Falcons receiver Julio Jones not only has high expectations from fans, he can add a Hall of Fame legend to the list as well.
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Will Justin Blackmon’s off-field issues hurt his fantasy value? Find out.
One of the great unknowns in the NFL comes when teams make draft-day trades. One team is positive they are getting the better end, trading up to select the guy they want. The other team absolutely knows it made a smart move by trading back and loading up on picks. As Patriots coach Bill Belichick said this weekend, “Each one is kind of its own independent decision.” So, it’s tough to compare trades in a vacuum. But we’d still like to know who got the better of each deal. With that said, let’s look back at the biggest deal of the 2011 NFL Draft, since the loose ends were tied up this weekend. The Falcons traded up 21 spots, sending […]
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.
A year ago, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff shipped a raft of draft picks to the Browns for the right to pick Julio Jones. Though he now has fewer picks this year, Dimitroff told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently that he would make such a move again if he had to.
This is a big offseason for Thomas Dimitroff. With 18 unrestricted free agents to contend with and no picks in the first round of the upcoming draft, the Falcons general manager has his work cut out for him.
Here’s some breaking news that ought to blow your mind: Randy Moss is still capable of running a 40-yard dash in under 4.4 seconds.
Here’s a look at what’s going on in fantasy football right now.
Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Faux Pas, A.J. Green, Beanie Wells, Brandon Lloyd, Fred Jackson, Julio Jones, Kevin Smith, Mike Wallace, Roy Helu, Sebastian Janikowski, Wes Welker
With the fantasy regular season winding down, each lineup decision becomes a little more important. It also makes any Fantasy Faux Pas a little harder to swallow.
Willis McGahee runs wild with one hand, Vincent Jackson exploding for three touchdowns and, of course, shanahanigans all conspired to drive fantasy owners to distraction in this week’s edition of Fantasy Faux Pas Monday.
With Julio Jones out of action this week, it seems unlikely that the Falcons will rely on just one receiver to take his place.
Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 | Steve Wyche Tags: Cover Two Podcast, A.J. Green, Atlanta Falcons, Bucky Brooks, Carson Palmer, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Julio Jones, Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers, Tim Tebow
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis joined this week’s Cover Two Podcast and said the team’s 4-1 start stems from a lack of individualism and an understanding that they’re far from a finished product.
Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook, A.J. Green, Clyde Gates, Dane Sanzenbacher, Denarius Moore, Greg Little, Greg Salas, Julio Jones, Randall Cobb, Titus Young, Torrey Smith
After A.J. Green and Julio Jones were picked in the top six of the 2011 NFL Draft, everyone expected to hear their names early in the season. At the same time, several other rookie wide receivers, from second-round picks to an undrafted free agent, have made an impact through two weeks of football.
The Atlanta Falcons have released wide receiver Michael Jenkins and former first-round pick Jamaal Anderson.
The Falcons and starting OT Tyson Clabo agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal that contains $11.5 guaranteed and could max out at $27 million, according to a league source.