Archive for the ‘Atlanta Falcons’ Category

CBS Sports: Falcons’ deal for Todd Gurley ‘an absolute steal’

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Back in April, the Atlanta Falcons agreed to a one-year contract with running back Todd Gurley. Falcons fans – many of whom remember Gurley starring at the University of Georgia – were ecstatic to see the three-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro return to the Peach State. Well, according to Jeff Kerr of CBSSports.com, Falcons fans should be thrilled about the deal.

Falcons 2020 roster outlook: 3 things to know about the safeties

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

It's possible that Neal begins to operate more in a de-facto linebacker role closer to the line of scrimmage, which would allow Allen to play strong safety and Kazee to play free safety. Ultimately, it's important to get the best 11 players out on the field, and it will be interesting to see how the Falcons approach the safety position. How does Jaylinn Hawkins factor into the mix?

2020 NFL Preview: Falcons coach Dan Quinn somehow saved his job again

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

After a 1-7 start, the Falcons got hot in the second half.

Falcons player profile: EDGE Takkarist McKinley

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be bringing you a new Player Profile series where we’ll take a look at each of the players on Atlanta’s roster. I’ll break down their measurables, past production, and try to project their 2020 season with the Falcons. We’ll get things started with the projected starters.

Get to know Falcons UDFA DT Hinwa Allieu

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

The way I started playing football was really funny. My coach at the time (Coach O’Daniel) thought I had good size and came up to me and asked me to come try out for the football team. Me being a young kid from Africa, I thought he was talking about soccer, so I said of course.

Falcons add Clemson EDGE, Alabama RB in 2021 mock draft

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

The Atlanta Falcons kicked off the 2020 offseason by moving on from 2019 sack leader, Vic Beasley, and replacing him with free-agent defensive end Dante Fowler. Many view this single move as an upgrade for Atlanta, but there’s some uncertainty at the other outside spot after the team declined Takk McKinley‘s fifth-year option. Will McKinley prove his worth during what essentially becomes a contract year in 2020, or will the Falcons find another EDGE replacement in next year’s draft?

The Atlanta Falcons’ biggest legends in team history

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Vick was selected first overall by the Falcons in the 2001 NFL Draft. Vick lived up to all the expectations on the field, and every time he played he was must-watch television. During the 2006 season, he threw for 2,474 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Team Previews: Falcons Fantasy Preview

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Passing Game QB: Matt Ryan, Matt Schaub WR: Julio Jones, Olamide Zaccheaus WR: Calvin Ridley, Christian Blake WR: Russell Gage, Laquon Treadwell TE: Hayden Hurst, Jaeden Graham Absent for a single game in the last decade, Ryan delivered his ninth-consecutive season with 4,000 yards, 20 passing scores, and 14.3 fantasy points per game in 2019.

Falcons podcast: Will we actually get to see a 2020 NFL season?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

As our articles about the 2020 Atlanta Falcons have continued going up, we’ve noticed many of the comments have been about whether or not we’ll even see the NFL in 2020. It’s clear that many fans are questioning how likely it is with many writing off the season and others completely convinced we’ll see all 16 games. We decided to get some experts on our podcast to discuss this very topic again.

LA Chargers 2020 opponent preview: Atlanta Falcons

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

The LA Chargers host the Atlanta Falcons in Week 14 of the 2020 NFL season. The Atlanta Falcons are the last out-of-division team that the LA Chargers are going to play in 2020. The Bolts wrap up the 2020 season with three in-division games, two of which are on the road, which is going to make or break a potential playoff bid.