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  • Gonzalez Poised for Big Game?

    2 years, 1 month ago

    Our good friend Pat Yasinskas of the ESPN.com NFC South blog held a conversation today with NFC West blogger Mike Sando about the upcoming NFC Championship game behind held at the Georgia Dome between the Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers. While plenty of great points were brought up, one thing that stuck out to [...]

  • Tony Gonzalez Named to All-Pro Team

    2 years, 1 month ago

    Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez earned his sixth All-Pro team nod Saturday, being named as a first-teamer over Dallas’ Jason Witten at the position. Gonzalez was the only Falcon named to the All-Pro first or second team. He received 24 votes. Also receiving votes, but not making the team: WR Julio Jones (1), tackle Tyson [...]

  • Spin Around the Web: Falcons Links

    2 years, 1 month ago

    The media attention is coming in significantly, really, for the first time all year for the Falcons. There are some great links out there and I’ve compiled some of the best I’ve come across here for you: Want to know why Sam Baker has had such a resurgence this year? He’s healthy, and it all [...]

  • Inspiration for Falcons Comes in Three

    2 years, 1 month ago

    Tony Gonzalez stood in front of his locker last Thursday, smiling at the media as he prepared to speak for his regularly-scheduled interview session when he was asked a question about whether or not he’s hoping his teammates have adopted a win-one-for-Tony attitude. “I hope they do,” he said with a laugh. “I hope they [...]

  • Smith’s Video Strikes Chord with Falcons

    2 years, 2 months ago

    When head coach Mike Smith stood in front of his team Thursday morning, he didn’t do much talking. Instead, he let former Super Bowl champions do it for him. Inside the team meeting room, Smith pushed play on a video that was about six minutes long that featured former Super Bowl champions like Ronnie Lott, [...]

  • Falcons Get Back to Focusing on Themselves

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The Falcons have been in this situation before. They’ve been 13-3 heading into the postseason with the NFC’s No. 1 seed. We remember how that turned out. Head coach Mike Smith has been intent on making the bye week before the divisional round playoff game different than it was in 2010. That year, Smith gave [...]

  • Falcons React to Pro Bowl Announcement

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The last time the Falcons had such success during the regular season, they ended up sending nine players to the Pro Bowl. At 13-2 heading into the final week of the regular season and with the Pro Bowl rosters being announced Wednesday night, there was the prevailing thought that the Falcons would be well represented [...]

  • Pro Bowl Roster Announcement Coming Tonight

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The NFL will be announcing the 2013 Pro Bowl rosters at 7 p.m. today on NFL Network’s “Total Access,” and we’ll also have the announcement on AtlantaFalcons.com as soon as players are confirmed on the roster. With the Falcons sitting at 13-2, there’s a strong possibility for a strong representation on the roster this year. [...]

  • Ryan, Gonzalez Still in Pro Bowl Hunt

    2 years, 2 months ago

    The NFL released its weekly Pro Bowl voting results and quarterback Matt Ryan and tight end Tony Gonzalez remain in excellent position as we head into the final days of fan voting. Ryan is No. 10 in the top-10 vote-getters across the entire NFL with 477,087 votes. He’s currently the fourth QB in the NFC [...]

  • Falcons Eager to Make Sunday A Bump in Road

    2 years, 2 months ago

    Tony Gonzalez didn’t try to sugarcoat it. He used the phrase “silver lining” just once, and seemingly begrudgingly. Instead, he showed a passion and fire in the locker room that the Falcons seemed to lack in the first half Sunday against Carolina. “Ridiculous. No doubt about it. We can’t leave our defense out there like [...]

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