Archive for the ‘Atlanta Falcons’ Category

Terry Fontenot on sustained success: ‘You have to continue to evolve’

Monday, January 25th, 2021

There are many different paths to success in the NFL, but sustained success is something reserved for the truly elite franchises.

Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Monday, Jan. 25

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Hellos Last week the Falcons welcomed a few more new coaches into the fold, bringing in former Louisville offensive coordinator Dwayne Ledford as the new O-line coach, and signing former Jets interim DC Frank Bush to lead the linebackers. They also brought in former player Justin Peelle as the new tight ends coach, as well as a trio of new defensive coaches. The group joins new coordinators Frank Ragone, Marquice Williams, and Dean Pees on Atlanta’s revamped staff.

Smith’s Atlanta Staff Now Includes Four Former Titans Coaches

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Arthur Smith’s staff with the Atlanta Falcons now includes four former Tennessee Titans assistants. The Falcons announced that Steve Hoffman will be a senior assistant and Matt Pees will be a defensive assistant. The additions were among the former Titans offensive coordinator hired over the weekend.

Daniel Jeremiah has Falcons taking QB Trey Lance at #4 in his first mock draft

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Mock draft season is upon us, and while these selections will change a number of times between now and April, it’s always fun to go through the hypotheticals of what teams may possibly do if the NFL Draft happened today. NFL.com’s Daniel Jeremiah cooked up his first mock draft for 2021 and in it the Atlanta Falcons go with their quarterback of the future.

Hank Aaron’s death prompts a call to change the Atlanta Braves nickname to the Hammers

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The renaming serves two important purposes: 1) It honors an icon who represented our city with grace and dignity for more than half a century, and 2) It removes the stain on the city of having a team name that dishonors Native and Indigenous people, especially given one of the greatest tragedies in American History, the Trail of Tears, began in the region the team calls home,” the petition said.

Eagles’ tight ends coach Justin Peelle accepts same position with the Falcons

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Eagles tight end's coach Justin Peelle accepts a position with the Falcons

How Atlanta United, Falcons are paying tribute to Braves legend Hank Aaron

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

After spending most of his Major League career with the Atlanta Braves organization, his iconic No. had, of course, already been retired. But other Atlanta teams now are paying tribute to one of the greatest home-run hitters of all time too.

The complete list of 2021 Atlanta Falcons free agents

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Unrestricted free agents TE Luke Stocker WR Laquon Treadwell OT John Wetzel OG Justin McCray OC Alex Mack QB Matt Schaub (retiring) RB Brian Hill RB Todd Gurley DE Steven Means DE Charles Harris LB Edmond Robinson LB LaRoy Reynolds CB Darqueze Dennard CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson S Keanu Neal S Damontae Kazee S Sharrod Neasman This is a long, long list. The biggest name here is Keanu Neal.

Conference Championships

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The season is over for the Atlanta Falcons but that’s okay, maybe they’ll do better next year. We’ve picked NFL games, including the Falcons, throughout the year and now we turn our sights to the AFC and NFC Championship’s. The Falcoholic staff have made their picks via Tallysight, where all of our picks and predictions will be shared throughout the season.

Alabama Roots: 19 players with retired numbers

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The players with Alabama connections who have had their numbers retired include: MLB Atlanta Braves: Hank Aaron, No. The Mobile native hit his 715th home run to break Babe Ruth’s career record while wearing a Braves’ uniform in 1974, the last of his 21 seasons with the franchise. Aaron is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and MLB’s all-time leader in RBIs and totals bases.