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  • Gonzalez: ‘The Confidence Hasn’t Changed’

    2 years ago

    There will be no panicking. There will be no whining. As far as Tony Gonzalez is concerned, the only thing that changed Sunday was that the Falcons now have a straight number in the loss column. A hard-fought 31-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints in the Superdome after going unbeaten up to that point [...]

  • Julio Jones Questionable with Leg Injury

    2 years ago

    Wide receiver Julio Jones left Sunday’s game in the first half with a leg injury and is questionable to return. He went into the locker room for part of the half and then returned to the sideline in uniform, but didn’t show many signs of coming back into the game. UPDATE: Jones returned in the [...]

  • Gonzalez Gets 1,200th Reception of Career

    2 years ago

    It took only about two minutes into Sunday’s game before Tony Gonzalez made more history. The Falcons tight end caught the 1,200th reception of his career, becoming only the second player in NFL history to do so. The reception was a 19-yarder from Matt Ryan. Jerry Rice was the first to eclipse 1,200 receptions and [...]

  • Samuel Ignores Attention, Or Lack of It

    2 years ago

    Falcons fans across the country have asked the same question over and over: Where’s the love, man? The national media is coming around slowly but surely, but Falcons fans are feeling a bit jilted by the weekly snub. The Falcons in the locker room, however, aren’t too concerned. Even if there was a slew of [...]

  • Falcons Find Answers With Run Defense

    2 years ago

    Through the first six weeks of the season, the answer to how to keep up with the Falcons seemed fairly simple: To run with the Falcons, you, too, must run. After the past two games, it might not be so simple anymore. After giving up 100 yards rushing in each of the previous six games, [...]

  • DT Peria Jerry Leaves Game With Knee Injury

    2 years ago

    Defensive tackle Peria Jerry left the game in the second half Sunday night with a knee injury, it was announced in the press box. Jerry didn’t return for the remainder of the half and his return was categorized as questionable. In the third quarter, it was announced that Jerry would not return to the game.

  • Gonzalez Scores in KC Homecoming

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The talk all week around Flowery Branch centered around Tony Gonzalez returning to Arrowhead Stadium for the first time since the Falcons traded for him three years ago. Gonzalez got a few cheers throughout the game, but heard boos for the first time in his career in this stadium when he scored on a 7-yard [...]

  • Falcons Make Good on First Offensive Drive

    2 years, 2 months ago

    It was a beautiful sight and perhaps a sign of what Falcons fans can expect from their offense in 2012. With 12 plays and 80 yards, Matt Ryan found Julio Jones alone in the end zone to his right for the first Falcons touchdown of 2012 to give the Falcons a 7-0 lead. Since 2008, [...]

  • Julio Jones Confident in Offense’s Big-Play Abilities

    2 years, 3 months ago

    There were several moments during Friday night’s preseason game against Miami that would have had fans jumping out of their seats during the regular season. Through three games in 2012, the scene has become familiar: Matt Ryan drops back, looks, gets time and slings it downfield to Julio Jones. Sometimes the play works, sometimes it [...]

  • Rookie Peter Konz Gets Time to Shine with First Team

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Forgive Peter Konz if he isn’t overly excited about his performance with the first-team offense Friday night. See, he sets high expectations for himself, and after his night against the Dolphins, he wasn’t exactly feeling too great. “It went all right,” Konz said after the game. “Forgive me if I don’t sound excited, because I [...]

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