Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta Falcons’
Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: AFC Championship Game, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Billy Cundiff, David Akers, Joe Flacco, Kyle Williams, Lee Evans, Mike Smith, New England Patriots, NFC Championship Game, San Francisco 49ers, Wes Welker
Year after year, when a team loses a big game the fans, and sometimes players, anoint a scapegoat, or more simply a goat, to carry the blame. Let’s take a look at the 2011 goats, and who might steal their crown in 2012.
Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Billy Cundiff, Colin Kaepernick, David Akers, Denver Broncos, Divisional Round, Foreigner, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Joe Flacco, Kaepernicking, Matt Bryant, Matty Ice, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tom Brady, Torrey Smth
The elite eight in the NFL have now been whittled down to four. But before we can look ahead to championship weekend, we need to look at what was unexpected (and expected) from the divisional playoffs.
Posted: Friday, January 11th, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Bill Belicheck, Divisional Round, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, Peyton Manning, Ray Lewis, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins, Wild Card
12 teams entered, eight teams remain. So it’s not quite the Thunderdome, but the competition will be fierce. To highlight the series of great matchups this weekend, take a look at the content we whipped up for your reading pleasure.
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Atlanta Falcons, Calvin Johnson, Thomas DeCoud
Thomas DeCoud visited “NFL AM” to discuss the Falcons matchup vs the Lions and dropped a little Barry White on his way out.
Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Andrew Luck, Arian Foster, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Colin Kaepernick, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, horoscopes, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Joe Flacco, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Packers Bears rivalry, playoffs, Ray Rice, San Francisco 49ers, Statement Sunday, Tom Brady, Von Miller, week 15
NFL fans received a gift from the scheduling gods this weekend as there are six matchups with gigantic playoff implications in what has been dubbed, “Statement Sunday.” Once again we turned to the heavens to see what the future might hold for each of the 12 teams in the featured games. Here are your week 15 NFL horoscopes:
Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Brady Quinn, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Jon Heder, Mark Sanchez, Matt Flynn, Napoleon Dynamite, New York Jets, Nick Foles, Pete Carroll, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, playoffs, ref hit with football, Seattle Seahawks
Not sure if you were paying attention, or taking an open-eyed snooze like some NFL referees, but it’s week 14 and the playoff race is heating up as more teams drop out, and one pesky team hangs on for dear life.
Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Mike D'Antoni, Atlanta Falcons, Danny Amendola, Eli Manning, Jim Harbaugh, Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Reggie Bush, Sam Bradford, Tom Brady
Time now to take a look at the unexpected (and expected) from Week 10, and we’re not going to talk about new Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni. Although, if you’ve followed my work, you know I love the move and have called for it the last couple of weeks. (Just look back to the 2011 Lakers season to see what an unmotivated Phil Jackson is all about.)
Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan discusses the Falcon’s hot start and whether he deserves consideration in the MVP race.
Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans
During each week of the season we will collect and curate the best Instagram photos from our NFL photographers. Here are our picks for week 2. 1. Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers 2. Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars 3. Arizona Cardinals at New England Patriots 4.Tennessee Titans at San Diego Chargers 5. Denver Broncos at Atlanta Falcons Follow @NFL on Instagram.
Posted: Monday, August 13th, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan, Thomas Dimitroff
Thomas Dimitroff is confident in his quarterback Matt Ryan.
Posted: Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, AJ Green, Andre Johnson, Atlanta Falcons, Calvin Johnson, Cincinnati Bengals, Julio Jones, Larry Fitzgerald
Julio Jones and A.J. Green had phenomenal rookie seasons, but which will have the upper hand in year two.
Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones, Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Mike Smith, Roddy White, Tony Gonzalez
Mike Smith said on “NFL AM” the Falcons playoff failures were a team effort.
Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Asante Samuel, Atlanta Falcons
Asante Samuel‘s deal with the Atlanta Falcons includes $4.375 million guaranteed, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Posted: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 | NFL.com staff Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones, Seattle Seahawks
As draft historians fondly recall, there are always first-round moments where the fun really starts. What will 2012′s be? NFL.com and NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport writes Pete Carroll‘s Seahawks might be sitting in the catbird seat.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: 2012 free agency, Atlanta Falcons, aubrayo franklin, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers
Free-agent DT Aubrayo Franklin visited the Falcons on Monday, according to a league source.