Archive for the ‘Atlanta Falcons’ Category

‘Monday Night Football’ Ratings Up As Falcons Beat Seahawks In Close Game

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Certainly there seemed to be a big difference between Monday Night Football and Sunday Night Football this week, with a blowout game on the latter and a dramatic and tight matchup on the former. In the end, the Atlanta Falcons flew high over the Emerald City with a 34-31 win over the Seattle Seahawks on MNF. A last-minute 52-yard field goal by Seattle’s Blair Walsh went wrong to seal the 2013 Super Bowl champs’ second straight loss.

Atlanta’s Georgia Dome implodes after 25 years of use – and bus blocks the entire view

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

It took no more than 15 seconds for the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to entirely explode on Monday morning. Local residents watched the explosion live at 7:30am (ET) while those further afield tried to view the coverage on The Weather Channel. The 71,250-seat dome had been home to the Atlanta Falcons for 25 years and had also played host to the Olympics and two Superbowls.

Ryan’s 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 1/2 quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time. A couple of yards short to be exact. Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Falcons watched Blair Walsh's 52-yard field goal attempt in the final seconds fall short, holding off the Seattle Seahawks for a 34-31 win on Monday night.

Walsh woe as Falcons squeeze home over Seahawks

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Seattle Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh missed a last-gasp field goal as the Atlanta Falcons held on for a crucial 34-31 victory on Monday. Walsh could have taken the game to overtime with seven seconds left on the clock but his potentially game-tying field goal from 52 yards dropped just short of the bar as Atlanta escaped. The Falcons had looked to be heading for a straightforward win after quarterback Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes to help put the Falcons 11 points clear in the fourth quarter.

Ryan’s 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 1/2 quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time. A couple of yards short to be exact. Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Falcons watched Blair Walsh's 52-yard field goal attempt in the final seconds fall short, holding off the Seattle Seahawks for a 34-31 win on Monday night.

Ryan’s 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks 34-31

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons did enough through 3 ½ quarters that even the best comeback attempt by Russell Wilson fell short this time. A couple of yards short to be exact. Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Falcons watched Blair Walsh's 52-yard field goal attempt in the final seconds fall short, holding off the Seattle Seahawks for a 34-31 win on Monday night.

NFL Highlights: Falcons vs. Seahawks

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Relive the Monday Night Football action as the Atlanta Falcons take on the Seattle Seahawks in Week 11 of NFL action.

The Atlanta Falcons’ social media team wins the night with fantastic meme

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Falcons’ social media team had some jokes on Monday night. (AP) At some point Monday, you probably saw someone share the MARTA bus meme. For those unaware, the Weather Channel was live streaming the Georgia Dome implosion and a bus stepped in front

Implosion Perfectly Crushed the Georgia Dome Into Dust — Here’s How It Happened

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Six miles of detonator cords, 4,800 pounds of dynamite, and another mile of wire connections — this is the massive force it took to turn Atlanta’s Georgia Dome into a smoking pile of rubble on Monday morning. The grand coliseum hosted the 1996 Olympics and has been home to the Atlanta Falcons for years, but when it was replaced by the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, city officials decided it was time for it to go. The problem was that downtown Atlanta isn’t exactly an open field, and plenty of other buildings could be damaged if the city had taken a wrecking ball to the Georgia Dome.

Who Will Win Atlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks? A.I. Predicts

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Who will emerge victorious, the Seattle Seahawks or the Atlanta Falcons? A hive mind of about 30 NFL fans predicts the Seahawks will win. To do so, the Seahawks will have to lean harder than ever on their huge fan advantage known as the 12th Man, because they are dealing with massive injuries to quite a few of the first 11.