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Mike Smith expects Atlanta Falcons to make playoffs

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Coming off a 4-12 record, Mike Smith is already convinced that his Atlanta Falcons will make a playoff run next year. Is it too soon for those predictions, or was last year's losing season an...
  • 2 days ago
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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.
  • 9 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.
  • 9 days ago
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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?
  • 15 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...
  • 17 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.
  • 20 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.
  • 26 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...
  • 26 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.
  • 27 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.
  • 27 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.
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Report: Falcons Will Work Out Jadeveon Clowney Tomorrow

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Smoke or fire? The Falcons are still showing significant interest in the consensus top prospect from the 2014 NFL Draft. With the NFL Draft fast approaching, the Falcons are doing due...
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Atlanta Falcons 2014 Schedule: Easiest Stretch, Toughest Stretch

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Looking at the 2014 schedule for the Falcons, what should be the easiest stretch of games, and what might be the toughest stretch? In looking at the Falcons ' schedule for 2014, it's not easy to...
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2014 NFL Mock Draft: McShay Lays It On The Line

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A terrible pun and a controversial choice from McShay. The Falcons have been linked to Taylor Lewan for quite some time. The Michigan standout is unquestionably one of the better left tackle...
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Sean Weatherspoon Still Recovering From Knee Injury

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons' starting linebacker Sean Weatherspoon has had an up-and-down career with the Atlanta Falcons , one that has placed him in a potential make-or-break season with the Atlanta...
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Predicting the Wins of the Falcons 2014 Schedule

The Falcoholic (Caleb Rutherford) — It's probably not as good as you're hoping. TheĀ  Falcons' 2014 schedule is out and with that come the predictions! In spite of being a 4-12, third place team, we ended up with the 11th toughest...
  • 13 hr 15 min ago

Can Robert Alford really convert to safety?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Robert Alford once said a hip hop hippy, hippy to the hip hip hop The Falcons have hosted several corner backs in the lead up to the draft, including this week's visit with Justin...
  • 22 hr 3 min ago
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2014 Atlanta Falcons Schedule Poll

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Atlanta Falcons schedule is out. How many wins will the Falcons get? The Atlanta Falcons schedule is out. Go read our schedule post and then vote to show us how many wins you believe the...
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Atlanta Falcons 2014 schedule: Dates, game times, strength of schedule and more

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Atlanta Falcons have their 2014 slate. At home, they'll take on the Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions (in London), Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns,...
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Falcons Schedule 2014: All-Time Records Against This Year's Opponents

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A complete listing of all-time records for the Falcons' 13 2014 opponents. The schedule release is still a few hours away, but we do know precisely who the Atlanta Falcons will play in 2014....
  • 1 day 6 hr ago
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Falcons Not Looking To Draft a Starting Tight End?

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — The feeling from a trusted Falcons beat writer is clear: Atlanta does not think they need a tight end to start over Levine Toilolo. Levine Toilolo had a quiet rookie season. The gigantic tight...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago
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2014 NFL Schedule Release Coming At 8 p.m.

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Hoopla! NFL Schedule! 2014! It's officially the day of the 2014 NFL schedule release, which means we'll all be waiting with bated breath at 8 p.m. for the least exciting major event on the NFL...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago
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Atlanta Falcons NFL Schedule 2014: Everything You Need To Know

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Atlanta Falcons complete 2014 schedule, strength of schedule, game times and more. We already know the Falcons' 2014 opponents , and we know it's a fairly balanced slate. You have to get...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago
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2014 NFL Draft: Future Needs Are Still Needs

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Why the Falcons can't afford to think just about 2014. When you come right down to it, the Falcons desperately need a safety, pass rushers, inside linebackers, at least one tight end and a...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago
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2014 NFL Draft: 30 Prospects Invited To Attend First Day

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A few may fall into the second or even third rounds. The NFL has invited a record 30 prospects to the 2014 NFL Draft , ensuring additional drama during one of the league's most popular events. ...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago
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Falcons 2012 Draft Do-Over

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Most fans would like to have most of this draft to do over with different selections. Perhaps you remember where you were and what you were doing during the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft ....
  • 2 days ago
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Mike Smith, Matt Ryan Address The Media

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A brief breakdown of what the Falcons' quarterback and head coach said to the media today, including the status of likely starting tight end Levine Toilolo. Mike Smith and Matt Ryan took...
  • 2 days ago
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The 2014 NFL Schedule May Be Released Tomorrow

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Atlanta Falcons will soon know just how difficult their slate will be. We already know the Falcons' 2014 opponents , and we know it's a fairly balanced slate. You have to get through the...
  • 2 days ago
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Flush with cornerback talent, the Falcons are still hosting Justin Gilbert this week

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Justin Gilbert thinks you're a loser. Loser. Pre-draft workouts are fun! Why? Because generally speaking, you know at least a few of these players will be drafted by the Falcons. Of course...
  • 2 days ago
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The Falcons Should Trade For 49ers RB LaMichael James

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — Typically every fan, to one level or another, wants just about every player. If a player has been good, has potential, has a funny name, or maybe was briefly good in college, someone will be...
  • 3 days ago
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The 2014 Atlanta Falcons Offseason Program Begins Today

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Your favorite Falcons are packing up lunches and heading to Flowery Branch. Coming off a stinging season full of losses, the Falcons want to assemble a greatly improved 2014. They can start...
  • 3 days ago
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