Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta Falcons’

Fantasy football rankings, 2017: Running backs for PPR leagues, Week 7

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Here are our fantasy football running back rankings for PPR leagues entering Week 7. The Atlanta Falcons have been waiting eight months for this moment. For eight months, the Falcons have lived with the torment of their epic Super Bowl collapse against the Patriots.

Falcons re-sign RB Brian Hill to practice squad, add 2 more

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed rookie running back Brian Hill to their practice squad. Atlanta also signed defensive lineman Joey Ivie and quarterback Garrett Grayson to the practice squad. Grayson, a third-round draft

After meeting, NFL, NFLPA release statement indicating no change to anthem policy

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The much-publicized Tuesday meeting between NFL officials, team owners, NFLPA officials and several players lasted about  three hours. While there was undoubtedly a lot discussed in that time, it sounds as though there has not been a resolution on a rule

Struggling Falcons drop home game to Dolphins, fall to 3-2 on the season

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Talk of a Super Bowl hangover for the Atlanta Falcons consumed the team during the offseason and only increased after a winless preseason. After a 3-0 start though, it seemed that Matt Ryan and company had put their Super Bowl heartbreak behind them. After suffering consecutive home losses to Buffalo and now Miami in Week 6, the Falcons find themselves at 3-2 in the gritty NFC South.

Top daily fantasy football plays for Week 6 of the NFL season

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images With Week 6 of the NFL season upon us, we take a look at some of the best values to be found on DraftKings and FanDuel, and some players worth fading. SB Nation will be bringing you the top Daily Fantasy

49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The San Francisco 49ers released linebacker NaVorro Bowman Friday, per his request. "NaVorro gave his heart and soul to this team for the last eight years, and for that we are all extremely grateful," 49ers general manager John Lynch said in a press release. San Francisco is one of three winless teams (New York Giants and Cleveland Browns) remaining in the league, their last four losses coming by a combined 11 points.

Falcons’ QB Ryan looks to turn things around after bye week

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Matt Ryan had two weeks to ponder all those turnovers. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback and reigning MVP usually plays well coming off a bye week, and he's got some extra incentive heading into Sunday's matchup against the Miami Dolphins. Ryan already has five interceptions - he had only seven all of last season - as well as a fumble.

Elliott’s six-game ban restored by court

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The lengthy court battle between the NFL and Elliott turned in favour of the league on Thursday, as the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in in New Orleans vacated his preliminary injunction, all but restoring his ban.

Survival Football Advice: Week 6 provides a couple of promising routes

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Need a friendly ear and some direct advice for your survival pool picks? Friend me on Facebook. Or hit me up on Twitter @kevinkaduk. The most maddening thing about survival football is that it can sometime seem like your fate is being decided by nothing more than a coin flip each time you make a pick. My ultimate advice, though, was to go with the Eagles, mostly because I felt more strongly about the Cardinals not having a chance in Philly than I did in the Jaguars laying down in Pittsburgh.

Well-rested Falcons await inconsistent Dolphins

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The Atlanta Falcons have had extra time via their bye week to think about their most recent game, a 23-17 home loss to the Buffalo Bills. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan labored through a three-turnover game, including two interceptions, and Atlanta (3-1) lost star wide receiver Julio Jones to a hip injury. The Miami Dolphins (2-2), who visit the Falcons on Sunday, are coming off an ugly 16-10 win over a Tennessee Titans team that was playing without starting quarterback Marcus Mariota.