the referee lockout and the new deal with the NFLRA. Toward the end of his appearance, Blank was asked by NFL Network’s Steve Wyche to comment on the great start to the season the Falcons [...]

  • Numbers Tell Tale of Full Team Effort

    2 years, 2 months ago

    One of the biggest stories of the first three weeks of the regular season has been how hot the Falcons’ offense has become under a new system and new coordinator. One look at the offensive stats, however, and it may raise plenty of questions. The Falcons are 19th in the league in total offense, 25th [...]

  • Moore, DeCoud Climbing List of Safety Tandems

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The one-two punch of William Moore and Thomas DeCoud isn’t often spoken about in the conversation of best safety tandems in the league. Call it a product of youth. But perhaps on the precipice of a coming-of-age for the two safeties, their addition to the conversation could be coming soon. Coming off a game where [...]

  • Mike Johnson Fine with Defensive Attention

    2 years, 2 months ago

    It was a crucial time during Monday night’s game when offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter called his top three wide receivers — Roddy White, Julio Jones and Harry Douglas — off the field. On first-and-goal at the 1-yard line in the second quarter of Monday’s 27-21 win over the Broncos, the Falcons looked primed to run [...]

  • Smith Focused on Keeping ‘East Coast’ Schedule

    2 years, 2 months ago

    Recovering after a Monday Night Football appearance can be tough during a regular week, but with the Falcons having to travel to San Diego this week to face the Chargers on Sunday, things are certainly way more tricky for head coach Mike Smith as he gets to planning his schedule. Smith has seen a ton [...]

  • Chris Owens in League’s Concussion Protocol

    2 years, 2 months ago

    Monday night’s 27-21 win over the Denver Broncos was a long one — three hours, 27 minutes — and physical, too. Head coach Mike Smith said during his Tuesday press conference with the Atlanta media that the length and physicality of the game took its toll on the team. Namely, cornerback Chris Owens, who Smith [...]

  • Denver Broncos Injury Report – Saturday

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The Denver Broncos added center/guard Phillip Blake to their injury report today, which includes all game statuses for Monday’s matchup. View the Piedmont Healthcare Injury Report for the Falcons by clicking here. Saturday Did Not Participate CB Chris Harris – ankle (questionable) G Chris Kuper – forearm (out) Limited Participation C/G Phillip Blake – thumb [...]

  • Denver Broncos Injury Report – Friday

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The Denver Broncos again had four players listed on their official injury report on Friday. View the Piedmont Healthcare Injury Report for the Falcons by clicking here. Friday Did Not Participate CB Chris Harris – ankle G Chris Kuper – forearm Full Participation G Manny Ramirez – elbow WR Demaryius Thomas – shoulder Thursday Did [...]

  • CB Chris Owens to Get the Start at Nickel

    2 years, 2 months ago

    During his brief meeting with the Atlanta media after Thursday’s practice, head coach Mike Smith said, to make up for losing Brent Grimes for the season, that Asante Samuel would play left cornerback, Dunta Robinson would play on the right side and Chris Owens would play nickel in the Falcons’ base defense. “You’ve got to [...]

  • Nicholas Makes Surprise Visit to Youth Team

    2 years, 2 months ago

    Linebacker Stephen Nicholas has had a busy week. After putting up ridiculous numbers against the Chiefs (12 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery), Nicholas had a scheduled visit at the Canton, Ga., Publix store as part of the Atlanta Falcons Tailgate Team player appearances. During his two-hour appearance at the store, a woman approached [...]

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