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Mock Draft 5.0: Jadeveon Clowney, AJ McCarron to Texans

NFL.com (Brooks, Bucky) — The Houston Texans get their superstar and their quarterback in Bucky Brooks' two-round mock draft, selecting Jadeveon Clowney at No. 1 overall and AJ McCarron atop Round 2 of the 2014 draft.
  • 4 days ago
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Jadeveon Clowney should be target for Falcons in draft trade

NFL.com (Davis, Charles) — NFL Media analyst Charles Davis says the Atlanta Falcons are among the teams that should be looking to trade up in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • 4 days ago

Roster Reset: NFC South

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Love Smith and Co. have revamped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' roster, signing 17 new players. But will it be enough to take control of the NFC South?
  • 9 days ago
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New Orleans Saints match offer sheet for Rafael Bush

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Rafael Bush was given an offer sheet from the Atlanta Falcons last week. But the New Orleans Saints weren't going to let their restricted free-agent safety go, as the team matched the offer sheet...
  • 12 days ago
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Tracking teams' interest in top 2014 NFL Draft prospects

NFL.com Take a look at which general managers and head coaches attended which college pro days, as well as the private workouts teams had with top 2014 NFL Draft prospects.
  • 15 days ago
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Mike Smith: Atlanta Falcons won't shift to 4-3 defense

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Roddy White said two weeks ago the Atlanta Falcons are switching to a 3-4 defense. Find out what coach Mike Smith had to say about his defensive plans for 2014.
  • 21 days ago
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Mike Smith: Atlanta Falcons won't shift to 3-4 defense

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Coach Mike Smith said the Atlanta Falcons' recent signings of 3-4 specialists aren't a sign of a massive defensive switch. It's about making sure the defense has the tools to use multiple looks in...
  • 21 days ago
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Mike Smith throws support behind Steven Jackson

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith believes Steven Jackson still can be a productive, big running back at the age of 31. But don't be surprised if the team still takes a back in the draft.
  • 22 days ago
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Mike Smith supports Atlanta Falcons' Steven Jackson

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith believes Steven Jackson still can be a productive, big running back at the age of 31. But don't be surprised if the team still takes a back in the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • 22 days ago
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Roddy White makes good on Twitter debt with fan

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Roddy White is a man of his word. After making a playful NCAA Tournament wager with a fan on Twitter, the Falcons wide receiver is paying up in a big way.
  • 22 days ago
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Mike Smith: Julio Jones ahead of schedule for Falcons

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Julio Jones is ahead of schedule in his recovery from foot surgery, Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said Wednesday. What can the team expect from the impact wide receiver in 2014?
  • 24 days ago
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Blog Articles

Falcons Trade Back Possibilities

The Falcoholic (The DW) — If a Dimitroff doppelgänger takes over at the draft and trades down, what might that look like? If you were to scan across the various mock drafts coming out these days, you'd notice a theme...
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What Is The Most Memorable Draft Trade In Falcons History?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — There's a clear winner. The Falcons have made a ton of draft day trades over the years, including a few famous ones under the current regime. That does assume you consider any trade involving ...
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Falcons select a tight end first in new Rotoworld mock draft

The Falcoholic (Alex Welch) — Mock drafts are spreading like wildfire at the moment. While countless mocks have Atlanta going with a pass rusher or offensive tackle at No. 6, this one takes a different route in terms of the...
  • New: 9 hr 56 min ago

Falcons Still Have Not Exercised Fifth-Year Option on Julio Jones

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — The Atlanta Falcons have until May 3rd to execute the fifth-year option for Julio Jones, meaning Julio may not be a Falcon in 2015. Thanks to moving the draft back until nearly November, April is...
  • 1 day ago

2014 NFL Mock Draft: The Falcoholic Selects An Offensive Tackle

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcoholic's Dave Choate explains the team's second round pick in the SB Nation 2014 bloggers' mock draft. In the second round of the 2014 SB Nation Mock Draft, the Atlanta Falcons select...
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Falcons Looking at Ohio State Players

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Offensive line coach Mike Tice visited Columbus, Ohio to work out several Ohio State players who will be available via the 2014 draft. Draft Insider's Tony Pauline reported yesterday that ...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

2014 NFL Draft: The Falcons Positional Road Map

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The draft is mere weeks away, and it's not a question of what the Falcons will do, but in what order. We're mere weeks away from the 2014 NFL Draft , which comes as a giant relief to those of...
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Falcons doing their due diligence, hosting Khalil Mack, Greg Robinson, and Jake Matthews next week

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Khalil Mack paints self portraits in water color There's this guy, his name is Khalil Mack, have you heard of him?! According to Vaughn McClure, Mack is scheduled to visit the Falcons ...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Rise Up Nation Episode 12: A Very Falconly Guest

The Falcoholic (Caleb Rutherford) — The next Rise Up Nation goes live at 7:30 PM EST! Hey everyone, welcome to the 12th episode of Rise Up Nation. I'm putting this post up in a hurry because I got so caught up in writing the show...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Mocking The Draft, Mel Kiper Deliver Dueling Mocks

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Mocking The Draft gives the Falcons perhaps their likeliest scenario yet. Kiper does something else. Today, I've decided to deliver two dueling mock drafts for your consideration. One is from...
  • 2 days ago

The Falcoholic Thursday Mailbag, April 17th Edition

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — We tackle your draft and Falcons questions here. Welcome to The Falcoholic mailbag! You likely remember when we did a few of these several years ago, but this is our attempt at a triumphant...
  • 2 days ago

UGA Pro Day Report: Thoughts On Arthur Lynch And The Scouting Process

The Falcoholic (Alec Shirkey) — Some observations from good 'ole Athens, Ga. Between about 15 prospects and representatives from 23 different pro teams, there was a whole lot of watching at Georgia's football practice facility...
  • 2 days ago

Is a Pro Bowl bid out of the question for Jacquizz Rodgers in 2014?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Jacquizz Rodgers learned to read when he was 48 days old I know what you're thinking: "What are you smoking, James?!" Look, I know this isn't a likely scenario. Jacquizz Rodgers, as...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons to Welcome Clowney for Visit

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — The Falcons are continuing to weigh their options for the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and have scheduled a private workout for Jadeveon Clowney. Vaughn McClure of ESPN has reported...
  • 2 days ago

What Atlanta Falcons Draft Pick Would Ruin Your Day?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The NFL Draft approaches. What terrifies you? Thought exercise for a Wednesday, and probably not a particularly pleasant one. We do that from time to time. The question is this: What is the one...
  • 2 days ago

Towson running back Terrance West scheduled to visit Falcons

The Falcoholic (Alex Welch) — The Falcons continue to show signs that they will draft a running back in the upcoming draft. Their interest in Terrance West is growing. Several key names in the Atlanta Falcons organization...
  • 3 days ago

Why can't Patrick DiMarco get some love?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Whenever he feels sad, Patrick DiMarco orders half a dozen Happy Meals. Problem. Solved. After the Falcons waived Brady Ewing, Patrick DiMarco looked like the man to beat. Honestly I was...
  • 3 days ago

Predict The 2014 Atlanta Falcons Schedule

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — We're not offering a $100,000 prize, but bragging rights will suffice. You may have noted that the St. Louis Rams have offered a $100,000 prize to anyone who can correctly guess their 2014...
  • 3 days ago

Ten Questions as Atlanta Falcons Head for Draft

The Bird Cage (Dawson Devitt (D3)) — Fans Anxious as Draft Draws Close Is It Inevitable? (AJC) The “2014 NFL Draft Spreadsheet” is still in the works, but should be finished very soon. It will certainly be done in plenty of time...
  • 3 days ago
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Falcons Cut CB Saeed Lee, TE Adam Nissley

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Offseason housekeeping, more than likely, but a signing may be coming. The Falcons have cut ties with a pair of young players today: The Falcons have waived CB Saeed Lee and TE Adam...
  • 4 days ago