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  • Pro Bowl Votes Looking Good for Falcons

    2 years, 3 months ago

    We keep saying that the Falcons are focused on a different Bowl at the end of the season, and now that we’ve gotten that out of the way again, it’s time to take a look at some Falcons who are getting a good amount of fan votes so far. Remember, it’s a huge honor for [...]

  • Gonzalez Reaches Yet Another Milestone

    2 years, 3 months ago

    It seems like a weekly occurrence, but once again, Tony Gonzalez has padded his already impressive NFL resume. With a 20-yard reception in the second quarter Sunday against Tampa Bay, Gonzalez went over 14,000 yards for his entire career. To put that into perspective, it’s almost eight miles in receiving yards. The milestone makes him [...]

  • Ryan a Top Vote-Getter for Pro Bowl

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Quarterback Matt Ryan’s name has been mentioned quite a bit with the league’s MVP award, so it’s no surprise that Ryan is among the top vote-getters for the Pro Bowl. Ryan is currently ninth among most voted-for players in the league with 236,002 votes. In the NFC race, tight end Tony Gonzalez leads his position [...]

  • Falcons Intent on Learning From Loss

    2 years, 3 months ago

    The day after a win tends to be pretty quiet around Flowery Branch as players are given the day off, even though a good majority of them do decide to come in and work out. The day after a loss is even quieter, even though the entire team is in the building. Suffering their first [...]

  • Gonzalez: ‘The Confidence Hasn’t Changed’

    2 years, 3 months ago

    There will be no panicking. There will be no whining. As far as Tony Gonzalez is concerned, the only thing that changed Sunday was that the Falcons now have a straight number in the loss column. A hard-fought 31-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints in the Superdome after going unbeaten up to that point [...]

  • Gonzalez Gets 1,200th Reception of Career

    2 years, 3 months ago

    It took only about two minutes into Sunday’s game before Tony Gonzalez made more history. The Falcons tight end caught the 1,200th reception of his career, becoming only the second player in NFL history to do so. The reception was a 19-yarder from Matt Ryan. Jerry Rice was the first to eclipse 1,200 receptions and [...]

  • Midseason Reports Favor Falcons

    2 years, 3 months ago

    “Hey, guys. Let’s run that play where we score a touchdown.” A couple of news outlets came out with their midseason reports this week and the Falcons are well represented. Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has quarterback Matt Ryan and tight end Tony Gonzalez on his midseason All-Pro team, and he handed out his midseason MVP [...]

  • King Details Gonzalez’s Secrets to Longevity

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Tony Gonzalez had a career day against Washington, but it was this miss that haunted him afterward, he told SI’s Peter King Sports Illustrated’s Peter King recently spent some time with the ageless wonder that is Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez. In a fantastic piece that lends some great insight into Gonzalez’s health habits and [...]

  • Gonzalez Posts 50 Catches for 15th Time

    2 years, 3 months ago

    The guy on the right is good. Is there anything you could say about the career Tony Gonzalez has had that wouldn’t end up being a drastic understatement? The guy is football. He caught his 50th pass of the season during the 19-13 win over the Cowboys, which set yet another mark the greatest tight [...]

  • Samuel Ignores Attention, Or Lack of It

    2 years, 3 months ago

    Falcons fans across the country have asked the same question over and over: Where’s the love, man? The national media is coming around slowly but surely, but Falcons fans are feeling a bit jilted by the weekly snub. The Falcons in the locker room, however, aren’t too concerned. Even if there was a slew of [...]

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