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  • Falcons Rookies Have Mettle Tested in Loss

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Any expert, coach and veteran player will say that preseason results are meaningless. For rookies, however, the losses sting just as much as they would if they counted. After Thursday night’s loss, it was unanimous amongst the Falcons’ youth: They can’t make the mistakes they made against the Ravens. “This was a lot of guys’ [...]

  • Travian Robertson Gets Lengthy First Taste of NFL

    2 years, 3 months ago

    After Thursday night’s 31-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Falcons’ first preseason game of 2012, rookie defensive tackle Travian Robertson looked as if the weight of the game was still on his shoulders. Obviously disappointed by the loss, Robertson might as well have thrown a game-ending interception or fumbled at the goal line. [...]

  • Matt Ryan Shines During Limited Time Against Ravens

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Quarterback Matt Ryan may have only been in the Falcons’ first preseason game for a short time, but everything about his presence Thursday night spells exciting things for the future of the first-team offense when he’s in control. Ryan played just more than a quarter and finished 9-of-13 for 155 yards and a touchdown with [...]

  • Falcons Dominate Total Yards in First Quarter

    2 years, 3 months ago

    During the first preseason game, the first quarter is the most important. It’s when both teams have their starters on the field the longest and you really get a sense of where each team stands during that time. If that’s the case, the Falcons are sitting in very good position. After one quarter of play, [...]

  • Dominique Franks Gets Solid First Return

    2 years, 3 months ago

    With wide receiver and first-string punt returner Harry Douglas sidelined during tonight’s game, cornerback Dominique Franks assumed the returning duties in the punt game and has made quite the impression so far. With just less than seven minutes left in the first quarter, Franks took a punt from Ravens punter Sam Koch and returned it [...]

  • Young Defensive Ends Could Match Up Well Vs. Ravens

    2 years, 3 months ago

    With the Falcons set to start the 2012 preseason slate against the Baltimore Ravens at the Georgia Dome tonight, we take a look at what could be the four key matchups in the exhibition game, including the important experience rookie guard/center Peter Konz could get should he find himself faced with guarding against Pro Bowl [...]

  • See The Player Intro Point of View

    2 years, 10 months ago

    Our talented and opportunistic developer James Hicks was in the right place at the right time Sunday as the Falcons were being introduced to the field. Now, in my opinion, the Falcons have one of the best player intros in the league (and since I travel with the team, I get to see a lot [...]

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