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Falcons Struggle Against Bengals in 24-10 Pounding

Matt Ryan was under duress for a large portion of the afternoon. (Michael Conroy) The Atlanta Falcons were riding high after a big divisional win over the New Orleans Saints in the season opener. Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals brought the Falcons back down to Earth a bit. The Falcons lost 24-10 to the Bengals, but the game wasn’t nearly as close as the final score...
Via In The Neutral Zone
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

National media’s confidence in Atlanta Falcons dwindling after Week 2

Up and down. Back and forth. Left and right. There’s no telling what direction an NFL team will go from week to week. Just two games into the 2014 season, this fact has already been hammered home. Once again, the league is proving to be a week-by-week proposition, where any team can rise or fall. This makes it tough sometimes to separate the contenders from the pretenders. But...
Via cover32 - Falcons
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The NFL’s wacky Week 2 (including the Atlanta Falcons) featured amazing tweets

If you thought the first Sunday of the NFL season was crazy, yesterday managed to be even wackier. The Bills are alone atop the AFC East, the Saints are 0-2 after losing to the Browns and the defending champs were smacked in the mouth by the Chargers. To finish the day off the Bears stunned the 49ers with an epic comeback on Sunday Night Football. Did you miss any of it? No worries...
Via cover32 - Falcons
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White shows his true colors with fantasy football tweet

As the twitter world went crazy when the news of Adrian Peterson‘s indictment was announced, Roddy White‘s tweet took front-center stage on the matter.  Where most of the world was concerned on whether or not Peterson was excessive in punishing his 4-year-old son and already picking sides, White was more focused on his fantasy team. White became the next athlete to tweet something...
Via 110 Nation Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White Tweets Out Adrian Peterson Joke, Quickly Deletes It

Roddy White really should have known better. With the NFL in the midst of yet another scandal — Adrian Peterson’s indictment on child abuse charges — White sent out a tweet Friday mentioning how Peterson’s deactivation for this Sunday’s game will put a hurting on his fantasy team. Bad idea. White’s tweet was met with a overwhelmingly negative response, prompting the...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White makes a really dumb statement about Adrian Peterson

Roddy White is my fantasy football wide receiver and today he made a dumb, I repeat dumb comment. RT @roddywhiteTV: Probably going to lose my [fantasy matchup] cause all day can’t play for disciplining his child, Jesus help us. While I to lose Adrian Peterson this week in fantasy football I’m more concerned about his […] The post Roddy White makes a really dumb statement about...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White sends insensitive Peterson tweet, apologizes

Leave it to Roddy White to deliver another swell opinion on life. The controversial and outspoken Atlanta Falcons wide receiver complained on Twitter Friday that Adrian Peterson being deactivated would probably cost him his fantasy matchup. I'm probably going to lose my fantasy football matchup this week cause all day can't play Sunday for disciplining […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Week 2 tilt with Cincinnati named top-5 game to watch

Now that we’ve seen every team in the NFL play a meaningful game, it’s easier to figure out which ones are worth watching in Week 2. In addition, it also helps us make decisions about which games to skip. Which match-ups this week fall into each category? To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 2, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in:Atlanta...
Via cover32 - Falcons
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Falcons are named NFC Players of the Week

Today the NFL announced their players of the week, and two Atlanta Falcons were named on the list.  NFC Offensive Player of the week was Matt Ryan. Ryan had a career day against New Orleans, becoming the Falcons all-time leader in touchdown passes (156) while also setting the franchise record for total passing yards in a […] The post Two Falcons are named NFC Players of the Week...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Time for the Atlanta Falcons to Start Leaning on Jacquizz Rodgers a Little More

When fans of the Atlanta Falcons watched running back Jacquizz Rodgers put the spin move on the Saints Sunday and dash in to the end zone from 17 yards out to give their team a 31-27 lead over rhe New Orleans Saints they went a little crazy. They had every right to go crazy too.Not only were they ahead, but they were getting a glimpse of the future of the Atlanta running game.via...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Update: Jake Matthews exits with ankle injury

The Atlanta Falcons offensive line played very well in week one, allowing just one sack en route to a victory over the New Orleans Saints. The only downside to their day was rookie left tackle Jake Matthews, the number six overall pick in the 2014 draft, left the game with an ankle injury and did not return.#454859662 / gettyimages.comAccording to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta...
Via NFL Injury Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons upend Saints 37-34 in overtime

In what turned out to be one of the biggest surprises of the opening Sunday of NFL football, the Atlanta Falcons defended the Georgia Dome in impressive fashion, beating their NFC South rival New Orleans Saints 37-34 in a close contest that required overtime. The Georgia Dome was electric as the Falcons upended the Saints Coming off of a 4-12 campaign one year ago, expectations were...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fed Up Falcons Fan Whips Out Newspaper At Game (Photo)

This poor father has already had enough of his Atlanta Falcons.  Don’t worry, dad, it’s only week 1. But then again, can you blame him for pulling out the paper? Check out the photo. Daddy so mad at the falcons he whipped out the newspaper We sympathize with you. The post Fed Up Falcons Fan Whips Out Newspaper At Game (Photo) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzalez on retirement: 'I don't even want to play anymore’

The cleats that Tony Gonzalez hung up are remaining right where they are. On Thursday, Gonzalez reiterated to the Boston Globe's Ben Volin that he's not interested in returning to the NFL. https://twitter.com/BenVolin/status/505029925209124864 https://twitter.com/BenVolin/statuses/505031071353036800 Not a whole lot has changed since Aug. 19, when Gonzalez insisted that...
Via Helmet2Helmet
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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