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This Atlanta Falcons highlight reel is a great tonic for the bye week blues

So maybe the Atlanta Falcons aren’t who we thought they were. So maybe their head coach is such a boob that Saints fans have started a petition to keep him in the job. Maybe they have already blown their chances of making the playoffs this season, but the good news is there’s still plenty of football left to play. The better news is that the Falcons defense isn’t as bad as...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Could Replace Mike Smith As Coach in Atlanta

The weather in Atlanta is getting cooler. The leaves are changing, chimneys are burning wood and the smell of the seasons are changing. For the Falcons, especially had coach Mike Smith, the days may be getting warmer as his team cannot find the reverse button and change five losses in a row to at least one victory. The 22-21 loss in London was the icing on the cake as the offense...
Via Football Nation
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report says Atlanta Falcons have no plans to remove head coach Mike Smith

Coming into Sunday’s games speculation was running rampant that if the Atlanta Falcons couldn’t pull off a win against the Detroit Lions in London that head coach Mike Smith would be packing his bags. The Falcons jumped out to an early lead but eventually dropped the game in heartbreaking fashion on a field goal by Matt Prater. Atlanta has now lost four straight games and it...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign Veteran S Charles Godfrey, Cut S Sean Baker

The Atlanta Falcons have announced the signing of former Panthers S Charles Godfrey on Tuesday, per Adam Caplan. The Falcons released S Sean Baker to make room for Godfrey, according to Aaron Wilson. Godfrey, 28, was released by the Panthers just a week ago, so it didn’t long for him find a new opportunity. The Falcons continue to deal with injuries on both sides of the ball...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: When do the Atlanta Falcons fire head coach Mike Smith?

Mike Smith did something no other head coach in Atlanta Falcons history was ever able to achieve. He provided the franchise with first ever back-to-back winning seasons. He built a team that was a staple in the NFC playoff picture albeit, the Falcons were generally a one-and-done team with Matt Ryan only having one playoff win under his belt. However, in recent years, the Falcons...
Via thepigskinreport.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Not Expected To Make A Coaching Change During Their Bye

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network doesn’t expect the Falcons to make a coaching change during their bye week. Rapoport mentions that no one is happy in Atlanta right, but Arthur Blank is expected to make any moves. It was just two years ago that the Falcons nearly made it to the Super Bowl. However, Atlanta has won just six of 24 games over the last two years and appear to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons owner is pissed his team gave up a 21 point lead; Coaching change soon?

The Atlanta Falcons put up a 50 burger on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers six weeks ago, but since then the Falcons have been choking miserably. They have lost 5 consecutive games in a row. Arthur Blank the owner of the Falcons was pissed, especially when he watched his beloved Falcons give up a 21 point […] The post Falcons owner is pissed his team gave up a 21 point lead; Coaching change...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Perfect Coach To Replace Falcons' Mike Smith Will Shock You

This season the Atlanta Falcons, from the NFC South, entered 2014 will high expectations after having a down 2013 season. The 2013 Falcons were impacted by key injuries and the inability to come up big in the crucial spots. It led to a 4-12 record in 2013 and lots of lowlights to go along with it.This season the Falcons started 2-1 and appeared to be a team on a mission. That has...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Mike Smith's days be numbered in Atlanta?

Blowing a 21-point lead in the NFL isn’t necessarily a way to endure yourself to your boss. And doing so while in the midst of a four-game losing streak won’t bode well for your job security. This is the situation that Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith is in following a horrendous second-half meltdown against the Detroit Lions in London on Sunday. Atlanta held a 21-0 lead...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Falcons Owner Arthur Blank Fire Mike Smith?

Will Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank fire head coach Mike Smith? This photo of Blank staring Smith down is telling.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan Throws Atrocious Interception; Falcons Implode Vs. Lions (GIF)

It’s a bad day to be an Atlanta Falcon. The Falcons saw what appeared to be an easy win slip away Sunday, blowing a 21-point halftime lead en route to a 22-21 loss to the Detroit Lions in London. Atlanta has been stunningly bad this season — Sunday’s loss was its fifth in a row — and the lowlight of their latest defeat was this horrendous interception Matt Ryan threw in the...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Report: Harry Douglas, Julio Jones, Jonathan Baineaux

The Atlanta Falcons have traveled over the pond to London to face the Detroit Lions in an overseas match up.  The Falcons are a long way from home, and according to their final injury report, Atlanta will be almost full strength when they kickoff at Wembley Stadium early tomorrow morning.With a 2-5 record and ranked third in the NFC South division, the Falcons are in dire need of...
Via NFL Injury Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Offensive line goes from bad to worse

Going into week 1 of the season with their matchup against the New Orleans Saints, the Atlanta Falcons starting offensive line was as follows: LT Sam Baker, LG Justin Blalock, C Joe Hawley, RG Jon Asamoah, and rookie 1st round pick Jake Matthews at right tackle. Mike Johnson, Peter Konz, and Lamar Holmes, all formidable linemen, added to the rotation that made up what was supposed...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons make huge mistake with London infographic

NFL players are known more for their athletic ability than they are for their brains, but the marketing teams for these organizations are the opposite. But in this specific instance, the Atlanta Falcons really messed up. Take a gander at what might be the absolute worst graphic a NFL team has ever published. Worst graphic ever? 1) It’s two planes to London. 2) That’s not even...
Via Standing O Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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