Archive for the ‘Atlanta Falcons’ Category

Running Back Mike Davis Eager to Play For Hometown Atlanta Falcons

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Mike Davis is eager to open his first training camp with his hometown Atlanta Falcons. Davis was one of the first players to report. He was a top backup running back for the Carolina Panthers last season and rushed for 642 yards while making 12 starts as a fill-in for the injured Christian McCaffrey.

New TE Among 4 Falcons on NFL COVID List

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Smith was the most notable among four Falcons placed on the list Tuesday. The others included defensive tackle John Atkins, defensive end Kobe Jones, and offensive lineman Willie Wright. As Michael Rothstein reported on Twitter, the moves do not necessarily mean a positive test for the players, so we'll keep an eye on further moves made by the Falcons.

Falcons TE Lee Smith placed on NFL’s Reserve/COVID-19 list

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

A total of 15 players were placed on the NFL's Reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday, including Atlanta Falcons tight end Lee Smith

Mike Vrabel: Everything Julio Jones has done for us has been positive

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Wide receiver Julio Jones hasn’t been a member of the Titans for a long time, but he’s made a strong early impression. Jones joined the team via a trade with the Falcons late in the offseason and head coach Mike Vrabel shared a message he had for Jones when he arrived in Tennessee. Vrabel said [more]

Could Falcons Join Deshaun Watson Trade Chase?

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

If Watson could be moved, would the Atlanta Falcons make sense? Watson played his prep ball at Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Ga. roughly 10 miles away from the Falcons practice facility.

Jefferson embracing mental side of being QB1

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

For the fourth straight season, Arkansas will have a new starting quarterback in 2021. With Feleipe Franks moving on to the NFL, redshirt sophomore KJ Jefferson is set to take over the full-time job after making one start in each of his first two years with the Razorbacks. The former four-star recruit took the majority of the first-team reps during the spring and head coach Sam Pittman hasn’t been coy about him being the No. 1 quarterback.

Kyle Pitts is Madden 22’s Top Rookie

Monday, July 26th, 2021

It can seem at times that the subjective ranking by EASports for their Madden NFL video game franchise is debated with more passion than what actually happens on the field. EASports works its way up to a big reveal of the ranking for Madden 22 which covers the 2021 season naturally, but culminates with the Super Bowl in 2022. Part of that hype is generated by partners such as ESPN who released the top 10 rookies on a televised show on Sunday.

Falcons’ Kyle Pitts gets Madden’s highest rookie rating

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Pitts was given an 81 overall rating, which is the best grade in this year's draft class and the highest of any rookie since Baker Mayfield.

2021 Fantasy Outlook: TE Hayden Hurst

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

It’s been a long offseason, but we’re finally closing in on the 2021 NFL season, which means that fantasy leagues are being renewed and drafts are beginning to take place. In this series where we look at what specific Atlanta Falcons can do for your fantasy football teams in 2021, we are quickly moving down the roster. We’ve already discussed wide receiver Calvin Ridley, quarterback Matt Ryan, running back Mike Davis, wide receiver Russell Gage and tight end Kyle Pitts, which you can read up on ...

Falcons’ Smith faces difficult rebuilding task in first camp

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

ATLANTA FALCONS (4-12) CAMP SITE: Flowery Branch, Georgia LAST YEAR: The Falcons' first 0-7 start since 1997 led to the firings of coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff. Interim coach Raheem Morris managed four wins, but that was not enough for him to keep the job or change the team's path toward an overhaul. Terry Fontenot was hired from the Saints as general manager and former Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith was hired as coach.