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Teddy Bridgewater shines for Vikings before injury

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Teddy Bridgewater made a strong first impression as a starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings in their 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons before leaving with an ankle injury. Will he play...
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Is Devin Hester worthy of Hall of Fame enshrinement?

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Devin Hester made history on Thursday night when he scored the record-setting 20th return touchdown of his career. Will that collection of special teams greatness be enough for a Canton call?
  • 10 days ago
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Devin Hester 'wasn't happy' with Chicago Bears

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Devin Hester broke the record for returns Thursday night with his new Atlanta Falcons team. The receiver then let some things off his chest, including not being happy his last few seasons in...
  • 11 days ago
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Devin Hester passes Deion Sanders for return TD mark

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Falcons receiver Devin Hester passed Deion Sanders for most return touchdowns in NFL history during Thursday's game. Find out what the Hall of Famer had to say about his record falling.
  • 11 days ago
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Roddy White (hamstring) among inactives Thursday

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without one of their most important offensive weapons on Thursday night. Roddy White will sit out due to a hamstring injury.
  • 11 days ago
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Injury roundup: Roddy White (hamstring) questionable

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White (hamstring) has been listed as questionable for Thursday's divisional matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Find out the other injuries we're...
  • 13 days ago
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Roddy White: Falcons set goal at 30 points per game

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White believes his team has the firepower to score 30 points per contest. Just a dozen teams have accomplished that feat in the last 10 years. Can the Falcons do it?
  • 18 days ago
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Matt Ryan passes Falcons past Saints in shootout

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Matt Ryan set a franchise record for passing yards on a big Sunday for the Falcons in a 37-34 overtime win over the New Orleans Saints. Find out what else you need to know from the season opener.
  • 23 days ago
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'Hard Knocks' recap, No. 5: One last shot to impress

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — For fans, the fourth game of the preseason is a necessary evil on the path to games that count. Tuesday's season finale of "Hard Knocks" reminded us how much this game means to fringe players.
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Blog Articles

Atlanta Falcons Rookie Report Card: Week 4 vs. Vikings

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — LT Jake Matthews, 67 snaps I wouldn't say Matthews had his finest game yesterday, getting nailed with a costly holding penalty and allowing pressure to flow through to Matt Ryan on a few...
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Falcons Place Hawley, Holmes On IR, William Moore On Short-Term IR

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Grim injury news abounds today. The Falcons made three major moves today, putting two starting offensive linemen on injured reserve and starting safety William Moore on IR with designation...
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Report: Joe Hawley Will Season With Major Knee Injury

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons suffer a huge blow, potentially losing starting center Joe Hawley for the season. Out of all the injuries that struck the Atlanta Falcons yesterday, Joe Hawley appeared to have...
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Falcons to work out C/G Leroy Harris

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — In news that does not suggest any reason for optimism about Joe Hawley's knee injury, Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Falcons will work out center Leroy Harris. While an official update on...
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Should ILB Paul Worrilow Be Benched?

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — Worrilow has been nearly free of criticism. The undrafted free agent seemed to be the only player who could tackle in 2013, working his way up to playing time and shining in a lost season. After...
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The State Of The NFC South, Week 4: All Is Darkness and Fire

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Is this all there is? The NFC South is typically one of the most competitive divisions in football, and sure enough, all four teams are within one game of one another. Let's take a quick gander...
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Making the Case For Change In Atlanta

The Falcoholic (Caleb Rutherford) — It's Overreaction Tuesday here at The Falcoholic, so let's overreact. I want to preface this post by saying that, as a human being, I personally do not wish that the livelihood of any other...
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While the Falcons' pass rush is clearly lacking, there's no clear culprit or solution

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: when Teddy Bridgewater told Kroy Biermann's mom it was chilly outside, she ran outside with a spoon The Falcons pass rush is notoriously bad. It's very predictable. No matter how much they...
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Falcons vs. Vikings: A Tweet Recap

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — It was hard to find many tweets that didn't contain profanity this week. Let me just start by saying this. Current mood: RT @dhm : This is my favorite NFL thing today so far. ...
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Falcons vs. Giants Week 4 Game Coverage

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Atlanta Falcons travel to the frozen north to face off against a surging New York Giants team. Had the Falcons drawn the Giants during the first couple of weeks of the season, when they...
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Joe Hawley Injury: Center Likely Out Vs. Giants, Falcons May Sign a Lineman

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — No one's quite sure how serious Joe Hawley's injury is just yet, but it's likely Peter Konz will draw the start at center on Sunday. No one's quite sure what's going on with Joe Hawley's ...
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Falcons vs Vikings: Three Key Takeaways

The Falcoholic (The DW) — If you're not an alcoholic, you may want to reconsider. If you're looking for words of encouragement, this may not be the article for you. The embarrassing play of the defense on Sunday could...
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Falcons Snap Counts for Week 4 Against the Vikings

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A breakdown of snaps for the Falcons against Minnesota. The quality of play in Atlanta yesterday was inexcusably lousy in more than one facet, and we're all trying to sort through who should be...
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Falcons vs. Vikings Recap: The Road Is Paved With Disappointment

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons are embarrassed by a tough, depleted Vikings team on the road, leaving them mired at .500 and with plenty of questions to answer. The Atlanta Falcons could have made a statement by...
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Falcons post-game injury update: at least Levine Toilolo can play right tackle

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Joe Hawley's beard writes Mike Smith's pre-game speeches That was ugly. There's no mincing words. Just ugly. And to add insult to injury (pun intended), the Falcons didn't escape the game...
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Falcons vs. Vikings Recap: road woes continue in 41-28 loss to Vikings

The Falcoholic (Project Jax) — The Atlanta Falcons came up short against Teddy Bridgewater and the Minnesota Vikings, losing 41-28. The Atlanta Falcons have now lost eight consecutive games on the road in outdoor stadiums. ...
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Joe Hawley Injury: Falcons Center Leaves On Cart, Falcons Nearly Out Of Lineman

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A sobering moment for the Falcons, who are running out of healthy linemen. Joe Hawley was just removed from the field against Minnesota on the cart, which means he's likely done for the day....
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Falcons vs. Vikings Second Half Open Thread

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons are down 10 at the half. The less said about that half of football, the better. Let's hope for a big comeback. GO FALCONS!
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William Moore, Justin Blalock Have Exited Vikings Game With Injuries

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons are having a mediocre day and are missing two players now. The Falcons are now missing Justin Blalock and William Moore , and both players are questionable to return against the...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons at Vikings NFL Week Four Inactives

Falcons Gab (Matt Loede) — Falcons: QB Sean Renfree CB Javier Arenas, LB Tyler Starr, Center James Stone, T Ryan Schraeder, WR Harry Douglas, DT Cliff Matthews. Vikings: LB Chad Greenway, WR Charles Johnson, LB Brandon...
  • 2 days ago
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