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  • Konz Likely to Get Second Start

    2 years ago

    The Falcons have ruled starting right guard Garrett Reynolds out of Sunday night’s matchup against the Dallas Cowboys, which means rookie guard Peter Konz will likely get the second straight start of his NFL career. Konz started for Reynolds last week in a win over Philadelphia even though Reynolds was active for the game. Konz [...]

  • Determination on Weatherspoon to Come Thursday

    2 years ago

    Falcons fans are holding their breath, waiting to hear determination on whether or not linebacker Sean Weatherspoon will play in Sunday’s game against Dallas. They won’t have to wait much longer. Head coach Mike Smith said Weatherspoon’s status for Sunday will be decided Thursday after another 24 hours or so to work and heal up. [...]

  • What They Said: Oct. 31

    2 years ago

    This is how John Abraham looks at you when he knows he can beat you Here’s a quick look at some of the things Falcons players and coaches were talking about Wednesday: John Abraham on Mike Nolan’s defensive system: “It’s just a lot of preparation. It’s more knowledge than it is physical stuff. We do [...]

  • Rankings Roundup: Falcons Still at the Top

    2 years ago

    The Falcons continue to crush the competition on the field and in the rankings It’s almost like we don’t even need this post. I mean, we all know where the Falcons are ranked, right? NFL.com Power Rankings – “Now that is how a team plays when it’s Best in Show. Even the most faithful Falcons [...]

  • Mike Smith Press Conference Roundup

    2 years ago

    Head coach Mike Smith held his Monday press conference with the media after Sunday’s 30-17 win over Philadelphia. Here are some of the highlights: An update on Sean Weatherspoon’s injury status will come Wednesday. Spoon left the game in the second half and did not return. The weather on Sunday in Philadelphia was rough at [...]

  • Update on Weatherspoon Will Come Wednesday

    2 years ago

    Sean Weatherspoon’s injury status will be updated Wednesday Head coach Mike Smith said he will have an update on linebacker Sean Weatherspoon’s injury status Wednesday, saying during his Monday news conference that he’d have a better idea of where he is later in the week. Weatherspoon left Sunday’s game in the second half with an [...]

  • Rankings Roundup: Falcons Maintain Top Spot

    2 years, 1 month ago

    In the Power Rankings, the Falcons are — dare I say — en fuego It was 24 hours ago when I wrote that I wouldn’t be surprised if the Falcons lost their top spot in the Power Rankings this week due to the convincing win by the Houston Texans over the Baltimore Ravens while Atlanta [...]

  • Falcons Expect Some Unknowns with New Philly DC

    2 years, 1 month ago

    Todd Bowles creates some unknowns the Falcons will have to prepare for this week News came last week, when the Eagles were also into their bye, that head coach Andy Reid would be replacing defensive coordinator Juan Castillo with position coach Todd Bowles. As soon as that happened, a wrench had been thrown into the [...]

  • Peters Returns to Practice on Monday

    2 years, 1 month ago

    It’s unclear if we’ll see this Sunday, but Corey Peters returning to practice is a step in the right direction. A sight that hadn’t been seen since last year occurred Monday afternoon when defensive tackle Corey Peters was on the field wearing a helmet and shoulder pads. The third-year defensive tackle practiced for the first [...]

  • Smith Updates Status of Several Players

    2 years, 1 month ago

    DT Corey Peters could be heading back to the field soon Head coach Mike Smith updated the status of several key players during his Monday news conference and the outlook is largely positive: Smith said Asante Samuel was not injured on his 79-yard interception return for a touchdown in Sunday’s win over Oakland. Smith said [...]

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