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J.J. Watt: Jake Matthews 'worthy' of praise

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Jake Matthews had a bit of a down year in 2014. But so far through the 2015 season, he's played so well that even J.J. Watt believes he's worthy of high praise.
  • 4 days ago

Julio Jones on historic start: 'I feel like I can do better'

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Here's a scary thought for NFL defenses: Julio Jones believes he can improve upon his record-setting start with the Atlanta Falcons this season.
  • 4 days ago

Atlanta Falcons' offense soaring with Kyle Shanahan's scheme

NFL.com (Brooks, Bucky) — Through three weeks of the 2015 NFL season, the Atlanta Falcons are looking like an offensive juggernaut. Bucky Brooks discovers what's fueling Julio Jones and the rest of the high-flying attack.
  • 5 days ago
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Julio Jones off to record-setting start to 2015 season

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Julio Jones has earned the most catches through three weeks (34) and is the only player in NFL history to open the season with 135-plus receiving yards in three straight games.
  • 7 days ago
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Julio Jones dismantles Cowboys in latest Falcons win

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — The undefeated Atlanta Falcons rode a virtuoso performance from Julio Jones in a 39-28 comeback win over the depleted Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
  • 8 days ago
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Julio Jones happy with 13 catches, wanted 15 vs. Giants

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Julio Jones thinks he did 'OK' against a beleaguered Giants secondary. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver said he wanted to catch all fifteen passes thrown in his direction on Sunday.
  • 14 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons safety William Moore fined $23K by NFL

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Safety William Moore and cornerback Adam 'Pacman' Jones are two notable players that were fined this week by the NFL. Find out why and how much?
  • 16 days ago
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Falcons expected to sign former No. 1 pick Jake Long

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The Falcons will likely get reinforcements on the offensive line this week with former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long expected to sign. How much does Long have left in the tank?
  • 20 days ago
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Jake Long expected to sign with Falcons

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The Falcons will likely get reinforcements on the offensive line Tuesday with former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long expected to sign. How much does Long have left in the tank?
  • 20 days ago
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Jake Long signs with Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The Falcons got reinforcements on the offensive line Tuesday with former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long expected to sign. How much does Long have left in the tank?
  • 20 days ago
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What to watch for during Monday doubleheader

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — NFL Kickoff Weekend finishes with two games Monday, both intriguing. How will Sam Bradford fare in his first game under Chip Kelly? Will Teddy Bridgewater carry over success from his rookie...
  • 21 days ago
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Falcons owner Arthur Blank: Team not about rebuilding

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said his team isn't building for the future, but is about winning now, while Matt Ryan remains in his prime.
  • 23 days ago
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Jake Long to work out for Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Jake Long may find himself on the field for Week 1 after recovering from a torn ACL in the offseason. Will the Falcons offer the former first overall pick a deal after his workout Wednesday?
  • 27 days ago
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Roddy White, Jake Matthews return to Falcons practice

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The Falcons welcomed a pair of injured players -- wideout Roddy White and tackle Jake Matthews -- back to practice Tuesday. Will they be ready to square off against the Eagles on Monday night?
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Falcons seal fifth 4-0 start in franchise history with 48-21 win over Texans

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The win makes history for this Falcons team. The Falcons have started 4-0 just five times in their 50 year history, and you can add 2015 to the rolls after a stunning, glorious 48-21 blowout...
  • 22 hr 59 min ago

Falcons 48, Texans 21 final score: Atlanta rolls past Houston to improve to 4-0

The Falcoholic (Alex Welch) — The Falcons nearly slipped past completely eviscerated the Texans until they all went to the locker room crying. The Atlanta Falcons are undefeated through four weeks of the 2015 season. They...
  • 1 day ago

Falcons 28, Texans 0: Second Half Open Thread

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — This sure is a lot of fun so far. The Falcons have dominated -- absolutely dominated -- the Texans in all three phases of the game so far. Devonta Freeman looks unstoppable. The defense...
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Falcons vs Texans 2015: Who to Keep An Eye On In Week Four

The Falcoholic (Jake Bennett) — Wanna know who to watch against the other team in Texas? Look no further. Devonta Freeman , Running Back I never thought it possible that Freeman could have the game that he did last Sunday....
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Falcons-Texans final score predictions from The Falcoholic staff

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Our writers think the Falcons will handle the Texans. Do you? Our staff assembles to debate how the Falcons - Texans game will end in Week 4. Spoiler alert: We're bullish on Atlanta's...
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Brooks Reed gets a shot at his former team this week

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Brooks Reed played for the Texans for years, and he'll hope to prove they made a mistake by letting him walk away this offseason. Brooks Reed should be active tomorrow for the first time all...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Falcons may finally have talent at all cornerstone positions

The Falcoholic (The DW) — When it comes to team building, hitting on these positions is critical - and the Falcons appear to have done it. While the 2013 and 2014 seasons were painful for Falcons fans, the payoff for...
  • 2 days ago

Paths to victory for the Falcons and Texans in Week 4

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons and Texans both need strong ground games and shutdown performances against top wide receivers to win this game. When the Falcons and Texans square off tomorrow, Houston will be...
  • 2 days ago

Future Falcon Watch Vol. 3: Week Five College Football Guide

The Falcoholic (Charles R. McDonald) — Marquee matchups highlight what should be an exciting day. Through three weeks of the season, the strengths and weaknesses of the Falcons are starting to clearly define themselves. While it's...
  • 2 days ago

Arian Foster's uncertain to play, but his status looms over Falcons-Texans

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The injured running back could make his return this week. What should we expect if he does? It's not an exaggeration to say that a healthy Arian Foster may make the difference between the ...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons news quick hits: Beasley, Freeman, Shananhan, and more

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Are you being bombarded with optimistic articles about the Falcons? So are we. From local beat reporters to national media, people are writing great things about the Atlanta Falcons . So much...
  • 2 days ago

Ricardo Allen injury: Falcons' starting free safety has sprained MCL

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — This is very unwelcome news. Starting free safety Ricardo Allen briefly left Sunday's game against the Cowboys with a knee injury but did return to the game after a brief respite. After...
  • 2 days ago

The Nate Stupar Mailbag: In-game adjustments and cheat day meals

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Falcons linebacker Nate Stupar answers fan questions on everything from the big win over Dallas to his favorite cheat day meal. Falcons linebacker Nate Stupar is back once again answering...
  • 2 days ago

Ricardo Allen injury: Starting safety, three others out; Brooks Reed to make debut

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons' injury report on Friday has somewhat of a surprise name: Ricardo Allen. The Atlanta Falcons will go into this Sunday's game against the Texans reasonably healthy, but they'll...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons vs. Texans Game Day Gathering at Stars and Strikes

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Make plans to join us for this week's Game Day Gathering at Stars and Strikes, and check out a new special incentive for Falcons fans who RSVP and attend! If you haven't made it out to one of...
  • 3 days ago

Battle Red Blog: "This team's offense runs through Foster," and more on the Falcons-Texans

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Texans and Falcons play in Week 4, and we're scouting Houston with the help of SB Nation's Battle Red Blog. We turned to our friends at Battle Red Blog for all the intel we need on the ...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons vs. Texans: What to watch for on Sunday

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — A list of the most significant things to watch for during Sunday's game. Can the Falcons keep Matt Ryan standing and stay unbeaten? After two long weeks, the Atlanta Falcons return to the...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons vs. Texans 2015: Game time, TV schedule, live online stream, odds, announcers and more

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons would like to remain undefeated, but the defense-minded Texans stand in their way. Here's The Falcoholic's complete guide to watching the game ahead. The Falcons are inspiring a ton...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons and Texans to start in fantasy football for Week 4

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Regardless of your league, we have advice for properly utilizing your Atlanta and Houston players. Editor's Note: FanDuel is running a $2,000,000 fantasy football league in week 4. The top...
  • 3 days ago

Julio Jones injury: NFC Offensive Player of the Month still limited in practice

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Julio Jones was still limited in Thursday's practice. Tevin Coleman did some running and spent time working with the athletic performance staff during today's practice. Offensive coordinator...
  • 4 days ago