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A Falcons’ fans rooting guide for the NFC and AFC Divisional Round games

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

The 2021 season is over for the Atlanta Falcons but there remains to be played some more games among other teams in the NFL. This weekend is the Divisional Round for the NFC and AFC, with the winner of all four games moving on to next weekend’s conference championships. We’re all Falcons’ fans here.

Falcons recap: Julio Jones’ playoff debut, Patterson’s tweet

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

In today's recap, we check in on Julio Jones, examine a cryptic tweet by Cordarrelle Patterson, and break down more free agents.

Two Falcons assistants will coach at East-West Shrine Bowl

Friday, January 21st, 2022

Falcons defensive assistant Lanier Goethie will serve as defensive line coach of the East team, while Nick Perry will coach the defensive backs for the West team.

Ben McAdoo to Join Atlanta Falcons NFC South Rival

Friday, January 21st, 2022

According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, the Panthers plan to hire former Giants head coach Ben McAdoo as offensive coordinator. McAdoo spent the 2021 season as a consultant for the Dallas Cowboys. While that's not the most luxurious of NFL positions, CowboysSI.com reported McAdoo would have been an in-house candidate to replace Dallas offensive coordinator Kellen Moore if he leaves for a head coaching position this offseason.

5 potential trade destinations for Falcons WR Calvin Ridley

Friday, January 21st, 2022

Where would you want to see Calvin Ridley traded to?

NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Calvin Ridley Trade, Jim Harbaugh Raiders Links, More

Friday, January 21st, 2022

Will Jim Harbaugh stay in the college ranks and try to lead Michigan to more success, or could he soon be returning to the NFL? There's been some buzz that the former San Francisco 49ers head coach may want to come back to the league after spending the past seven seasons leading the Wolverines. There appears to be one NFL job that interests the 58-year-old enough to leave Michigan.

15 free-agent QB options for the Falcons in 2022

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

The Falcons are likely sticking with Matt Ryan for another season, but the team could look to add a backup QB in free agency.

Falcons Sign Ex 49ers & Bucs TE

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

The first bit of business for the Falcons was securing the rights to the players who were on their practice squad. The team announced on Monday they have done that by signing 15 of them to reserve/futures contracts. UPDATE: And now an addition to the below group, as on Thursday the Falcons signed tight end Daniel Helm to a Reserve/Future contract.

Falcons Trade of Calvin Ridley Could Net 1st-Round Pick

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

The Atlanta Falcons have wide receiver questions for 2022. But ironically, it’s the Atlanta wideout who doesn’t seem to want to be here - Calvin Ridley - who might provide Atlanta’s answer. To be determined first: Where is Ridley on his mental health journey?

Falcons could get 1st rounder in Calvin Ridley trade, league exec says

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

The Atlanta Falcons enter the offseason with a slew of questions about its top players. Something has to happen with players like Matt Ryan, Deion Jones, and Grady Jarrett, whether trade, cut, restructure, or extension. The Falcons look far from being competitive, meaning no expensive veteran is guaranteed to return in 2022.