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  • Playoff Win Named No. 2 Best Game of ’12

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Many Falcons fans will remember this game as one of the best in franchise history, let alone of 2012, but NFL.com has named the Falcons’ thrilling 30-28 divisional round win over the Seattle Seahawks the No. 2 best game of 2012. It was a game similar to many others for the Falcons — a big [...]

  • Falcons to Make ‘Top 100′ Debut

    1 year, 6 months ago

    The Falcons will finally be featured on the NFL Network’s “Top 100 Players of 2013″ on Thursday night as the countdown moves into the 40s, beginning at 8 p.m. ET, cracking the top 100 so far with one player. Last year, tight end Tony Gonzalez (No. 53), wide receiver Roddy White (No. 65) and running [...]

  • Smith: Fullback Ewing at 100 Percent

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Head coach Mike Smith updated a variety of areas during his time in front of the media Wednesday, and one of the notes he mentioned was the progression of second-year fullback Bradie Ewing. A fifth-round selection by the Falcons during the 2012 NFL Draft out of Wisconsin, Ewing had a promising training camp before injuring [...]

  • NFL Draft Pushed Back to May

    1 year, 6 months ago

    There was some talk about it being a possibility last week, but now it’s official: The NFL Draft will be held in May next year. The 2014 NFL Draft will take place May 8-10. The league year and free agency will start March 11, 2014 and the NFL Scouting Combine will take place Feb. 18-15, [...]

  • Photo of the Day: ‘Hairy’ Douglas?

    1 year, 6 months ago

    This photo of the day is not to be missed. Last week, wide receiver Harry Douglas posted a photo to his Instagram account and admired how closely he resembled his nephew when Harry was his age. We asked Harry for the photo of himself as a kid because it was just too good to pass [...]

  • Friday Marks One Year Since Banks’ Exoneration

    1 year, 6 months ago

    Today is a special day, indeed, for Falcons rookie linebacker Brian Banks as May 24, 2013 marks the one-year anniversary of his exoneration. Banks spent five years in prison and another five on probation for a crime he didn’t commit. A year ago today, Banks was finally exonerated, allowing him to pursue his dream of [...]

  • Maponga Keeps Eye on the Ball

    1 year, 7 months ago

    The Falcons addressed the defensive end position in a couple of ways this offseason. They made the move to sign veteran free agent Osi Umenyiora to provide a boost to the pass rush and they used a fourth-round selection to take Clemson’s Malliciah Goodman, whose potential is as big as he is at 6-foot-4, 276 [...]

  • Ryan Talks Baseball, Boston on MLB Network

    1 year, 7 months ago

    Quarterback Matt Ryan was on-hand at the Gwinnett Braves’ Coolray Field on Tuesday night to throw out the first pitch as part of the team’s Boston Strong Night, honoring the victims of the Boston bombings last month. Before the pitch, Ryan joined MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” to chat about his Boston and baseball backgrounds. Click [...]

  • Photo of the Day: Goodman’s Ridiculous Hands

    1 year, 7 months ago

    Fourth-round pick, Clemson defensive end Malliciah Goodman, has ridiculous hands. He might as well have frying pans attached to the end of his also freakishly-long arms. Because we like to put our social media coordinator Morgan Andrew into awkward situations, we tasked her with taking a photo comparison of her hand with one of Goodman’s, [...]

  • Banks Shows Maturity in First Minicamp

    1 year, 7 months ago

    Surrounded by the likes of early-twenty-somethings, Falcons linebacker Brian Banks sticks out like a sore thumb. It’s not that he looks like he’s got some of his colleagues beat by six years in some cases, but rather it’s more prevalent in how he commands the field, both in his good moves and his mistakes. Banks [...]

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