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Falcons' Devonta Freeman healthy and 'having fun'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, limited to just two games and 14 carries last season because of knee and groin injuries, is healthy and happy to be in OTAs with Atlanta.
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Falcons assistant general manager Scott Pioli resigns

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Scott Pioli stepped down from his role as assistant general manager of the Falcons on Thursday. The team said Pioli, who'd been with Atlanta for five years, resigned to pursue other opportunities.
  • 9 days ago
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Andy Levitre announces retirement after 10 seasons

NFL.com (Teope, Herbie) — Andy Levitre, who missed 14 games in 2018 with a torn triceps, announced Tuesday on Instagram that he was retiring after 10 seasons in the NFL.
  • 11 days ago
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Falcons agree to terms with No. 31 pick Kaleb McGary

NFL.com (Bergman, Jeremy) — One of Atlanta's first-round draft picks is officially under contract.The Falcons announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms on a rookie contract with offensive tackle Kaleb McGary.
  • 17 days ago
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Matt Ryan thankful Falcons bolstered O-line in draft

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — After a disappointing season in 2019. the Atlanta Falcons focused on protecting their franchise QB in order to reestablish their offense, and Matt Ryan appreciates the help.
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Blog Articles

Julio Jones was the most clutch 4th quarter receiver in the NFL in 2018

The Falcoholic (Adnan Ikic) — Julio is the most clutch WR in football. Julio Jones is a big-game player who’s consistently stepped up for his team in the biggest moments. A wide receiver who’s had a game of 180 receiving...
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Takk McKinley had the 2nd-highest pressure rate in the NFL last season

The Falcoholic (Adnan Ikic) — Only Jerry Hughes had a higher pressure rate in 2018. Takk McKinley quietly had a very productive 2018 season, as far as Next Gen Stats are concerned. The one-time UCLA Bruin finished second in...
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‘Sports Business Journal’ names Mercedes-Benz Stadium Sports Facility of the Year

The Falcoholic (Evan Birchfield) — ATLANTA WON SOMETHING!! The 12th annual Sports Business Awards were held on May 22, and Atlanta took home an award! The Sports Business Journal recognized Mercedes-Benz Stadium as the Sports...
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Get excited about Damontae Kazee, nickel cornerback

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Kazee’s future is incredibly bright. I’ve resisted getting too hyped up about the Kazee move to cornerback until we saw it on the field, because there was always time for the Falcons to...
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NFL will not change OT rules, and other Spring Meeting news that will impact Falcons

The Falcoholic (Evan Birchfield) — Some of it impacts the Falcons, I guess. A lot of NFL news came out today, and just in case you missed it, look no further! The NFL’s annual Spring League Meeting was held in Florida today,...
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The Falcons could be sitting on a lot more cap space after June 1

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — That money could go to extensions or new signings. This story has been updated to reflect the uncertainty around Fusco being a post-June 1 cut. Based on our best available information at this...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons’ Durrant Miles is ready to take his inspiring journey and mentality to the NFL

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — After making a huge impact in Bolivia and Boise, the relentless edge rusher is prepared to do the same in Atlanta. There is usually something inspiring about an undrafted free agent signing with...
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The Falcons could be sitting on $10 million in cap space after June 1

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — That money could go to extensions or new signings. The Falcons went after their offensive line with pruning shears and a big bag of fertilizer this offseason, choosing to get rid of longtime...
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Falcons WR Christian Blake to compete in 40 Yards of Gold competition

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Who’s really the fastest player in the NFL? We’re about to find out once and for all. Christian Blake has yet to play a regular season down for the Falcons , but he’s got a chance to make...
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Do you have Falcons questions? The Falcoholic has the answers

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Submit your questions in the comments, and our staff will answer the five best ones in a roundtable series next week. How do we even begin to pass the long hours until the new NFL season...
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Falcons RB Devonta Freeman Taking Part in the Teams’ OTA’s

Falcons Gab (CJ) — Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is participating in OTAs this week according to Kelsey Conway of atlantafalcons.com. And Conway says he is looking like his usual explosive self. It is not a...
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Falcons Throwback Thursday: CB “Prime Time” Deion Sanders

The Falcoholic (Evan Birchfield) — Reminisce about the Falcons of old. Hey, Falcoholics, I’m back with another edition of The Falcoholic’s Throwback Thursday series. This weekly segment highlights a former Atlanta Falcons ...
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Falcons OTA Update: Vic Beasley & Deion Jones absent, Takk and Luke Stocker scuffle

The Falcoholic (Kevin Knight) — We’ve got some interesting tidbits from the Falcons’ OTA session on Thursday. Vic Beasley and Deion Jones were absent from the voluntary workouts, while Takk and Luke Stocker got into a bit of a...
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Falcons make front office moves, will not fill Scott Pioli’s assistant GM role

The Falcoholic (Cory Woodroof) — The dominoes have fallen for Atlanta’s front office. The Atlanta Falcons are making some changes to their front office in wake of Scott Pioli’s departure . Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio ...
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The evolution of the Falcons DE position, 2008-2018

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons are still chasing John Abraham’s ghost. The Falcons’ pass rush is an ongoing punchline for a reason. Whether it’s been due to unimaginative scheming, prioritizing run defense over...
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Report: Falcons have at least ‘some interest’ in free agent DT Gerald McCoy

The Falcoholic (Cory Woodroof) — What a world it would be if McCoy were a Falcon. As many of you know, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers swapped out defensive tackles recently, releasing long-time force Gerald McCoy in exchange for...
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The Falcoholic’s Falcons Fan Spotlight: Charlie Harris

The Falcoholic (Evan Birchfield) — Let’s hear from the fans! Greetings, Falcoholics, I’m back with another edition of The Falcoholic’s “Fan Spotlight.” This segment highlights Atlanta Falcons fans from around the globe and...
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Julio Jones has the most receiving yards in NFL history vs. Panthers, Buccaneers, and Packers

The Falcoholic (Evan Birchfield) — In case you were unaware, Julio Jones is good. It’s unquestioned that Quintorris Lopez Jones, also known as Julio Jones, is the best wide receiver in the NFL. But in regards to NFL history,...
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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Thursday, May 23

The Falcoholic (Carter Breazeale) — Oh god injuries already. Voluntary OTAs continue, and we’ve got some bad news on that front. We’ll get that out of the way first and round out today’s Falcoholinks with some top-notch scouting....
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What does Falcons LB Jermaine Grace need to do to make this team in 2019?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Jermaine Grace makes his coffee by pouring grounds (out of the bag) directly into his mouth and then chugging boiling water straight from a kettle Imagine how Jermaine Grace felt when...
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