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  • 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 [...]

  • Falcons Move Up in NFL.com Power Rankings

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The Falcons are trending upward in this week’s NFL.com Power Rankings, after defeating the Chiefs in Arrowhead Stadium 40-24 on Sunday. Starting the season at No. 9, the Falcons moved up two spots to No. 7 this week as NFL.com’s Elliot Harrison writes: “If anyone is going to throw for 5,000 yards this season, it [...]

  • Second-Half Spark Came when Falcons Settled

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The Falcons defensive unit freely admits it came out sluggish during Sunday’s 40-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Whether it was the travel, the third straight game on the road or just getting used to the quickened pace of the regular season, players struggled Monday to put their finger on what caused the slow [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • NFL.com Picks Falcons to Go 10-6

    2 years, 2 months ago

    With less than 24 hours before the season really kicks off, with the Falcons playing at 1 p.m. ET at Kansas City, it’s time to start thinking how well Atlanta can do with its roster and schedule in 2012. NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal thinks the Falcons will do pretty good. Actually, he sees big things for [...]

  • Kansas City Chiefs Injury Report – Thursday

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The Kansas City Chiefs added linebacker Jovan Belcher to their injury report today as Belcher didn’t practice. There was no change with the other Chiefs’ personnel from Wednesday’s injury report. Below is the Chiefs’ second injury report of the week. Click here for the Falcons’ Piedmont Healthcare Injury Report Thursday Did Not Practice DT Anthony [...]

  • Tony Gonzalez to Appear on Rich Eisen’s Kickoff Special

    2 years, 2 months ago

    Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez will be a guest on The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special at 10 p.m. ET tonight on NFL Network. The special edition of The Rich Eisen Podcast also includes interviews with rapper Nas, sideline reporter Erin Andrews and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. The show will also be available for download on [...]

  • Kansas City Chiefs Injury Report – Wednesday

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The Kansas City Chiefs have a few more players listed on their injury report than the Falcons do Wednesday. Below is the Chiefs’ first injury report of the week. Click here for the Falcons’ Piedmont Healthcare Injury Report Did Not Practice DT Anthony Toribio – ankle DL Allen Bailey – ankle S Kendrick Lewis – [...]

  • Falcons Linemen Comfortable with Screens

    2 years, 2 months ago

    Coming into minicamp this year, the Falcons offensive linemen hadn’t had too much exposure to the screen game. Some hadn’t run the play since college. Others had to re-familiarize themselves with the techniques and responsibilities. After four preseason games, the line feels very comfortable with what they’re supposed to do when offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter [...]

  • Madonna Won’t be Interfering with Ryan Anymore

    2 years, 2 months ago

    Matt Ryan is a music fan. He’s got nothing against it. He dabbles with the guitar every now and again, and he probably even likes to put on the ol’ headphones while he’s working out. But not when he’s working against an opponent. Back during his rookie year, Ryan was in the middle of a [...]

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