Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta Falcons’

Falcons TE Lee Smith retires after 11 NFL seasons

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Primarily a blocking tight end, Smith finishes his NFL career with 73 catches, 523 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns.

Twitter reacts to Sean Payton stepping down

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Thomas Morstead, a former kicker for the Saints took to Twitter to share his reaction. Cameron Jordan wasted no time tweeting out. Safety for the Saints Ceedy Duce tweeted out.

Falcons 2021 rookie review: Tight end Kyle Pitts

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Falcons fans are going to be talking about the Kyle Pitts selection for years. With the 4th pick in the 2021 NFL draft, the Falcons had numerous options available to them. They could have gone with Micah Parsons to fill out the defense or Justin Fields or Mac Jones to find the successor to Matt Ryan.

Falcons believe fifth-round pick LB Ade Ogundeji has potential to blossom

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

As all these players move in and out of the building, at some point we’re going to ask Ade to be the bellcow in the room,” Monachino said. And we’re preparing him for that right now. There wasn’t a timeline, but that’s bold praise publicly for a 23-year-old who was taken with the 182nd pick last spring.

Lady Gaga’s ‘very silly decision’ she made during her Super Bowl halftime performance

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Lady Gaga was well aware that had the stunt not worked out, she would have been a punchline.

Mark Bradley: Memo to Falcons: The Rams blew a lead vs. Brady

Monday, January 24th, 2022

How much time was left after the Patriots’ tying 2-point conversion against the Falcons in the Super Bowl? Fifty-seven seconds. How much time was left Sunday after Tom Brady’s latest team kicked the tying PAT against the Rams on Sunday?

Falcons sign OL Rashaad Coward to reserve/future deal

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Atlanta’s offensive line is going to need upgrades this offseason. Those can come through the draft, free agency, or significant progress from incumbent options, but there’s no way the Falcons can just sit back and trot out the exact same group as last year and hope for the best. I’m not saying Rashaad Coward is going to prove to be one of the upgrades this team needs, but he’s a worthwhile addition on a reserve/future contract, which is what the Falcons just signed him to.

Bair Mail: On NFL Draft trades, reshaping Falcons receiver corps, Nakobe Dean, Kaleb McGary, salary-cap complications and more

Monday, January 24th, 2022

How do you like the prospect of Nakobe Dean as our 8th pick. With him on one side, Deion Jones on the other and Foye Oloukun in the middle . With their speed this could be a deadly combination.

Kyle Pitts, Cordarrelle Patterson, A.J. Terrell among those honored with our Falcons 2021 season of awards

Monday, January 24th, 2022

MVP: Cordarrelle Patterson These MVP awards, on a league-wide level, always go to quarterbacks. It's the way of this era, with top billing awarded to the best player at the game's most important position. We could apply that logic here, too, and give the team MVP award to Matt Ryan.

Falcons fans have Super Bowl flashbacks as Brady comeback falls short

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022

On Sunday, the Rams did their best Falcons impression, blowing a 27-3 lead and allowing Brady and the Bucs to tie the game