Archive for the ‘Atlanta Falcons’ Category

Patriots’ Julian Edelman fires up Revolution with video, evokes Super Bowl memories from Atlanta

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

The New England Revolution are in Atlanta for their first MLS playoff match since 2015 today. To help give the Robert Kraft-owned MLS team a boost, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman recorded a video where he voices his support to the Pats' "brother team" as he called the Revs. The Patriots won their sixth Super Bowl title in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, site of today's playoff match.

A look at the NFL in the 1960s

Friday, October 18th, 2019

TOP TEAMS The Packers were the dominant team of the 1960s, winning NFL championships in 1961, '62 and '65 and then winning the NFL titles and the first two Super Bowls against the AFL champion Kansas City in the 1966 season and Oakland in the 1967 season with a roster that included 12 Hall of Famer players and coach Vince Lombardi. The tough luck team of the decade might have been the Baltimore Colts. They lost 13-10 in overtime to Green Bay in the 1965 playoffs when they had to play with halfback Tom Matte as the QB with Johnny Unitas and backup Gary Cuozzo injured.

Back to the field: Jalen Ramsey will play for Rams vs. Falcons

Friday, October 18th, 2019

It's amazing what a cross-country flight can do for an ailing back. On Friday, Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay told media “we're anticipating” that the team's new cornerback, Jalen Ramsey, will make his debut with the team this Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. New Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey will make his debut with the team on Sunday.

Rookie QBs in spotlight as Giants host Cardinals

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Rookies Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones will face career-long comparisons after being the first two quarterbacks selected in the 2019 NFL Draft. Murray, benefiting from the fact that he was the starter when training camp opened, ranks ninth in the league with 1,664 passing yards. "People take it for granted (but) he's still a rookie," Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said of Murray.

Falcons CB Trufant to miss 2nd straight game with toe injury

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant will miss his second straight game with a toe injury. The Falcons listed Trufant as out for Sunday's contest against the Los Angeles Rams. Last week at Arizona, Kendall Sheffield made his first career start in place of Trufant.

Rookie QBs in spotlight as Giants host Cardinals

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Rookies Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones will face career-long comparisons after being the first two quarterbacks selected in the 2019 NFL Draft. Murray, benefiting from the fact that he was the starter when training camp opened, ranks ninth in the league with 1,664 passing yards. "People take it for granted (but) he's still a rookie," Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said of Murray.

NFL against the spread picks: Can Colts run on Texans?

Friday, October 18th, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars just traded Jalen Ramsey, and the Tennessee Titans have already switched quarterbacks. Things can change in a hurry in the NFL, but it seems like the division winner will be the Indianapolis Colts or Houston Texans. The Texans and Colts, who meet Sunday in Indianapolis, are both coming off wins at the Kansas City Chiefs.

Rams-Falcons Preview

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

There is no guarantee that a Super Bowl appearance will generate long-term momentum. Just ask the Los Angeles Rams, who return to Atlanta as a .500 team with three straight losses only eight months after their Super Bowl appearance. Or check in with the Atlanta Falcons, whose 2016 Super Bowl season seems a distant memory.

High hopes for Falcons defense have been thoroughly dashed

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

The Atlanta Falcons had high hopes for their defense, with several key players were coming back from injuries and head coach Dan Quinn taking over as coordinator. Six games into what is turning into a dismal season, the Falcons (1-5) have one of the NFL's worst defensive units in virtually every category. ''We shouldn't be where we are,'' Quinn said.

2019 NFL Sunday’s Week 7: Previews, TV networks and kickoff times

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Here's a look at Week 7's Sunday games in the NFL, including the broadcasting TV network for each contest. You can also livestream games within your market on the Yahoo Sports App. All times are Eastern.